NRA Gun of the Week: Canik USA TP9SFx Pistol

posted on July 15, 2017

For the entry-level shooter or veteran enthusiast, the Canik USA TP9SFx is a powerhouse of a package at a price point that is hard to beat. The Turkish-made import from Canik is based on the company’s successful TP-series handguns. This particular model is chambered for 9 mm Luger, is optics-ready and commands an MSRP of less than $550. What you get is a package that is ready for the range. The striker-fired, polymer frame pistol features a 5.2” match-grade barrel, Cerakote finish on the slide, adjustable sights, selectable magazine release button and backstrap profiles, cleaning tools, replacement fiber-optic pipes, two 20-round detachable Mec-Gar magazines, as well as a handy case that is molded for the gun, the included paddle holster and accessories. Range testing with the TP9SFx was a lot of for American Rifleman's Christopher Olsen, who hosts this week's NRA Gun of the Week video. To learn more about the TP9SFx and other imports from Canik, visit canikusa.com.

Specifications:

Model: TP9SFx
Manufacturer: Canik USA
Importer: Century Arms
Chambering: 9 mm Luger
Action Type: single-action-only, striker-fired, semi-automatic center-fire pistol
Frame: polymer
Slide: 4140 chrome-moly steel; Tungsten Grey Cerakote finish over phosphate
Barrel: 5.2”; button-rifled, 1:10” RH twist
Magazine: Mec-Gar, 20-round detachable box
Sights: Warren Tactical; drift-adjustable rear, fiber optic front
Trigger: 3-lb., 10-oz. pull
Weight: 29 ozs

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