Taurus G3C vs Glock 43X

Taurus G3C vs Glock 43X

Two of the best sub compact 9mm pistols put head to head to find out which one is the right fit for you.

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50 Comments

  1. mark broad on August 18, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    Kinda odd how a black gun can wear to silver but a silver gun can’t get more silver, or black even



  2. Eddie Burleson on August 18, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    Sounds to me as he trying to see the glock instead of the Taurus



  3. Allen Vestal on August 18, 2022 at 8:05 pm

    Insane taxes in the EU. If the Glock was made in the US probably would not cost more than a Taurus.



  4. Jimmy Mullins on August 18, 2022 at 8:07 pm

    Are you talking about the S&W shield 15 rd magazine?



  5. SquireSCA on August 18, 2022 at 8:08 pm

    If you switch to the steel mag catch, will that chew up your regular OEM Glock mags? I get having steel on the steel Shield Arms mags, but would that mean you would have to just use them, or risk damaging your original Glock mags?



  6. dalton garrett on August 18, 2022 at 8:09 pm

    G2/3c series take sig p226 mags also so lots of cheap reliable magazines available for it.



  7. Pull-up Life on August 18, 2022 at 8:10 pm

    I just bought a Glock 43X & a Taurus G2S



  8. Tight Wad on August 18, 2022 at 8:10 pm

    First glock was G17, 60 days later a G3C, then another, want a 3rd G3C but feel stupid because $800 into glock woulda covered 3 Taurus’s…..what’s a Tightwad to do???😳😫😭🤬



  9. Frank McCarter on August 18, 2022 at 8:12 pm

    Actually now there are quite a few upgrades for the g3c. Holsters are plentiful,toro optics ready sides, mags are out there(sig p226 magazines are compatible), even seen some trigger upgrades. You can get custom barrels from lakeline, threaded, ported, etc. Then you can even swap out for the g3 toro slide setup and have essentially a g3x. I like Glock, but for the money I much prefer my g series Taurus.



  10. Trent R on August 18, 2022 at 8:12 pm

    I currently carry a G43 off duty because it’s authorized by the police dept I work for. I have a G3C and I would carry that over my G43 if my dept authorized it.



  11. Baggs the Gamer on August 18, 2022 at 8:13 pm

    I know Glock is supposed to be "the best", but I just can’t see any justification for paying that kind of price, especially since literally EVERYONE who owns a Glock has tons of complaints about the factory parts and ends up replacing everything in the gun to put it up to par with other guns. That’s a LOT of money and work to dump into a pistol lol… At the same time, there are gun manufacturers making very affordable reliable guns with great parts right out of the box. Glock is nice and they have tons of aftermarket options, but in my opinion, they are just overpriced asf. They need much better factory features to justify that kind of price.



  12. Eddie Burleson on August 18, 2022 at 8:16 pm

    Sell



  13. Zakk8910 on August 18, 2022 at 8:18 pm

    Taurus makes some of the worst pos guns I’ve ever shot.



  14. Mark Stevens on August 18, 2022 at 8:19 pm

    Just start the video.. Yeah I’m a glock fan boy. I mean I’ve got over a thousand rounds through the g3c with no malfunctions but hey its not a glock.



  15. Schiltron Munitions on August 18, 2022 at 8:20 pm

    Just ordered a G3c yesterday for the simple reason that PA is selling them for 225 with free shipping AND a $25 rebate. Tack on a 10% code I had and I am getting it for around $190. Can’t beat that.



  16. C W on August 18, 2022 at 8:21 pm

    I don’t know if anyone mentioned before that the G2C and G3C are compatible with Sig 226 9mm mags. I like having a 15 rd spare or 18 rd Mec gar option for spares. Also happy the G2C is easily replaced if it gets taken after a SD situation.



  17. TECHTHINGSANDMORE.COM on August 18, 2022 at 8:22 pm

    G3C all time!!!



  18. ReaperTheMad on August 18, 2022 at 8:25 pm

    Glock – you can buy it for $200 more than better options and spend $200 customizing it to beat the competition. But you can tell everybody you have a Glock.



  19. Brad Larson on August 18, 2022 at 8:26 pm

    Hello from Iowa. Great video



  20. AlwonDomz on August 18, 2022 at 8:26 pm

    I bought a Glock 43X over the Taurus G3C. The Glock seemed more reliable and easier to maintain long-term when talking to the seller.



  21. Beckel_1776 on August 18, 2022 at 8:29 pm

    I have a G3c and I like it a lot. Lots of rounds through it. Even Eats shitty steel Russian ammo like nobody’s business. Getting a cerakote job done on the slide and investing in an extended threaded barrel



  22. Dusty colombo on August 18, 2022 at 8:29 pm

    Interesting on the sights,, i have the G2C and there’s night sights on booth front and back



  23. James Pollock on August 18, 2022 at 8:30 pm

    Please keep that target line in perpetual fallow status.



  24. peoplehavetherights on August 18, 2022 at 8:31 pm

    I have not shot my G3C much yet, so far it has been reliable with both ball and JHP bullets.



  25. Justin Meek on August 18, 2022 at 8:34 pm

    I feel it’s all because of glock being a fad. Nothing more nothing less everyone owns one because they are on a band wagon of fan boys. Every body and their brother owns one for the sole fact of hearing other people owning one nothing more. functions just as well as my taurus and has the same result from the same caliber of bullet you are buying nothing but the brand name. Well me for once is not on the band wagon of believing it is good just from someone saying it. I know from personal experience lmao. have fun wasting money on something you could have payed less for to get the same result.😴💯



  26. Darin Di Pietro on August 18, 2022 at 8:36 pm

    Picked up a G3C on sale plus a rebate- literal steal with 3 mags.
    Had a failure to eject about round 30 and haven’t had one issue after another 750 rounds. Fun to shoot and fits my hand like a glove.
    I’m a firm believer in Taurus. I’m new to handguns and have no prejudice, I think it’s a phenomenal gun regardless of price. Keep it clean and keep it lubed and I’m confident it’ll last me for years.



