Finally pulled the trigger. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio. The Military Arms Channel takes the FN 509 and runs it through the gauntlet. McLean, VA – January 18, 2021 – FN America, LLC is pleased to announce the release of the FN 509 Compact, joining the ranks of the FN 509 family of striker-fired, 9mm pistols. “FN’s commitment to developing performance-driven products has reached a new level with the FN 509 LS Edge,” said Mark Cherpes, CEO for FN America, LLC. As long as all of the handguns are subjected to the same standard, then surely we can draw a rough baseline? The 509 Midsize has a polymer frame and is similar in size to a Glock 19 or Sig Sauer P320, which means it is on the larger size of compact yet small enough to be comfortably concealed. msrp: $679.00 Caliber: 9mm Operation: Double-action Mag Capacity: 10 or 15 Rd. Tested with over 1,000,000 rounds as part of FN’s MHS submission (Modular Handgun System), its reliability is unquestionable. The FN 509 is a spectacular pistol. by Gray_Ghost. The 509 is a civilian version of the handgun submitted to replace the Beretta M9. 2nd AmendmentPoliticsSports9mmColumbiaConcealed CarryFN 509 MidsizeOpen CarrySouth Carolina. FN America, the USA arm of FN Herstal, released their FN 503 just this month and so far it lives up to what we would expect! We’ll explore the top features, pros and cons, and reasons you can trust the reliability. The grip texture has been redesigned, and the slide release levers are slightly enlarged to be more user friendly. The FN 503 shares similar design heritage with the 509, so that extreme high reliability carries over into this new pistol. This may be the first handgun to have stoppages so early in the game. LESTER; 9 mo ago; 17 2K 1 h ago. Berex; 3 d ago; 7 238 9 h ago. Fans of the original 509 have nothing to fear. 509 … FN Herstal has designed and developed a pre-loaded striker pistol for security forces based on user feedback. Hey guys. This is a series of tests involving water, sand, dirt, and mud. A modern, high performance pistol that will reliably enable the user to survive life-threatening situations. The ANR holster is vacuum formed, and CNC cut for the perfect fit. “The foundation of unmatched FN craftsmanship and battle-proven reliability combined with expert counsel from professional users, allowed us to develop the most advanced FN 509 pistol to date.” This accomplished via a two-piece trigger, that locks together as solid, flat front when depressed. I recently held a 5089 … While holding the slide with one … The gun’s rear sight ears have been removed and an optics plate has been installed with a Trijicon RMR. We put a Sightmark Mini Shot M-SPEC Reflex sight on our 509 Midsize and target acquisition, and transitioning between targets, was a breeze. Field Stripping. This new configuration delivers the same reliability and high-performance of the FN 509 family in a compact, highly … FN 509 Compact Tactical. Ergonomics * * * * * But the new 503 is much trimmer than its larger cousin. by glowing_plasma. G. 590 LS Edge. The FN 509 Midsize is an accurate, flawlessly reliable 9mm pistol which is made in Columbia, South Carolina, by FN America. Not equipped with a threaded barrel, simply lock the slide and rotate the takedown lever 100-degrees clockwise. Reach him directly at awrhawkins@breitbart.com. However, it does fall victim to the many disadvantages of mass production. They have a reputation for quality products. FN … I really like them BUT I’m in the mood for something different. Over the course of development, the platform has been tested extensively for reliability, ammunition … The ANR appendix holster for the FN 509 fits 509, 509 Tactical, 509C, and 509M. msrp: $799.00 Caliber: 9mm Operation: Double-action Mag Capacity: 10 or 12/15 Rd. L. Apex vs. The trigger on the 509 Midsize has a built in safety, designed to prohibit accidental discharge by blocking the depression of the trigger unless the pressure on the trigger is sourced in the lower front, where the shooter’s finger belongs. Thus the FN 509 Midsize was not born out of a vacuum, but is a pistol created for civilians after years of proving the FN name on battlefields and training grounds. The 509 Tactical even includes two recoil spring assemblies for tuning for