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Glock introduces the model G41 in .45 cal @ 2014 SHOT Show

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GLOCK, Inc. announced the launch of its newest Gen4 pistol– the GLOCK 41 Gen4. The G41 Gen4 is a practical-tactical .45 caliber pistol designed to maximize sight radius while improving weight distribution and balance.While initially designed for the tactical arena, the .45 caliber, and longer barrel make it an good choice for the hunter as well.

The new model is built with a G34 slide width on a G21 Gen4 frame and is 1.5 ounces lighter than the G21 Gen4.

“The longer barrel and slide on the G41 Gen4 help to reduce muzzle flip and felt recoil, while the longer sight radius makes it more accurate.

The G41 Gen4 comes with all the standard features of the GLOCK Generation 4 pistol group, including the Modular Back Strap design, Gen4 rough textured frame surface and dual recoil spring assembly.

G41 Gen4 product details are listed below:
· Dimensions
o Length (overall): 226 mm / 8.90 inch
o Length (slide cpl.): 211 mm / 8.31 inch
o Width: 32.5 mm / 1.28 inch
o Height (with magazine): 139 mm / 5.47 inch
o Barrel length: 135 mm / 5.31 inch
o Length of twist: 400 mm / 15.75 inch
o Trigger distance: 72.5 mm / 2.85 inch
o Trigger travel: 12.5 mm / .49 inch
o Barrel distance: 20 mm / 0.79 inch
o Line of sight (polymer): 192 mm / 7.56 inch
· Weight
o Pistol without magazine: 690 g / 24 oz
o Magazine std. empty: 85 g / 3 oz
o Magazine std. full: 340 g / 12 oz
· Magazine Capacity (rounds): 13
· Barrel Profile: right hand twist; octagonal
· Standard Trigger Pull: ~5.62 lbs
· Muzzle Velocity*: 853 fps

Both of GLOCK’s new pistols – the G41 Gen4 and G42 (a smaller gun designed as a concealed carry firearm) were unveiled at the GLOCK booth during the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Tradeshow (“SHOT Show”), January 14-17, 2014 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, in Las Vegas. The conference is the largest and most comprehensive tradeshow for all professionals involved with the shooting sports, hunting and law enforcement industries. It is the world's premier exposition of combined firearms, ammunition, law enforcement, cutlery, outdoor apparel, optics and related products and services.

Austrian-engineered, the group has manufacturing facilities in the United States and Austria. Based in Smyrna, Ga., GLOCK, Inc. is an advocate for our nation's law enforcement and military personnel, as well as all citizens' Second Amendment right to bear arms. For more information, visit http://us.glock.com

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