NY police force picking up some neat pistol caliber carbines

I’ve always been a fan of pistol caliber carbines going back to my experiences as a kid with the Marlin .45ACP Camp Carbine and have counted a Colt 9mm SMG, Ruger PC9, KelTec Sub2000, and Beretta CX4 among my firearms collection off and on.

The combination of decent accuracy out to 100 yards in a cartridge that didn’t have the same concerns as a full or intermediate sized rifle round has always appealed to me– especially when, like in the case of the Marlin, Ruger or Kel-Tec, you could use common handgun mags.

Well, Buffalo PD is looking to pick up 115 Just Right Carbines for their force and I spoke to the company about the pending purchase last week.

I got to visit with JRC at SHOT Show, NASGW and others, and have checked out their neat pistol caliber ARs (that take S&W M&P and Glock mags) often.

“While AR’s certainly serve a purpose in a tactical setting, the pistol caliber Just Right Carbine provides plenty of knock down power, longer range, and accuracy [over a pistol], while limiting unintended results in populated areas,” said Debi DeBanto, the marketing chief for LDB Supply, Just Right Carbines’ master distributor. “In addition, by utilizing the rounds and magazines they already carry for their handguns, the JRC prevents officers from having to differentiate in a fast-moving situation.”

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