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Friday Night Gun Porn – Diamondback Firearms’ new DB FS 9mm

Diamondback Firearms has announced the release of their new DB FS Nine Pistol. It’s their entry into the full-size, polymer double-action striker-fired handgun market (say ‘full-size polymer double-action striker-fired’ 3 times fast after a couple shots of Patrón I dare ya).

Some of you are no doubt groaning, or perhaps even crying out, “O ye sainted fathers, thank you! A thousand times thank you! We have so needed another full-size polymer double-action striker-fired handgun!” To you I say – give it a chance. I haven’t had it on the range. I just got the word a few hours ago, but I think competition is a Good Thing. Is the DB 9mm going to be the next Glock or M&P? It’s doubtful, but we didn’t expect those before we saw them either.

Friday Night Gun Porn   Diamondback Firearms new DB FS 9mm photo

I will keep an open mind and ask you to do the same – at least until after we’ve seen some testing on it.

The black Melonited DB 9mm is described as having an “ergonomically driven polymer double stack frame with a [Melonited] stainless steel slide” and “tactile-enhanced grip.” The slide has front and rear serrations. Diamondback advises the pistol has been built with a flared magwell to assist in speedy, efficient reloads. They further advise they have incorporated a “…trigger safety and firing pin block safety with a short, positive reset, minimizing trigger travel for faster cycle times.” Trigger weight is listed as 5.5 #. The weapon features a cocking indicator at the rear of the slide and fixed 3-dot sights. It has an integrated PIc rail, a 4.75″ Chromemoly barrel to provide a 6.25″ sight radius – overall length is 7.8 in and it weighs 21 1/2 oz. Magazine capacity (one will ship with each purchased pistol) is 15+1.

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Interestingly, they are also offering a free NRA membership with purchase. MSRP: $483.34.

I will advise if I am able to put one through its paces, or if someone else does – probably someone like Iain. He always gets to play with the cool toys. I think it’s because he talks funny and says things like SHEDyool instead of schedule.

More to follow on the DB FS Nine.

Friday Night Gun Porn   Diamondback Firearms new DB FS 9mm photo

Friday Night Gun Porn   Diamondback Firearms new DB FS 9mm photo