The Beretta BU-9 Nano pistol has been officially announced by Beretta. The 9mm sub-compact carry pistol will go on sale in late October.
The most interesting feature of this gun is that the serial number is not attached to the polymer frame. The serial is attached to an inner steel chassis. In the future, owners of the Nano will be able to purchase aftermarket frames without having to worry about FFL transfers.
The Nano has no external safety (it does not a Glock-style trigger ‘safety’) but does have a striker deactivator, allowing the gun to be decocked before disassembly without having to pull the trigger.
The pistol has the sleek Beretta Strom look. Its frame has no protruding levers or buttons for a snag-free draw. The slide has a ProNox black nitride finish and user removable/adjustable sights.
|Finish||Pronox slide finish|
|Sights||3-Dot Low Profile|
|MSRP (Price)||Not yet announced.|
The MSRP is $475. A .40 S&W will be released in the near future.
[ Many thanks to Darryl for emailing me the info. ]