I bought a DB-9 to evaluate it for myself. SLIDE: Stainless Steel kevlar_h has already explaned how he could have taken such identical looking pictures, “If the barrel is in a set position (i.e. So, caliber and capacity matter to me alot. In any case, my silhouette says “tango down.” I was able to make consistent head shots. In addition the sights are very poor and hard to pick up quickly. Additionally, in the picture above, the difference is miniscule to the eye. Much, much, much better trigger than the LC9. The Kel-Tec PF-9 is as narrow as the DB9 but otherwise the same dimensions as the P11. Get something with decent sized pockets and you can carry a .38 snub. biggest peice of junk in my safe, the sights are terrible, as for a shooting group forget it, at 7 yards it jumps all over the paper, biggest mistke i ever made so i have 325.00 sitting in the safe, would not recommend this for any type of carry. For reference, the Kel Tec 9mm pistols I’ve seen were approximately the same footprint (length and width) as the Ruger LC9, which itself has the SAME EXACT FOOTPRINT as the Springfield XD subcompact. You could buy 10 mags with the difference…. I don’t expect the performance to exceed shoot outs in elevators, but hope to be surprised! Woahhhhhhhh armed intelligentsia! Test-firing the gun, I shot from a Weaver stance, then one-handed from both strong and weak sides. I have an LCR that I don’t like to practice with and so I’m looking for an alternative. Diamondback Firearms - 3400 Grissom Pkwy., Cocoa, FL. The gun is jumpy enough that I needed to readjust my grip within a six-shot string, often after getting a bite from the slide. You can read that here. What a way to run a business . I had just had a 40 round practice run-through and through a “stoppage” (Slap Pull Observe Return Tap Squeeze!) After having so many failures to feed with multiple types of 9mm ammo I was ready to throw in the towel on this handgun. BARREL: 3.1″ Stainless Steel, 1:10 RH SIGHTS: 3-Dot, Glock Compatible SIGHT RADIUS: 4.51″ DISTANCE BETWEEN SIGHTS: 4.25” TRIGGER: Short Reset That’s the test I use, based on “typical gunfight” distance and time data, and what’s known about performance loss under stress. Unfortunately, I've found that the stock Diamondback DB9 magazine springs lose some of their strength over a few months of use and a perfectly good magazine can all of a sudden become a dud. Unless you consider a Glock a post-modern masterpiece, the Diamondback isn’t what you’d call a looker. In the 1980s, I stood in a concrete tube that served as a firing point for qualifying on the M-16 rifle. I have read all the negative comments about this article. It is true that they do not like 147grain bullets and some of the longer length overseas stuff but this gun has less felt recoil, better pocket concealment and shoots pretty darn straight comparied to other pocket nines! Many a shooter suffers buyer’s remorse after firing a perfectly-sized pocket rocket—especially when the caliber and grain count start to rise. Small but mighty, the M&P’s double-stacked magazine packs a lot of firepower. This isn’t 2 images. I owned a Diamondback DB9 and it was horrible. While the shoe itself feels a little on the cheap side, I can’t complain about function. DISTANCE BETWEEN SIGHTS: 4.25” http://www.diamondbackairboats.com/, So I guess the reviewer is going to ignore my call-out on his image doctoring showing the barrel and the round not seating all the way? Good job Chris! From my understanding and someone can correct me if I am wrong, but the founders of Diamondback are NOT ex-employees of Keltec as *Internet Rumors* have stated, but already have a successful buisness of creating airboats. If the barrel is in a set position (i.e. I did like the DB380 though. Diamondback DB9 G4 Stainless / Black 9mm 3" Barrel 6-Rounds - $299.99 DB9 G4 Features Diamondback Firearms is proud to present the DB9 G4, a micro-compact 9mm pistol made entirely in the USA. I guess the Beretta PX4 storm is an exception. the P238 and the DB9), and those that are too large to pocket carry (E.G. When I can, I do carry a .40 Glock on my hip. I have large hands; I can only get my middle and ring finger around the grip. Designed with safety in mind, the DB9 features a zero-energy striker firing system with a mechanical firing pin block, a steel magazine catch to secure a sheet metal magazine and real windage-adjustable sights, all in a lightweight pistol. Consistent