New Canik Mete SFX 1000 Round Review

New Canik Mete SFX 1000 Round Review

The Canik Mete is new for 2021. This optics ready striker fired polymer framed pistol gives you a ton of features for a very reasonable price.

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  1. Vinh Tran on March 10, 2023 at 2:38 am

    Had the Mete SFx for about 2 weeks now and Its so fun and easy to shoot. Have a Glock 17 Gen 5, but always catching myself shooting the Canik more than the Glock.

  2. V A. on March 10, 2023 at 2:38 am

    Which one is better for carry, home and shooting? I trust your reviews and personal opinions on guns.

  3. gone rydin on March 10, 2023 at 2:39 am

    I have 4 Canik pistols. I feel that they are vastly under rated.

  4. Rich B on March 10, 2023 at 2:40 am

    Just bought Canik Mete SFx Black haven’t shot it yet but I am looking forward to it.

  5. Todd Michel on March 10, 2023 at 2:41 am

    Have the Canik TP9. Base model. An absolute great gun. Only downside to mine, it doesn’t accept an optic. However, it has Warren sights. Too good

  6. Mind YourBuisness on March 10, 2023 at 2:47 am

    Just bought a mete for 499. I don’t think any other pistol of this quality can compete with the price

  7. Charles Davaro on March 10, 2023 at 2:48 am

    Great review as usual. I’ve been running a tpsfx9 for over 20 thousand rds now and i was thinking of upgrading to the Mete . After your review and opinion about the red dot mounting i may just get another tpsfx9, I run a HOLOSUN 507 on mine now and I don’t need iron sights and prefer the big windows on the HOLOSUN. As always your review is spot on. Thx

  8. Dj Brown on March 10, 2023 at 2:50 am

    It’s pronounced mete

  9. Leeren Walton on March 10, 2023 at 2:50 am

    How about a Canik SFX Mete vs Walther PDP review? A comparison, which is better?

  10. Wynand Badenhorst on March 10, 2023 at 2:50 am

    Can you review theete sf? Or the new canik rival-s

  11. docforven on March 10, 2023 at 2:52 am

    This or Walther PDP?

  12. Carl Hanson on March 10, 2023 at 2:54 am

    You guys with channels are so lucky getting tricked out pkgs. I had to wait for several months to get threaded barrels for the SFT and the SFX for a bargain basement of price of $200.00

  13. ECO Base Tech on March 10, 2023 at 2:54 am

    I’ve wanted to get the Canik SFX Rival to get into competition shooting (2 gun) and cannot find it available anywhere currently. There may be a SFX Mete available at a Sportsman’s warehouse (about a 2 hour drive from me). Would this be a good alternative from the Rival to get into competition shooting? I live in Oregon and dealing with the uncertainty of this stupid Measure 114 law. It’s currently on hold and is not yet enforced but that could change in a couple of months. I’m thinking I need to get something sooner rather than later; even if I have to compromise by getting an older model, but only if it’s still suitable for what I’m looking to do with it.

  14. Nivek nyll on March 10, 2023 at 2:55 am

    And don’t forget to donate to the kids while I try to be a good role model for them by the frequent dropping F-Bombs in my reviews!

  15. Eric Addis on March 10, 2023 at 2:57 am

    Bro, I love your reviews, best of and don’t buy videos but I’ve got one point to clear up with regard to Canik. Canik is not a budget gun it’s made by a gun company operating in a struggling economy. We simply get the benefit of Turkey’s devalued currency. Canik makes airplane parts for Lockheed Martin, Boeing and Airbus. I certainly hope those are not budget parts. Keep making great videos and thank you!

  16. Brian Corsi on March 10, 2023 at 2:58 am

    Just picked up my first Canik this week – the METE SFX. This pistol shoots amazingly well. I achieved tighter groups than in any pistol I have shot before (with the possible exception of my Kimber 10mm). I am delighted with this pistol, and I paid around $525 for it. I will be adding a red dot and a light to it and it will be my new home defense weapon.
    Aside from the accuracy and reliability (after 200 rounds, that is), I think what impressed me best was the package of goods that came with the pistol. 2 mags, a holster, a wrench set, cleaning tools, a backstrap, a speed loader, AND a flared magwell. Truly impressive!
    I should also mention (if it’s cool to do so) that Canik is currently offering 3 free 18 round mags with the purchase of any of the METE series. So you get 5 mags for your buck.
    All in all, probably the best ‘deal’ I’ve ever made in the purchase of a pistol.

