2020 Father’s Day Gift Guide by Sootch00: The Pistol & Accessories Edition
The 2020 year has certainly proved to be tumultuous. You know dad’s big day is coming soon but you’re still wondering when is fathers day this year since days are blending in together, and normal life is in the distant past. We can help, Father’s Day is June 21, 2020. Now that you have the date, you’ll also need ideas for the best gifts for dad. We can help there too. Sootch00 teamed up with GetZone.com and put together a Father’s Day Gifts Guide for those of us that want to get Dad what they really want! Feel free to use that tie you got him last year to hold the gift wrapping together.
Here are the Top Fathers Day gifts for Dad reviewed by Sootch00
FN 509 COMPACT TACTICAL PISTOL
The FN 509 COMPACT TACTICAL is the smaller version of the original 509 tactical pistol. A lot of options available. Sootch00 loves the 2-tone colors but you can also get it in black. This is a more compact version and makes an excellent concealed carry piece. Has the threaded barrel, which is a cold hammer forge barrel. Night sights are on top, but they are suppressor height so you can apply a suppressor to the end of the barrel, or a compensator.
One thing that Sootch00 loves about FN is their grip texturing; it’s aggressive but not uncomfortable. It just fits in your hand very well, these large little squares just seem to fit and you feel like you’ve got a total grip on the pistol. The FN 509 Compact has an accessory rail, takedown lever, slide release, and metal mag release that drops the mags really well. Included with the FN 509 Compact are a standard 12-round magazine, a 15-round magazine, and a 24-round magazine with a sleeve. Sootch00 took the FN 509 Compact on the range and he was not disappointed. With the grip he felt he had a really solid hold on the firearm, the trigger is nice and crisp. You can put your micro red dot on it but he took it to the range as is. The suppressor hi sights were very easy to see. He had no malfunctions whatsoever.
“Guys this gun is ready to go, it’s flag shooting and it has a lot of versatility. It also has the FN name standing behind it. In case you didn’t know, FN makes firearms for the U.S. Military,” says Sootch00.
FN 509 COMPACT TACTICAL SPECIFICATIONS:
- CALIBER: 9mm
- OPERATION: Double-action
- MAG CAPACITY: 10 or 12/15 Rd.
- WEIGHT: 25.5 oz.
- BARREL LENGTH: 3.7″
- OVERALL LENGTH: 6.8″
- TWIST RATE: 1:10″ RH
- HEIGHT: 5.2″ / 4.8″
- WIDTH: 1.35″
- TRIGGER PULL: 5.5 – 7.5 lb.
- SIGHT RADIUS: 5.6″
- Full-sized performance in a concealed carry package
- Strike-fired autoloader
- Double-action operation
- Fully ambidextrous controls
- FN Low Profile Optics Mounting System with plate adapters for direct mounting of more than 10 optics
- All-back co-witness iron sights
- Easily racked, combat-style sights
- External extractor; loaded chamber indicator
- Improved front and rear cocking serrations
The FN 509 Compact is top on our list of father’s day gifts. Watch more videos of the New FN 509 Compact Pistol here.
For more info visit www.fnamerica.com
SILENCERCO OMEGA K SUPPRESSOR
If dad needs a silencer, check out the Omega K suppressor, one of SilencerCo‘s most popular suppressors. The Omega™ 9K is an exceptionally versatile suppressor. They are the smallest, lightest, and quietest silencers in their respective classes. Full auto rated and usable with pistols, rifles, and submachine guns, the Omega K series offers extreme durability in an ultra-compact package and is compatible with 9mm as well as subsonic and supersonic 300 BLK. With the fully welded, tubeless, minimalist Omega K, big sound suppression now comes in a tiny footprint. Check out the specs below.
