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Glock 43 vs Glock 42 for Concealed Carry

What is the difference between the Glock 43 and the Glock 42?

The Glock 43 is 9mm caliber, but the G42 uses a .380 cartridge. .380 is also called a “9mm short” because it is the same diameter, but shorter and lighter.

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The Glock 43 is a compact, versatile, and accurate firearm, perfect for concealed carry or self defense.

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Glock 43 Description

The 9mm Glock 43 is a compact pistol that works great for concealed carry self-defense. Because of its small size, it’s easy to conceal but gives you all the power you need in a lightweight, comfortable solution.

The Glock 43 is a single stack, 9mm pistol, so it’s slimmer than other Glocks and doesn’t hold as many rounds. The built-in beaver tail design of the grip gives you a tight grip, no matter your hand size, and the aggressive texture helps you to grab it more easily, be more comfortable, and reduce slipping.

These Glocks feature a large magazine catch, so you can easily remove or replace the magazine when you need it. And because this pistol went through the same rigorous tests and was held to the same standards, it can withstand the same hard handling as any other Glock pistol.

Because 9mm rounds are powerful, the Glock 43’s small stature produces some recoil when shooting. When the pistol is small, the recoil of a 9mm is quite lively, but it’s nothing you can’t handle. In fact, the recoil you feel as a shooter is all that matters, so it boils down to a personal preference.

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The Glock 42 is compact and shoots a .380 round. SEE SPECSGlock 42 for Sale

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The Glock 42 uses a .380 cartridge. While smaller, it still has the effect you need. It’s meant for deep concealment. The single-stack magazine makes it thinner, and the short barrel size is unobtrusive and can be stashed anywhere. It’s reliable and you can conceal it all day every day, and never notice it’s there.

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