The â€œtextureâ€ on the frame of
the new Glocks is a series of raised, tapered points called a â€œpolymidsâ€.
This provides for a more positive gripping surface to keep the
gun fast in your hand.
|Gen 3 Glock 19 Old
||Gen 4 Glock 19 with
Rough Textured Frame
Glock RTF Rough Textured Frame - Good or Bad?
There is much debate whether this RTF is a benefit or a
detriment to the 4th generation of Glock guns.
Glock RTF is Good
Easy to grip when wet from rain or
Provides a more secure grip.
Makes it easy to grip with gloves on.
More comfortable and secure grip
throughout any shooting situations.
Glock RTF is Bad
The sandpaper-like feel of Glocks new
"Rough Texture Frame" is not for everyone.
May not be suitable for concealed carry if rough texture
of grip rubs up against your skin.
RTF grips that are too rough may hurt
the hand from recoil
The texture is hard and sharp and may
dig into your skin.