I first saw the pistol in the early 1990s, well after the mid-1980s military test trials that chose the Beretta 92 for our armed services as the M9. Dec 15, 2011 #1. The BDA 380 is similar to the beretta double stack 380 a beautiful weapon. Your Price: $47.19. Then there are other guns that I look for on a casual basis in my local shops, but they aren't rare enough and/or I don't want one bad enough to search for them on Gunbroker. Joined Aug 2, 2009 Messages 1,892 Reactions 0 Points 0. One show I looked at it like I usually do and he asked me why I didn't just go ahead and buy it. That is a shame, because the BDM had other virtues. This is approximately the same trigger action as most DA/SA revolvers in police-service use. I had the opportunity to buy a BDM of decent shape last year but passed because I couldn't find extra mags for decent price. Home > Gun Magazines > Browning Magazines. JavaScript is disabled. I wonder if they are similar... "A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity.". Along the top left-rear edge of the slide there was a round drum with a screw-slotted head. I have a BDM. Get the Shooting Illustrated Reloaded newsletter for at-a-glance access to industry news, gear, gun reviews, videos and more—delivered directly to your Inbox. The BDM offered dual-lockwork systems and should have been welcome for its unique nature. But stay tuned—there’s more. New sights for a Browning BDM. One result of this development was a pistol called the Browning BDM, which stands for “Browning double mode.” This allowed for a user-selectable “traditional” double-action/trigger cocking first shot and single-action follow-up shots, as well as a “DAO” selection that rendered it … Women On Target® Instructional Shooting Clinics, Volunteer At The Great American Outdoor Show, Marion P. 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This is a pistol that's been on my "B" purchase list for at least five years. The means of doing that is largely a extremely compact butt section, which results from the clever use of springs in the lockwork. They came out of it with flying colors. Before there was a Sig P226 or a Beretta M92 there was a the Browning High Power. The slide cycled in recoil, cocking the hammer and resetting the trigger to the rear for a crisp single-action pull for the next one (or more). When the shooter swept the trigger back, the hammer came back and released to fire the first shot. Partners. Dec 15, 2011 #1. Product #: 187840 Shipment prohibited outside USA. Similar in appearance to Browning's P-35 model "Hi-Power" pistol, the BDM was actually a new design created to compete in service trials as a standard issue pistol for the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation. There’s a reason for that. Turning it to align with a “P” on the slide and the lockwork was set to make the BDM behave like a DA/SA trigger system. View All Browning Magazines. It was an American-designed-and-made pistol aimed primarily at law enforcement service and civilian use. Suite 500, Troy, Michigan 48084 USA. $227.25. Jan 25, 2015 #1. Note that it appeared before the world of handguns had gone so heavily for polymer frames. This is how most other pistols of that time worked. Browning BDM. View Sellers Items Description: Browning BDM 9mm excellent condition. Reviews; Price Match Guarantee; SSL … I have a few facts and a lot of opinions. More than just molded leather, the LockLeather unique click-retention clip locks your Browning into place to give you the safety and security of a Kydex holster with the comfort and durability of premium leather. It's one of the "Practical" ones. 2 product ratings - Safariland 77-76-23PBL Double Magazine Holder Beretta Browning 9MM BDM Ruger NEW. A notch rear sight and a blade front sight adorn a 4.75" barrel. If the revolver-like BRM was thumb-cockable, it would be an interesting handgun. It sits unfired in the safe. Congrats, nice gun and interesting history. It's got that crappy parkerized type finish on the slide and a hard chrome lower. There was no multi-chambered cylinder of course, but the trigger pull was now the same long, smooth stroke as a revolver. Turn the drum selector to align with an “R” (for revolver) and the gun behaved somewhat like a revolver. As it was, the Browning BDM died a quiet death after less than a decade of production. C $43.84. A somewhat compact semiauto at about 6 3/4 inches and a whopping pound and a half empty. Even now, its still amazingly thin for a high capacity pistol. This one came into my local shop last week and its in a solid 90% to 92% condition and in perfect working order. Thursday, May 16, 2019. I really like the Browning BDM I bought about a year ago. Privacy Policy   •   Contact Us   •   Warnings   •   FAQs   •  © 2021 National Rifle Association of America. We’re at a point in the battle that a healthy bushel of guns persist in the marketplace, while many others have fallen by the wayside and that milestone shooter called the Glock is stronger than ever. It is recommended that all parts be fit by a qualified gunsmith. All parts listed in this category are specific to the Browning BDM Pistol unless otherwise noted. That issue has kinda sorted itself out, and the caliber that took home all the marbles is the old 9 