Guns The Glock Model G48: Rumors and RUMINT Dave Merrill December 23, 2018 Join the Conversation We got some details about the Glock G43X from good authority. But then there was a question–if the ‘X' models are for crossovers, what exactly was a G43 going to be crossed with to make the G43X? We have it from several sources, largely from blue-label dealers that contacted us after the G43X article, that the crossover will be with the yet-to-be-released G48. If you were hoping for a single-stack G19 it appears your prayers may have been answered. Unofficially we've been told the official release date will be on January 3rd, 2019. While we don't know if the grip size will be the same as the G43X, we're making the educated guess that it will. We're rolling with the idea that the G48, with a frame 4mm wider than your standard G43, will perhaps be a stagger-stack gun ala' Sig Sauer P365 as opposed to a straight-up single-stack gun. We have heard the barrel length may be possibly longer than the Glock 19 (4-inches) and may come closer to the Glock 17 barrel at ~4.5-inches. Once again, we took the liberty of Photoshop–and perhaps we'll see in ten days exactly how right or wrong we are! And of course, let's do one with forward serrations, just because. Explore RECOILweb:Finding Mister Right (Now), Pt 1: A Methodological Approach to Women's Concealed CarryTwo New Armor Carriers from London BridgeBeyond BulletsGemtech Releases 'The ONE' NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.