G23 Gen5 MOS Compact | .40 S&W


GLOCK’s compact 40 S&W in MOS configuration, now features the latest Gen5 technologies including the nDLC finish, a flared mag-well, enhanced GLOCK Marksman barrel (GMB) for increased accuracy, and an ambidextrous slide stop lever.


glock 23 gen 5

Firstly , the g23  is a pistol manufactured by the Austrian company Glock . It is identical to the Glock 19 (9 mm) but in caliber .40 S&W . Compact short barrel models, it targets the police and personal defense weapons market .

glock 23 gen 5 review

  • G23: standard model appeared in 1991.
  • G23C: the letter C indicates that the weapon is equipped with a compensator which reduces the bearing of the weapon when firing. The compensator is composed of two orifices on the top of the breech (at the front of the weapon) and of holes on the top of the barrel in order to allow the gases produced during the combustion of the powder contained in the barrel to escape.


All G23s sold from 1998 on have a carcass fitted with a molded accessory rail and featuring an anatomical grip. In 2010, the fourth generation G23 / G23C appeared with an interchangeable back of butt (3 sizes).

glock 23 slide

furthermore , weapon is notably carried by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Eppes and Sinclair in Numb3rs , US Marshal Mary Shannon in Witness Protection and Detective Thomas Craven of the Boston Police (played by Mel Gibson ) in Out of Control

The Glock 23 measures smaller and lighter than the Glock 22, which uses the same .40 caliber rounds in a larger frame and magazine. This makes it more suitable for concealed carry, while maintaining the accuracy and stopping power of a full pistol.

In terms of price, the Glock 23 is certainly a step up from the Glock 19, with regards to the gun as well as its ammunition.

With an MSRP of $620, the Glock 23 is still fairly affordable. The .40 caliber ammo, though, will cost you at least twice as much as buying 9mm rounds. With that said, there’s no other bullet as cheap and plentiful as 9mm, so it’s not the most fair comparison.

The reason the Glock 23 was designed was to recreate a pistol that was dependable

glock 23 gen 5


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