I just wanted to say I think it's 100% silly for gun makers to list the weight specs of their semi-autos with no magazine. Semi-auto's aren't derringers, and with no magazine, thats what it makes them. Who cares that a Rohrbaugh R9 weighs 12.8 ozs with no mag, just tell us that its 14.3 ozs with a mag. And I'm not targeting Rohrbaugh, just used that as an example.
You don't see revolvers advertising their weight with no cylinder. I just noticed this with most manufacturers, and thought I'd point it out.
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March 14, 2008, 09:52 PM
I agree 100%. I've often questioned this myself.
March 15, 2008, 10:32 AM
And all the CCW will weigh more than their advertised weights.
March 15, 2008, 12:40 PM
just an advertising gimmit, For me, it it feels to heavy, it is to heavy. bet they won't change the way they list a guns specs though.
March 15, 2008, 01:45 PM
Glad to see I'm not alone. Just give us the true empty weight with mag, and you can figure ammo is going to add at least 3-5ozs depending on ammo/caliber.
March 15, 2008, 05:40 PM
some even list it without magazine and the next line they give the magazine weight.--go figure:banghead::banghead:
March 15, 2008, 05:47 PM
Or they'll be even more misleading and give you an empty (with no mag) weight, and then a loaded (with the absolute lightest ammo on the market) weight.
March 15, 2008, 11:37 PM
Haven't been to the Rohrbaugh site I see. It's right there in the pic. Nice gun, too. John