strong/weak ammo and suppressed/unsuppressed. The holster is optics ready, suppressor height sight ready (up to 0.450" tall), and threaded barrel compatible. They said at the time that the 509 had more than 1 million rounds to ensure that their new flagship 9mm pistol was reliable. Looking at the spec sheet it seems simple, but the attenti… Sign up to get Down Range at breitbart.com/downrange. So, why did the 509 perform so badly? You have a choice between either … Leftee; 9 d ago; 2. Please let us know if you're having issues with commenting. Designed and developed for Security forces; Extremely reliable and very accurate: fixed 3-dot luminescent sights; tactile and visible loaded chamber indicator; 17-round capacity magazine; Highly ergonomic: highly effective non-slip surfaces; ambidextrous slide release and safety … FN America took their line of striker-fired pistols in a new direction in 2017 with the introduction of the FN 509. FN 509 Pistol Family Expands with New Concealed Carry Compact Model. So reliability in the field, meaning the FN 509 magazine release not inadvertently disengaging the magazine thus causing the magazine to not be locked in place when they need it most, could be an issue.The FN 509 magazine release has built-up areas in the frame around the magazine release, so you don’t have to worry about the magazine being inadvertently … Accuracy * * * 1/2 At least average. The FN 509 Midsize boasts all the benefits of a full-sized gun in a less-than-full-sized, more concealable pistol. I always feel safe and reliable with Glock. Once the trigger is engaged the pull is clean and the break is crisp. Field Stripping the firearm takes only seconds. The FN 509® is built on the proven architecture of the FNS™ Compact, FN made changes internally and externally to meet the rigorous performance standards of the MHS requirements and further developed the platform into the FN 509® with the help from industry experts. 30 781 2 d ago. “FN’s commitment to developing performance-driven products has reached a new level with the FN 509 LS Edge,” said Mark Cherpes, CEO for FN America, LLC. GE-2 d ago; 4 205 1 d ago. “FN’s commitment to developing performance-driven products has reached a new level with the FN 509 LS Edge,” said Mark Cherpes, CEO for FN America, LLC. FN 509® Compact MRD BLK. Discussion Starter • #1 • Dec 31, 2018. It ships with 15-round magazines, giving you 15+1 rounds of 9mm self-defense ammunition for concealed carry. Die Griffrücken sind … Introduced in early 2020, the striker-fired polymer-framed FN 503 borrows the design, performance, and reliability standards of the company’s rugged FN 509 series. I personally like the gauntlet test. WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Lead which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. by Ely010606. It was not flawless but way better than the 509. The FN® 509 offers a new level of durability, reliability and ergonomic design. I think so far his Sphinx is the only gun to pass with flying colors. The reliability and function proved flawless, regardless of the quality or brand of ammo; regardless of whether the ammo was new or smattering of dirty old rounds from the console of a truck. Key Benefits. On a personal note, I was expecting better performance from an FN product. The guns included the FN 509, Glock 17 Gen5, Heckler & Koch P30, Sig Sauer P320 Full-Size, Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 and the 5-inch-barreled Walther PPQ M2. Sie wiegt ungeladen/geladen 753/957 Gramm, besitzt als ausgewachsene Dienstpistole die typische Lauflänge von 4“ (102 mm) sowie eine Magazinkapazität für 17 Patronen. An optic helps. by glowing_plasma. Barrel Length: 3.7" FN 509® Midsize. Edge. The FN 509 Midsize is a winner that is made in America. Not yet, he did do the P-07 though. Follow him on Twitter: @AWRHawkins. 