Glock 19

For Individuals seeking out a handgun ideal for concealed carry that’s also able to outwork and outperform most full-sized pistols on the market, the Glock 19 is America’s first choice. Introduced in 1988, the Glock 19 has proven to be a highly reliable, high-performance compact handgun considered an all-around talent due to its versatility, precision, and safety. The Glock 19 is perfect for those looking for a smaller version of the Glock 17 and is trusted by both first-time gun owners and trained professionals worldwide. 

Specs and Features

Glock invests a considerable amount of time and resources into the safety of their guns. This becomes clear through an examination of individual parts as well as the overall construction of their firearms. From the grip, enlarged mag release, and trigger safety, to the dual-recoil spring arrangement in the barrel and most everything in between, these firearms are very dependable.  

The Glock 19 is slightly smaller than its Glock 17 cousin, boasting the following dimensions and weight:

  • Length (Overall): 7.36”
  • Length (Barrel): 4.02”
  • Width: 1.26”
  • Height (Including Magazine): 5.04”
  • Weight (Unloaded): 21.16 oz

The lighter weight and compact size of this firearm make it easily concealable and is designed to hold up well against moderate to heavy everyday wear and tear.  


Despite its shorter barrel length, there isn’t an overwhelming amount of recoil which makes the Glock 19 a good choice for beginners and experienced shooters alike. As mentioned before, this pistol also comes stock with a safe action trigger system that adds a layer of safety, reducing the incidence of accidental trigger pull. The trigger is also known for a short travel and a crisp, clean break. 

America’s Favorite

While the Glock 19 is among the most popular handguns both domestically and globally, the firearm experts at Wasatch Arms have found a way to further improve this near-perfect classic. How you may ask? Well, we created the perfect gun accessory to accompany this personal protection titan— the Glock 19 Gen 5 Compensator. When an incredible firearm meets an unrivaled compensator, handlers can achieve shooting excellence. Improve the feel, performance, fit/finish, and safety of your Glock firearm today.

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