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Get a Free Pistol Barrel when you Buy Frames this weekend at Grey Ghost Precision

Friday, April 12th, 2019

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Grey Ghost Precision is having a BOGO deal this weekend. Buy 1 Frame, Get 1 Barrel of your choosing for free. They’ll even let you pick between their Compact CP Frame (G19 size) or their new Full-Size/Standard CP Frame (G17 size) that just became available as a preorder. Keep in mind you’ll have to transfer these at an FFL, as they are serialized stripped frames. Good news for those who don’t have access to a drill press or just suck with a Dremel tool.

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You also get to choose which free barrel you’ll get, from G19 to G17 lengths in stainless and black nitride, threaded or non-threaded. They also have G43 barrels available if you want to mix it up. Oh, and free shipping to your FFL.

Take advantage before the sale ends on Sunday @ Midnight. www.greyghostprecision.com

US Customs and Border Protection Adopt 9mm Glock Handguns

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Today, US Customs and Border Protection announced an $85 million contract over 10 years, to Glock, Inc for new duty handguns. This contract also facilitates CBP’s transition from .40 to 9mm by 2021.

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Rumor has it that the contract includes the G19, G26 and a new pistol which has not yet been made public, but often referred to as the G47. However, it may well be the rumored Glock variant which mates a G17 slide to a G19 frame. Sights are said to be Ameriglo. Both large frame guns are also anticipated to be MOS variants for red dot sights.

These are said to be the pistols selected.

Below is CBP’s announcement:

CBP Awards Contract for Duty Handguns

WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection awarded a contract to Glock Inc. today to provide CBP law enforcement personnel the next generation standard duty handgun.
The contract is for up to $85 million over 10 years, which includes other DHS law enforcement components that have the option to purchase duty handguns through the contract.

CBP’s Law Enforcement Safety and Compliance Directorate led the extensive solicitation process to replace CBP’s current duty handgun.
“This contract provides CBP law enforcement personnel the latest in handgun technology and represents our commitment to providing the highest quality use-of-force tools and equipment to our law enforcement personnel who defend America’s frontline every day,” said Deputy Commissioner Robert E. Perez.

The solicitation process included independent performance testing by the National Institute of Justice laboratories, direct input from over 16,000 CBP law enforcement personnel and extensive field evaluations.

With the award of this contract, CBP intends to transition all law enforcement personnel from the current .40 pistol to a 9mm pistol by the end of Fiscal Year 2021.

As a component of CBP Operations Support, LESC’s mission is to optimize the safety and readiness, accountability, and operational performance of CBP law enforcement personnel by articulating use of force policy, establishing appropriate controls and standards and supplying the highest quality education and training, weapons and other tactical equipment.

Chuck Norris Is The New Glock Spokesperson

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

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In case you missed it, yesterday, Glock announced that Chuck Norris is their new spokesperson. And yes, they used the term “spokesperson.”

New Slide Patterns from Grey Ghost Precision

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

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Wallace, ID – Grey Ghost Precision is excited to announce that they have added two additional slide patterns to their GGP-19 and GGP-17 aftermarket Glock slide product line.

The new additions are simply called the V3 and V4, and while they share the same precision engineering and tightened critical tolerances of their predecessors the V1 and V2… they are offering something new to the optics-loving crowd. The V3 and V4 slides feature a hybrid MRDS cut. Previously the V1 and V2 slides were only cut and tapped for mounting the Trijicon RMR. However the V3 and V4 slides now feature a modified optic footprint to accommodate the slightly larger Leupold DeltaPoint Pro. Still want to mount your trusty Trijicon RMR? As it turns out, the DPP and RMR share a similar front profile without the bolt patterns intersecting each other. The primary difference in the footprints are overall length, but GGP resolved this with an ingenious aluminum shim plate for use with the shorter RMR. The result is dual compatibility right out of the box, without the need for bulky adapter plates that raise the optic further above the bore axis. Note: GGP provides three pairs of screws for mounting either the Leupold DPP, Trijicon RMR, or the G10 RMR cover plate (for you iron sight purists). Using the factory-length screws that come with your optic of choice will not install correctly.