with the above review, it is an impressive, serious, true pocket pistol. As an NRA and DoD certified pistol instructor that has been shooting pistols for 25 years I was happily rid of my Diamondback. Be safe and happy shooting ! My pockets get pretty nasty on inside from being in this environment. When we started testing the Diamondback DB9 pistols, the company was relatively young and ventured into the single stack, pocket 9 market where the competition wasn’t tight. polymer lower and it is taken down by a slight pull down from both sides of frame on the locking pin. I brought it to the range and for the most part used American Eagle 115 gr FMJ. As of today (4/30/13) I still have not heard back from Diamondback or Gander Mountain. What matters is that for warm weather or as a BUG, the DB9 is the perfect carry gun for me. I fall into the “OMG that’s an ugly gun” camp. A pint-sized 9mm carry pistol that can be stored almost anywhere or worn with almost anything, the Diamondback DB9 Gen 4 brings a lot to the table.. The takedown detent is small and well-recessed. I then noticed that the ring of metal that captures the end of the guide rod (right under the muzzle) was sheared off. So, I get mugged, I reach for my “wallet”. MODEL: DB9 SLIDE: Stainless Steel CALIBER: 9 x 19mm CAPACITY: 6+1 rounds OVERALL LENGTH: 5.73″ OVERALL WIDTH: .9” OVERALL HEIGHT (Flush Mag): 4.00″ OVERALL HEIGHT (Extended Mag): 4.51″ WEIGHT (Empty Flush Mag): 13.4 oz. I got it used and 3 extra mags at a gun show for about the price of a new gun alone. I am sure we are not the only people to do so. FREE Shipping. It fits the bill for that. I carry a Kel-Tec P11 and I’ve been considering the DB9, since its height is smaller (by about 10%) and narrower (by 20%). The Diamondback’s design also seems cribbed from Gaston’s gun, particularly in how it breaks down. This includes offerings from Kahr*, Kel Tec, Ruger, and a few others. Or they may not. I bought a DB-9 in early 2012. I’ll acknowledge the gun is nice in terms of size for pocket concealment but, it was unpleasant to hold and horrible to shoot. Model .45ACP 1911. I was very close to buying one this week, yet with the continued negative reports, will wait. Carry * * * * * I’m sure the DB9 will work itself out. Diamondback Firearms offers a free on-line gun safety course on their website. I bought extra magazines. Better made…great DA trigger… actually fun to shoot… thin is sexy. Maybe you can get lucky and not get a lemon. Being a former LEO myself and in military I have tried and tested a great deal of weapons. It’s like a fat wallet, somewhere between my dad’s and George Castanza’s. While you won’t be using it on Top Shot to break plates at 25 yards, at 21 feet, this gun is quite accurate. I did some research and decided to work on the gun a little. The Kahrs are nice, but the problem that I have seen with them is that they have problems with the feeding from the magazine where the ammo tends to nose down and not feed properly. Most ammo worked fine but still got too many FTFs. I went through 3 magazines pistol was shooting very well. If he did use a cartridge with a longer case it would likely be a 9x23mm which would definitely fail to cycle in any 9x19mm pistol. NikonMikon you are right! The Kel Tec is a nice piece, and I must not have seen that it was under 300 bucks when I went shopping. This gun does what I want it to do, be small, trustworthy and powerful. well at least half of that describes the majority of TTAG readers including you. ... Report a problem. Then, you rotate a pin by 90 degrees using a screwdriver or the rim of a bullet. http://mousegunaddict.blogspot.com/2012/03/my-fix-for-my-diamondback-db9-feed.html. I fired 100 rounds through the gun – twice. It would jam when I tried to load it initially, and even when I could get it to load, I couldn’t fire more than two rounds in a row before it jammed again. And if you look at the above pics illustrated one bullet is longer then the other sitting in the barrel. I have been carrying the DB9 around using a Blackhawk inside the pocket holster. It is a 9mm, which I would rather carry than a .380 or .38. He called Diamondback and the gunsmith said it was a bad barrel, and he woulld have to send it in. Just my opinion. Being able to pass the 3 second test is comforting. About 10% of the time (usually when I where shorts) I carry my Gov. Independence FMJs worked flawlessly for 100 rounds. God forbid I ever need