U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Lionheart Industries has recently released their long-awaited Regulus line. We’ve shown you what’s different about the American-made Regulus in comparison with Lionheart’s imported LH-9 series in a previous article. Part of what makes the Regulus an attractive design is the pistol is modular. Two different frame shape and size options combine with two different slide lengths, each having threaded and non-threaded-barrel options. In a previous article we tested the Alpha full-size frame with a short slide and non-threaded barrel. Mullet-style a la Glock 19X.
In this piece we’ll look at the more compact and flat back strap Beta frame with a longer slide. This configuration applies better to the carry market as it’s usually the stock of a pistol that needs concealing. Barrel length can effect comfort, but I’ve found it not to matter as much as concealability of the stock.
The Beta frame is just slightly shorter than the Alpha. While length can help with conceal-ability, it is the flat back strap that really sets the Beta frame apart. The omission of the palm …Read the Rest