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The FN Reflex is a new micro-compact pistol from FN America that aims to redefine the everyday carry market. It is designed to offer the best of both worlds: a small and concealable handgun that can deliver high performance and accuracy.
The FN Reflex is a hammer-fired, polymer-framed, 9mm pistol that comes in two models: the standard FN Reflex and the FN Reflex MRD. The latter has a factory-milled slide that can accept red dot sights, such as the Holosun 507K, or the Shield RMSc. The FN Reflex has a 3.3-inch barrel and a slim 1-inch slide that make it easy to conceal in a holster or a pocket. It also has a unique internal hammer system that provides a smooth and consistent trigger pull with a crisp break and a short reset. The trigger is one of the best features of the FN Reflex, as it offers a level of control and accuracy that is rare in micro-compact pistols.
The FN Reflex has a capacity of 15+1 rounds with the extended magazine and 11+1 rounds with the flush-fitting magazine. This gives it an edge over other micro compacts that typically have 10 rounds or less. The magazines are made of steel and have witness holes for easy round counting. The FN Reflex also has a side-swappable magazine release, making it suitable for left-handed shooters. The grip of the FN Reflex is ergonomically designed with a palm swell and an in-mold stippled texture that provide a comfortable and secure hold. The grip angle is similar to that of a 1911, which helps with natural pointability and recoil management.
The FN Reflex has a low-profile rear sight and a night sight front sight with tritium surrounded by an orange circle that are easy to acquire and align. The slide of the FN Reflex has front and rear serrations that facilitate slide manipulation and press checks.
Overall, the FN Reflex is an impressive micro compact pistol that offers high capacity, accuracy, reliability, and shootability in a small package. It is ideal for those who want a concealed carry pistol that can handle any situation without compromising on performance or comfort. The FN Reflex has an MSRP of $599 for the standard model and $659 for the MRD model.
- Caliber: 9mm
- Action: Striker-fired
- Capacity: 15+1 (extended), 11+1 (flush)
- Barrel Length: 3.3 inches
- Overall Length: 6.2 inches
- Height: 4.27 inches
- Width: 1 inch
- Weight: 18.4 ounces
- Trigger Pull: 5 pounds
- Sights: Fiber-optic front, low-profile rear (standard), co-witnessed rear (MRD)
- Slide Finish: Anti-corrosion coating
- Frame Material: Polymer
- Grip Texture: In-mold stippling
- Safety Features: Internal hammer, firing pin block, trigger drop safety
- Accessories: Two magazines (one extended, one flush), owner’s manual, lockable hard case (standard), mounting hardware for red dot sights (MRD