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Our offer includes 128 designs of FN 509 - 4" holsters with key features such as quick and easy draw and re-holstering. Wide range of carry positions and carry styles allow you to browse through many holster models with great retention and a covered trigger guard, either open top holsters or holsters with a thumb break. Our FN 509 - 4" holsters are designed to minimise gun print so your carry is only known to you, their slim profile and premium stitching are a key feature. Other than that, we have a large range of on-duty or off-duty holsters for your daily carry.
The path to choosing the right FN 509 - 4" competition holster is not so easy. However, you’ll definitely need a custom FN 509 - 4" competition holster if you use your pistol for dynamic competition shooting. Competition holsters can be used by the general shooting public too, of course. The main benefit of a competition holster for the FN 509 - 4" is the quickness of draw and easy access to your firearm.
Our FN 509 - 4" holsters are available in many varieties, and carry styles covering everything a gun owner needs, including IWB, OWB, Cross Draw, Shoulder, Small Of Back, Light Bearing, Red Dot Sight, Belly Band, Chest, Drop Leg, Duty, Light & Red Dot, Paddle, Other, Concealed Carry, Ankle, Appendix, Competition, Clip On, Hybrid, Magazine, Minimalist, Open Carry, Sweat Guard, Thumb Break, Tuckable, Women's holster designs.
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About FN 509 - 4"
The company Fabrique Nationale d'Herstal (French for: National Factory of Herstal) that self identifies as FN Herstal is a leading firearms producer located in Herstal, Belgium. This Belgian company, the FN, is the parent company of two US entities: FNH USA and FN Manufacturing and. The FN Manufacturing is located in Columbia and South Carolina.
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The FN 509 is a popular semi-automatic pistol made by FN America, a subsidiary of the Belgian firearms manufacturer FN Herstal. FN Herstal produces a wide range of firearms and associated equipment for military, law enforcement, and civilian markets. The company was founded in 1889 and has a long history of producing high-quality firearms, including pistols, rifles, machine guns, and shotguns.
The FN 509 has a 4-inch barrel and a full-size grip with a capacity of 17+1 rounds of 9mm ammunition. However, it can hold 10 rounds in the magazine too. The overall length of the gun is 7.4". When unloaded, the pistol weighs approximately 26.9 oz. Material-wise, the FN 509 is made of polymer with a replaceable steel frame and slide rails. Enhanced grip textures enable faster follow-up shots in all conditions.
The FN 509 is designed for everyday carry with higher-profile combat-style sights that can make racking in stressed times easier. The gun features front and rear slide serrations, striker-fired double action, loaded chamber indicator, and two textured backstraps. The pistol has ambidextrous controls such as an ambidextrous slide stop and magazine release, making it easy to use for both right- and left-handed shooters.
The trigger has a crisp and clean break with a short reset, making it easy to shoot accurately. Moreover, the pistol has a low bore axis, which reduces muzzle flip and recoil. The FN 509 has a striker-fired design with passive trigger safety, which helps prevent accidental discharges.
The FN 509 is equipped with an accessory rail, so you can attach various tactical lights and lasers to it. If you do so, don’t forget to pick one of our FN 509 light-bearing holsters. And if you’re having trouble deciding which one to pick, then have a look at our list of Top 5 holsters for guns with lights and lasers.
The FN 509 is an excellent choice for those looking for a compact and easily concealable pistol for everyday carry. With its high capacity and compact design, it is well-suited for concealed or open carry, especially when paired with a custom made FN 509 holster. It’s comfortable to carry this special gun in the FN 509 IWB holster or appendix holster. However, if you decide for open carry, a great option would be the FN 509 OWB holster.
The FN 509 is a reliable and accurate pistol that shoots well out of the box. The low bore axis and the ergonomic grip make it easy to control and shoot accurately. The trigger is smooth and easy to operate, making it ideal for both beginners and experienced shooters. The sights are easy to acquire and provide a clear sight picture, which helps with accurate shooting. The pistol is also relatively easy to disassemble and clean, which is an important factor for maintenance.
If you want to find out more about this ultimate carry handgun, you can visit the FN’s official website or FN 509 Wikipedia. You can also chat with other FN enthusiasts at FNforum, a community dedicated to FN Herstal firearm owners.
IS THE FN 509 RELIABLE?
The FN 509 has been designed and manufactured to high standards of quality and reliability, using high-quality materials and advanced manufacturing techniques. The 509 is considered to be a reliable pistol by many firearms experts and users and has been used by military and law enforcement agencies around the world.
IS THE FN 509 WORTH THE MONEY?
The FN 509 is a high-quality pistol that is well-designed to high standards of quality and reliability. It has a range of features that make it comfortable and easy to shoot, including a low bore axis, an ergonomic grip, and a crisp trigger. In terms of price, the FN 509 is a mid to high-range pistol, which may be more expensive than some other options on the market. However, its quality, reliability, and performance make it a worthwhile investment for those who are looking for a reliable and accurate pistol for defensive or recreational use.
WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FN 509 AND FN 509 TACTICAL?
