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Subcompact | .380 AUTO
For those discerning shooters who desired the smallest GLOCK possible, the company responded with the now popular G42 in 380 AUTO with ultra-compact dimensions and easy-to-shoot characteristics. The G42 packs all the features GLOCK customers have come to appreciate - from the GLOCK SAFE ACTION system with its multiple integrated safety features to the brand’s proven reliability and durability.
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  1. Length (Overall)**
    151 mm | 5.94 inch
  2. Slide Length
    146 mm | 5.75 inch
  3. Width (Overall)
    25 mm | 0.98 inch
  4. Slide Width
    21 mm | 0.83 inch
  5. Height incl.Mag.
    105 mm | 4.13 inch
  6. Line of Sight (Polymer)
    125 mm | 4.92 inch
    Line of Sight (Steel)
    124 mm | 4.88 inch
    Line of Sight (GNS)
    123 mm | 4.84 inch
  7. Trigger Distance**
    61 mm | 2.40 inch
  • *FOR GEN4/GEN5 MODELS: Check out the Gen5 and Gen4 Technology area for medium/large backstraps

    Technical Data are rounded and do not reflect tolerances – they may be altered without notice! Subject to technical changes.

  • Caliber
    .380 AUTO
  • System
    Safe action
  • Mag. Capacity
  • Barrel Length
    82,5 mm | 3.25 inch
  • Weight
    without magazine
    345 g | 12.17 oz
  • Weight
    with empty magazine
    390 g | 13.76 oz
  • Weight
    with loaded magazine*
    450 g | 15.87 oz
  • Trigger Pull**
    24 N

    The size of ammunition the pistol takes.


    The safety mechanism used.

    Magazine Capacity

    How many bullets a standard / extended magazine can hold.

    Barrel Length

    Measured from the front of the barrel to the front of the slide.

    Weight Without Magazine

    The weight of the pistol without a magazine in place.

    Weight (Empty)

    The weight of the pistol with an empty magazine in place.

    Weight (Fully Loaded)

    The total weight of the pistol with a full magazine in place.

    Trigger Pull

    The amount of force needed to pull the trigger.

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