News and Views for 1.24.19

Gun News

Taurus introduces the new TX-22 and American Handgunner loves it.

In case you are curious: What is it like to be a gun owner in California?

Faxon Firearms (we are a dealer) has introduced a new line of pistols.
They take Glock mags, and they look pretty awesome.

Check out their press release below.

Faxon Firearms Announces their New FX-19 Pistol Line  

(CINCINNATI, OH) – Faxon Firearms, a Cincinnati, Ohio based manufacturer of quality rifle and pistol components, is excited to announce their new FX-19 line of 9mm pistols.

The FX-19 pistol line is built from the ground up with the quality and precision you have come to expect from Faxon Firearms.

The Patriot is set up in a carry configuration with aggressive serrations in the slide and fiber-optic front sights. The Hellfire is competition oriented with lightening cuts, suppressor-height sights, enhanced aluminum magwell, and a G19 magazine with a Faxon +5 extension.

Both the Patriot and Hellfire come with DLC coated slides, machined in-house from 17-4 stainless steel and our Match Series pistol barrels. The slides feature optic cuts for mounting Trijicon RMR and Holosun 507C red dots.

The Faxon polymer frame utilizes a 1911-style grip angle, custom grip textures, a double undercut trigger guard, and extended beavertail for improved recoil control and faster target acquisition.  The frame also features a full picatinny rail for weapon mounted lights.

Both models include an extended magazine release, an Overwatch Precision flat-faced trigger, and one G19 magazine.

Patriot Specs:

  • Custom Polymer Frame
  • Extended Magazine Release
  • Overwatch Precision Trigger with Polished Trigger Bar
  • Slides are machined in-house from 17-4 Stainless Steel
  • Enhanced front, rear, and top serrations
  • Optic cut for Trijicon RMR or Holosun 507C
  • Machined posts in optic cuts for optic locating and recoil absorption
  • Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) Finish
  • Fiber Optic Front Sight, Blacked-Out Rear Sight
  • Includes One G19 Magazine

Hellfire Specs:

  • Custom Polymer Frame
  • Extended Magazine Release
  • Overwatch Precision Trigger with Polished Trigger Bar
  • Slides are machined in-house from 17-4 Stainless Steel
  • Enhanced front, rear, and top serrations
  • Optic cut for Trijicon RMR or Holosun 507C
  • Machined posts in optic cuts for optic locating and recoil absorption
  • Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) Finish
  • Suppressor-Height Night Sights
  • Enhanced, Low-Profile Magwell
  • Includes One G19 Magazine with +5 Extension

“We are truly excited to announce our first pistols to the firearms market. After countless hours of design, engineering, testing, and machining, we are extremely proud of the fit, finish, and innovations that went into the FX-19 Patriot and Hellfire. We hope our customers enjoy them as much as we do, and we look forward to debuting them at Shot Show,” said Bob Faxon, President of Faxon Firearms.

Hi-Point Unveils a New Pistol

Photo Courtesy of TFB

The folks over at the Firearm Blog got their hands on the new Hi-Point.

The (as yet) unnamed model features a threaded barrel, double stack capacity, and attachment points that would allow you to mount a RMR sight, lights, or other accessories.
MSRP is apparently right at $200

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