  27. Dennis Lyles on August 18, 2022 at 8:37 pm

    I’ve never owned a Glock but have shoot my son’s a few times. It’s a good gun. My son work for a pawnshop and I bought a G3c for $190.75. I feel very comfortable and confident with it. It’s what I carry now for our Church security team.



  28. ben mckenzie on August 18, 2022 at 8:39 pm

    I have G2c & G3C the three is a much better gun if you hold them side by side and shoot them the 3 is a lot more balanced it feels like they weighted the gun better and when you are carrying all day or holding it for a while it make all the difference in the world.
    Also the trigger on the 3 is much more improved pushing 1500 rounds through my G3C not a problem I would trust my life with this Gun



  29. meatman66 on August 18, 2022 at 8:40 pm

    G2 owner. Replaced plastic guide rod with ss aftermarket. 5 years 3,000 rounds, runs perfect. My high-end gun, H&K VP9 is very nice. Better?



  30. Romak 47 on August 18, 2022 at 8:41 pm

    Wait .. Taurus has the worst reputation?? Never shot a raven have you.

    And NO rail on the Glock



  31. Brad Dilley on August 18, 2022 at 8:42 pm

    See I rember growing up and glocks were very bad for jamming



  32. Bob Smoot on August 18, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    You seem to approach the comparison fairly (other than Glock mods). That’s hard for a Glock guy to do. I’ve never seen a G2-3 fan bias. They only say that they work great.



  33. Cody&jenn 87 on August 18, 2022 at 8:46 pm

    I already own the all black glock 43x I put rubber texture talon grips on my 43x and the next gun I buy I think I’ll get the Taurus g3c I really like the Taurus g3c



  34. Ronald Harris on August 18, 2022 at 8:47 pm

    I just purchased a G3C based off of your videos and expertise for my wife…me a G19 Gen5…thx brotha!



  35. Floyd black on August 18, 2022 at 8:47 pm

    Nobody has a stock glock coz they are not perfection and have to change lots of stuff , taurus g3c out of the box is better



  36. KOFFIN nails on August 18, 2022 at 8:47 pm

    The GC3 is my first compact and I’m enjoying it. I have big hands so I was thinking it would be weird to handle it. It took a little time for comfort but after some training I love it



  37. Doom the Space Marine on August 18, 2022 at 8:48 pm

    Two great choices for a compact gun. I bought a G3c for me.



  38. John Stephen Fuentes on August 18, 2022 at 8:49 pm

    My friend and I got a G3C and G43x MOS respectively at the same time. I’m going to share your video to my friend. 😆



  39. Mr. Popo on August 18, 2022 at 8:49 pm

    Oh my Glocks!!!!!



  40. Jeremy Brown on August 18, 2022 at 8:50 pm

    I just bought the g3c .. havent shot it yet but cant wait to get some mags thru it.. glad it came with 3 magazines.. cause they’re $36 each



  41. Yungz on August 18, 2022 at 8:50 pm

    This video is legit crazy just due to the fact that I’ve been deciding between these two… 🤯



  42. Dave Arzani on August 18, 2022 at 8:51 pm

    Great for CC, Love this gun. I find your reviews very helpful. Your reviews helped me in making my choice and I appreciate all that you & your wife do to make these videos available.



  43. Brad Dilley on August 18, 2022 at 8:54 pm

    No point spending that much more mony just keep up your gun and it will be fine



  44. Shawn on August 18, 2022 at 8:55 pm

    I carried a G3C for over a year, put about 500 rounds through it. Then 3 weeks ago it went off in my holster. A very stiff, no way in hell it engaged the trigger type holster. Looks like I’m gonna be giving Glock a try here real soon. I’ll carry my Rugers till then.



  45. TheMFStudios on August 18, 2022 at 8:56 pm

    I have 2 Taurus pistols. The G3C and the Taurus 856. Both have run with no malfunctions.



  46. ZK DK on August 18, 2022 at 8:58 pm

    I’m a year late😏. I like the look of the Glock 43, however I chose the taurus g3c, as my first pistol. It felt good in my hands, with the weight and grip. Happy to see(in cleaning) it was tested. I hope I never have to use it, accept practice.



  47. Bigtrav239 on August 18, 2022 at 8:59 pm

    I own the Glock 19 X as my primary. just picked up a Taurus g3c for a fraction of the price of my glock. Can’t wait to take it out on the range.



  48. SaneNoMore on August 18, 2022 at 9:00 pm

    Hmm $600 vs $350 (for optic ready versions) wonder what one wins.



  49. Louis Cypher on August 18, 2022 at 9:01 pm

    Admittedly, I’m a Taurus fan. I’ve carried them for years and never had an issue. I think it’s funny how everyone talks about how they never have a malfunction or misfire, but somehow find a way to say something negative about it. "Thousands of rounds with no misfire, but I just don’t think it’s reliable." Well, it is. I think it’s time that instead of saying it’s a good gun for the price, it’s time to just say it’s a good gun, and leave it at that. I’ve had everything from the Millennium Pro, TCP, and now I have the G3c too. Never had an issue with any of them. Forget the price, they’re just good guns.



  50. MisfitToy66 on August 18, 2022 at 9:02 pm

    You know they made a thin single stack g2c/g3c called g2s. I think they hold 7 or 8rds.