Glock 19 Magazine Extensions
Glocks are known to be some of the most reliable pistols in the world; they are widely used by militaries and law enforcement agencies worldwide and are very popular among civilians in the US. The Glock 19 is perhaps one of their most popular models, which is excellent for home defense, concealed carry, and competition shooting. Moreover, it works great as a duty pistol as well.
Though all of these factors contribute to the popularity of the Glock platform, another primary reason Glocks are so common among civilians in the US is that they have fantastic aftermarket support. Almost every manufacturer that makes firearm parts and accessories makes parts for Glocks, especially the Glock 19.
What is a Glock 19 Magazine Extension?
Magazine extensions do what the name suggests. They increase the capacity of your magazine. However, they can also serve other purposes, like extending your Glock 19 grip and allowing you to reload more easily. Many manufacturers make magazine extensions for Glock 19s, increasing its capacity by 4 or 5 rounds.
Why Install a Glock 19 Magazine Extension?
The Glock 19 is an excellent pistol for concealed Carry. It may be larger than most CCW pistols on the market, but it offers a high magazine capacity with 15 rounds in the magazine. However, if you are using your Glock 19 as a competition shooting pistol, or want a higher capacity for your home defense Glock 19, installing a magazine extension to your magazines can be pretty helpful.
Though you can also use extended Glock magazines, magazine extensions have their own advantages. First of all, they fit flush with the grip of the Glock 19 and offer a better grip as compared to an extended magazine. They help you grab your magazines more easily for quicker reloads. They are also available in various finishes if you want to add to the aesthetics of your competition Glock 19.
Are Glock 19 Magazine Extensions Reliable?
Yes, magazine extensions are as reliable as an extended magazine. In fact, most magazine extensions come with a higher power magazine spring, which ensures that the rounds feed into the chamber reliably every time.
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