For questions/comments about Shooting Sports USA, please e-mail:ShootingSportsUSA@nrahq.org For questions/comments about NRA competitions, please e-mail:CompHelp@nrahq.org You can contact the NRA via phone at: NRA Member Programs1-800-672-3888, To advertise on Shooting Sports USA, visit nramediakit.com for more information. ... Moving forward, I believe a MOS version of this pistol would be the only positive addition to an already great package in order to allow for civilians and tactical shooters to run optics on the gun in conjunction with an already great set of iron sights. The track record of Glock in competition over the years has proven that the brand can compete with any other. A good quality lens should be well-coated to resist light transmission and scratches. Not really, it isn't worth the move. and it was an instant buzz. Glock G44 Review Conclusion. We shot a variety of ammunition manufactured by Federal and SIG, and the Glock ran through them all like a buzz saw through soft wood. (For my 19X review, click here). If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware. Like them or not we all have to realize the simplicity and durability of the design. The 45 MOS features a cut in the slide just in front of the rear sights. Barrel 5.31 inches The GLOCK 45’s best quality, perhaps, is that it wasn’t inherently designed for the concealed carry market. I generally find them just okay for the job. It’s a great gun for both on- and off-duty carry as well as competition. Recoil is extremely manageable, thanks in large part to the weight and to the double recoil spring setup. SUBSCRIBE. The magazine well is slightly flared open to facilitate easier reloads, which is a great feature. A lens with a parallax error-free design will let you aim at the target without the need to even center the dot. In short, it was designed to be more potent than a 45 ACP and facilitate higher magazine capacities. The G45 was introduced in September, 2018. The flared magazine well, upgraded sights and front serrations are all great additions to a pistol with Glock’s proven track record. Performance & security by Cloudflare, Please complete the security check to access. Chrono data: October 22, 2019, with cloudy skies, and temperatures in the low 50s. Visit GlockStore.com for the best selection in new Glock handguns, and the Best Glock Accessories. My first run was 3.47 seconds with 27 points on target for a hit factor of 7.7809; my second attempt was 2.99 seconds with 26 points for a hit factor of 8.6956. Review: Glock G45 MOS For Carry Optics. Tuesday, February 18, 2020. And fits a niche that Glock had, until now, left empty, and we think it’s a great addition to its line. The Glock 45 - 9mm is the newest model from Glock, offering forward serrations with a full length grip and compact slide. With both ends of the slide being serrated there are multiple options for racking the slide. Glock 45 MOS | My New RMR Duty Gun Review 0. As you can see from our review of the Glock G44, this is designed for new shooters. Both of these handguns are the largest and most powerful handguns that Glock produces. What about black versus the coyote brown on the G19x? The G45 MOS is essentially a Gen5 gun with a Gen-5 Glock 19 (G19)-type slide assembly mounted on a Glock 17 (G17)-type frame (or gripframe) assembly, with a mini red dot sight combat optic mounting sytem on the slide, so you can mount the optic of your choice. A very limited number of folks were able to try out these new heaters from Glock before they hit the shelves.. Now luckily you, the faithful readers of Pew Pew Tactical… will be in the know. My times were 4.13, 4.13 and 4.15 seconds; my best was 20 points, but I did not zero any of the runs. Glock 41 Review: In the Hand Cartridges line up perfectly with the Glock’s feed ramp. You may need to download version 2.0 now from the Chrome Web Store. Neither Jake Martens or myself are typically Glock guys and therefore did not have a proper holster, so we worked around the problem with sub-optimal holsters—so keep that in mind while looking at the times on these drills. First, the iron sights are not your typical Glock sights. My draw times were 1.49 and 1.43 seconds, but with a proper holster, those should improve to a noticeable degree. If you are a Glock person, this gun would be a great carry gun right out of the box; if you are thinking of Carry Optics as a division, this gun would also fit into those plans very well. Glock 45 Duty Gun Review The 9mm Glock 45 sets the standard for police pistols. The targets were at 10, 15 and 25 yards. The rear sight is much sturdier than the traditional Glock sights, perhaps manufactured with serious EDC usage in mind. Running a live-fire verification is a good practice on any handgun that will be used in a defensive capacity. … On my first attempt I knew the second round on the distant target was not going to be on the target. Glock 48 Review The new Glock 48 has been specifically designed to be the “Canadian Glock 19,” but the end result is an interesting handgun that should be of great interest to Americans as well. The G17 and G19 Gen5s in the MOS configuration were the other two. Privacy Policy   •   Contact Us   •   Warnings   •   FAQs   •  © 2020 National Rifle Association of America. Jake posted times of 3.98, and 4.31 and 4.00 seconds respectively, and his best point total was 22 points on target. We each shot three times on this array and we both were successful at getting all six hits once. Glock 45. It’s clear the advantage that optics provides for fast target acquisition, but it’s also an advantage for faster follower up shots and transition between targets. At first glance, the Glock 45 resembles a black G19X. I recruited two friends and a pile of various different factory Gen 4 and Gen 5 magazines as well as an assortment of Magpul GL-9 magazine… At first glance, the Glock G45 Gen5 MOS ($620, Glock.com) looks like a Glock G19, but that is not the case. The Glock 19 Gen 5 mos is what the Glock 19 gen 5 should have been without the mos in the slide that forces aftermarket sights to extend pass the end of the slide. The targets were from left to right sitting at distances of 10, 19 and 15 yards. Women On Target® Instructional Shooting Clinics, Volunteer At The Great American Outdoor Show, Marion P. 