Watch: Arex ReX Zero 1 Compact 9mm

   06.13.17

Watch: Arex ReX Zero 1 Compact 9mm

Our buddies over at The Firearm Blog TV have put together another excellent video. This video covers the Arex ReX Zero 1 Compact 9mm, which is made in Slovenia and imported by the FIME Group.

To be perfectly honest, when I saw the preview image of the video, I thought Patrick was holding a Sig.  However, the Arex ReX Zero 1 looks larger than a Sig. This is the first handgun I have seen where the slide release also works as a de-cocker.

Specifications

From Buds Gun Shop.

  • 17 Round Capacity
  • Stainless Steel Slide
  • Front and Rear Serrations
  • Loaded Chamber Indicator
  • Ambidextrous Slide Stop
  • Ambidextrous Magazine Release and Safety
  • MIL-STD 1913 Accessory Rail
  • Fixed 3-Dot Sights
  • Overall Length 7.7″
  • Height 5.7″
  • Width 0.98″(Top) 1.1″(Bottom)
  • Weight 29 oz

Now for the video

At first I had high hopes for the handgun, then the hopes faded.

Watching Patrick handle the handgun, it seems very “blocky.” While changing magazines, it appears he has to reposition his hand a couple of times. This is in contract to the normal magazine changes he does in other videos.

The trigger pull was off the chart, stiff operation and it has a retail price over $600. Let’s be honest, with so many good compact 9mm handguns in the $500 price range, why would the Arex Rex Zero 1 demand a premium price?

Special thank you to Patrick at TFB TV for making another great video.

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