New Large Format Pistols for 2024

The power and accuracy of a large format pistol are hard to argue with.

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posted on April 29, 2024
New Large Format Pistols for 2024

The large format pistol started out as a solution in search of a problem, but modern accessories have allowed it to become a useful firearm for a number of applications.


SAM7K-55

Arsenal Inc. | SAM7K-55
Built with a forged and milled receiver with ambidextrous safety and a SAW-style grip. The handguards are a replica of the original Tula AKSU handguards. The large-format pistol is available in FDE, OD Green, Grey or Plum.

▶Chrome-lined, hammer-forged barrel
▶Includes hard case with precision CNC-cut foam inserts
▶24x1.5 mm right-hand-threaded FSB
▶Picatinny rail on rear of receiver with QD sling mount

Specifications
Caliber: 7.62x39 mm
Magazine Capacity: 30 rounds
Barrel Length: 8.5 inches
Overall Length: 18 inches
Weight: 128 ounces
MSRP: $1,949
(702) 643-2220 arsenalinc.com


Beretta | PMXs Tiger Stripe

Beretta | PMXs Tiger Stripe
This semi-automatic pistol variant of Beretta’s latest submachine gun features polymer furniture and a metal, full-length top rail for mounting optics. It boasts four sling-attachment points and the pistol ships with not one, but two 30-round magazines.

▶Threaded barrel
▶Ambidextrous controls
▶Quad-rail barrel shroud
▶Hand stop

Specifications
Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 30 rounds
Barrel Length: 6.9 inches
Overall Length: 16.4 inches
Weight: 88 ounces
MSRP: $1,599
(800) 237-3882 beretta.com


Caracal | CMP9K

Caracal | CMP9K
Combining the features of two legendary firearms, the fully ambidextrous, semi-automatic CMP9K has AR-style controls, but accepts MP5 magazines. Subsequent models will be offered in additional configurations, barrel lengths and chamberings.

▶M-Lok forward rail
▶Picatinny rail at rear of receiver
▶Birdcage-style flash hider
▶Ambidextrous controls

Specifications
Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 30 rounds
Barrel Length: 5.5 inches
Overall Length: 15.5 inches
Weight: 97.6 ounces
MSRP: $1,525
(208) 323-8727 caracalusa.com


Hydra Weaponry | BMP-23

Hydra Weaponry | BMP-23
The BMP-23 is based on the original 1970s Bushmaster pistol design by Gwinn Firearms. The bullpup pistol is the “retro firearm of the future.” It uses an AK-47-type, gas-piston design and incorporates a 40-degree swivel of the grip frame, permitting both left- and right-hand use.

▶30-round magazine
▶AR-style pistol grip
▶Top-mounted bolt handle
▶Birdcage flash hider

Specifications
Caliber: 5.56 NATO
Magazine Capacity: 30 rounds
Barrel Length: 11.5 inches
Overall Length: 20.5 inches
Weight: 83.2 ounces
MSRP: $2,350
(855) 493-7221 hydraweaponry.com


LWRCI | IC-9

LWRCI | IC-9
The MonoForge upper receiver on the IC-9 has an integrated rail-base, making it lighter and stronger than most upper receivers. The coin-forged components are struck, heat-treated, and struck again for better dimensional accuracy and superior surface finish.

▶M-Lok rail on handguard
▶Proven delayed-blowback operating system
▶Fully ambidextrous controls
▶Oversize, enhanced trigger guard

Specifications
Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 33 rounds
Barrel Length: 8.5 inches
Overall Length: 22.5 inches
Weight: 66 ounces
MSRP: $1,999
(410) 901-1348 lwrci.com


Magpul-ZEV | FDP-9

Magpul-ZEV | FDP-9
It’s finally here! The long-awaited folding pistol from Magpul and ZEV Technologies folds into a compact, nearly square package for the ultimate in concealment, yet pops open quickly for rapid deployment. It is also available as an SBR with a full stock.

▶Compatible with Glock magazines
▶Removable top rail
▶Integral iron sights
▶Rear sling swivel

Specifications
Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 17 rounds
Barrel Length: 7.25 inches
Overall Length: 25 inches
Weight: 48 ounces
MSRP: $1,500
(805) 486-5800 zevtechnologies.com


Maxim Defense | MD9 CQB 905

Maxim Defense | MD9 CQB 905
A large-format pistol based on the AR-9, the MD9 CQB 905 accepts Glock G19 and longer 9 mm magazines, combining the familiarity of AR-pattern controls with the ubiquity of Glock magazines. The MD9 incorporates a roller-delayed buffer system for reliable and comfortable shooting.

▶Flash hider
▶ALG Defense trigger
▶Radian charging handle
▶Top rail

Specifications
Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 15 rounds
Barrel Length: 5.8 inches
Overall Length: 20 inches
Weight: 97 ounces
MSRP: $2,195
(239) 580-7800 maximdefense.com


Military Armament Corporation | MAC-5

Military Armament Corporation | MAC-5
Bringing modern tooling and manufacturing techniques to perhaps the most iconic large-format pistol/pistol-caliber carbine of the 20th century, Military Armament Corporation has introduced the MAC-5. Yes, it features the roller-delayed-blowback action and is compatible with H&K and most other aftermarket products intended for MP5 variants. A sling, hard case and cleaning kit are included.

▶Adjustable rear-diopter sight
▶Flash hider
▶Hooded-post front sight
▶Glass-filled polymer grip module

Specifications
Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 30 rounds
Barrel Length: 8.9 inches
Overall Length: 17.9 inches
Weight: 88 ounces
MSRP: $1,100
(865) 604-6894 milarmamentcorp.com


PTR Industries | 9R Reverse Stretch

PTR Industries | 9R Reverse Stretch
While it may not be made in Germany, this semi-automatic clone of the iconic MP5 submachine gun ships with a hard case, a single-point sling and two 30-round magazines, getting a whole lot of 9 mm ready to send downrange.

▶Rear-mounted sling swivel
▶Optics rail
▶Hand stop
▶Elongated trigger guard

Specifications
Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 30 rounds
Barrel Length: 6 inches
Overall Length: 14.25 inches
Weight: 106 ounces
MSRP: $1,889
(843) 358-2222 ptr-us.com


Ruger | LC Charger

Ruger | LC Charger
Based on the manufacturer’s popular LC Carbine and utilizing the same magazines and controls as the innovative Ruger-5.7 pistol, the LC Charger combines the best of both platforms into a firearm that is quite fun to shoot.

▶Threaded barrel
▶Ambidextrous safety
▶Reversible magazine release
▶QD sling sockets

Specifications
Caliber: 5.7x28 mm
Magazine Capacity: 20 rounds
Barrel Length: 10.3 inches
Overall Length: 16 inches
Weight: 66.5 ounces
MSRP: $999
(336) 949-5200 ruger.com

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