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Extar EP 9 Pistol...kind of anyway

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A friend sent me a link to the Extar EP 9. It's a 9mm "pistol" that accepts Glock magazines.

Here's the link: http://extarusa.com/ep9.htm

I've spent the past week in deep South MS sans internet connectivity, so I've only done a cursory search since I returned last evening. But these look like an affordable entry point into PPC... IF they function reliably. And that'd be the kicker...

This is a polymer blow-back design, so long term durability could/would be a concern. But, it's around $400.00...so there's that. ;)

Anyone have any first hand experience with one?

 

 

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Just so happens that I'm currently in the market for something like that. But I'd want it in .45acp and there's a waiting list for that model. It looks good and the price is very attractive. You've definitely got my attention. ;)

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If reliable, a very attractive option, price and looks, in the PCC/PDW segment.

Which TGOer will be the first test subject?

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1 hour ago, Gotthegoods said:

Which TGOer will be the first test subject?

Now that's a great idea! What has happened to the spirit of volunteerism? For the greater good and all that .  LOL

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Anybody wanna buy a Sub 2000, Beretta mags so I can buy one of these??

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21 hours ago, Gotthegoods said:

Which TGOer will be the first test subject?

I put my name on the waiting list for a .45acp model. There's not much on the web about it, but what little there is is positive, I believe this is exactly what I'm looking for and the price is good. So I'll be the guinea pig if they'll start shipping. Web site says the should be shipping by Q3 2018. Well, that's now. I sent them an e-mail asking when they will be available. I'll let y'all know what they say. 

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I got a response from Extar.

"Thank you for your interest in our EP45.  The release has been delayed due to the large demand for the EP9.  A release date has not been established.

Best regards,

Extar Sales"

Oh well. Maybe I'll reconsider the 9mm. :shrug:

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4 hours ago, Grayfox54 said:

 

Oh well. Maybe I'll reconsider the 9mm. :shrug:

Thanks for the update. If you do decide to pick up the 9mm, please post a review. I'd love to hear your thoughts on it.

 

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Well Hell! The web site says the  9mm is out of stock now.  Guess I shoulda jumped when I had the chance. But, I guess its a good sign when a new small company has a product that's so popular that they can't keep up with demand. 

I decided I do want one of these. Now I'll just have to play the waiting game. :waiting:

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10 hours ago, Grayfox54 said:

 

I decided I do want one of these. Now I'll just have to play the waiting game. :waiting:

That ain't right! Darn! 😟

Keep us posted if you will.

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