Zigana PX9 – some thoughts

The Tisas Zigana PX9 arrived few weeks ago. It is a polymer frame, striker fired, 9 mm pistol. Zigana has been known to make good quality pistols, in a budget. Sadly the previous models were copied by the Darra and Kohat road weapons manufacturers. There was one particular model with select fire option that became very popular. I have seen gun makers putting them together, firing them in full auto and showing them off.  I guess with the shape change it will take them quite sometime to copy the new model.


  • Caliber: 9 x 19 mm
  • Mag capacity: 15
  • Pistol length: 179 mm
  • Barrel length: 102 mm
  • Pistol height: 145 mm
  • Width: 35 mm
  • Pistol weight: 700 grams (approx)
  • Front Sight: Fixed
  • Rear Sight: Fixed
  • Safety: Manual Safety



The pistol has simple 2 dot sight system. The back-straps are changeable. Checkering on the grip provides good hold.



Goodies include cleaning material, back-straps, and extra magazine, holster, manual etc.

This is a well designed pistol, that does the job. It has serrations on the slide for a good hold. The pistol has frame safety. It also has an under the barrel rails for attaching flash light or a red dot. I would say the aesthetics are good, and there are lots of stuff in the package. These have hit our markets recently. In the US it retails for around $300 plus minus. Here these guns are selling for Rs 180k plus minus. I feel if the price was in the Rs 125k to 140k range it would have a been a good deal.



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