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With all that, if you have a G17 or G17MOS, does the G45 or 45 MOS make sense?. According to several resources, the concept was to have a 200gr projectile of .400 diameter travel at least 1,000 feet-per-second. Completing the CAPTCHA proves you are a human and gives you temporary access to the web property. Photos by Isabel Martens. The Glock G45 is much lighter than several of the more prolific guns in Carry Optics division, and therefore more likely to be used daily and not just at matches. Tactical Considerations - 289 Views. But before I talk about the excellent handling qualities of the Glock 45, let me provide a refresher on the Gen5 pistols. Glock just released three new models to flesh out the 9mm line! 0. The person who wants to compete in Carry Optics with the actual gun that they plan to carry should give the Glock G45 a try. The rear sight protrudes just past the back of the slide, and the front edge of the rear sight is flat so it can be racked with one hand. We had the G45 out for a day on the range in late October and it performed without a hiccup of any kind. The Glock G45 was a solid pistol and a steady performer. In addition to the Glock 45, Glock has also come out with a modified version, the Glock 45 MOS, or modular optic system. • The 19X is the civilian version of Glock’s submission for the recent pistol trials that the Army requested. The MOS models are Gen 5, with optic platform cutouts already milled into the slide. Glock gen5 45 MOS VS 17 MOS. The first drill was a six shot drill with three targets. However there are some subtle differences. Glock 45 Review. The barrel length is 4.02 inches, the same as the G19, but the frame is full size and the slide has serrations on the front end. We started with the gun on the table unloaded, shot the left, then the right and finished on the middle target in order to test the gun through some large transitions, shooting at the popular classic targets. We all know Glock is probably the most widely carried/issued firearm for modern Law Enforcement. As I said in that post, I want to love GLOCK pistols. Basically, the 45 is a black version of the Glock coyote-tan 19X. The lens is the reason for buying a Glock mos sight. The back strap is adjustable and the magazines hold 17 rounds. by Aron Bright - Tuesday, February 18, 2020. Photo by Alfredo Rico November 08, 2019 By Richard Nance. Glock has started expanding through its lineup, combining the best benefits of the slide cuts for MOS, with the overhaul of the Gen 5s – an outstanding pairing. The classic targets were 10 yards distant and one yard apart. They are the G45 and Gen 5 versions of the G19 MOS, and G17 MOS. The Glock 41 Gen4 in .45 ACP is pretty versatile. It's highly modular to fit any shooter and comes with special touches like a polygonal barrel for better accuracy. We each had a speed focus rather than a front sight focus, so the times were fine but the hits suffered. As we know, the SIG Sauer P320 MHS (modular handgun system) pistol won that trial. The barrel length is 4.02 inches, the same as the G19, but the frame is full size and the slide has serrations on the front end. I used a Blade Tech holster for a Glock G34 and the fit was a little too snug to allow for a good draw stroke. The G19X has a grip plug that acts as a lanyard loop, which the G45 does not. There is nothing lacking about this gun in that role. Cloudflare Ray ID: 608ef7b828849d30 The iron sights are well-thought-out for a pistol that is very suitable for carry. Subscribe 34. It is well worth a hard look. Earlier this year, the influential Austrian manufacturer rolled out the MOS (Modular Optic System) on their Gen4 series (the 9x19mm G34, .40 S&W G35, .45 … 0. When I first looked at this pistol, I thought, “This looks like a good carry gun to me.” After putting the pistol through its paces on the range, I know it is a great carry gun. Glock 45 MOS | My New RMR Duty Gun Review. Nevertheless, when I purchased the Glock 45, I also threw in a 1000 round case of Blazer 115gr FMJ 9mm. • If you are looking at which option to go with starting out, absolutely the G45 or 45 MOS is the way to go. It is a Glock 19 sized slide and barrel. Best Optic For Glock Mos in 2019 For Every Budget C-MORE STS2 Super Bright Red Dot Sight Share your review in the comment section. 