AR-9 vs Ruger PC-9

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by Blkhrt13, Jun 29, 2020.

  1. JCooperfan1911

    JCooperfan1911 Member

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    I would get the AR9.

    The new Ruger 9mm carbine is a boat anchor for what it is. No reason a 9mm carbine should be approaching 7 lbs makes in 2020.

    The M1 carbine, a gun with twice as much energy per round, weighs just over 5 lbs. 1940s technology.

    I owned the new Ruger for a grand total of two weeks before I traded it back in.
     
  2. M1key

    M1key Member

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    I looked at the Ruger "takedown" PCC and decided I didn't need one. I prefer the PSA carbine to any of the pistols due to pistol brace controversy. I do prefer the ballistics from 16 inch barrels over shorter ones. AR furniture and fire control parts made it a lock.

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  3. browningguy

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    I went with a Ruger PC Carbine when I had to make the decision. Then I wound up liking it so much I bought a PC Charger to go with it. The only change I am making is to add a Taccom carbon fiber handguard to reduce the weight out front on the carbine. I've got a Sig Romeo 5 on both Rugers and feel confident enough to shoot out to 100 yards with no problem. For distances beyond that I have plenty of AR's.
     
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  4. berettaprofessor

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    Foxtrot Mike's AR9 with 7" barrel are 5# 15oz's, complete with sights and angled foregrip.
     
  5. mavracer

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    I went Ruger, but the PC Charger route yes it's heavy but I have a couple SR9s and like the compatibility.
     
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  6. Blkhrt13

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    I appreciate all the comments and input. I still can’t decide. But the doesn’t look as scary has perks. I hate that I couldn’t scrape up the money to make my choice before we got where we are now. Either choice will cost more and now be harder to find.
     
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