The Long Slide Glock in Service Use

May 5, 2017 | 0 comments

This past week a good buddy and I discussed the merits of choosing a Glock 17 or 34 for LE special team use. The long slide Glock 34 (9mm) and 35 (.40), initially introduced as competition pistols, have gotten some traction as service pistols. The M&P 9L (now discontinued), M&P Pro, and Glock 41 (.45) are other long slide versions of existing service sized pistols which come to mind. The longer slide provides an extended sight radius, which improves practical accuracy and makes it easier to visually track the front sight as it returns in recoil. The longer slides are …read more