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Bond Arms’ Backup – An Ultra-Compact, Feature-filled Personal Defense Pistol

Bond Arms builds the smallest, most powerful personal protection pistols in the firearms industry. The Texas gun maker loaded the Backup, its powerful yet ultra-compact derringer, with concealability and personal defense features that have quickly made it one of the company’s best-selling models. 

There are many reasons why the Backup is the perfect choice for a secondary weapon. The Backup weighs only 19-ounces and is a mere 4.5-inches long—ideal for all-day carrying comfort. Its 2.5-inch barrels shortens the overall length for ultra-concealability. 

Bond Arms listened to their customers’ request for a concealed carry gun that doesn’t draw attention. To accomplish this, they first bead-blasted all exposed stainless parts, including the barrels, trigger, trigger guard, and hammer, creating a discrete matte finish. Next, they added a black crinkle powder coating on the frame, further muting the pistol’s appearance. Bond installed an upgraded black rubber grip that matches the frame, improves control, and indexes the gun perfectly in the shooter’s palm. Finally, Bond Arms topped the pistol with a durable and reliable front blade and a fixed rear sight for rapid target acquisition.   

The Backup is chambered for one of two popular cartridges—9mm and .45ACP—offering ammo compatibility between a primary weapon and the Backup; both cartridges have the stopping power necessary to neutralize a threat. 

Like the other Bond Arms’ models, the Backup is compatible with dozens of Bond Arms’ optional barrels in different lengths and cartridges, so customers looking for a longer barrel or different cartridges, including the powerful .410 bore, can easily and quickly swap barrels. Adding a longer barrel transforms the Backup into a viable primary personal defense weapon.   

Bond Arms pioneered the modern double barrel handgun, and the Backup inherits the enhanced safety elements incorporated into all Bond Arms’ derringer models. Features like a patented rebounding and locking hammer, trigger guard, retracting firing pins, and cross-bolt safety. In addition, the Backup features a one-handed operation, the key to a fast, reliable double-barrel handgun.

Since its inception, the Bond Arm’s Backup has received much interest from customers looking for a secondary concealed carry gun. It’s the critical backup that’s ready when you need it! 

Bond Arms Backup Features: 

Stainless steel double-barrel and frameCompatible with all standard Bond Arms barrelsPatented rebounding hammerRetracting firing pinsCross-bolt safetySpring-loaded, cammed locking lever

Bond Arms Backup Specifications:

Cartridge: .45ACP or 9mm LugerBarrel Length: 2.5″Grip Material: RubberGrip Size: StandardSights: Front blade, fixed rearLength: 4.5″Weight: 19-ouncesTrigger Guard Price: $540.00

BOND ARMS, INC. is located in Granbury, Texas and manufactures the award-winning Bond Arms Derringer – the finest in double barrel protection. Originally organized under the name Texas Armory, the company became incorporated as Bond Arms in 1995 with the idea that the Remington Model 95 over-under, single-action derringer could be converted from an Old West anachronism into a modern & reliable handgun. The barrel and frame were redesigned to safely fire modern calibers & the entire handgun is constructed entirely from stainless steel. This makes for a pistol that’s both strong and durable.

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(Originally posted by HLNews)


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