The 10 Glocks That Top the Charts

These 10 Glock pistols have become the go-to guns from the Glock product lineup.

The popular Glock name has become synonymous with quality, performance and reliability. There are growing numbers of Glock owners across the globe, and for good reason.

Here are ten of the most popular Glock handguns, chosen through a combination of sales, performance, word of mouth and general likability. Which one do you want?

10. The Glock 17

The venerable Glock 17 9mm handgun is the pistol that started the polymer gun revolution. This model was the first commercial model offered by Mr. Gaston Glock to the market. It’s 17 round standard magazine allows for increased capacity over many of the older autoloaders of the time. It’s lightweight but indestructible construction is what legends are made of.


9. The Glock Model 20

The Glock model 20 in 10mm is a pistol that is carried deep into the woods and hills in search of deer and for protection from such carnivores as the brown bears of Alaska. Mr. Ted Nugent uses his Glock model 20 for hunting with great success. The 10mm cartridge is a hot load that the Glock 20 has been able to handle when many other designs just could not handle the power and pressures associated with it. It is one tough, accurate and reliable hunting handgun. Extended length barrels are also available for it too.


8. The Glock 19

The Glock Model 19 in 9mm. This model is a shorter gripped and barreled model compared to the model 17 and was one of the first more compact Glock handguns on the market. It became a go to for undercover police officers and concealed carriers at the time, and continues to have a strong following in the shooting sports world.


7. The Glock 27

The Glock 27 in .40 Smith & Wesson cartridge is an amazing pistol. Offered in a sub compact size, it allows for the user to carry the potent cartridge in a small concealable size. This pistol is a favorite for members of concealed carry societies and law enforcement. Along with its sibling, the Glock 26 in 9mm, this pistol offering will rival the accuracy of the larger models.


6. The Glock 21

The Glock 21 was the first model to offer the big .45 acp round in a Glock full sized frame. This big boy has become a favorite duty weapon of many law enforcement agencies and is a great choice for the pistol shooting sports.


5. The Glock 22

The Glock model 22 in .40 Smith and Wesson cartridge has become the holstered sidearm for many police departments. The powerful .40 cartridge is used by the F.B.I. and took the law enforcement community by storm, and then the civilian market. This great pistol is both hard-hitting and accurate.


4. The Glock 42

The Glock 42 in .380 acp. cartridge, the ultimate in concealable carry. Finally a Glock .380 acp. pistol that is available right here in the U.S.A.! We have wanted one, now we have one. This hot little number will digest any .380 acp. ammo and have the reliability and accuracy of all the other Glock line up pistols.


3. The Glock 30SF

The Glock 30SF in .45 acp. is a small package that can put the big .45 caliber bullets on target in a hurry. Built to a small size, concealable with a big knock down power factor is a given. This little gun can put out a big hurt on target.


2. The Glock 18

The Glock 18 in 9mm is a semi-automatic to full automatic machine pistol. You read that right: Glock makes a pistol machine gun. This absolutely amazing machine pistol has a select fire capability for semi-automatic shooting or full automatic fire. Not available to civilians, this model is law enforcement and military only. We are just left to dream about it.


 1. The Glock 43

The Glock 43 is a single stack 9mm with a six-round magazine capacity. It shares a similar size to its smaller sister, the Glock 42, but is chambered for the larger 9mm cartridge instead of the slightly smaller .380 ACP. In its short time on the market, the Glock 43 has become one of the most popular Glock pistols for concealed carry purchasers. This flat-carrying semi-automatic pistol gives you Glock reliability in a small, powerful package.


While there are many Glock pistol offerings, these 10 stand out above the rest.