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As if the optics feature wasn’t enough, the new patterns on the V3 and V4 are worth attention as well. At a quick glance, GGP’s V3 slide would seem to be standard angled serrations. However upon further inspection, the depth of the serrations taper inwards as the cut goes up the slide. This gives you a much more aggressive grip near the top of the slide for press checks and malfunction clearing drills, especially under sweaty, muddy, or bloody conditions. The top of the V3 has shallow cuts that also aid in press checks, while mimicking the design on top of the GGP Glock Barrels.

For the V4 slides, they’ve designed a studded micro-scale texture that provides an unmatched level of frictional grip in any direction of pull. Reminiscent of their V2 slide with “geoscales,” however this pattern is smaller and the little studs within each individual scale provide a much higher level of frictional grip in leu of traditional serrations. The V4 also has a top window cutout presumably for weight balance.

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V3/V4
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  • Machined from 17-4 Billet Stainless Steel for tighter-than-factory-tolerances
  • Black Nitride coated inside and out for superior corrosion resistance
  • Dual compatibility with Leupold DPP and Trijicon RMR with supplied screws and shim plate
  • V3 Slide Pattern with tapered depth serrations for varying aggressiveness from top to bottom
  • V4 Slide Pattern with studded micro-scales for enhanced frictional grip
  • Available for Gen 3 or Gen 4 G19 compatible frames

The Grey Ghost Precision V3 and V4 is available for pre-order now for February delivery. Visit www.greyghostprecision.com for more details.

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For a hands on experience, visit Grey Ghost Precision at SHOT Show 2019, Booth #4366

Alpha Foxtrot AF-C

Friday, January 4th, 2019

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Alpha Foxtrot’s AF-C is a forged 7075 T6 aluminum frame with a black anodized finish that is compatible with Glock Gen 3 compact slides and parts. Features of the AF-C include:

– Railed dust cover
– Knurled magazine release
– Extended ‘bite-proof’ beavertail
– No fingergrooves on the grip
– Raised magwell side grooves
– Recessed slide lock channel
– Machined thumb index rest

The AF-C is noted to come complete with machined steel rail inserts, locking block, and related pins.

www.alphafoxtrot.us

Rumor Mill – Glock G45 – The Black G19X

Monday, September 24th, 2018

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With last year’s reveal of the G46 – a new rotating lug pistol design created specifically for a German Police solicitation, many of us were left wondering: “What about the G44 and G45?”. The G44 is still in the dark, but a leaked ad sheet has been making the rounds revealing the G45, and, somewhat surprisingly, it’s essentially the G19X, but in black.

The ad sheet, which is in German, claims that the G45 was designed for Military requirements, and, just like the G19X, features a G19-sized slide with a full, G17-sized grip. There are a couple of notable changes from the G19X design, however: the inclusion of front charging serrations on the slide (like the limited release ‘FS’ models) and a flared magwell that does away with the oft-criticized mag well cutout on the standard Gen5 models. This differs from the magwell of the G19X, which features a front flair which sits in front of the seated magazine, making it incompatible with the elongated Gen5 magazine floorplates. Aside from those changes, the G45 has all the standard Gen5 updates:

  • nDLC finish
  • Glock Marksman barrel
  • Ambi slide stop
  • Magazine w/ orange follower
  • Improved trigger mechanism
  • No finger grooves
  • We’re filing this one under ‘Rumor Mill’ because as real as this sheet looks, there doesn’t appear to be any official word on the G45 from Glock as of the time of posting. We’ll post an update if and when an official announcement is made.

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    No longer rumor, Glock issued these two press releases this morning:

    The Ultimate Service Pistol

    GLOCK Introduces a New Addition to the Crossover Design

    SMYRNA, Ga. – Sep 24, 2018 Today, GLOCK, Inc. announced a new addition to the 9X19 family of pistols featuring the latest in design and engineering seen in the 5th Generation of GLOCK pistols. The GLOCK 45 combines the fast handling of the GLOCK 19 compact-sized slide with the full-size frame as a compact Crossover.

    Taking on the Crossover design of the GLOCK 19X and the superior GLOCK hard-surface finish in non-reflective black, the G45 makes the ultimate service pistol.