to. Once known as the Space Coast, Brevard County seems like the center of Florida’s modern Gun Coast. I have put it through my own torture tests and it shines. Whew. The second issue is the trigger assembly frame pins. Fiocci JHPs were too long to allow the breach to close fully; the bullet wedged tight into the chamber sticking up the slide. The semi’s polymer receiver mates neatly with the slide; all the components are bug-in-a-rug snug. If I shot rapid fire it worked fine. Only u can’t pull the slide too far back while taking apart the DB9 or the trigger will reset on the DB9 and your back to square one and must start the process all over again! Unlike some other tiny 9s (cough Kimber cough.). I am however a professional graphic designer who is frequently required to photograph products. Not that this is news,.. but my Keltec PF9 had a light striking habit which ended after the first hundred or so rounds. Just to let you know it is possible to carry a .40 cal. It seems that it may be the design of the magazine that is causing this. I was thinking of getting one of these, but there seem to be a plethora of issues with the DB9, which you can read up on at diamondbacktalk.com. The Diamondback’s not a range gun. CALIBER: 9 x 19mm The DB9 was only thing available. I bought a DB9 in 2012. Once I identified the ammo the Diamondback DB9 likes to cycle, the gun functioned beautifully. I tried using HP rounds and same story. . $400 +/- 50. I do not feel confident that this firearm will ever be one that I would trust my life with. Is there one? I don’t see 4 star reliability in this review. 3+3+3+1+5 = 15/5 = 3. Mine had a casting defect in the polymer frame which caused a malfunction after 27 rounds. I am a Scot, after all. As it stands, I can use the LCP as a pocket gun; It is 3.6″ tall (bottom of mag to top of slide). I can barely draw the P238 and the DB9, and they are both approximately 4″ on the money. Thanks to a combination of a stiff spring and a small slide, racking the Diamondback’s slide takes a firm grip and plenty of pull. I carried the P3AT Keltec first when it came out, but the .380 failed to stop several close range coyotes, a large wild dog attacking livestock and even had a hard time penetrating a wounded boar hogs skull once (took 3 rounds). No deception was intended. I keep it clean, take it to the range, practice, and love it. 9mm or 9 x19 which means the same thing. Being a revolver guy, I picked up a Smith & Wesson 638shortly after this because as all gun owners know, variety is the spice of life. I never said it was. in a vise or on a peg) and the camera is on a tripod, and the lighting is consistent, the bullet can be removed and a new bullet dropped in place and the unchanged portion of the picture (the barrel) will look identical whether you take 2 pictures or 200.”, NikonMikon you have “Full retardation oozing from every word.”. Just came across this older article. I’ll never raise awareness of any sort ever again! I had one and lord knows I tried to be patient. I would have one in a heart beat, if I needed one. I had zero problems with the LC9 except that it wasn’t really as compact as I would have liked. Still, the fit and finish is fine. But make no mistake, this is a tiny firearm. Due to potential cyclical problems involving recoil energy, Diamondback Firearms does not recommend the use of any 9mm SAAMI Specification ammunition in bullet weights exceeding 124 grain. This is getting tedious. I was a man on the verge of buying a Ruger LCP. Not a pistol to be trifled with, on either end. I tried Independence 115 grain FMJs and the problem got much better. CAPACITY: 6+1 rounds I experienced the same problem with PMC FMJs. It really depends on the actual difference in size. Other smaller guns are way too expensive/finicky (Boberg or Rohrbaugh) or thicker (but greater quality) than my P11 (Kimber Solo or Sig P290). Active rebates (1) Buy A New Tact A1 Rifle And Get A Free Magazine. Browsing through my favorite gun shop, I caught sight of the Diamondback DB9 resting comfortably in the display case. It seems that every company offers a single-stack, subcompact 9mm pistol today. An… I had the same little nip from the trigger on my finger, though I did not get a blister. With the slide out of battery, you pull down the Diamondback DB9’s assembly catch, gripping it on both sides, letting the slide release forward. I’d suggest nikon be banned if it wasn’t so darn entertaining