2020 SHOT Show—Glock G43X and G48 with Black Slides

Glock G43X and G48 with black slides Fear & Loading

Rolling out in front of buyers at the 2020 SHOT Show’s range day this morning will be the Glock G43X and G48 with black slides. No press release was issued as this blog went to press, but there are images of the elusive finish. We wanted to give readers and early glimpse, and they are below.

Glock G43X and G48 with black slides Fear & Loading

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The Glock G43X has a slimline frame that incorporates elements of the company’s Gen5 with a nLDC finish on black on the slide. It has a short trigger distance, reversible magazine release and the Glock Marksman Barrel.

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The Glock G48 with black slide has the same finish on its slide. It also includes the Glock Marksman Barrel, slide serrations and reversible magazine catch. It comes with a 10-round magazine and a great carry option.

Although the color pattern has changed, here’s a look at more details from when the Glock G43X and G48 were introduced in early 2019.

And the company now has optics-ready models.