Christensen Arms has expanded their Modern Sporting Rifles line of firearms with the addition of CA9MM, the first pistol caliber gun in this product family. The CA9MM is a direct blowback firearm chambered in 9x19mm and yes, fed from Glock mags. It is available both as a pistol and PCC/rifle depending on the barrel length. Let’s take a look at the main features of new Christensen Arms CA9MM pistols and carbines.
Just like most of the other Modern Sporting Rifles line firearms, the new CA9MM also comes equipped with the company’s carbon fiber barrels. Particularly, button rifled 416R stainless steel carbon fiber wrapped barrels available in 7.5″, 10.5″ and 16″ length options. The barrels are threaded with the 1/2-28″ thread pitch and come with three-prong flash hiders installed. The 7.5″ and 10.5″ barreled pistols feature 6.25″ and 9.25″ aluminum handguards and SB Tactical SBA3 braces. The 16″ barreled CA9MM rifle has a 14.75″ handguard of a hybrid carbon/aluminum construction and comes with an MFT Battlelink Minimalist Stock. The handguards feature M-LOK accessory mounting slots on 3, 6 and 9 o’clock, top Picatinny rail and 2 QD sling swivel sockets at the very front portion.
The upper and lower receivers of Christensen Arms CA9MM are machined out of 7075 aluminum forgings. These guns are available either in black anodized or Cerakote finish of Tungsten and Burnt Bronze colors. Other features include the ambi QD socket at the rear of the lower receiver, black nitrided bolt carrier group and flared magazine well. The overall weight of CA9MM starts from 5.5 lbs. The MSRP of Christensen Arms CA9MM pistols and rifles is $1,495.
For PCC aficionados among our readers, tell us in the comments section what do you think about this firearm. Is the price justified by the offered features? Would you rather opt for another AR-pattern PCC in this price range and if yes, which one and why?
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