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Canik Releases SFx Rival Series to U.S. Market

Back in 2017, Canik and Salient Arms collaborated to produce the TP9 Elite Combat. Since then we've seen a series of Canik handguns that take aim at specific angles of the market. With the release of the SFx being announced at Shot Show, it's only a matter of time until it hits the gun store show floor.

Read the Full Press Release:

Canik USA Announces the Arrival of the Canik SFx Rival Series

Delray Beach, Fla. – (January 18, 2022)

Rival (n) – A person or thing competing with another for the same objective or for SUPERIORITY in the same field of activity. 

Canik is proud to introduce the next wave of superior handguns with the Canik Rival series. This revolutionary firearm was designed to level the playing field for the competitive shooter without breaking the bank!

The Canik SFx Rival has a total length of 8.1”, a height of 5.7”, a 1.41” width, a 5” barrel, and an overall weight of 29.5 oz.  With these specifications the Canik SFx Rival can compete in IDPA, IPSC, and USPSA without restrictions. The Canik Rival is available in Canik Rival Grey with Cerakoted gold accents and in an all-black configuration called the Canik SFx Rival Dark Side.  With adjustable fiber optic sights, a lightened 90° diamond cut aluminum flat trigger, reversible magazine releases and sizes, ambidextrous slide release, aggressively serrated and ported slide, 1913 picatinny rail, external mag-well, 3 grip back strap sizes, double undercut trigger guard, ergonomically redesigned beavertail, aggressive grip texturing, and a completely modular setup, the SFx Rival is ready to win right out of the box!

Canik SFx Rival Series

Each SFx Rival hard case includes two 18 round magazines, additional aluminum magazine base plates, a custom holster, Canik punch and toolkit, cleaning kit, 4 optic plates for Canik SFx Rival and 5 optics plates with SFx Rival Dark Side, additional fiber optic, gun lock, and manual.

“The Canik SFx Rival platform has been a closely held secret for the US market” said Canik USA National Marketing Director Adam Ruonala. “This project has been in such high demand for so long that we knew we had to do it right when we brought it to the United States!” The Canik SFx Rival and Canik SFx Rival Dark Side are being sold into distribution now at Shot Show and will be available in stores and online for the consumers to purchase in the next couple of weeks with an MSRP of $679.99!


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