432 Views Share Embed ... Now the Gen 5 Glock 45 MOS has made a pretty big move in the tactical and LEO community for the obvious, you can use your RMR pattern optic of choice, but also because it give what a lot of people liked about he 19x, a … The Glock 45 9mm may be the best service pistol Glock has yet offered. Glock G45 MOS with Aimpoint Acro P-1, as configured for Shooting Illustrated's "I Carry" series. It is the only full featured Glock on the market. That soaks up a lot of punch, and your hands will benefit as a result. My point is I could see the sights well enough but was not disciplined enough to be patient and let the sights settle. Author Photo. The gun for this review was provided by the Kentucky Gun Company.. The front sight has a bright orange dot, and the rear sight is solid black without the white U-shaped line that is usually found on Glock sights. It would require some work on the trigger for any serious competitive shooter, but with a trigger job this gun will serve you well in the Carry Optics division. Get the Shooting Sports USA newsletter for at-a-glance access to industry news, gear, gun reviews, videos and more—delivered directly to your Inbox. The next drill was a simple “Front Sight Forward” 6-round speed shoot. The Glock 45 MOS (Modular Optics System) is a crossover pistol, meaning that it has a full size grip that holds a 17 round magazine, and a shorter, compact-sized slide that encapsulates a … If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run a scan across the network looking for misconfigured or infected devices. If you wanted something a little easier to conceal than the Glock 19, or perhaps have small hands, the Glock 48 seems meant for you. Your IP: 85.214.70.32 GLOCK 45 MOS - Compact Crossover in black with Modular Optic System The compact crossover pistol G45 MOS in 9x19mm combines a compact slide with a full size frame and has all the benefits of a Gen5 model. At first glance, the Glock G45 Gen5 MOS ($620, Glock.com) looks like a Glock G19, but that is not the case. Jake’s first run was 18 points in 5.05 seconds for a hit factor of 3.5643, followed by 24 points in 6.13 seconds for a hit factor of 3.9151. It is 100% reliable, soft shooting for a handgun of this power, easy to carry in a conventional belt holster and simple to operate and maintain. Jake said, “You should have been shooting Glock for years.” The flared magazine well worked nicely for an unloaded start, and the orange front sight was quite visible throughout our drills. Caliber .45 ACP. Another way to prevent getting this page in the future is to use Privacy Pass. The Glock 45 is a Gen5 pistol that mates the slide and barrel of the compact Glock 19 with the full-size grip frame of the Glock 17. They are commonly used for home defense, competition (Glock 41) and/or hunting. The slide has the same number of serrations on the front as the back. It is fair to say that a good shooter would not be under-gunned with the Glock G45 in Carry Optics. The Glock 40 GEN4 MOS is an exceptionally versatile autoloading pistol. My first run was 5.03 seconds and 18 points on target for a hit factor of 3.5785; my second run was a little better with 24 points in 4.92 seconds for a hit factor of 4.8780. However, doing a reliability check on a 9mm Glock is almost a waste of ammunition. Review: Glock Model 45 9mm. The trigger guard and grip are classic Glock. The two long-slide Glock handguns featured in this review are the Glock 41 in .45 ACP and the Glock 40 Modular Optic System (MOS) chambered in 10mm. More. Share Embed Published on 07 Jan 2020 / In Firearms. Glock 40 MOS: A Review. Now this one might seem a bit confusing but it is not a .45 caliber Glock. If you are in the market for an EDC gun, give it a serious look. All of these drills were run with iron sights only. The orange front sight was easy to follow across the array, and shot calling was not a problem. In a hostile situation, optics also make it easy to rack the slide if one of your arms is incapacitated. Our last drill of the day was a “Near to Far” array. The Glock 19 Gen5 MOS FS seems to be a supremely reliable defensive pistol with a feature set reflecting the needs and desires of modern defensive shooters. If you are looking for a single pistol that covers a broad range of uses, then take a good look at the Glock 41 Gen4. Targets were spread out about 15 yards from the left and right position. I finally got my hands on the much heralded GLOCK G40 MOS, the six-inch, optics-ready 10mm juggernaught.I shot its older, littler brother the G20 as my first entry in my truck pistol series – and found it wanting. This is Sarge here at C4 Defense, today I'm going to show you my latest EDC my Glock 45 MOS with Holosun 508T and Streamlight TLR-1HL. The frame is sized like a G19 but the grip is long like the 19X. The G45 was the third new model from Glock to be introduced in October 2018 (dare we say… “Glocktober”?) By Kate Lobanova March 12, 2019 Last upadate March 12, 2019. 289 Views 2. Article from the January/February 2020 issue of USPSA’s FrontSight magazine. The slide release is ambidextrous and the light rail is the standard Glock type. Sights that you can see are a big part of the recipe for success. Front serrations provide good traction for slide racking. For those two, things were straightforward, but the G45 left just enough room for speculation and imagination. The rear sight sits behind the MOS plate so that the iron sights are not missing when an optic is attached. by Aron Bright - It can serve nicely for hunting Class 2 game, protection in the field against two and four legged predators, and home defense. The only perfect Glock in my opinion is the Glock 45. Optical sights mounted on handguns have been popular with competitive and target shooters for quite some time now, but the setup is also becoming popular for fighting weapons. 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