SHOT Show 2018 ZRODELTA Introduces the Genesis Z9 Pistol Candice Horner January 22, 2018 Join the Conversation Last week, we reported ZRODELTA acquired War Sport, in doing so the company increased manufacturing capabilities and completely dissolved the War Sport brand. Clint Walker alluded to a new product release as being what “many will consider to be the most innovative, disruptive product at SHOT Show this year.” Walker was referring to the ZRODELTA Genesis Z9 modular pistol. ZRODELTA says the Genesis Z9 is “the world's first completely modular pistol that will allow user to convert from compact to a full long slide race gun in seconds thanks to its Patent Pending Design.” Currently, the price has yet to be announced. But, limited quantities of the Genesis Z9 are available immediately. Production models are expected to ship at the end of 2018 Q2, and ZRODELTA boasts the ability to deliver 2,000 complete pistols per month once production models start shipping. In the official press release from ZRODELTA, the company said: The Genesis Z9 frame is Billet 7075 Aluminum and is compatible with several common Glock® parts on the market. The Genesis will be offered in 9mm base models to include Compact, Service and Race (Long Slide), with additional parts available direct through ZRODELTA to give users the ability to easily reconfigure the pistol based on application. ZRODELTA will announce collaborations with key industry partners that will offer a multitude of parts accessories. These collaborations will ensure customers have a wide selection of customizable options from other respected brands in the industry. “The Genesis is emblematic of a new perspective at ZRODELTA, one that seeks to develop the pinnacle of what a striker-fired pistol can be, and ought to be. The Genesis Z9 is more modular, ergonomic, accurate, cross-platform, and cross-application compatible than any other pistol of its kind. The depth and breadth of our property surrounding its utility is truly groundbreaking.” – Pat Harrigan “The Genesis pistol platform allows the customer to build and customize their pistol to their comfort, environment and ability. Our team has effectively given users the ability to build on a “receiver” the perfect firearm much like they build an AR15.” – Clint Walker “The Genesis pistol is the first product that shows our innovative ability. Extensive R&D, coupled with high quality precision machining, and testing, proves our ability to become a leader in this industry.” – John Birk Stock Glock® parts that will work on every variation: Gen 3 trigger packs Gen 3 trigger housing Trigger pin Slide catch Gen 3 Slide catch spring Slide stop assembly Trigger housing pin Mag release spring Glock/aftermarket magazines Glock/aftermarket gen 3 slides Glock/aftermarket slide internals Sights Proprietary for Compact variation only: Barrel Recoil spring Proprietary parts for all configurations: Mag release Locking block Locking block pin RMR plate/Dummy plate (if using our slide) Proprietary for Race (Long Slide) variation only: Barrel Recoil spring The Genesis Z9 can be seen at the ZRODELTA SHOT Show booth, #15834. Explore RECOILweb:The Joint Special Operations Kalashnikov: A Look at the AKs of a New Cold WarPhase 5 Weapons Systems, IncPhoenix Arms Redback: From the AshesSunday Night Range Pr0n: Pannone in Texas NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Click here to get IMMEDIATE ACCESS to a digital PDF of this target pack!