  17. baki alkale on March 10, 2023 at 2:58 am

    No…Kanik,CANİK 👍

  18. Ryan BV on March 10, 2023 at 2:59 am

    I wish they could have it accept larger optics and ambidextrous mag release

  19. Brandon Lee on March 10, 2023 at 3:00 am


    dispense or allot justice, a punishment, or harsh treatment.

  20. Striking Distance on March 10, 2023 at 3:01 am

    I just made this my home defense gun , I use a gkock 29 as my back up home defense with a 30 round mag.

  21. Nick Duffy on March 10, 2023 at 3:01 am

    Gods coming sooner than later, are you saved by the blood of Christ? Are you right with God? Romans 3:23 "For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;" John 3:16-18 "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.18 He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God."1 Corinthians 15:1-4, "Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; 2 By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain.3 For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; 4 And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures: Romans 3:23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; Will you call upon the Lord to save you? Simply saved through realizing you are a sinner needing a savior, believing what God did on the cross and the power that’s in his saving blood that covers all our sin if we simply believe; of which we are saved.

  22. SVJ-765 Gnome on March 10, 2023 at 3:01 am

    Meaty sounds better bro.

  23. Rando on YT on March 10, 2023 at 3:04 am

    Which Canik would you recommend: the Rival or Mete SFX Pro? Primary uses would be home defense and range/plinking. Thanks.

  24. Phillip Latham on March 10, 2023 at 3:05 am


  25. BloodRaven1969 on March 10, 2023 at 3:09 am

    Looking in to a Rival or SFX these days, but hearing shooters complain about the size and/or weight of a full size polymer frame pistol after long years of edc’ing a Dan Wesson .44 with the 6" VH barrel makes me laugh. I’m looking in to these because 1: the gun loving family thinks I need to show the DW more respect then edc and 2: having the same ammo as her edc piece will make life a bit simpler.

  26. Aleffel96 on March 10, 2023 at 3:09 am

    Just bought a mete sft a couple of months ago. Mounted a holosun 407k. I do wish I could’ve used the 407c instead but the 407k does the job well enough. This is one of my favorite pistols now. Plan on also getting a canik rival somewhere down the road. Caniks are just a great value.

  27. LZ_3 on March 10, 2023 at 3:11 am

    Still not a single malfunction from mine. My favorite 9mm handgun to shoot. All for $499.99 when it first came out.

  28. Andrew Artress on March 10, 2023 at 3:13 am

    Is the threaded barrel an option?

  29. Adam Adams on March 10, 2023 at 3:15 am

    I have the original sfx I want the METE I don’t like the cuts on the rival but the rival has the better trigger.wish they’d put the flat trigger in this gun it be perfect in my view.

  30. 18dmedic on March 10, 2023 at 3:15 am

    I bought my first CANiK back on the 2nd of August. I got the CANiK METE SFT which is the same pistol my son owns. Haven’t fired it yet as I’m waiting on my 500 rounds of NATO spec 9mm 124g to come in. I have been a long time Glock 17 shooter. My son has Glocks as well and the CANiK is his favorite. We shall see.

  31. Eric G on March 10, 2023 at 3:15 am

    My Canik Mete SFX came with 1-18, 1-20 rd mags.

  32. Eddie Archuleta on March 10, 2023 at 3:17 am

    Where do you get the threaded barrel for the sfx

  33. Brent Jacobs on March 10, 2023 at 3:17 am

    Just letting everyone know, a third party is making an adapter plate to run full size rmr/Holosun red dots. They’re about $65. Works perfectly.

  34. john moxley on March 10, 2023 at 3:19 am

    Just tried out my Mete SFX that comes with the Mecanik red dot (small concealed carry version). Best trigger I have ever used. Red dot is great: co-witnesses, auto on, auto brightness is perfect, nice field of view, easy to zero. Now the most accurate hand gun I own. Takedown is a breeze, mags are easy to swap and a breeze to load. Holster is excellent, saving another $60 – $80. All the tools that come with it are high quality. Only complaint is that they just ship 1 extra backstrap, (large) when I preferred the small. Also the case is the best one I have ever received with a handgun – much better than Sig and Springfield Armory, I expect you could check this on an airline as it is very rigid. Every aspect of the package is high quality, tremendous value!

