First Look: Adams Arms AA19 9 mm Handgun
Adams Arms is a pioneer of the piston-driven AR platform. Now they are coming out with the new AA19, a performance-driven compact 9 mm Luger handgun that combines their years of experience with handgun barrel and slide innovations with their mission of elevating firearm reliability and performance.
“Adams Arms is known for its slides and barrels for custom handguns, and now we’ve brought all of our expertise into one complete pistol,” Steve Green, Adams Arms Vice President of Sales and Marketing said. “Our customers have been asking for an Adams Arms handgun for years, and now it is ready. The new AA19 incorporates design elements that refine its ergonomics and performance. Every detail on the new AA19 adds upgrades that maximize its potential for both EDC and competition.”
Adams Arms AA19 Pistol Specifications
- Enhanced front and rear cocking serrations
- Double undercut trigger guard
- Vickers Tactical Carry Trigger
- Ameriglo Defoor EDC sights
- Profiled and lightened slide
- Threaded 1:16-inch twist barrel
- Aggressive grip texturing
- 1913 Picatinny rail
- Billet extractor
- OAL 7.6 inches
- Weight 1.26 pounds
The AA19 has a polymer frame with refined ergonomics and an enhanced grip texture. The pistol comes standard with a Tango Down Vickers Trigger, a match grade threaded barrel, multiple mounting plate options for miniature reflex sights, and a picatinny accessory rail. Also included is two Magpul G19 magazines, a hardcase, and cable lock. The slide is cut for red-dot optics, and plates are available in all popular footprints such as the Trijicon RMR, Leupold Deltapoint, Shield RMS, Burris Fastfire 3, Vortex Venom/Viper, Vortex Razon, C-More STS. The AA19 is made in the USA and is backed by Adams Arms’ lifetime warranty.
MSRP for the AA19 is $999, and for more information on this pistol or other products from Adams Arms, please visit adamsarms.net.
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