G48 black is Chambered in 9mm Luger is features a compact Slimline frame and a black slide with an nDLC finish. The 10-round magazine capacity makes it ideal for concealed carry.
Designed for comfort, The G48 combines a compact-size grip length, a built-in beaver tail and a minimal profile for a comfortably balanced, versatile grip that´s ideal for a variety of users.
The frame features elements of the Gen5 and Slimline series such the short trigger distance, a frame with a built-in beavertail, a reversible magazine catch and the incredibly accurate, match-grade GLOCK Marksman Barrel (GMB) and precision-milled front serrations.
Featuring a smooth, Gen5-styled frame with no finger grooves and reduced width, the Glock 48 is purpose-built for concealment and comfort. The increased frame height also allows the use of a 10 round magazine. Please note that these magazines will only fit the 48 and 43X, due to the unique frame sizing.
The 48 also includes improved slide features such as front serrations, and the Marksman Barrel introduced with the Gen5 line.
This culmination of proven design and Glock innovation makes the 48 a fine example of Glock Perfection.
|1||Length (Overall)**||185 mm | 7.28 inch|
|2||Slide Length||174 mm | 6.85 inch|
|3||Width (Overall)||28 mm | 1.10 inch|
|4||Slide Width||22 mm | 0.87 inch|
|5||Height incl.Mag.||128 mm | 5.04 inch|
|6||Line of Sight (Polymer)||152 mm | 5.98 inch|
|Line of Sight (Steel)||151 mm | 5.94 inch|
|Line of Sight (GNS)||150 mm | 5.91 inch|
|7||Trigger Distance**||67 mm | 2.64 inch|
*FOR GEN4/GEN5 MODELS: Check out the Gen5 and Gen4 Technology area for medium/large backstraps.
I love my Glock 19 and M&P9 Compact, but the extra thickness is noticeable when carrying IWB. The Glock 48 gives me 15 rounds in the magazine with the Shield Arms magazines with the slim profile of a single stack. Plus, as a bonus, you get the same sight radius as the 19. So the capacity and shootability (is that a word?) of the 19 and the comfort of a sub-compact. Maybe the perfect compromise.