First Shots: "The Rose" G43X By Apollo Customs And Davidson's

A great-looking pistol that can help solve the thorny problem of armed personal defense.

posted on January 27, 2024

Davidson's Gallery Of Guns worked with Glock and Apollo Custom to develop one of its latest exclusive designs with the G43X "The Rose" edition. This carry-size handgun is tastefully appointed with a number of aesthetic enhancements that provide a feminine touch for the growing market of female shooters. The top end of the Glock G43X "The Rose" pistol is treated with a shimmering-aluminum Cerakote finish, along with an artful engraving of the limited edition's name on the right-hand side. The polymer frame is also Cerakote-treated with a rose-gold color, and the grip panels are given an all-black background, highlighting the rose-themed engravings within the design.

Aside from its distinctive and eye-catching exterior, the specifications “The Rose” edition are identical to that of a standard Glock G43X. Chambered in 9mm, it uses the standard 10-round magazine from any other G43. It is 6.5 inches long, 1.1 inches wide and 5.04 inches high when a magazine is inserted. Weighing just 18.7 ounces when empty, the pistol ships with a black plastic case and two magazines. MSRP for The Rose by Davidson’s and Apollo Custom is $899.99, and more information can be found at


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