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  1. ainokea

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    Thanks for the pics.

    Congrats on the FNX. :)
     

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    it looks really interesting, if i wasn't saving up for a 90-Two i'd think abut buying it

    just going on the outside i like the multi notch rail (because streamlight never makes exactly the correct key for every handgun) USP style safety or decocker?,redesigned magazine release, diffrent grip texture, and finally a ambi slide release!


    looking forward to the video review!
     
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    Huh, I though they didn't end up use the FNX name and keep calling the new one FNP. Thanks for the pictures. Now I can tell FN somewhat keep the design but most parts are slightly different.
     
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    Looks very H&Kish. I like it.
     
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    Looks pretty good. Congrats!
     
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    I really like the FNP and wouldnt mind having one. It's obvious from a mechanical standpoint that it borrows from the Steyr M.
     
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    I'm not familiar with the differences between the two (FNP v FNX). Can someone point them out? Is the FNX an improvement over the FNP? Thanks.
     
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    I think it's more similar to SIGs.
     
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    Is that a safety/decocker or decocker only? If safety was that "special" or standard for the FNX?
     
  11. mixflip

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    Looks like the safety/decocker is no longer a bent metal lever? Now its more like the FNP45 with a polymer switch/lever.

    The grip and beaver tail is more like the FNP45 also vs the old FNP9.

    Overall it looks like they basically shrunk down the FNP45 to a 9mm/40cal version which is a good thing because I really like the FNP45 looks.
     
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    Pretty much sums it up. A scaled down FNP 45.
    The differences between the FNX and FNP:

    The rail,
    The safety/decocker(the slide can be locked back with the safety engaged), 17+1 for the FNX 16+1 for the FNP,
    4 interchangeable palm swells(2 slim, 2 medium, rough and smooth texture).
    Also supposed lower bore axis.
     
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    The modular steel sub-frame or chassis is straight from Wilhelm Bubits playbook. I think having the ability to replace the entire lockwork and frame rails as one unit is ingenious.
     
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    Thanks for posting the comparison pics. I think I like the looks of the FNP better, but I do like the new safety.
     
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    Patiently waiting for these to hit my local shop.

    If you don't mind my asking...what did you pay for that?
     
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    Got it for 550.00 OTD
     
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    awesome comparison!:wavey:
     
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    I've never seen the insides of either, thanks for the pictures! This makes me want one now.

    Edit: The bore axis does look slightly lower and it looks like that's because the part of the locking block that the barrel engages sits lower in the frame. A fraction of an inch, not even a big fraction.
     
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    Great review, thank you! The negatives of the FNX you addressed are pretty disappointing. They did so well with their improvements up until those points.
     
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