Glock. Combat Tupperware. With the possible exception of the
Peacemaker, no other handgun so instantly earned cultural icon status when
introduced. Not even the famed 1911 attained such widespread acceptance
within the first ten or even thirty years of its existence.
certainly an innovation in handgun design, little in the Glock is truly new
technology. The polymer frame, hammerless striker-fired ignition, and ergonomic
design were all influenced by earlier firearms. But Gaston Glock's team
of engineers put it all together in a handgun which truly is ...