pistol caliber carbines
Our 9mm carbines are designed and built in Charlotte NC, but deployed all over the world
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Pistol caliber carbines, or PCCs, are gaining popularity for their versatility, affordable ammunition, and enjoyable shooting experience. These firearms, chambered in popular pistol calibers like 9mm, 45acp, and 10mm, offer a range of benefits for self-defense, competitive shooting, and recreational use.
Arguably, the most popular PCC on the market today is the AR9. This 9mm variation of the classic AR-15 style rifle combines the ergonomic and customizable features of its bigger brother with the advantage of using more cost-effective 9mm ammunition. With a balance of accuracy and recoil control, the AR9 appeals to both new and experienced shooters.
In addition to the AR9, there are other notable PCC models like the AK-47 and the roller delayed MDP-9. When choosing the right PCC for you, factors such as caliber, action type (straight blowback vs roller delayed), and intended use (home defense, backpack gun, competition, etc.) should be considered.
Pistol caliber carbines excel in a wide range of applications. Their improved accuracy and manageable recoil make them efficient tools for personal defense. The compact size and lighter weight compared to larger caliber rifles make them easy to handle in tight spaces, which is crucial for a defensive rifle. They are also popular in competitive shooting, with many shooting sports offering divisions specifically for PCCs. Additionally, PCCs are great for recreational shooting or "plinking," providing a fun and rewarding shooting experience.
To enhance the performance and usability of your 9mm carbine, consider essential accessories such as red dot optics for faster target acquisition, slings for easy carry, extra magazines for extended shooting sessions, and a sound suppressor for noise and recoil reduction. Adding a suppressor to your PCC offers advantages in reducing noise, making shooting more comfortable, preserving your hearing, and enhancing accuracy and control during rapid fire.
A pistol caliber carbine, like the AR9, can play a versatile role in your arsenal and bring excitement to the range. With the right knowledge, preparation, and key accessories, you can make the most of your PCC shooting experience. If you need help selecting the right pistol caliber, please don't hesitate to contact us. We're here to help and provide you with the guidance you need.