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Maxim 9
« on: April 06, 2017, 12:14:47 PM »
Silencerco sent me an email blast talking about their new Maxim 9 Patches.
https://www.store.silencerco.com/products/maxim-9-pvc-patch?variant=31535707601
This got me thinking about the Maxim 9.  Honestly, I've never taken this handgun seriously.   I like the looks.  I like the idea of a quiet pistol.  But is it ready for Prime Time?
Has anyone here seen one up close or tried it out?  Have one?
What do you guys think?
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    Re: Maxim 9
    « Reply #1 on: April 06, 2017, 01:17:27 PM »
      I'd never heard of it.   Intriguing.   Looks like something out of a futuristic sci-fi shooter.

    But.....I kinda like the idea of an integrally suppressed 9mm.....Though it's big and bulky enough I'm thinking a standard 9mm+can is a better alternative.

     
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    Re: Maxim 9
    « Reply #2 on: April 06, 2017, 01:35:29 PM »
    Though it's big and bulky enough I'm thinking a standard 9mm+can is a better alternative.
    It is still considerably more compact than a pistol with a can attached.  I like the idea, in theory.  The cost is not much more than a pistol, threaded barrel, and a decent can.  Having them all in one is tempting.
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    « Reply #3 on: April 06, 2017, 03:22:40 PM »
    A local shop had them to try out, but I didn't make it over there. I like the idea. Maybe if the HPA ever passes I'll think more heavily about it. Until then, waiting a year to get a pistol you can't take the can off and put on another pistol? How about if you ever wanted to sell it? Gotta sit on it for a year once you find a buyer so they can get their tax stamp? Nope. I realize that's the same with suppressors and other NFA items, but you can't sell the pistol by itself.
    I'll stick with my current cans that I can put on just about anything.
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    Re: Maxim 9
    « Reply #4 on: April 06, 2017, 03:57:46 PM »
    I'll be at the NRA convention in Atlanta the end of the month and plan to stop by the display to check this out.

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    « Reply #5 on: April 06, 2017, 05:16:45 PM »
    Silencerco sent me an email blast talking about their new Maxim 9 Patches.
    https://www.store.silencerco.com/products/maxim-9-pvc-patch?variant=31535707601
    This got me thinking about the Maxim 9.  Honestly, I've never taken this handgun seriously.   I like the looks.  I like the idea of a quiet pistol.  But is it ready for Prime Time?
    Has anyone here seen one up close or tried it out?  Have one?
    What do you guys think?

    I have had some local shooters test it out.  It is quieter than they expected.  One guy does IDPA a lot and he said he'd consider shooting with it.  I missed the local range day when they had these available to shoot but I will probably pick one up in the future.
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    Re: Maxim 9
    « Reply #6 on: April 06, 2017, 06:52:16 PM »
      I'd never heard of it.   Intriguing.   Looks like something out of a futuristic sci-fi shooter.

    It actually looks very similar to a pistol from the anime series Psycho-Pass.   I haven't seen the show, but when the Maxim 9 first appeared I saw lots of side by side pictures.  Minus a few light up bits and sci-fi gadgets stuck to it,  looks almost the same. 
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    Re: Maxim 9
    « Reply #7 on: April 06, 2017, 11:31:12 PM »
    Y'know... they might as well integrate a light or a laser into the blessed thing... at least a wee bit o' rail... I mean, it's whole raison d'etre is self-defense...

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    « Reply #8 on: April 07, 2017, 01:47:33 AM »
    Seems like a niche market gun.   :hmm   Quiet is good.  Accurate and reliable is better.  If you can get all three and keep the price low enough that it will compete with other more conventional suppressed pistols you may have something.  Whoi knows - maybe Luke can corner the market on holsters for the ugly bastage.   :cool
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    Re: Maxim 9
    « Reply #9 on: April 09, 2017, 07:55:49 PM »
    Due to the cost and restrictions involved in the NFA I just can't justify getting a integrated nfa item like the maxim 9. I'd buy one in a minute without the restrictions and hassle but until they are lifted I need to maximize the utility of each of my nfa items.
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    Re: Maxim 9
    « Reply #10 on: April 14, 2017, 01:27:38 AM »
    If the HPA passes I could see this as a good dedicated bedside/HD firearm. If it's reliable of course.


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    « Reply #11 on: May 02, 2017, 12:32:52 PM »
    They had an entire wall of Maxim 9s at the show and the booth was absolutely packed. The consensus was that if the Hearing Protection Act gets passed, and the pistol functions as promised, Silencerco is going to get very rich very quickly.

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    Re: Maxim 9
    « Reply #12 on: May 03, 2017, 09:58:02 PM »
    Remind y'all of anything?

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    « Reply #13 on: May 03, 2017, 10:35:15 PM »
    Not really...



    Now, there are any number of guns from different anime that look similar...

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    « Reply #14 on: May 03, 2017, 10:48:42 PM »
    Not really...



    Now, there are any number of guns from different anime that look similar...

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    « Reply #15 on: May 03, 2017, 11:03:31 PM »
    I wasn't going for autism level  specific.

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    Re: Maxim 9
    « Reply #16 on: May 03, 2017, 11:50:13 PM »
    I wasn't going for autism level  specific.

    Dude, it's not even blind in one eye similar...

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    Re: Maxim 9
    « Reply #17 on: May 04, 2017, 02:28:07 PM »
    Remind y'all of anything?


    Yeah, that looks better for one thing.
    And it has a cooler muzzle flash.
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    Re: Maxim 9
    « Reply #18 on: May 04, 2017, 02:44:18 PM »
    Remind y'all of anything?




    Ehhh... Not really. Maybe a little. Sort of. Though honestly, if you hadn't mentioned it, I wouldn't have noticed the (very superficial) resemblance at all.
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