The FN 509 and FN 509 Tactical are both semi-automatic pistols made by FN America, but they have some differences in their features and design. One of the main differences between the FN 509 and the FN 509 Tactical is that the Tactical model has a threaded barrel that allows for the attachment of a suppressor or other muzzle device. Also, the FN 509 Tactical has a slide designed to accept various red dot sights, making it an optics-ready pistol. The standard FN 509 does not have this feature.
WHAT ARE THE BEST FN 509 HOLSTERS FOR CONCEALED CARRY?
As the FN 509 is a compact and lightweight pistol, it’s suitable for concealed carry. It has a slim profile and a shorter barrel length than some full-sized pistols, making it easier to conceal in one of the best FN 509 concealed carry holsters. To get the maximum out of FN 509 conceal carry potential, it’s recommended to carry the pistol inside the waistband or appendix style. That’s why the best holsters for FN 509 concealed carry are this FN 509 appendix holster with clip or this neat Open top FN 509 IWB holster which is carried inside the pants on your dominant side.
WHAT IS THE BEST SHOULDER HOLSTER FOR FN 509?
Shoulder carry, which involves carrying a firearm on a harness offers great comfort, accessibility, and concealment. If you decide to carry your firearm in one of the best FN 509 shoulder holsters, you can choose from horizontal or vertical carry position. There’s no better shoulder holster than this FN 509 shoulder holster system that allows carrying your pistol horizontally and your FN is secured in place thanks to the thumb break strap.
FN 509 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW MUCH DOES FN 509 COST?
The MSRP of the FN 509 is around 754 USD. When it comes to the market price of the FN 509, it can vary depending on the specific model and configuration, as well as the location and availability of the firearm.
WHERE IS FN 509 MADE?
The FN 509 is manufactured by FN America, which is a subsidiary of FN Herstal. FN America is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, and has production facilities in Columbia, South Carolina.
WHAT IS THE BARREL LENGTH OF FN 509?
The FN 509 has a barrel 4 inches long while the overall length of this pistol is 7.4".
WHAT IS THE CALIBER AND CAPACITY OF FN 509?
The FN 509 is a semi-automatic pistol that is chambered in 9mm Luger. The standard FN 509 has a magazine capacity of 17 rounds. However, it can hold 10 rounds in the magazine too.
IS FN 509 BETTER THAN BERETTA 92FS?
Both the FN 509 and the Beretta 92FS rank among popular and well-regarded pistols that have been used by military, law enforcement, and civilian shooters for many years. Each pistol has its own strengths and weaknesses. The FN 509 has a more modern and streamlined design compared to the Beretta 92FS, with features such as an undercut trigger guard and customizable grip panels. To find out about Beretta 92FS and especially potential issues, you can read our The most troublesome Beretta 92FS problems article.
WILL A FN 509 HOLSTER FIT FN 509 TACTICAL?
The FN 509 and the FN 509 Tactical have some differences in terms of their features and dimensions, which may affect holster compatibility. The FN 509 Tactical has a longer barrel length and taller height compared to the standard FN 509, therefore, FN 509 holster won’t fit the Tactical model. The FN 509 Tactical requires a custom FN 509 Tactical holster that is specifically molded for this model.
WHAT ARE THE BEST FN 509 UPGRADES?
Thanks to the accessory rail, it’s possible to upgrade this weapon with different FN 509 lights and lasers. Also, among the best FN 509 aftermarket accessories are glove-like fitting FN 509 leather holsters.
HOW TO BREAK-IN A FN 509 HOLSTER?
If you purchase a holster that is specifically designed for the FN 509, it is probable that you won't need to perform any break-in procedures. However, in the event that the holster feels excessively tight when you first use it, you can refer to our FN 509 holster break-in instructions to make any necessary adjustments.
FN 509 PROS AND CONS
Benefits of FN 509:
High magazine capacity
FN 509 problems:
Too heavy trigger pull
FN 509 SPECS
Gun type - semi-automatic pistol
Production year - 2017
Barrel size - 4"
Overall size - 7.4"
Gun Width - 1.35"
Gun Height - 5.56"
Caliber - 9mm
Magazine - 10 or 17 rounds
Firing mechanism - striker-fired double action
Action - recoil operated semi-automatic
Material - polymer
Sights - fixed 3-dot luminescent
Use - EDC, concealed carry, self-defense, home-defense, law enforcement
What makes a great Competition FN 509 - 4" Holster?
A well made, custom FN 509 - 4" Competition holster will hold your firearm even if it doesn’t come with a safety strap. The glove-like fit and high natural retention are a result of your new FN 509 - 4" holster being molded on the exact replica of your pistol. Thanks to the way your new holster is made, your handgun will not fall out of the holster even if you decide to carry your rig upside down (although we advise you not to carry this way). However, if you want to get as much retention as possible, feel free to choose from our selection of FN 509 - 4" Competition holsters equipped with a thumb-break strap.
On the other hand, a perfect fit isn’t the only thing a great holster should deliver. A great FN 509 - 4" Competition holster should also come with smooth edges and meticulous stitching. Such features help to protect the holster from abrasion, scratches, wear as well as prevent it from taking any damage should it come in contact with rough surfaces. A great FN 509 - 4" Competition holster also comes with a perfect finish, which keeps it protected from dust and moisture. However, in order to ensure longevity and perfect condition of even the best holster, you should regularly take care of your FN 509 - 4" Competition holster through proper holster maintenance.
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