watching him make a fool of himself. I have hated safeties ever since. Speaking of Beretta, how about the Nano or the PX4 sub-compact? Forget the slide rule dude, you need a calculator! Let us know what you think in the comments section! It’s really easy to write a wonderful review of something and then falsify a clincher so no one will buy the product. It’s VERY deceptive. The PF9 is a little better past 12 yard line, which should be about tops for a pocket pistol anyway. I shot the Kahr PM45 and liked it. I think alot of the problems people are having with this gun is that they do not follow directions. A couple of weeks ago I posted a blog entry about using a trimmed Kel Tec PF9 spring in place of the stock DB9 spring. We shot 2 Ruger 9mm pistols and never missed the target using the same shells. No malfunctions, 100% grade A performance. My issue isn’t weight, it is simply dimensions — There are three classes of firearms I generally consider; those that can be pocket carried with ease (E.G. I found this post on another website (http://mousegunaddict.blogspot.com/2012/03/my-fix-for-my-diamondback-db9-feed.html) that suggested I change the spring in my clip to a spring from a Kel Tec PF9 clip. I said the 2 images are not 2 different images. The metal used in the composition of the slide looks like diecast. Some things that I would miss from my P11 are the larger carry capacity, the fact that it “eats” any kind of ammo without any issues (after about 2,000 rounds) and the capability of using a ‘standard’ S&W59 Magazine; yeap, one sticking out of it with 15 rounds as an additional carry magazine which is also compatible with their SUB-2000 fold-able carbine. No worries. The reviewer addressed this; Tim didn’t use the incorrect caliber of ammunition in the DB9. I love this little firearm and highly recommend it. The gun still gets stuck open when trying to chamber hollow points. Thanks for SHARING and LIKING. So the pocket carries don’t really have a spot in the “I need this now!” section of my wallet. I don’t know.. this whole blog is full of ulterior motives. With that said, this is the micro pistol Glock SHOULD have built. I personally don’t see a need to drop the extra $300 on the dovetailed front sight, extra mag, and extra machining operations that come with the P series of pistols. Of course I would prefer a full size Glock 40 cal but this DB9 is the ticket for daily backup and CC. FLAME DELETED. But it’s a lot better than nothing. So far the gun has had about 15 boxes through it (750 rounds).The only other issues (2 that I can actually think of) that it occasionally has is, first, it will bite inside of my hand if I shoot more than a half box in a range session. Diamondback Firearms, is a relative newcomer to the firearms market. Get in touch with us. Thanks for the info, super helpful. Dropping a round into the chamber end of the barrel revealed that the problem ammo was sticking out a good deal further than the ammo the DB9 fed well. Maybe things have changed over years, but my experience was great. I will be calling Diamondback tomorrow but at this point I’m not happy at all and would prefer to have my money back instead of a new firearm. Gets rid of the bulk of a holster. I took the DB9 back to Gander Mountain on 4/1/13 and they returned it. You give this gun 3 or less stars in 4 of the 6 categories then give it 5 stars overall ? Like the size, though. That can’t be good. The discrepancy he flipped over has been readily explained, yet he still insists on trolling and flaming. Small but mighty, with a holster looks like a wallet in your pocket. He is simply pointing out that especially with a finicky gun, you need to test out the ammo that you are going to be defending your life with. As stated above, the DB9’s trigger has a long and smooth pull. I see nothing in this review to sway me away from the Rohrbaugh R9. I see that Mr. McNabb hasn’t dignified your argument with a second response. Diamondback DB9 GEN 4 9mm 6 Round MAGAZINE Flat Bottom Plate DB9-MAGG4 FAST SHIP 5 out of 5 stars (12) 12 product ratings - Diamondback DB9 GEN 4 9mm 6 Round MAGAZINE Flat Bottom Plate DB9-MAGG4 FAST SHIP 7 round mag and a Crimson Trace. I already know that the Kel Tec is too big — I’ve tried — What I don’t know is if the DB9 is smaller or not, and if it IS, is it small enough? I’ve had dirt, sawdust, lint, grass, etc built up all around gun and even down in the guns tiny openings (even up inside of