SilencerCo Omega K Suppressor Specifications:
- Caliber Compatibility 9mm & 300 BLK
- Total length: 4.70
- Weight 7.2 oz
- Diameter 1.48”
- Materials: Stellite & stainless steel
- Finish – available in black, white & FDE
- MSRP: $865
For more info visit www.silencerco.com
RIVAL ARMS BUILD UP KIT FOR THE GLOCK G17 GEN 4
Rival Arms has thought of everything. The Faction Series Built Kit comes in a really cool box. This is a complete custom slide kit for your Glock pistol. Sootch00 will also be doing a complete installation video later this month on GetZone.com.
The centerpiece is the slide, this is called the ready red, comes with armored cuts, it’s C and C machined. It’s got the beautiful red coming through, ports on the top, serrations on the front, and can also be ready for sights. The threaded barrel is fluted, 4×16 R stainless steel billet, and you can put suppressors or compensators also. Ready red magwells comes with the package. stainless steel striker is fluted, stainless give is a lot more strength. The recoil spring is all metal. it is static.
On the range, Sootch00 used TruGlo Tru tec Micro open dot sights. “I am not big on really brights colors but this really trips my trigger,” – Sootch00.
At the range, he put about 500 rounds through it and had zero malfunctions, right out of the box. “It shot really well!” – Sootch00. If you are looking for Glock upgrades check out Rival Arms. They are in Dalles, TX and all of their products are made in USA.
For more info visit www.rival-arms.com
Related Videos: Rival Arms Glock Upgrades & TruGlo Sights Installation
CASE KNIVES – Curly Maple Wood Gunstock & Kickstart “Dad” Trapperlock
The next item on our Father’s Day Gift Guide is the Curly Maple Wood Gunstock knife from Case Knives.
Curly Maple Wood Gunstock Specifications:
- Model No.: 25945
- Pattern: Gunstock
- Pattern Stamp: 72130 SS
- Handle Material: Natural Curly Maple
- Handle Finish: Smooth
- Blade Type: Spear, Pen
- Blade Length(s): 2.15 in, 2.05 in
Kickstart “Dad” Trapperlock – Father’s Day Gift Guide
Kickstart “Dad” Trapperlock Specifications
Model No.: 10591
Pattern Stamp: 6154ACSS
Handle Material: Mediterranean Blue Bone
Handle Finish: Smooth
Blade Type: Clip
Blade Length(s): 3.3 in, 8.4 in
Lock Type: Liner Lock
Blade Material: Tru-Sharp™ Stainless
Blade Finish: Mirror-Polished
Closed Length: 4.13 in
Weight: 3.5 oz
Sheath: Sold Separately
For more info visit www.caseknives.com
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EAA REGARD MC SPORT GEN 4 PISTOL
Another great pistol in our Father’s Day Gift Guide is the Regard MC Sport Gen 4 pistol. Taking the famous Regard model further by creating two models geared towards competition shooting, EAA introduces the Regard Sport Gen 4. Stylish G10 grips standout off the blue/black steel slide and lightweight alloy frame. Comes equipped with an accessory rail, window grip and window magazine and are available in 9mm caliber. The Gen 4 decocker rebounds for fast return to action.
Manufactured By: Girsan
Model: MC Sport Gen 4
Frame Size: FULL SIZE
Weight: 2.15 lbs
Material: Forged Aluminum
Purpose: Home Defense, Personal Defense, Recreational Shooting, Tactical
Threaded Barrel: No
Prop65 Warning: https://www.p65warnings.ca.gov/
For more info visit: https://eaacorp.com/
Related Video: EAA GiRSAN Regard MC 9mm Handgun – Sootch00 Review
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Honorable Organizations mentions in our Father’s Day Gift Guide
DAV – Disabled American Veterans
Established in 1920 for over 100 years they have been assisting veterans in so many different ways. Whether its advocacy in Washington DC, helping out with employment opportunities, helping out financially, taking veterans to medical appointments. In fact, DAV has helped over 1 million veterans every year. But they depend on our donations. Sootch00 has also made a sizable donation to DAV in honor of his father. It is tax-deductible.
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