GUN The Bren Ten is back

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  1. TL1000RSquid

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    "Tucson, AZ - Feb 01, 2008 - Vltor Weapon Systems today announced the launch of the Fortis Pistol Project, a modern version of the famous Bren Ten style pistol.
    Originally released in 1982, the Bren Ten pistol was designed to advance the state of the art in handgun technology. Designed to fill the need for a full size, full power, double action pistol, the Bren Ten created immense interest as a potent choice for law enforcement and military use.
    Developed as a pistol and cartridge combination, the Bren Ten was the first production pistol to chamber the powerful 10mm Auto cartridge. In its original loading, the 10mm Auto was capable of launching a 170gr buller at 1,300 fps - generating over 600ft/lb of muzzle energy.
    Unfortunately, the original Bren Ten and its successor fell victim to business management and financial problems - but the demand for a high quality American made, full size, double action pistol has still not been filled.

    According to Eric Kincel, the General Manager for Vltor, the Bren Ten may have truly been a design that was ahead of its time; "Now is the time to make this pistol. With today's precision manufacturing techniques and the superior materials available, the Fortis will be a pistol line that is everything people hoped previous attempts would be."
    Eric pointed out that the Fortis is nearly identical to the original Bren Ten in exterior appearance and ergonomics, but that some changes have been made to improve reliability, safety and strength. "The Fortis, while based on a twwnty-five year old idea, is very unique. It offers a high tech, high quality pistol that more than fills the demands for a full size, magnum power auto loader."

    The first released Fortis will be a "duty gun", a full size, all steel, high capacity 10mm Auto that will reliably answer the call of professionals and sportsmen that rely on a good pistol. However, Eric is quick to point out that the Fortis Project is a line of pistols based on one common design. "There will be other versions of the Fortis...different calibers, sizes and options specific to certain applications." When asked if they intend on releasing a faithful reproduction of the original Bren Ten, Eric's answer was simply "We sure want to".

    Fortis Pistol Proposed Specifications (subject to change in final production)

    * Manufacturer - Vltor Weapon Systems
    * Model - Fortis (original release)
    * Type - autoloading pistol
    * Operation - Semi-automatic, Double/single action
    * Caliber - 10mm Auto (others to follow)
    * Barrel length - 5.00"
    * Overall length - 8.75"
    * Height - 5.75"
    * Width - 1.30"
    * Weight - 38 ounces
    * Safety - reversible thumb and firing pin block
    * Sight radius - 6.88"
    * Sights - Adjustable, 3-Dot combat style
    * Rifling - 5 Groove, radiused, RH twist
    * Stocks - Engraved polymer panels
    * Capacity 0 12 rounds
    * Finish - Black Steel Slide and Subdued Finish Stainless Frame"
     
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    Lightsped Glockaholic

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    Are you serious?? This thing will look like the original Bren Ten of Miami Vice fame! If it really does, I'm most definately getting one! I am excited!
     
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    Likely do want. They need to make a version that has the safety as decock only though.
     
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    I am pushing the new bren 10 thread down with the old one. It is better. I have commented in it :rofl:
     
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    :rofl: didn't see this thread before I made mine.
     
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    Fail.
     
  8. If it will look identical to the Bren Ten, as stated in the article, then it's like this:

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    Ugly.
     
  10. As I said in the other thread about this, if I want a full size 10MM I'd go buy a Glock20.

    On the other hand, the 10MM is an awesome cartridge and I'm glad it's being adopted by more gunmakers.
     
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    I'm agreeing with this.
     
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    I've got a 29 already so I'll probably be getting this, I can always use the sleeve and 20 mags in my 29, bren would be a range gun.
     
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    a less beat up one then the above and in 4 inch [​IMG]
     
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    That's not nearly as bad, but I'm still not feelin it. ^ ^ ^
     
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    I dont think itll be successful. What cop wants to carry a gun that weighs over 2lb and 8" long? Figure in the cost of ammo and it's set to fail.
     
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    Niche gun at best.
     
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    I was like ":wtf:"
     
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    That's awesome. I hope they're cheaper than actual Brens.
     
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    why am I getting this junk when I load this thread?


    To view this page, you need to log in to area “USERNAME_AND_PASSWORD_ARE_BOTH_mm” on www.militarymorons.com:80.
     
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    Looks like a giant Hi-Power
     

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