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The Handi-Racker Racking System – Rack Easier

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Grimes, IA based Handi-Racker previously showed us what they said was an easier way to rack our pistols. They recently combined the small, medium, large, and extra large into one tool, so they're offering more bang for your buck.

Yes, we thought the same thing you do. Then we saw shooters with injuries or chronic arthritis responding positively to it…so, once again, who are we to judge. Let the market decide! If this helps someone who might otherwise not be able to defend themselves, we're all for it.

Here’s more about it.

Handi-Racker is one effortless way to rack the slide on most any semi-auto pistol. Yes, most of us can rack a slide with our hands. But for those with arthritis, weak or small hands, or who may be disabled (even missing an appendage), slide operation can be difficult or impossible! Handi-Racker makes these problems disappear.

Handi Racker 2

Simply place the Handi-Racker atop the slide and place the front of the Handi-Racker against any firm surface and push the pistol forward and the slide is effortlessly functioned.

The Handi-Racker also makes it effortless to clear a hard-stuck jam, and when disassembling or reassembling, Handi-Racker makes it easy to hold the slide rearward while removing or replacing pins and/or levers. And of course, it makes it easier to lock a slide back on a heavy-spring pistol.

CNC machined from an extruded block of high-density, tough-as-nails pistol finish-protecting polyethylene, the patented Handi-Racker is designed for many years of hard use. Handi-Racker comes in two sizes that fit 90 percent of the most popular semi-automatics currently manufactured. (Note: The popular Beretta 92 series requires a separate model due to its exposed barrel construction.)

Handi-Racker CEO Chris McAnich says, “Look at it this way – you probably have power steering in your car, so think of the Handi-Racker as power steering for pistols; less work, more fun.”


  • Material: High-density polyethylene
  • Functions: Loading, locking slide to rear, clearing jams, disassembly/reassembly.
  • MSRP: $29.99

Here’s a short video.

If you would like to learn more about Handi-Racker, you can do so right here. You can also connect with them on Facebook.

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  • linda says:

    Have a Beretta Px4 Storm SubCompact F 9mm. Difficult to rack. jams are impossible. What product would you recommend for this gun?

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  • Have a Beretta Px4 Storm SubCompact F 9mm. Difficult to rack. jams are impossible. What product would you recommend for this gun?

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