Acronyms incoming: The DDM4 PDW SBR is the home-defense weapon the reviewers kept at home.
Here’s a little-known secret about the relationship between gun reviewers and manufacturers: They really do not pay us for favorable coverage, but sometimes (if we really liked the gun we reviewed) we can purchase it from them at a discount as a used gun. Meet the gun that none of us sent back: Daniel Defense‘s DDM4 PDW AR pistol and SBR.
The Daniel Defense DDM4 PDW is an AR pistol that was first introduced at the 2020 SHOT Show, right before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Those of us who had gotten our names into the queue to review the gun before the world went mad realized two things very quickly: One, that this is a fantastic firearm that works exactly as advertised; and two, that we would be purchasing our review gun even if it meant selling off some of our hoarded ammo. (Here’s another secret about gun reviewers: We hoard ammo, too.)
Within a few short weeks, the Daniel Defense DDM4 PDW had already picked up NRA’s Gun of the Week plaudit.
And here’s what they had to say over at Guns & Ammo in their full review: “The new Daniel Defense DDM4 PDW pistol in .300 Blackout is a superior alternative to traditional handguns because it offers improved ballistics, capacity, accuracy and range in a package that is small enough and light enough for everyday carry. Whether at home, work, or play, the American-made Daniel Defense PDW is the last word in personal protection.”
Featuring an overall length of 20.75”, the DDM4 PDW easily fits into a backpack for convenient transport. Its 7” 300BLK 1:7 twist cold hammer forged barrel keeps subsonic loads subsonic and provides great ballistics for a shorter barrel. The DDM4 PDW pistol comes equipped with the Maxim Defense CQB Pistol Brace with enhanced buffer system that functions reliably suppressed or unsuppressed. Other key features include a 6” MFR XL flat front rail, SLR M-Lok MOD2 Handstop to help ensure a safe shooting experience, a linear compensator to direct muzzle blast forward and independently ambi GRIP-N-RIP Charging Handle with anti-gas features. The MSRP for the DDM4 PDW pistol is $1,865 ($1,935 for the SBR).
Or you can win one with our Self-Defense Spring $7K Guns & Gear Giveaway!
At the center of the Self-Defense Spring $7K Guns & Gear Giveaway are two of the most desirable (and hard-to-find) defensive guns on the market: the Daniel Defense DDM PDW chambered in .300 Blackout, and the Magnum Research Baby Eagle III. It doesn’t stop there, though; we’re also offering 1,000 rounds of GunPrime PMC 124 gr FMJ 9mm Luger Ammo. Then there is the gorgeous WeKnife Minax folder, the Viridian HS1 Hand Stop laser (hmm, that would fit nicely on the Daniel Defense PDW, wouldn’t it), AR 500 body armor, hearing protection from AXIL, a $500 gift card to the nation’s top gunleather experts at CrossBreed, Action Target spinning steel targets, a $250 gift card from our very own XDMAN and a Gold membership to the Personal Defense Network.
Entering the Self-Defense Spring $7K Guns & Gear Giveaway is easy and free!
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