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Our offer includes 119 designs of Glock 23 Leather holsters with key features such as quick and easy draw and re-holstering. Wide range of carry positions and carry styles allow you to browse through many holster models with great retention and a covered trigger guard, either open top holsters or holsters with a thumb break. Our Glock 23 holsters are designed to minimise gun print so your carry is only known to you, their slim profile and premium stitching are a key feature. Other than that, we have a large range of on-duty or off-duty holsters for your daily carry.
Our Glock 23 Leather holsters are available in many varieties, and carry styles covering everything a gun owner needs, including IWB, OWB, Cross Draw, Shoulder, Small Of Back, Light Bearing, Red Dot Sight, Appendix, Chest, Drop Leg, Duty, Light & Red Dot, Paddle, Other holster designs.
Leather is a natural material, leather holsters are a classic of the carry world. Cowhide, horsehide or more exotic hides are available. The standard Glock 23 leather holster is made of cowhide that has been processed, molded and tanned to perfection. Leather holsters has better warm feeling, longer lifetime and better fit, compared with other materials.
Glock 23 Leather holsters are custom made for this gun model for a perfect fit, smooth draw and re-holstering and allows you to carry your gun in comfortable and safe way. Browse our whole selection of Glock.Browse our whole selection of Glock Holsters.
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- Crimson Trace CMR-201
- Crimson Trace CMR-204
- Crimson Trace CMR-206
- Crimson Trace CMR-207
- Crimson Trace CMR-208
- Crimson Trace LG LaserGuard
- Fenix GL19R
- Fenix GL22
- GTL 11
- Insight M3 LED
- Klarus GL1
- Laser Max (Ruger LCP Only)
- LaserMax (S&W M&P Shield Only)
- Lima (Sig P365 Only)
- Mantis X10 Elite
- Nightstick TWM-30
- Nightstick TWM-30F
- Nightstick TCM-550XL
- Nightstick TCM-550XL-GL
- Nightstick TWM-850XL
- Olight PL-1 Valkyrie
- Olight PL-2 Valkyrie
- Olight PL-PRO Valkyrie
- Olight Baldr Mini
- Olight Baldr RL Mini
- Olight PL-MINI VALKYRIE
- Olight PL-MINI 2 VALKYRIE
- Olight Baldr PRO
- Olight Baldr Pro R
- Olight Baldr S
- Streamlight TLR-1 S
- Streamlight TLR-1 HL
- Streamlight TLR-2 HL
- Streamlight TLR-3
- Streamlight TLR-4
- Streamlight TLR-6
- Streamlight TLR-7
- Streamlight TLR-7A
- Streamlight TLR-7 SUB
- Streamlight TLR-7 SUB SIG
- Streamlight TLR-8
- Streamlight TLR-8 SUB SIG
- Streamlight TLR-9
- SureFire X300U
- Surefire XC1
- Surefire XSC (Glock Only)
- Surefire XSC (Hellcat Only)
- Viridian C5L-R Red Laser + Tactical Light
- Viridian E Series
- Viridian X5l Gen 2 Green Laser + tactical Light
- Viridian X5L Gen 3 Gen Laser + Tactical Light
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About Glock 23
Glock Ges.m.b.H., trademarked as Glock is one of the most famous and successful firearm producer, well known all over the world. Engineer Gaston Glock, company's founder who had no experience with firearms manufacture or design, became one of the most successful firearms designer of all times. Glock had extensive experience in advanced synthetic polymers, knowledge of which was very important in the company's design of the first commercially successful line of polymer frame pistols.
QUICK GLOCK 23 REVIEW
The Glock 23 is a compact semi-automatic pistol manufactured by Glock GmbH, an Austrian firearms company. First and foremost, the Glock 23's reputation for reliability is well-deserved as Glock's popularity for durability and dependability holds true with the Glock 23.
The Glock 23 is chambered in .40 Smith & Wesson. This caliber offers a balance between stopping power and manageable recoil. The G23 is considered a compact pistol, with an overall length of approximately 7.36 inches and a height of 5.04 inches. It has a barrel length of 4.02 inches. The Glock 23 features a polymer frame, which contributes to its lightweight design and durability. The unloaded weight of the Glock 23 is about 21.16 ounces. The Glock 23 typically comes with a standard 13-round magazine. However, extended magazines with higher capacities are also available for purchase.
