Is the FNS-9 a good gun?
The FNS-9 is a somewhat concealable, striker-fired pistol with 100% ambidextrous controls. Out of the box, the iron sights, minimal controls, and metal magazines put it miles ahead of any Glock. It’s comfortable to hold and shoot and it’s plenty accurate. The FNS-9’s trigger is pretty bad.
What is the best 9 mm pistol to buy?
The Sig Sauer P320 is one of the best striker-fired 9mm pistols in the world. It was adopted by the U.S. Marine Corps in 2017 as the M17 and M18 (compact variant). If you’re looking for modularity along with accuracy, then the Sig Sauer P320 should be one of your top choices.
Are FN pistols any good?
The fit, feel and the trigger were all very good, not just for a striker-fired pistol, but good in the overall comparison. The 509 was the FN entry to that competition, and despite not winning, the result was a most-excellent pistol that we can all buy and use.
Does FNS-9 have a safety?
Up is safe, down is fire. This is just a safety; it does not lock the slide like on a 1911, which means the FNS-9 can be loaded while on safe. Surprisingly, the safety is the smallest control on this pistol. It’s only a half-inch long and protrudes a mere 0.17 inch beyond the side of the slide.
Why are FN pistols so expensive?
They mill out a magwell block that only allows single stack mags, install the stock(they come with one designed to be thrown away that isn’t adjustable when they hit the us) and do some other stuff to the guns. This along makes them more expensive than if they were made in the US.
What guns do the Secret Service use?
The Secret Service’s current duty sidearm, the SIG-Sauer P229 double-action/single-action pistol chambered in . 357 SIG, entered service in 1999. It is the issued handgun to all special agents as well as officers of the Uniformed Division. As of 2019, the SIG-Sauer P229 is scheduled to be replaced with Glock handguns.
Is the FN America fns-9 a good gun?
Its last major introduction, the FN America FNS-9, is a perfect example of this trend, and FN continues to sell the FNS-9 as another duty option. The FNS-9 incorporates many features attractive to law enforcement agencies, and these same attributes make the pistol just as appealing to armed citizens and competitive shooters.
Can a FNS 9 be loaded while on safe?
Up is safe, down is fire. This is just a safety; it does not lock the slide like on a 1911, which means the FNS-9 can be loaded while on safe. Surprisingly, the safety is the smallest control on this pistol.
How big is the trigger on a FNS 9?
The rail extends the serviceability of the FNS-9 from just a duty weapon to a tactical-team sidearm. The other, and maybe most important, frame-mounted control is the trigger. The FNS-9’s trigger is .38 inch wide and smooth.
What’s the difference between a 1911 and a FN 9?
There’s also a wide and high beavertail that allows for a low bore axis. Like the 1911, backstraps are interchangeable. Each pistol is shipped with two—one flat, one arched. Just as with the rest of the grip’s surface, the backstraps have very aggressive pebbling or checkering molded in.