The .45 GAP
With more than twenty versions of the classic Glock pistol, one of the more exotic of subspecies is the rarely seen, but often thought about .45GAP. Let’s talk about this beauty of the nether regions. They really do exist.
Why the need?
The preeminent handgun round of the past 100-years is arguably the .45 Auto Colt Pistol (or ACP.) From the classic Colt 1911 to the space-age polymer Glock 21, the .45ACP is the benchmark that other cartridges are compared against. However, it is well known that to tame this beast, a large framed pistol with a beefy slide is needed to control muzzle flip and recoil. This puts the .45ACP out of the reach of many of the people who would most need it– small statured men and women and older shooters. Gaston Glock started working on a smaller, but no less effective 45-caliber round to fix this– the .45GAP
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