clip) and gun will fire everytime. The DB9’s recoil spring is fairly stiff. That said, it’s not a wrist-breaker, either. I’m shooting Federal HI-Shok JHP 115 grain. Federal 115 grain JHP cycled just fine, too. Replacing the factory magazine springs with ones fron Kel Tec (with 3 coils clipped off the bottom) increases reliability. Not to argue or start a debate here. Hate dropping down to a .380 , but if my DB9 is only good for “throwing at the assailant” , and I miss him , then who’s going to look foolish ? I’ll let reviewers dupe readers into thinking they’re being honest! “[Kel Tec P11] down loaded to six or seven rounds, is still not that heavy. the picture is edited and the author didn’t state in the article that he edited the picture! TRIGGER PULL: 5.5 lbs But, like they say, it is always better to have “a gun” than a nice one at home in the drawer. It is not in his best interest to get into a pissing match with some dude that has his sights set on discrediting a very informative article. It disassembles exacly like a Glock. This should not have failed. September 27, 2011 at 12:58 I had a few problems with the first 150 or so rounds I put through it, … The DB9 is always in there, carried in soft holster. The Nano has a button you can push with the tip of a pen which will de-cock the striker without allowing it to protrude past the bolt face – it won’t fire a round even if you’re a total moron and left one in the chamber. Why did you edit the picture of the round in the barrel? It sounds like a bad barrel, which can be exchanged (doesn't require fitting by a gunsmith) without having to send the entire pistol in for service. It was a clear spring morning at Fort Leonard Wood, truly beautiful. I needed one of my own. Kinda like… man i really love this car, it has exceptional styling, interior is immaculate and the seats are really comfortable but I discovered it wont run on anything other than jet fuel. And assuming the DB9 has the same double-action trigger as the DB380, shooting the jewels isn't an issue. The business, based in Cocoa, Florida, launched in 2009 as an off-shoot of the successful Diamondback Airboats business. Shooters who don’t have experience with the recoil of a mini-9 may want to practice to become confident with this firearm. I took it to the range for the first time today and put 150 rounds through it with zero extraction problems and only two feeding issues. I called Diamondback, after explaining the problem, they sent me a postage paid label to send the gun back for repair. That turned me totally against the .380 caliber. Diamondback DB9 Problem. Meaty-handed people will want to mind how they grip the weapon. It’s an “emergency” firearm; a pocket nine that you shoot occasionally (to assure function and remain competent) and carry constantly. Style * * * Firing the DB9 loaded with 115 grain FMJ and JHP 9mm rounds requires . I had a keltec.380 and P11 that would shoot anything u put in them even if they were dirty and uncleaned. I might have been anticipating the DB9’s “sting” or just jerking the trigger. I am surprised that some of the Q/A issues remain with the DB9. So far from what I’ve been reading the PPS is still the one to beat? Diamondback DB9 Pistol -",The Diamondback DB9 is a micro-compact 9mm automatic pistol made entirely in the USA. However, I open carry at all times. As with any small carry pistol like the DB9, shooting the gun involves one major consideration: felt recoil. *Although I probably haven’t seen their complete line, because they’re too damned expensive, and they look like Glocks. TRIGGER: Short Reset There are good and bad apples in all guns. The LCP and its ilk fit into the first group; The Sig P238 fits into the second; Every single 9mm “pocket” pistol falls into the third. But you said it was trustworthy. However the jams did still continue although less frequently. The DB9 forgoes an external safety in favor of a revolver-like long, heavy trigger pull. At that point the gunsmith I took it to, took the gun down and started dropping different types of rounds into the barrel, and we noticed this same effect. So let me get this straight. They will start to work their way loose after about 100 rounds. Just carry at least one spare mag. But ask yourself this question… What would Mr. McNabb stand to gain from trying to deceive us with the photograph anyway? Took it to the range this afternoon and gave it a good wringing out with Speer 115 gr