Also as I fire more and more (1000 rounds this past week) from this gun the trigger is feeling better and better......
This is a review of the 1st generation FMK 9C1 9mm polymer frame handgun. I say 1st generation because this is a brand new gun made by a brand new company from California. Yes a gun manufacturer in California,
Overall this gun rocks!! the relatively small size and light weight would (assuming the feed issue is fixed) make this gun a nice choice for concealed carry. One of the most unique features of this gun are the etchings on the slide. The folks at FMK believe in our constitution and our Right to keep and bear arms, so they have engraved an abridged version of the 10 amendments on the slide. It makes for a nice conversation piece at the range. There is also a Thank You to our soldiers. It is a nice looking gun.
The slide rides on a 4 pin rail system which are made of polymer. The factory is aware of this oversight is will be replacing them with steel rails. The 10+1 mag is polymer which has a base that can be used to assist with loading other mags. The changing of mags takes a bit of getting used to as they do not fall free when ejected. It requires the weak hand to pull the mag from the base. This will slow the reloading process a bit however it it easy to get used to. The FMK shoots tight groups at 10 yards with factory winchester FMJ rounds. The trigger is long and heavy and takes some getting used to. It is getting better as more and more rounds are fired through it. Inexperienced shooters may have a difficult time with this trigger as even experienced shooters will have to resist the urge to jerk the trigger. This gun has proven reliable at the range. There were a couple of minor hang-ups during the first 100 rounds but nothing since. The small size makes concealed carry a viable option for the FMK. If you are familiar with Glocks you will find yourself on familiar turf when field stripping this gun. It is the same. The guide rod for the spring is plastic and useful life has yet to be determined. I hope to see Metal in the future. As for the cost of this gun I stole it for $360 Included were 2 mags, interchangeable sights, and a hard lockable plastic case.
Overall Impression: The current FMK is a great range gun at a great price. A young promising company that i will be following closely and expect to see great products from in the future. I am looking forward to the next generation!