Why doesn't Glock have a compact 10mm?

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  1. berfles

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    I see they have a subcompact version, why don't they have a regular compact version? People always talk about how bad the recoil is but they put it in such a tiny platform instead of another larger but still concealable platform.
     
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    I've been waiting for that exact thing for the better part of 10 years now. Still waiting.
     

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    Like a 19/23 frame size?
     
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    Yep. I hate subcompacts, and the full size ones are too big for me to conceal the way I do. My G23 is the perfect size for me, it makes no sense why they would have a "heavy recoil" caliber in such a small platform but not the more manageable and still concealable compact platform.
     
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    The 29 is substantially larger than the 26/27 and closer in size to a 19/23. The "compact" that would fall in between would probably be pretty close to a 17/22. Maybe they could make a 29x with a 29 slide on a 20 frame?
     
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    I'd like to see a Commander-sized, single stack 10mm, the 10mm version of the G36. Make a great woods / swamp / wherever there's big-furry-or-scaly stuff-with-teeth, gun, IMHO
     
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    If you think the G29 is subcompact, more power to you...
     
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    What about this isn't subcompact? Is Glock themselves wrong?
     

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    I think his point was that even though Glock labels it a subcompact, it's near the size of their compacts in 9mm/.40/.357.

    Glock 29
    Overall length: 6.77"
    Width: 1.27"
    Height: 4.45"

    Glock 19
    Overall length: 6.85"
    Width: 1.18"
    Height: 5.0"
     
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    Glock 26
    Overall length: 6.41"
    Width: 1.18"
    Height: 4.17"
     
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    .45 ACP has the same issue and .45 ACP is a lot more popular than 10mm. But in the case of .45 Glock has the GAP but that still doesn't explain the 10mm.

    I always wonder what kind of .45 ACP models Glock would have by now if they hadn't came up with the GAP.
     
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    It’s about the size of the G19, only thicker.

    Glock can call it whatever they want.
     
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    Maybe that’ll be what the Glock 44 turns out to be?
     
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    I would highly bet against it.

    I don’t think there’s enough space between the G20 and G29 to warrant another model.
     
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    Same rough size or not, that grip is not the same size as my G23. I don't like mag extension and I hate that stubby grip.
     
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    Got a X Grip for my glock 20 mag ,now my 29 has 15 plus one. With this combo I get the best of both worlds better concealability and larger mag capacity.

    Sent from my SM-N950U using Tapatalk
     
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    Whatever their site states, when I carry my 29 I consider it a Compact, I find my 27 a Sub Compact in size.
     
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    I would love tp see a 10mm on a G36 frame, similar to my XDS .45. I would be a buyer of that.
    I would like to see the width if the slide narrowed, I believe they could do it.
     
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    Bad recoil????

    Who’s saying that???

    I know a 70yr old who handles one fine...and 4 smaller women who are novice shooters who handle it fine...

    I guess again all the other G29s need to get in line and behave like mine and someone else’s...

    But I would like to see a single stack one by Glock
     
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