Guns.com got an exclusive look at the new Rex Delta handgun when it debuted at the gun maker’s manufacturing facility in central Europe. Less than three years old, Rex is still pretty new to the U.S., but the new Delta has the potential to make the brand a common name among gun buyers.
Like many new handguns that come to the U.S. market nowadays, Rex followed suggestions from fans and designed the Delta with concealed carry in mind. But unlike other handguns in Rex’s catalog, the Delta replaces the metal frame with polymer and the hammer with a striker-fired operating system.
Along with a handful of other writers, I developed my first impression of the Rex Delta during a media trip out to the Arex manufacturing facility in Šentjernej, Slovenia. For those unfamiliar with Rex handguns, they made their introduction in the U.S. in 2015 with the Rex Zero 1 and Alpha models. Although made in the former Yugoslavian state, they’re imported by the Las Vegas-based FIME Group. However, Arex opened in 1994 and has since become one of the largest gun makers in Slovenia.