FMJ. I know your experiences may be different. TRIGGER ACTION: Striker Fired Dbl Action Only But they’ll go into and out of your pocket just fine. You aint 13 anymore. Very sexy little set up. @NikonMikon – Good catch, I did on fact edit the photo. Who would buy that car after reading a review like that? We noticed no matter where you aimed every shot hit the ground before it got to the target. OVERALL HEIGHT (Flush Mag): 4.00″ I acknowledge that the gun isn’t perfect, but what gun is? (Actually the PF9 does also after enough rounds). . Once I identified the ammo it liked, it worked just fine. I bought it for weight and size, and that it is a 9mm. I hope to do so this weekend. To me, it is my “Pocket Glock”. Try the LC9s. It could be considered an alternative to the classic J-frame for pocket carry.The original handgun hit the market about 10 years ago, and I had a chance to review one then. …why not just ream the chamber – maybe the chamber is undersize??? The chamber space in the weapon is very tight. The DB9 forgoes an external safety in favor of a revolver-like long, heavy trigger pull. Thanks for the info, super helpful. Full retardation oozing from every word. The author said something about getting an extended clip – another round and longer – but never posted back a source for this. As far as I’m concerned, when it comes to compact pistols anyway, there are three sizes of pistol: good pocket guns, borderline pocket guns, and NOT pocket guns. I took the DB9 out to the range twice over the labor day weekend. A good freind that i shoot with often is currently complaining about this gun becouse the bullets are tumbling and the gun jams alot but he used +P and +P+ ammo on several occasions so its his fault. I returned the pistol to my car and I attempted to rack the slide to make double sure that the pistol was empty. The rating for this pistol is unjust and degrades the other pistols on here with lower ratings. I pitty the fool who demands my wallet. I ran 400 rounds through mine before I even cleaned it (other than the barell) and it broke in perfect. Reliability * * * I plan to buy an extended magazine giving me room for another digit and an extra round in the bargain. commitment. When I go out, I slip the DB-9 in my pocket. MODEL: DB9 I’m not sure the PF9 could handle that abuse, but the PF9 is not a true pocket gun. Potential buyers should determine if they have the hand strength needed to reliably rack the slide. Other than that, your a dumb ass! I have to disagree, mine has done exactly what is has supposed too and I’ll continue to carry it until something of same exact size comes out and proves to be better…. RECOIL SYSTEM: All steel captured. The slide assembly falls off the front. Crop them and put them in photoshop and swap between layers and it will become painfully apparent. Diamondback Firearms is proud to present the DB9, a micro-compact 9mm pistol made entirely in the USA. As far as firing reliability, like I stated earlier, after deeper chambered barrel replacement it was flawless. The Kahr C series are cheaper. Disgusted, I put it away and started squirreling away cash for a SW Shield. Goes for just under $400 everywhere. Not much fun to break down though. My P11 is an ugly but reliable piece, though, so I would keep it as well. Start hands at sides for concealed belt holster carry, hand on gun in pocket for pocket carry. I love this gun. It’s purely coincidence I mention the car analogy btw. I went on it and found it to have good baseline information! I ordered it sight unseen, and the fit to my hand bothers me a bit – I would really like to extend the bottom of the grip, perhaps the clip, to be able to get my little finger on it! I carry it in my front pocket. So here is my saving grace: PDFfiller helped me to fill out the IRS W-4 and and esign them. While the recoil is , to say the least, unpleasant, the pistol functions well, is reasonably accurate for close work and is certainly very concealable. Diamondback DB9 G4 Stainless / Black 9mm 3" Barrel 6-Rounds - $299.99 DB9 G4 Features Diamondback Firearms is proud to present the DB9 G4, a micro-compact 9mm pistol made entirely in the USA. I paid less than $380.00 for my DB9. Diamondback Firearmsis one of several firearms manufacturers based in the county – with Kel-Tec, Knight’s Armament and Twisted Industries being a few of the others. get out of the nutphugger pants. 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