36 Posts . AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkins, a weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. Will not work with FNS TM or FNX TM series pistols. The latest and greatest thing in compact firearms is basically the Sig Sauer P365, with how incredibly popular it has become — everyone is now trying to come out with their version of the lean and mean sub-compact CCW. by MasterJP. Great sights help. Barrel Length: 4.0" FN 509® Midsize MRD FDE. “The foundation of unmatched FN craftsmanship and battle-proven reliability combined with expert counsel from professional users, allowed us to develop the most advanced FN 509 pistol to date.” The Sig p320 eventually won the trials and will replace the Beretta m9. Just being dunked in water caused the 509 not to fire. Introducing our FN 509 Compact MRD 9mm review… In it, we will layout the numerous reasons you’ll want one of these new striker-fired autoloader firearms. The FN 509® is built on the proven architecture of the FNS™ Compact, FN made changes internally and externally to meet the rigorous performance standards of the MHS requirements and further developed the platform into the FN 509® with the help from industry experts. The holster will also with the optic length of the Trijicon SRO. The guns made by FN America come from strong pedigree in FN Herstal, S.A., a renowned military arms manufacturer known for firearms that are accurate, extremely durable, and get the job done under the harshest of combat conditions. Feed ramps and chambers are polished to ensure high levels of reliability no matter what rounds you feed the FN 509 LS Edge. After cycling 300 rounds through the FN 509 Midsize, I figured I owed it a good cleaning. Then again, how does someone do a “scientific” test with moving parts, sand, water, dirt and mud? In fact, I was disappointed. Weight: 26.5 oz. The FN ® 509 offers a new level of durability, reliability and ergonomic design. The FN 509® 9mm 17-Round magazine features a polished stainless steel body with flat black finish, high visibility anti-tilt follower, and flat base pad. The FN 509 Midsize MRD fit easily into a small conceal carry purse. Overall, I was not impressed with the results. Over the course of development, the platform has been tested extensively for reliability, ammunition … Best 9mm Sidearm Pistol Contenders . As the videos says, this is not a scientific test. Watch: FN 509 Reliability Test. Right off the bat, all six test guns have polymer frames and steel slides. Over the course of development, the platform has been tested extensively for reliability, ammunition … The FN 509 Tactical is shown here with its factory 24-round magazine in place. FN 509 Review – Accuracy I did a walk back drill with the 509 Midsize starting at 25 yards, with a goal of making it to 50 yards without missing … The concealment claw utilizes the pressure from the end users … Reliability * * * * * Zero issues and ran strong. I’m in hunt for a new handgun. The 509 is a civilian version of the handgun submitted to replace the Beretta M9. The guns made by FN America come from strong pedigree in FN Herstal, S.A., a renowned military arms manufacturer known for firearms that are accurate, extremely durable, and get the job done under the harshest of combat conditions. Special thank you to everyone at the Military Arms Channel for making another great video. msrp: $799.00 Caliber: 9mm Operation: Double … The FN 509® is built on the proven architecture of the FNS™ Compact, FN made changes internally and externally to meet the rigorous performance standards of the MHS requirements and further developed the platform into the FN 509® with the help from industry experts. … Bei der FN 509 handelt es sich um eine Polymerrahmen-Pistole mit Schlagbolzenschloss und Browning-Petter-Verschlusssystem im Kaliber 9 mm Luger. This is a series of tests involving water, sand, dirt, and mud. The trigger reset spring seems rather weak, because the trigger had to be pushed forward several times. It was born out of their entry in the Army’s modular handgun system competition. Handgun. The Military Arms Channel takes the FN 509 and runs it through the gauntlet. “The foundation of unmatched FN craftsmanship and battle-proven reliability combined with expert counsel from professional users, allowed us to develop the most advanced FN 509 pistol to date.” The FN 509 Midsize is an accurate, flawlessly reliable 9mm pistol which is made in Columbia, South Carolina, by FN America. Gray_Ghost; 2 d ago; 2 99 1 d ago. A heavy, gritty trigger hurts. The FN 509, by way of contrast, ships with two interchangeable inserts that take up about the lower three quarters of the backstrap. 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