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  1. #11
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    Default Re: Palmetto AR 9mm pistol

    Quote Originally Posted by jthrelf View Post
    The question is this or the PC carbine...
    Personal choice.
    If you're used to the AR15, then you're already familiar with how it handles and where all the controls are.

    Personally, I think there's something to be said for a simple carbine in a classic rifle configuration.
    Smooth, sleek, handy, and high capacity.
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    Default Re: Palmetto AR 9mm pistol

    Quote Originally Posted by Emptymag View Post
    Personal choice.
    If you're used to the AR15, then you're already familiar with how it handles and where all the controls are.

    Personally, I think there's something to be said for a simple carbine in a classic rifle configuration.
    Smooth, sleek, handy, and high capacity.
    With a wood stock.

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    Default Re: Palmetto AR 9mm pistol

    This was the same basic price as the Ruger PC, but classified as a pistol, so shorter barrel and OAL . Longer barrel on 9mm doesn't by you much (any?) Velocity, and I want to get this suppressed when I get the funds. Personal preference, both seem to be adequate weapons.
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    Default Re: Palmetto AR 9mm pistol

    Sounds like you did good on the price then.
    I keep forgetting this is a PISTOL thread. LOL

    I don't regret building a 5.56 AR pistol, but I do wish I would have built a 9mm AR pistol too.
    The 9mm AR carbine is great, but I think the 9mm shines in pistol form.
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    Default Re: Palmetto AR 9mm pistol

    I too went the 5.56x45 AR pistol route first, and my only regret is that they are addictive ! started with a 10.5 inch barrel for velocity reasons, then went 8 inch just for kicks and giggles (and fireballs...) THEN I decided I had to have one in 9mm for the Glock mags to match my 26 and 17... Damn, I'm not sure I can stop... 300 blackout is still out there taunting me... (if the boolits weren't so expensive...). I love how light handling they are, easy to shoot, and just put that smile on your face...

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    Default Re: Palmetto AR 9mm pistol

    Built a 10.5" upper on a PSA Glock mag lower. Ran perfect from day one. Only had Glock 17 mags so that's what I use. Wouldn't mind a longer one sometime in the future though. I have a Silencerco Octane 45 can in "jail" now, but the shop has a range attached so I can play with it while I wait on the ATF. Quiet. Not as quiet as my 300 BLK rifle with a Harvester can, but still quiet.
    Makes a great "house gun".

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    Default Re: Palmetto AR 9mm pistol

    Watch out on the PSA 9mm carbine/pistols when you get ready to mount a can.
    Last couple i messed with for customers, and noted on PSA website, had a 1/2-36 thread pitch.
    I had no idea at the time, never looked at that weapon for more than a 5 sec glance at an email from PSA.

    Customers asked for a 1/2-28 tpi piston and thats what they got.
    They were a little bummed out when they got home and couldn't shoot their new can on their weapon.
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    Default Re: Palmetto AR 9mm pistol

    Hadn't looked into that, THANKS! the can was more of an after-thought...

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