Ruger Max-9 Subcompact Micro 9

Ruger Max-9 Subcompact Micro 9

The Ruger Max-9 is a Micro Subcompact Double Stacked Mag Carry option.
Optics Ready, with a 10 or 12 rd magazine and a lot of features. Thanks to Gun Zone Deals and we appreciate Fiocchi USA for Sponsoring the Ammo.

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  1. EricTheActor on April 28, 2023 at 3:47 am

    Kel-Tec had the P11 in 1995, the P32 in 1999, the P-3AT in 2003 and the PF-9 in 2006

    Ruger came out with the LCP in 2008, 5 years after the P-3AT. Sig came out with the P365 in 2017, 11 years after the PF-9.

    The Sub-2000 came out back in 2001, the KSG in 2011

  2. Fakeninja 69 on April 28, 2023 at 3:48 am

    I got a Max 9 and my aiming sights glow in the dark I like it.

  3. Errol Barnes on April 28, 2023 at 3:49 am

    Got one today on sale at Cabela’s for $399.

  4. bassman8990 on April 28, 2023 at 3:50 am

    I wonder of they have the same mag followers as the LCP 380. Those sre cheaply made & didnt lock the slide back. Had to have ruher send new mags & those arent much better

  5. Marty Cloyd on April 28, 2023 at 3:51 am

    Mine didn’t come with a 12 round 😞🤬

  6. Keto Man on April 28, 2023 at 3:55 am

    Really nice video. Do you review mc2sc?

  7. King Devoneo - Got Beats on April 28, 2023 at 3:56 am

    Are there extended mags for these bro?

  8. Ryan on April 28, 2023 at 3:56 am

    P365 is king still. Did it first, did it best. Just got my Glock 43x MOS that’s a hell of a gun for holding 16 rounds, but my p365 I will never sell. Perfect summer carry

  9. Dr MitoFit on April 28, 2023 at 3:57 am

    A Blue state gun (10 rds) at a Red state low price?

  10. Perry Parsons on April 28, 2023 at 3:58 am

    Great review. Definitely on my want list.

  11. Dre on April 28, 2023 at 3:58 am

    I will stick with my Glock 26 with the plus 2 .not a bad pistol though

  12. David Guy on April 28, 2023 at 3:59 am

    How is the finish on the slide holding up?

  13. Michael C. on April 28, 2023 at 4:02 am

    I might have went with that one….but that pin 📌 that falls out…. why have one little part like that, which can super easily be Lost? I Bought the Hellcat OSP, instead. Shield + would have been cool, if it were OSP optional.

  14. Terry Skorczewski on April 28, 2023 at 4:04 am

    I like the Taurus gx4 better than the Ruger Max 9 it just fits in my hand better

  15. Ralphy Figueroa on April 28, 2023 at 4:07 am

    How do you make the 10 round mag hold 12 rounds

  16. Troy Truong on April 28, 2023 at 4:08 am

    never train 2 guns with 1 with safety and 1 without. You will get screwed by it when you need to use it for self defense.

  17. Eager lawncare on April 28, 2023 at 4:09 am

    Note : the sig 365 is 12 + 1 with flush fit mag .. available with 15 + 1 extended mag .. I know I know I do a double take evertime I load the 12 rounds in mag

  18. Dean Anderson on April 28, 2023 at 4:10 am

    The very best reviews

  19. Tom Nelson on April 28, 2023 at 4:11 am

    I enjoyed watching your video.
    Curious > about how Ruger EC9s came later as a more affordable little less on features but almost the same as the"LC9s" > I’m wondering if Ruger might do the same concerning the Ruger Max-9 > like come out with a little less featured economy version maybe a Ruger Max-9e???

  20. Robert G Walsh on April 28, 2023 at 4:11 am

    Great review. Thank you.

  21. Seth N. on April 28, 2023 at 4:11 am

    This is literally a badass double stack LC9s 2.0…same internals in the slide, FCG, slide cover plate, barrel, takedown pin…all of thats the same, just different slide/grip molding and better mag. Which is EXACTLY what ive wanted for a while!

  22. Huy G Le on April 28, 2023 at 4:12 am

    One of the coolest pistol by design.

  23. Lifted on April 28, 2023 at 4:16 am

    I wish they continued production of the SR9c but i guess evolution favors the masses . This will due as a suitable replacement eventually.

  24. Ge Mor on April 28, 2023 at 4:17 am

    Comment from the other side of the pond, from Germany: Especially with such sub-compact striker-fired pistols, a manual safety is essential. This additional "dingus" in the trigger can never replace a manual safety. In Europe, too, the term "Glock leg" is now known for shots in one’s own leg with striker-fired pistols without a manual safety. Every long gun, regardless of caliber, whether repeating or semi-automatic, whether rifle or shotgun, has a manual safety. But with the pre-cocked striker-fired pistols, which are more dangerous due to their shortness and handiness, it is believed that a manual safety can be omitted…
    In Germany, this danger has now been recognized and almost only the versions of sub-compact striker-fired pistols are offered, that have a manual safety. If the manual safety is placed well for the thumb, it is not a problem at all. With appropriate practice, arming the pistol before firing is an automatic action – my own experience with the SigSauer P365 MS. And that’s why only buy the Ruger Max 9 with manual safety for your own safety and that of others!
    General kudos to Sootch00: Compared to the mumbling, gibbering and slurred speech of some other reviewers in American gun videos, it is a real enjoyment for a foreigner to hear Sootch00’s precise, clear, accented and always understandable language and diction! Thank you!

