When creating a viable PDW, there are a lot of factors at play. However, two factors that play an important role are transportability and compatibility; the all-new MasterPiece Arms MPA35DMG 9mm pistol features both of those.
MasterPiece Arms MPA35DMG Details
The MPA35DMG falls into MasterPiece’s “Defender” product line. MasterPiece based it on the MPA30DMG. The difference between the two is that the new MPA35DMG features a folding KAK Shockwave 2.0 Arm Brace. It can be utilized in either the folded or non-folded positions. At its full-length extended position, the new pistol comes in at 23.75 inches. But folded down, it comes in at just 16 inches. Put a checkmark next to transportability. Also, as expected, the KAK Shockwave 2.0 Arm Brace requires no tax stamp.
The pistol also includes a fully machined aluminum pistol grip. That’s a great start, but the important detail here is that it accepts 17- and 33-round Glock magazines. We all know Glock’s popularity, so it goes without saying this is a smart move.
Other features include a side cocker, scope mount, adjustable front and rear sights, decal grip panels, a lower Picatinny rail for flashlight or laser systems, MPA polymer case, MPA short handguard, ergo grip hand stop and barrel extension. Meanwhile, the inner diameter of the handguard is 1.56 inches. It accepts any 9mm suppressor that is 1.550 inches or smaller. Go ahead and put a checkmark next to compatibility.
The MPA35DMG comes standard in a black Cerakote finish. However, MasterPiece offers a number of other finishes for an extra $125. Those include: Tungsten, Burnt Bronze, Marine Red, NRA Blue, Sniper Green, and Gunmetal Cerakote. And that’s the package. We’ll try and get one in for testing soon. In the meantime, for more information please visit MasterPieceArms.com.
MasterPiece Arms MPA35DMG Specs
- Caliber: 9mm
- Overall Length: 16 inches (folded); 23.75 inches (extended)
- Barrel Length: 5.5 inches
- Weight: 8 pounds
- MSRP: $799 – $925
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