Gun Report

Glock 17, Glock 26 9mms

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These guns work great together. The GL17 has capacity with low weight; the GL26 tucks away nicely. They share trigger-action styles and grip feel, except for the shorter 26 grip.

Glock 17, Glock 26 9mms

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Concealed Carry
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
Overall Length
Barrel Length
Sight Radius
Overall Height
Front Strap Height
Back Strap Height
Maximum Width
Grip Thickness Max
Grip Circumference Max
Frame Material
Barrel Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Pull Double
Trigger Span Single
Trigger Span Double

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The Glocks' sights aren't that easy to read. The combination of the dot and the U-shaped rear notch, outlined in white, present a busy interface. But we shot well with them at the range nonetheless.
The 26's short grip, left, doesn't present a place for the pinkie finger to hang onto, as does the full-size 17.
Here's how the two guns match up in terms of height and length. Obviously, the 17 (in back) is the bigger brother to the 26, front.
The 17's grip presents a place for the pinkie finger to hang onto.

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