    “After the release of the G19X, we saw a strong interest from the law enforcement community for the design in a black model,” said GLOCK, Inc. VP Josh Dorsey. “The G45 is the result of a design that meets the demanding level of reliability with distinctive Gen5 design enhancements to improve durability, accuracy and performance to those who go into harm’s way where fractions of a second matter.”

    Engineered with the GLOCK perfection promise, the G45 features the Safe Action System® and is backed by torture-testing that has made GLOCK a name synonymous with innovation and reliability.

    The G45 incorporates elements of the 5th Generation of GLOCK pistols including a smoother trigger pull, an enhanced frame texture for sure handling, a reversible magazine catch, ambidextrous slide stop lever, the Modular Backstrap System (MBS) for individual adjustability and the incredibly accurate, match-grade GLOCK Marksman Barrel (GMB). The G45 also features front serrations which are precision-milled forward of the ejection port on both sides.

    The GLOCK Compact Crossover Pistol Model G45 will make its debut at The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference and will be available on dealer shelves beginning October 5th.

    For more information about the new Compact Crossover G45, contact GLOCK, Inc. or go to us.glock.com/products/G45.

    GLOCK 17 Gen5 MOS and GLOCK 19 Gen5 MOS

    Take Aim with GLOCKs New Modular Optic Ready Pistols

    SMYRNA, Ga. – Sep 24, 2018 GLOCK, Inc. expands the 5th Generation of GLOCK pistols with the addition of two modular optic ready platforms. The GLOCK 17 Gen5 MOS and GLOCK 19 Gen5 MOS come optic ready right from the factory and enable users to mount their preferred reflex sights to their pistol in order to improve their target acquisition.

    The G17 Gen5 MOS and G19 Gen5 MOS complete the evolution of perfection for the 9X19 family of Gen5 pistols

    “The MOS platform offers a convenient way for users to mount reflex sights without costly alterations to an original GLOCK slide,” said GLOCK, Inc. VP Josh Dorsey. “The resulting combination of optical sighting and the unparalleled accuracy and reliability of the new generation of GLOCK pistols set a new standard for this class of pistol.”

    These Gen5 models are precision-machined to provide a mounting system for all popular optic sights. With multiple adapter plates, you can quickly and easily mount electronic sights to the rear of the slide. The Gen5 MOS family of pistols also feature front serrations for easier and quicker manipulations. This includes the addition of front serrations on the G34 Gen5 MOS which was first introduced to the market in January, 2018.

    The G17 Gen5 MOS and the G19 Gen5 MOS will be available for purchase starting October 5th, 2018 at participating dealers.

    ZEV Technologies – The Longshot Slide for G34

    Friday, August 24th, 2018

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    A BLAST FROM THE PAST!

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    ZEV Technologies has unlocked the archives, and brought back their popular slide cut “The Longshot” for an extremely limited run of just 25 slides. This special small batch is limited to the Glock® 34 Gen3 model with a DPP cut in black DLC coating. Included is the DPP adapter plate for those wishing to run iron sites.

    The classic styling of the Longshot laid the foundation for ZEV’s current Dragonfly slide. The addition of the front serrations makes this slide easy to grip and manipulate. This special release is only available for purchase on ZEV’s website.  Don’t miss your opportunity to grab this popular and very rare find.

    To purchase the Longshot, visit:
    www.zevtechnologies.com/zev-special-edition-longshot-slide

    Rampart Range Day 18 – Glock 19X

    Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

    Developed for the US Army’s Modular Handgun System solicitation, the GLOCK 19X is still relatively new in Canada.

    It combines full-size GLOCK 17 frame and the compact GLOCK 19 slide. Additionally, it features the GLOCK Marksman Barrel with polygonal rifling and an improved barrel crown, no finger grooves, ambidextrous slide stop levers for better versatility, and a lanyard loop.

    Finally, it’s their first factory colored slide. The improved nPVD slide coating prevents corrosion, resists chemicals, and stands up against the elements. The pistol comes in coyote color and includes a standard 17-round magazine and two 17+2-round magazines along with a coyote-colored pistol case.

    GLOCK pistols are available for unit and agency orders in Canada from Rampart Corp.