mm. The only thing I do not like about it are the sights. Parts List. January 25, 2018 by homelandsecuritynet.com. Today, with molded-polymer frames, most companies offer a service semi-auto that is a lot more ergonomic than the contemporaries of the BDM, but not that unique gun. There was also a safety that doubled as a decocker when the BDM was in pistol mode. I really liked the pistol, as did some of the most-informed handgunners I knew. Add to My Saved Parts. And, like the same revolver, you can thumb-cock the exposed hammer for a crisp single-action pull. I have never handled either of the simplified versions of the BDM and would very much like to do so. We had a distraction in the midst of the “war” sometimes known as the Caliber Campaign, wherein other calibers were considered. What he didn't tell me was it only came with one magazine and extra magazines were $100 each. nice...and you have a nice example too...I have heard the mags are available from time to time from CDNN...I passed on one of these back when at a time they were really affordable...I'm sure we could all tell such stories...anyway...I'll bet it's a nice shooter and thin for a double stack...congratulations again Brian... Neat find. Browning 112044501 X-Bolt Long Action 300 Win Mag/338 Win Mag/7mm Rem Mag 3rd X-Bolt Polymer Burnt Bronze Cerakote Finish. The MK 3 DBM shares many of the qualities of the original sporting BARs and the BAR MKII series that followed. Your first look will tell you you’re looking at a mini Beretta 92. Barrel [9] (various caliber versions may be available and compatible). I am considering looking at a Browning BDA in 380 locally. The BDM is a full-size, all-steel, 15+1-round pistol comparable to models from Smith & Wesson, Beretta, Ruger, FN America, Heckler & Koch, Taurus and many others. GUN COLLECTIONS WANTED FOR CASH! With few exceptions, this ocean of Nines all have double-column magazines and some form of simplified trigger action. If you have difficulty finding the best holster for your Browning BDM 9mm firearm, give us a call and one of our product specialists will help you find … Thread starter str8shtr; Start date Jan 25, 2015; S. str8shtr New Member. This one was made in 1993, and is clearly superior to Browning's second attempt at the HP-DA. Browning Buck Mark Magazine .22 LR 10 Rounds Steel Blued Finish 112055190 Browning Buck Mark Magazine .22 LR 10 Rounds Steel... Our Low Price $38.70 QuickView It was made by Fabrique Nationale in Belgium, and was designed by John Moses Browning like like the Colt 1911. Dealer seemed to have it on his table forever. I had one for a long time, even carried it. In order to boost sales, Browning even offered two variants of the gun. Rather, they confused too many handgunners, who did not buy them. My shop gave me an awesome price and I brought it home for $435 out the door. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. $45.99 $37.95. or Best Offer. This is a nice little blast from the past from Browning. Description: The Browning BDM is a semi-auto pistol was developed in 1991 (This one was made in 1994) by the Browning Arms Company, and unlike Browning’s (FN Herstal) P-35 Hi-Power model, was manufactured only in North America,production ceased in 1998. This gun is slightly larger than a Hi Power, yet weighs a little less. Barrel. At that point in handgunning history, there was a considerable argument that the long-stroke, double-action-only trigger on most revolvers was desirable for reasons of handling and safety. Browning Pistol Magazines. BDMs are reliable and accurate; I know of several torture-test shoots where the gun was subject to protracted firing. Browning Magazines. Diary of a holster junkie (Holster reviews), Outdoor Hub, LLC (d/b/a Carbon Media Group), 3290 W. Big Beaver Rd. I cannot think of a single thing to say... We had a guy here who loved them and wore out three at IDPA competition. Part Key: 1. Seller Description. $44.00 $39.95. The idea was to give the BDM user a gun that could be arranged to perform to suit the needs and skills of various users. Joined Dec 23, 2014 … Although the BDM was pretty typical in appearance, it was unique in its management. That is a shame, because the BDM had other virtues. Like most of Browning’s designs, the SA 22 is a remarkable melding of a simple yet efficient device, combined with grace and elegance. There are certain guns that I want bad enough to look for on Gunbroker on a daily basis. Obviously Glock Talk can regulate their own forum, likewise I don't have to participate when unwarranted characterizations and heavy handed censorship are used to diminish free speech. This is a nice little blast from the past from Browning. The Browning BDM was developed in 1991 by the Browning Arms Company, and unlike Browning's (FN Herstal) P-35 Hi-Power model, was manufactured only … For me, the Browning BDM is right on the border between these two mindsets. Reviews; Price Match Guarantee; SSL Secure Shopping. Browning 1911-22 22LR 10-Round Magazine. ... Browning BDM 9MM 15 Round Magazine. Not all parts that are available for online purchase are shown on the schematic. Explaining the gun is a little complicated. Come join the discussion about optics, gunsmithing, styles, reviews, troubleshooting, accessories, classifieds, and