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[SHOT 2024] New FN America Pistols And Compensator Kits

[SHOT 2024] New FN America Pistols And Compensator Kits

FN America announced an expansion of their FN 509 series pistol at the 2024 SHOT Show. The expansion includes new models, limited-edition colors and configurations, and compensator kits designed to enhance recoil mitigation. These releases mark the ongoing evolution of the FN 509 series, which spans 18 models across consumer and law enforcement lines. Let’s take a look at the New FN America pistols and compensator kits.

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[SHOT 2024] New FN America Pistols And Compensator Kits

Among the releases is the introduction of the FN 509 CC Edge™ XL, a model that displays the modularity of the FN 509 platform. It merges features from the FN 509 Edge series with a compact compensated upper and a full-sized, 17-round frame. The result is a pistol that balances everyday carry convenience with performance. The CC Edge comes with a quick-detach compensator designed to cut muzzle rise by up to 25 percent, while the LS Edge frame offers enhanced grip through improved texturing. This combination promises a steady shooting experience, with notable recoil reduction and quicker sight picture recovery.

“With 18 models across our consumer and law enforcement product lines, the FN 509 series is our flagship pistol line and the foundation where we showcase our industry-leading innovation in the pistol category,” said Chris Cole, Vice President of Sales for FN America. “The continued evolution of our FN 509 series gives our consumers more choice and customization, backed by a brand with more than 130 years of proven manufacturing expertise and unique firearms know-how.”

FN 509 Fullsize MRD

Product Page: https://fnamerica.com/products/pistols/fn-509f-mrd/

  • CALIBER: 9mm
  • OPERATION: Double-action, striker-fired
  • MAG CAPACITY: 17 Rd.
  • WEIGHT: 27 oz.
  • BARREL LENGTH: 4.5″
  • OVERALL LENGTH: 7.9″
  • TWIST RATE: 1:10″ RH
  • HEIGHT: 5.56″
  • WIDTH: 1.35″
  • TRIGGER PULL: 4.5 lb. -6.0 lb.
  • SIGHT RADIUS: 6.3″
[SHOT 2024] New FN America Pistols And Compensator Kits

[SHOT 2024] New FN America Pistols And Compensator Kits

[SHOT 2024] New FN America Pistols And Compensator Kits

[SHOT 2024] New FN America Pistols And Compensator Kits

Further expanding the lineup is the FN 509 Fullsize MRD, equipped with a 4.5-inch slide and the Low-Profile Optics-Mounting System. This full-sized, duty-style pistol is tailored for personal or home defense, offering a longer sight radius for heightened accuracy, coupled with controlled recoil.

FN 509 Compact MRD

Product Page: https://fnamerica.com/products/fn-509-series/fn-509-compact-mrd-comp/

  • CALIBER: 9mm
  • OPERATION: Double-action
  • MAG CAPACITY: 10 or 12/15 Rd.
  • WEIGHT: 25.5 oz.
  • BARREL LENGTH: 4.02″
  • OVERALL LENGTH: 7.4″
  • TWIST RATE: 1:10″ RH
  • HEIGHT: 5.2″ / 4.8″
  • WIDTH: 1.35″
  • TRIGGER PULL: 5.5 – 7.7 lb.
  • MSRP: $999
[SHOT 2024] New FN America Pistols And Compensator Kits

[SHOT 2024] New FN America Pistols And Compensator Kits

The FN 509 Series also grows to include a Compact MRD variant with a quick-detach compensator, showcasing full-sized functionality in a compact form. This striker-fired pistol features a compensated barrel that reduces muzzle rise by up to 25 percent. It comes with one 12- and one 15-round magazine, compatibility with major optic footprints through its optics mounting system, ambidextrous controls, and tailored backstrap texturing for improved recoil management.

FN Compensator Kit

Product Page: https://fnamerica.com/products/accessories/fn-compensator-accessory-kit/

For existing FN 509 owners, the new FN Compensator Kit presents an upgrade opportunity. Compatible with the FN 509 Standard, Compact, or Midsize models, this kit incorporates a quick-detach design for easy installation without the need for tools. The compensator is engineered to decrease muzzle rise by up to 25 percent, minimizing felt recoil and maintaining a consistent sight picture through its v-style port design.

FN America’s latest offerings in the FN 509 series demonstrate a commitment to innovation and customer-focused enhancements. By expanding the modularity and versatility of their flagship pistol line, FN provides firearm enthusiasts with more options to customize their shooting experience without compromising on quality or performance.

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