Magpul Teases Sub-Compact 12 Rd. GL9 Glock Magazine

    Magpul…. you tease. Released on their website without much of an ado are details on the upcoming sub-compact magazine for 9mm Glock handguns. Dubbed the PMAG12 GL 9, the magazine is ready-made for the Glock 26 handgun, adding an additional two rounds of capacity.

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    The +2 comes with a catch – the magazines are indeed longer than the standard-capacity 10 round Glock 26 offering. However, Magpul does not put the added space to waste, instead molding in a finger-groove and an excellent depressions on the side of the magazine for easy grip and rip if the situation would ever call for it.

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    The magazine maintains all the standard Magpul GL 9 series enhancements including the paint dot matrix for magazine identification, tiny windows to indicate full-load (though some, including myself, argue that Glock’s rear-facing primer pockets are a better system), and all-polymer construction. The magazines are Generation 4 compatible for the generation’s reversible magazine release button. Finally, the magazines use the same standard floor-plates (including compatibility with the GL -“L-Plate”), but the finer groove is not removable.

    The only color listed is black. Pricing is set at $15.95 with availability as “Late 2016”.

    Nathan S

    One of TFB’s resident Jarheads, Nathan now works within the firearms industry. A consecutive Marine rifle and pistol expert, he enjoys local 3-gun, NFA, gunsmithing, MSR’s, & high-speed gear. Nathan has traveled to over 30 countries working with US DoD & foreign MoDs.

    The above post is my opinion and does not reflect the views of any company or organization.