more! I like my exotic guns to at least have two mags. On a number of occasions recently, I’ve had need to mention the so-called “Wondernine Wars.” This was a time in firearms history where literally every maker that mattered introduced some new and different model 9 mm pistol that was pretty much like all the others. Browning BDM holster. In short, the BDM is thin, streamlined, comparatively light for a steel frame 15 round pistol, and by all reports I've read it is both accurate and reliable. newsletter for at-a-glance access to industry news, gear, gun reviews, videos and more—delivered directly to your Inbox. I bought it, oh I don't know, sometime in the mid-90's. Your first look will tell you you’re looking at a mini Beretta 92. Thread starter dondavis3; Start date Dec 15, 2011; dondavis3 Well-Known Member. But, I feel the options were not welcome with the clarion call that hailed the millennium. Guns Magazine Calls the Browning BAR Mk 3 DBM “One Great.308” One of the world’s great (yet often underappreciated) centerfire autoloaders is Browning’s sporting BAR. Add to cart. A forum community dedicated to Glock firearm owners and enthusiasts. Very cool. Never did get around to shooting it. It also weighs in at just 31oz, which is light for a full size, steel framed pistol. I did check out Gunbroker for them on occasion, but was just never motivated enough to purchase one, especially for the $500 to $600 asking prices (not counting shipping costs and transfer fees). But in this era of all things tactical, Browning has decided to give the MK 3 DBM a harder look. The BRM (Browning Revolver Mode) had no switch and only a DAO trigger. Nov 29, 2017 – … could hit the sporting clays rabbit using the … Nope. Some small-handed shooters struggle with guns that are just too big. Browning BDM 9mm 15Rd Magazine Description: Browning BDM 9mm 15Rd Magazine, This is a new BDM Replacement Magazine made by Triple K USA, Check Pictures, Cost is 40.00 plus 6.00 shipping Price is for each, NO CC FEES Price: 40.00 each plus 6.00 shipping Sort by: 1 Barrel Enlarge Image. For them, Browning’s BDM is a sound hunk of top-notch fightin’ iron. Browning Hi-Power 9mm Promag Magazine. This Browning BDM is a full-sized semi-automatic personal defense pistol chambered in 9mm. The Browning BDM is a semi-automatic pistol designed and manufactured by the Browning Arms Company up until production ceased in 1998. New (Other) I even got a couple of the full cap mags for it as soon as the ban was over. $44.00 $39.95. A GT Super Moderator has deemed my opinion unworthy and deleted my posts. Browning 035438246 X-Bolt Max Range Bolt 300 Win Short Mag (WSM $ 1,199.99 (0) Browning XBOLT MAX LR HNTR 28NOS ... , Team Buds, Recent Reviews, Accessibility Policy. Buy Browning BDM Grip Factory replacement gun parts, accessories and gunsmithing service on most manufacturers including Browning, Winchester, FN America, Beretta, Benelli Franchi, Stoeger, Remington, Bushmaster, Marlin, Sig Sauer, HK and many more. The Browning HP-DA and SFS Hi Power both had their origins in the 1983 XM-9 pistols trials. In this column, I would call to your attention to one that did not survive, although it did have the requisite 15-round magazine and not just one, but two trigger actions. $28.00 $22.95. Of all guns in this bracket, this one is always my first choice for shooters with smaller hands. He quoted a couple of prices for me (I've done lots of business with him) and we finally settled on something that I really liked and he could live with. BROWNING BDA 380 ACP GUN REVIEW. We buy, sell, consign and trade new and used firearms. But there is one additional virtue of the BDM that makes it competitive to the present. Semi-automatic pistol advocates maintained the increased capacity of a 9 mm semi-automatic—as well as the obviously quicker reload time—rendering the wheelgun obsolete. Click on any part number highlighted in RED to view specific details or to purchase online. Another claim to fame of the Browning BDM was that it was perhaps the thinnest double stack auto of its day. The gun was made in the U.S. by Browning and sold as the Browning Double Mode (BDM). The BPM-D (Browning Pistol Mode-Decocker) was a conventional DA/SA. In evaluating this gun back in those days, I developed a healthy respect for its performance. But unlike the 1911, the High Power has always stayed under the Browning name and it is still manufactured today by Miroku in Japan. BIG DOG MOTORCYCLES FILIGREE CAMI TOP FRONT DESIGN CHOPPER PITBULL MASTIFF. There’s a reason for that. At the time of the BDM’s introduction, there was a fierce debate over the type of lockwork used on service-size semi-automatics. Browning Auto Pistols BDM 9mm. by Wiley Clapp - In an obvious effort to cover all the bases, Browning’s designer, Peter Sodoma, managed to get two different kinds of trigger lockwork into the gun and give it an unusual name—the Double Mode. Browning BDA Review. Browning Baby 25 ACP 6 Round Magazine. Made for the Browning BDM (Full Size) with a 4.73 in. Seller Description Produced from 1991 to 1997, this Browning BDM (Browning Dual Model) is a personal defense pistol chambered in 9mm and made with a … Browning Hi-Power 9mm Promag Magazine. 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