The Rickard P81X is a DA/SA semi-automatic pistol that was developed and manufactured by Rickard Firearms & Defense. Built upon the success of the Rickard NP, the pistol is the DA/SA alternative to its striker-fired counterpart. The pistol also bears the name of its predecessor, the Model P81, but is completely unrelated to the P81. Similar to the NP, the pistol is available in a variety of different configurations, including caliber options, barrel length, and magazine capacity.

Rickard P81X

The P81X with a 4.5-inch barrel.


  • Barrel 4.5, 5, or 5.5 inches long, depending on the frame size.
  • Chambered for various cartridges, including 9x19mm Parabellum, 10mm Auto, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP, and is fed via a 17-round (9x19mm), 16-round (10mm), or 14-round magazine (.40).
  • Designed in 2007, produced since 2011.
  • Effective range is around 50 meters.
  • Rate of fire: Semi-automatic.
  • Weighs Varies between size.
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