  25. Ghimmy on April 28, 2023 at 4:17 am

    Try placing your index finger at the front of the trigger guard and making a fast move to the trigger to fire. The trigger will lock due to pressure on the trigger before the drop safety. IMO needs adjustment.

  26. EricTheActor on April 28, 2023 at 4:17 am

    Seems like Kel Tec is a decade ahead of the industry

    From the pocket pistols, to the PCC, to the Bullpup shotguns

    Kel-Tec is really leading the way with innovation

    So with that being said, I expect every gun manufacturer to be making copies of the P50 and CMR30 very soon

  27. C T on April 28, 2023 at 4:18 am

    I think it has the best trigger of all of the micro 9’s.

  28. Steve F on April 28, 2023 at 4:19 am

    trigger looks like a toy and the blacked out rear sights…. just can’t do it

  29. Kaido Ojamaa on April 28, 2023 at 4:22 am

    The biggest mistake Ruger made with this excellent pistol, is the lack of a Rail for an illumination device.

  30. 5X Champs on April 28, 2023 at 4:25 am

    Now that’s a review! Thanks so much

  31. Buddy S on April 28, 2023 at 4:25 am

    Another micro 9 I am going to buy in the future to add the collection of Canik Tp9 Elite Sc Cz P10s Sc and Mp Ez 380. Great video review. Good reviews as always.

  32. jpdaddy67 on April 28, 2023 at 4:26 am

    That combination front site is winner for me..

  33. Handguns on April 28, 2023 at 4:27 am

    I have the shield plus and Taurus gx4 and gx4xl. I put the flat dark earth max 9 in layaway can’t wait to get it out but will be a month or so.

  34. CHeWy on April 28, 2023 at 4:28 am

    Im in Australia. Have been wanting to shoot this gun since it came out 🙁

  35. Huy G Le on April 28, 2023 at 4:30 am

    One of the coolest pistol by design.

  36. Aaron Meeks on April 28, 2023 at 4:31 am

    Love mine, I got the pro model and the lcp max too

  37. Carlos on April 28, 2023 at 4:33 am

    Thanks for the review. Another key element is the price point. I just picked one up at sportsman’s warehouse for under $400.00.

  38. San Dan on April 28, 2023 at 4:34 am

    Can senior citizens with arthritis rack the slide?

  39. James Glenn on April 28, 2023 at 4:34 am

    Looks like Robbie could use some Trigger Training 🤔
    I have not seen someone literally Slap a Trigger like that in a very long time😲😬🤣

  40. randy graves on April 28, 2023 at 4:35 am

    Can you do a video on the Taurus G3CP optics ready

  41. Adam Renissance on April 28, 2023 at 4:35 am

    Honestly, I don’t give a flip what you prefer about safeties. That just tells me you have been Glockerized.

  42. mzondi1970 on April 28, 2023 at 4:36 am

    I just purchased this yesterday. I held all its competitors. I do have big hands and will be using the extended magazine that comes with it. The others I held were the p365, the hellcat, cz subcompact, m&p, and even the Taurus I forget the model number. The Ruger felt the best I like the sights on the hellcat the best but my local gun shop since I’m a regular got me out the door with the Ruger with the halosun 507k for the same money as the hellcat. I thought I did a good deal and the gun feels great in my hand

  43. Afngary Ham on April 28, 2023 at 4:36 am

    Best pistol I’ve owned. Got a Crimson Trace Laserguard and Crimson Trace CTS-1550 Ultra Compact Reflex. For the 10 round magazines I swapped in the Garrison Grip 1.25" Extension.

  44. 3Pillers on April 28, 2023 at 4:37 am

    MAX 9 👍. Also EC9 👍

  45. 613JMM on April 28, 2023 at 4:39 am

    If you find your pinky hanging below the magazine, just curl it underneath. It is actually pretty comfortable provides very good support for better shooting. Something we learned when the Clinton Assault Weapons ban led to the introduction of the "baby" Glocks with their ten rounds (or less) magazines, and before pinky extensions became popular.

  46. gmcjetpilot on April 28, 2023 at 4:41 am

    WOW I have had one like this for 10 years…. GLOCK 26…. everyone else is late to the party.

  47. Chuck McMahan on April 28, 2023 at 4:43 am

    Picked up one today and ran a 100 rounds through it. love it.

  48. Harry Mayhugh on April 28, 2023 at 4:45 am

    I watched a bunch of videos on this gun your video was the best one out of all them for me thanks

  49. Tom Jones on April 28, 2023 at 4:45 am

    This or sig 365?

  50. Franco Digital Photography on April 28, 2023 at 4:45 am

    You just convinced me to get one of these. Thank you.