- 1. Glock 23 slide
The Glock slide has an overall length of 187mm/7.36 inch, slide length of 174mm/6.85 inch, 32mm/1.26 inch, slide width of 25.5mm/1.0 inch, and height of 128mm/5.05 inch.
The Glock 23 slide is made with certain specifications, enabling the slide to have tighter rail tolerance. They also have lowered ejection port, allowing more consistent spent casing ejections. It will enable the Glock gun to perform best compared to other pistols. The slide has deep serrations front and rear, which offers more grip and control over your firearm.
The Glock 23 has 40 caliber rounds situated in a larger frame and magazine, making it more suitable for concealed carry. It performs all this while maintaining a full pistol's accuracy and stopping power. The availability of recoil is the one that makes the difference between the Glock 23 and Glock 19. In their making, the Glock 23 and Glock 19 have the same length, height, width, barrel height, barrel length, and sight radius. Both pistols have a difference whereby the Glock 19 is heavier than the Glock 23.
The Glock 23 is made up of an ability to combine compact dimensions for both open and concealed carry. Despite its substantial magazine capacity in 40 S & W caliber, it has minimum weight. Several reasons make police use or prefer Glock 23 over Glock 19, including the accuracy of Glock 23 compared to Glock 19. The accuracy is mainly needed in the security personnel as it makes it possible for the users to take action against their threat which leads to outweigh them. The security personnel also need accuracy in their work as it makes them surer in attacking their opponents either on battlefields or in any war (Morris, 2011). The other reasons that make the police like the model are reliability handling, trigger, magazine and reloading, length and weight, and recoil management. For this reason, most police and other security personnel prefer the Glock 23 model over the Glock 19, which makes the model most used.
What's new and different in the Glock 23 slide?
Although Glock 23 slide and Glock 19 have the same length, weight, height, barrel (height plus length), and sight radius, recoil and accuracy in Glock 23 and weight of Glock 19 differentiate.
Which is better, Glock 23 slide or the Glock 19 slide?
As the statistics point out, they look similar to a great extent. However, when it comes to superior accuracy and the ability to use compact dimensions in both open and concealed carry, the Glock 23 is preferred.