Here is a link to the post and pictures of my Glock 43 Conversion.
We just bought the G43 for my granddaughter - super accurate for her even though shes a very new shooter. Even though shes little, she wants the extended mag for the grip fit. Plus capacity, of course. There are +1 through +4 mag bases available, including half a dozen colors.
No experience with the sig, so I can’t compare, but the G43 is pretty sweet.
I have the Strike Industries +2 Also. It really improved my gun. I like it.
@Jon_Owen we looked at a bunch of different ones… what makes that one your choice?
I have the same 2 round extension for my 43. Makes the weapon soooo much easier to handle and stabilize. Love it.
I think we’re going with a +3 base in pink or lavender. Because, yes the granddaughters G43 is pink. Ok, “rose gold” actually. There are just a bunch of options so we were waffling over which one.
@Zee, the Strike Industries slides on the same way that the original Glock bottom piece comes off. Other companies talk about how their extensions either screw on or when they slide on they actually remove the small nub that retains the Glock bottom piece making it impossible to put it back to the original configuration if you wanted to. This one is the most compatible with the Glock magazines.
Cool, that’s important to know thank you @NJStraightShooter!
A few months late for the debate here lol. I’m going with the Sig P365 and not just because I own and carry one. I own and carry one for a reason. Before deciding to go with the Sig I held and shot several different choices. Of which one of those was the Glock G43. Although I am not.a fan of Glocks don’t get me wrong there is nothing wrong with them. I just don’t like how they feel or fit in my hand. I also didn’t shoot the G43 as well as I did the P365. The sights out of the box on the P365 are way better than the standard sights on any Glock. I liked the action and crispness of the P365’s trigger over the G43. Just because I chose to go with a Sig over a Glock doesn’t mean anyone else has or needs to. Just as my fiance prefers his Colt 1911 over my Sig. That’s the great thing about this we don’t have to like what everyone else does and there are so many choices for us to choose.
Better is the one that fits your hand the best and you shoot the best, neither of them is on my “wish list” but they are both solid reliable firearms.
My recommendation would be to go to a range that will loan or rent you some to try.
I’m not a fan of the micro compact unless they have a grip extension or full sized grip. They can be very difficult to control.
If you want a compact let me suggest giving the XD or XDM compact with the 3.3 or 3.5" barrel and the extended mag with the mag extension.