Arex Rex Zero 1 Compact

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Summary: The description, specs, pricing, photo and user ratings of the Arex Rex Zero 1 Compact pistol.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Arex Rex Zero 1 Compact is a semiauto pistol built on a 7075 aircraft aluminum alloy frame with a machined chromolly steel slide, and chambered in 9mm, 9x21mm, .40 SW or .32 ACP. Other features include:

  • A modified Browning short recoil operating mechanism on all calibers but .32 ACP, which is blowback operated;
  • an internal extractor;
  • a hammer-fired, double-action/single-action trigger with a 5.5 lb. pull and 3mm reset in single-action mode, and a long 13 lb. double-action pull;
  • a left-side, dual-purpose slide stop/decocker;

    Rex Zero 1 compact left side

    The Rex Zero 1 Compact from the left.

  • an ambidextrous magazine release button;
  • a firing pin/drop safety;
  • an ambidextrous manual thumb safety;
  • a loaded chamber indicator;
  • a cold hammer-forged chromolly steel barrel (a threaded barrel is optional);
  • a lightly textured grip (dots);
  • vertical grip grooves on the frontstrap and backstrap;
  • a nitro carburizing finish on the slide and barrel;
  • a hard anodized finish on the frame with three color options: black, green and flat dark earth;
  • an accessory rail;
  • a large trigger guard for shooters with gloves on;
  • an iron, dovetailed white dot front sight;
  • an iron, dovetailed, two white-dot rear sight;
  • a left-side disassembly lever;
  • front and rear cocking serrations on the slide;
  • two magazines;
  • a polymer case;
  • a cable padlock; and
  • a cleaning kit.

Arex, which is based in Slovenia, also offers full-size and combat versions of this pistol. The FIME Group imports the full-size version into the United States.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Height Width Weight
9mm, 9x21mm 17+1, 15+1, 10+1 3.85″ 7.1″ 5.1″ 1.35″ 1.57 lbs.
.40 SW, .32 ACP n/a 3.85″ 7.1″ 5.1″ 1.35″ 1.57 lbs.

MSRP: $599

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3 thoughts on “Arex Rex Zero 1 Compact

  1. Jeffrey Hawley

    When will the compact 10+1 become available in the USA? Where can I see one? 18062

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  2. Justin

    When will the compact version be available in the USA?

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  3. Jeffrey werling

    Love this gun.great value as used .compare and save to a sig.

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