Ergonomics play a significant role in any firearm, and the Glock 23 excels in this area. The grip texture provides a secure hold, even in adverse conditions or when firing rapidly. Additionally, the interchangeable backstraps allow users to customize the grip to fit their hand size and preference.
The pistol has a striker-fired action and utilizes Glock's Safe Action trigger system which enhances the safety of the Glock 23. The trigger requires deliberate and intentional finger pressure to fire, minimizing the risk of accidental discharge.
The Glock 23 is often used for concealed carry, self-defense, law enforcement, and as a backup or off-duty firearm for police officers. Its compact size and .40 S&W caliber make it suitable for both personal defense and duty use. It’s important to pair this weapon with a custom made Glock 23 holster. You can decide for a G23 concealed carry or G23 open carry holster.
The Glock 23 lives up to its reputation as a reliable, versatile, and comfortable compact pistol. It provides a balance between firepower and manageable recoil, making it suitable for a variety of applications. Whether you're a civilian looking for a reliable self-defense option or a law enforcement officer in need of a dependable duty sidearm, the Glock 23 is definitely worth considering.
To gain a thorough understanding of the G23 model, it’s recommended visiting the official Glock website or referring to the Glock Wikipedia page. These sources offer detailed information on the firearm. Engaging discussions and insightful perspectives can be found on popular Glock forums like Glock Talk and Glock Forum. For the latest updates and developments regarding Glock handguns, it's beneficial to follow Glock's official Facebook page to stay informed.
DO GLOCK 23 HAVE A SAFETY?
The Glock 23 incorporates several safety features, including a trigger safety, firing pin safety, and drop safety. These mechanisms work together to prevent accidental discharges and ensure the safe operation of the firearm.
DO GLOCK 23 JAM?
Like any mechanical device, the Glock 23 has the potential to experience malfunctions, including jams. However, it is important to note that Glock pistols, including the G23, are generally known for their reliability and are designed to minimize the occurrence of jams or malfunctions. Glock handguns, including the Glock 23, are renowned for their durability, simplicity, and robust design. They have a reputation for functioning reliably even under adverse conditions, such as exposure to dirt, dust, or moisture. To minimize the likelihood of jams or malfunctions, it is recommended to follow proper maintenance procedures outlined in the Glock owner's manual, use high-quality ammunition, ensure a proper grip and stance when shooting, and regularly inspect and clean the pistol.
IS GLOCK 23 GOOD FOR CONCEALED CARRY?
The Glock 23 is considered a compact pistol, which makes it more concealable compared to larger handguns. Its overall length, height, and grip size are designed to strike a balance between concealability and shootability. However, the G23 may be slightly larger and heavier than some smaller concealed carry options, such as subcompact pistols. The Glock 23's size and weight may impact your ability to comfortably carry it concealed, especially if you prefer deep concealment or have specific clothing requirements. Nevertheless, it is advisable to get a well-fitting Glock 23 concealed carry holster to get the maximum out of G23 conceal carry potential.
WHAT IS THE BEST GLOCK 23 HOLSTER IWB?
If you decide to conceal carry your G23, you should definitely go for one of the best Glock 23 IWB holsters. The premier choice is this Glock 23 IWB open top holster. This IWB holster works best if carried in the 4 o’clock position and is built from premium Italian cowhide and sewn together by high-quality German threads
WHAT IS THE BEST GLOCK 23 HOLSTER OWB?
If you prefer open carry your G23, then a Glock 23 OWB holster is the most obvious choice. One of the best OWB holsters for this weapon is Glock 23 OWB open top holster. The holster is designed for the 4 o’clock carry position and it is one of the best dominant side holsters. This OWB holster comes in the pancake style and it features an open-top and open-muzzle design.
GLOCK 23 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW MUCH DOES GLOCK 23 COST?
The MSRP for a standard Glock 23 is around $599. However the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price for the Glock 23 may vary depending on factors such as location, taxes, and any additional features or accessories included.
WHERE IS GLOCK 23 MADE?
