Arcus Model Dac

Arcus Co. has been in the defense production for 40 years! The Arcus pistol is used by the Bulgarian Army, Police. It is a solid, dependable firearm that you can count on for years to come!
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Arcus Co. has been in the defense production for 40 years! The Arcus pistol is used by the Bulgarian Army, Police. It is a solid, dependable firearm that you can count on for years to come!

The Arcus pistol was developed by the Bulgarian company Arcus in 1994. It is another FN / Browning "High Power" (GP-35) clone, very well made and with slight cosmetic improvements. Four years later, Arcus developed a derivative of the model 94, called Arcus 98 DA. This model is identical to the 94, but has a Double Action trigger instead of a Single Action, and additional automated firing pin safety. Arcus 94 is made for civilian market and is widely exported. The Arcus 98 DA was adopted by the Bulgarian Army and Police as a standard sidearm, and also sold for export.

Both Arcus 94 and 98 are recoil operated, locked breech pistols that use tipping barrel with two lugs that lock into recesses on the underside of the slide. To lock and unlock from the slide, barrel uses a cam under the chamber, that interacts with the frame. The axis of the slide stop is also used as a take-down pin, and when the slide stop is removed, slide, barrel and recoil spring can be removed from the frame.

Arcus 94 features High-Power style, single action trigger with external hammer, manual safety, mounted on the left side of the frame, magazine disconnect safety, and a slide disconnect, that does not allow gun to fire when slide is not closed completely. The frame and the slide of the Arcus pistols are made from the steel, and different finishes are available, as well as polymer or wooden grip panels. Sights usually are of fixed type, dovetailed into the slide, with three white dots for better target acquisition.

Arcus 98 is very similar to the Arcus 94, except for trigger and magazine capacity. Arcus 98DA has a double action trigger with external hammer. It features same frame mounted safety, with optional ambidextrous safety levers, and additional firing pin safety. Magazine capacity of Arcus 98 is increased by 2 rounds and is 15 rounds plus one in the chamber.

All Arcus pistols are reported as a comfortable to use, very reliable and durable. They may look a little bit conservative in the ages of the light alloys,polymers and other hi-tech gizmos, but reasonable amount of conservatism will never hurt, in my opinion.

11 Comments

6 years 4 weeks ago, 4:53 PM

Anonymous

any more info

post more about it.

6 years 2 weeks ago, 1:44 PM

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here you go...

The Arcus pistol was developed by the Bulgarian company Arcus in 1994. It is another FN / Browning "High Power" (GP-35) clone, very well made and with slight cosmetic improvements. Four years later, Arcus developed a derivative of the model 94, called Arcus 98 DA. This model is identical to the 94, but has a Double Action trigger instead of a Single Action, and additional automated firing pin safety. Arcus 94 is made for civilian market and is widely exported. The Arcus 98 DA was adopted by the Bulgarian Army and Police as a standard sidearm, and also sold for export.

Both Arcus 94 and 98 are recoil operated, locked breech pistols that use tipping barrel with two lugs that lock into recesses on the underside of the slide. To lock and unlock from the slide, barrel uses a cam under the chamber, that interacts with the frame. The axis of the slide stop is also used as a takedown pin, and when the slide stop is removed, slide, barrel and recoil spring can be removed from the frame.

Arcus 94 features High-Power style, single action trigger with external hammer, manual safety, mounted on the left side of the frame, magazine disconnect safety, and a slide disconnect, that does not allow gun to fire when slide is not closed completely. The frame and the slide of the Arcus pistols are made from the steel, and different finishes are available, as well as polymer or wooden grip panels. Sights ususally are of fixed type, dovetailed into the slide, with three white dots for better target aquisition.

Arcus 98 is very similar to the Arcus 94, except for trigger and magazine capacity. Arcus 98DA has a double action trigger with external hammer. It features same frame mounted safety, with optional ambidextrous safety levers, and additional firing pin safety. Magazine capacity of Arcus 98 is increased by 2 rounds and is 15 rounds plus one in the chamber.

All Arcus pistols are reported as a comfortable to use, very reliable and durable. They may look a little bit conservative in the ages of the light alloys,polymers and other hi-tech gizmos, but reasonable amount of conservatism will never hurt, in my opinion.

¡Prefiero morir de pie que vivir siempre arrodillado! It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees! :Emiliano Zapata
6 years 2 weeks ago, 1:52 PM

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Thanks Dtrpsec!
I added it.

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6 years 4 weeks ago, 5:01 PM

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nope

No, I could only find it's details, nothing more.

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6 years 4 weeks ago, 5:03 PM

Anonymous

ok

Thanks anyway.

6 years 4 weeks ago, 5:06 PM

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nothing?

So no questions then? No wondering if there was room in that budget it create Rex and Ray to patrol Wall street, shooting those who inside trade and deceive there clients?

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6 years 4 weeks ago, 5:11 PM

Anonymous

One Question

Where can i get one?

6 years 4 weeks ago, 5:15 PM

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right there...LOOK!!

In your head...There all in your head. Right next to the Malt/Hops and bong resin!!

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6 years 4 weeks ago, 5:24 PM

Anonymous

oh

umm......what r u talkin a bout....im lost now

6 years 4 weeks ago, 5:42 PM

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3 years 35 weeks ago, 7:34 PM

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ARCUS!!!

What the hell is an Arcus? Who cares.

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Arcus Model Dac Info

Category:
Pistols
Action:
Single/Double
Type:
Semi-Auto
Size:
Length 7.3in
Caliber:
9mm Luger
Barrel Length:
4in
Frame/Material:
Steel frame & slide
Finish/Color:
matte black
Capacity:
13+1 Rounds

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Bulgarian Arcus Model Dac 9mm

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