The pistol-caliber carbine genre continues to expand and the Anderson Manufacturing AM-9 entry is one worth exploring further.
The AM-9 features a forged 7075 T-6 lower receiver, a closed bolt, blowback operating system with a 9mm, 16-inch 1:10 twist barrel.
5 of the Best Pistol-Caliber Carbine Models Currently Available
Anderson designed the AM-9 to utilize the popular Glock 9mm magazines. The lower receiver features a flared magwell, oversized magazine release, and bolt stop to speed up reloading time. The AM-9 weighs in at 7 pounds — an advantage of the pistol caliber carbine is often lighter than its 16-inch rifle brethren.
Use of Pistol-Caliber Carbines
Pistol caliber carbines have become more prevalent with shooters viewing them as a possible alternative long-arm for personal defense, as well as growing stand alone classification on the competition circuit. My caliber of choice for a pistol caliber carbine is the 9mm due to magazine capacity; this is especially true if the model utilizes a Glock-style …Read the Rest
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