Glock handguns, including the Glock 23, are primarily manufactured in Austria. Glock GmbH, the company that produces Glock pistols, is headquartered in Deutsch-Wagram, Austria.
WHAT IS THE BARREL LENGTH OF GLOCK 23?
The Glock 23 has a barrel length of approximately 4.02 inches. Regarding the overall length of the Glock 23, it measures approximately 7.36 inches.
WHAT IS THE CALIBER AND CAPACITY OF GLOCK 23?
The Glock 23 is chambered in .40 Smith & Wesson (S&W) caliber. This is a popular self-defense and law enforcement cartridge. In terms of capacity, the Glock 23 typically comes with a standard magazine that holds 13 rounds of .40 S&W ammunition. However, extended magazines with higher capacities such as 14, 15, 16 and 22 rounds are also available for the G23, providing options for those who prioritize a larger ammunition capacity.
IS GLOCK 23 BETTER THAN GLOCK 27?
The Glock 27 is a subcompact pistol, while the Glock 23 is a compact model. The Glock 27 is smaller and lighter, making it more easily concealable. On the other hand, the larger size and weight of the Glock 23 may contribute to increased shootability and potentially reduced recoil compared to the smaller Glock 27. However, this can vary based on individual grip, hand size, and shooting technique. Personal preference plays a significant role in firearm selection. Some individuals may prefer the compact size and increased capacity of the Glock 23, while others may prioritize the smaller and more concealable nature of the Glock 27. If you are one of the G27 guys, check out our Glock 27 concealed carry holsters.
WILL A GLOCK 23 HOLSTER FIT GLOCK 19?
While the Glock 23 and Glock 19 share similar dimensions and have a high degree of compatibility, it's important to note that the fit of a holster designed for the Glock 23 may not be optimal for the Glock 19. It’s recommended to use a Glock 19 holster specifically designed for this model for the best fit, retention, and functionality. Also have a look at this Best Glock 19 holsters article.
WHAT ARE THE BEST GLOCK 23 UPGRADES?
Like other Glock models, the Glock 23 has a wide range of aftermarket accessories and modifications available. These include different grip options, extended magazines, Glock 23 night sights, and rail-mounted accessories such as lights or lasers. Additionally, for optimal functionality and a touch of style, one may choose to invest in a custom made leather Glock 23 holster.
HOW TO BREAK-IN A GLOCK 23 HOLSTER?
When using a Glock 23 holster specifically molded for the firearm, the need for a break-in period is typically eliminated. In the rare instance of a slightly snug fit, our Glock 23 holster break-in guide provides useful tips to achieve an ideal fit and enhance overall comfort.
GLOCK 23 PROS AND CONS
Benefits of Glock 23:
High magazine capacity
Glock 23 problems:
May be slightly larger and heavier than some smaller concealed carry options
Higher recoil of the .40 S&W caliber
GLOCK 23 SPECS
Gun type - semi-automatic pistol
Production year - 1990
Barrel size - 4.02’’
Overall size - 7.36’’
Gun Width - 1.26’’
Gun Height - 5.04’’
Caliber - .40 S&W
Magazine - standard: 13, optional: 14 / 15 / 16 / 22, double-stack
Firing mechanism - striker-fired
Action - recoil operated semi-automatic
Material - polymer
Sights - fixed, white dot front, white square U rear
Use - concealed carry, self-defense, law enforcement, backup pistol, off-duty firearm
What makes a great Leather Glock 23 Holster?
A perfect Glock [ Leather holster holds your firearm without the need of a retention strap. The natural retention of each material takes care of it and you can even hold the scabbard upside down without the firearm falling of. Or you can rely on the retention strap which can have several levels of retention. Another treat of a great Glock ' Leather gunholster are smooth edges on the outside. This way the holster stays protected from abrasions, scratches or any other intrusive surfaces that it may stumble upon. A perfect finish of a Glock 2 holster is another feature. A finished holster keeps dust, moisture and water away. Taking care of your holster is a important thing and there are many options including break-in or adjustment.
Best Gun Holster Accessories
Choose the right accessories below that will enhance your carry. Don't forget that a proper magazine pouch, a belt or a concealed carry bag are always good choices.
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