  35. Depraved on March 10, 2023 at 3:20 am

    Let us buy the bundle too Canik, I wanna play too!

  36. J Friesz on March 10, 2023 at 3:22 am

    Canik = the villain, mete= price in Turkish

  37. joseph lassiter on March 10, 2023 at 3:24 am

    Where did you get the threaded barrel???

  38. GunsmithSid on March 10, 2023 at 3:25 am

    I wonder if the optic losing zero is due to the wrong (pan head instead of oval head) mounting screw in the left pocket.

  39. PondHopper TV on March 10, 2023 at 3:26 am

    I just acquired my first Canik and am glad that I did. I am amazed how well it carries on the hip… which is a relief after carrying a Kimber Micro 9 in my pocket for the last year. Glad to have this in my arsenal and thanks for a great review!

  40. Glen Wiederholt on March 10, 2023 at 3:28 am

    I believe it’s pronounced meh-TAY. Just saying. Whatever works for you. I’ve got two Caniks and a third on the way. I hope the American companies take a page out of the Canik’s playbook and put some better quality triggers, optics, slides like Canik has done.

  41. AJ on March 10, 2023 at 3:29 am

    I thought the SFX came with a flat mag release in the little hardware box? I guess for defense you’d rather have it installed short but SFX seems more like an affordable race gun than defense-first

  42. Davey Dave on March 10, 2023 at 3:29 am

    Just purchased this exact gun. First impressions it’s looking like I’ll be buying a lot more caniks. Quality company for sure. Looking forward to shooting it. I have a buddy with thousands of rounds through a tp9 without a single malfunction. They work

  43. Ender Usuloglu The Dude on March 10, 2023 at 3:30 am

    METE or METE KHAN is the famous Turkish warrior and leader of Hun (considered to be pro-Turkic by the Turkish people) Empire.

  44. ISRAELITE Tribe of LEVI on March 10, 2023 at 3:32 am

    Can you do a comparison to the Walther pdp sd, very few gun channels I can trust.

  45. Chase Champion on March 10, 2023 at 3:33 am

    Just put a Holosun smaller sight on it man and stop complaining. Haha

  46. Jason St. John on March 10, 2023 at 3:33 am

    What would you recommend for the best optic for the Canik mete

  47. John Connaughton on March 10, 2023 at 3:34 am

    For newbies, can you explain things like Jerry Miculek booger hook and "drive with your thumb", etc. Just have my SFx about 2 weeks. I found that fully loading the 20 rounds in the 20 rd mag they included, it was pretty tight to get it to chamber the first round. Only does it good, consistenly, when I have slide locked back, insert mag, then release so slide slams forward. So I would be hesitant to load 20 in mag and 1 in chamber. I ordered mine thru Good 4 Guns, got the black Mete SFx, with the MeCanik MO1 Optic, paid $530 plus shipping. Been to the range once and the optic seemed quite good. My first gun with an optic, shot 110 rds, only had minor trouble picking up the dot, like twice, and that was when I moved the gun around a bit before coming to bear on the target.

  48. Mindful Music on March 10, 2023 at 3:34 am

    Can it take a holosun 507 ot 509?

  49. GreyWolf on March 10, 2023 at 3:36 am

    Pronansiation of the brand is : DJANIK (CANIK)

  50. Foto Favoloso on March 10, 2023 at 3:36 am

    The only problem I have experienced with my Mete is with the 20 round mag. Yes it will hold 20 (. (With great effort), but it won’t seat with a round in the chamber… give left in the mag. If I load 19, no problem.

    I have tried keeping them fully loaded for days at a time to compress the spring……doesn’t seem to help.

    I have reached out to Century Arms and am awaiting a reply.
    Will probably buy the Taylor Freelance mag extentions, then I guess the problem will be mute.

    Otherwise I love the gun! I can say with pride that I am a Canik Fanatik!

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