It seems that shooters worldwide have an appreciation for polymer-frame pistols, and regardless of how many models are on the market, there is always a new kid on the block trying to make a name for himself. Enter the Diamondback Firearms Co. of Cocoa, Fla., which offers a line of compact and subcompact .380 and 9mm pistols that have proven popular with licensed civilians and police officers who need a small, lightweight, concealable pistol for backup or off-duty carry. And while tiny pistols seem to be all the rage nowadays, there is a still flourishing market for service-style pistols, and to capture a share of this market, these Floridian entrepreneurs introduced the Diamondback DB FS Nine.
The Diamondback Db FS Nine is based upon a glass-reinforced polymer frame and tips the scales at a comfortable 21.5 ounces. It has an overall length of 7.8 inches and a width of only one inch. While intended as a holster-size pistol, its dimensions and mass would make it equally suitable for concealed carry with the right holster and attire.
The frame has a moderate beavertail tang that aids in the recoil control department while a Picatinny rail on the dust cover permits the shooter to mount a tactical light or laser. Another nice feature is the flared magazine well opening, which is a great aid for fast, fumble-free reloading, especially under pressure. I don’t understand why manufacturers keep putting recurved trigger guards on their pistols—I don’t see anyone putting a support-hand finger there—but the Diamondback DB FS Nine has one for those who do shoot that way.
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