Gun Report

Beretta Cougar 8040F Inox

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We think this is a very good pistol that offers something special in terms of appearance and engineering.

Beretta Cougar 8040F Inox

Gun Details

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Model Number
Home Defense
Law Enforcement
Concealed Carry
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
Overall Length
Barrel Length
Sight Radius
Overall Height
Front Strap Height
Back Strap Height
Maximum Width
Grip Thickness Max
Grip Circumference Max
Frame Material
Barrel Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Pull Double
Trigger Span Single
Trigger Span Double

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The barrel rotates in the Beretta Cougar series pistols so that the mouth of the chamber appeared to be off center at first glance. The barrel was lined with chrome.
The 8040F Inox was very comfortable to hold and shoot. The walnut grip and silvery anodized finish made this gun cosmetically attractive, we thought.
With the trigger pressed, the firing pin is released from its safety, signified by the block seen rising from atop the slide just forward of the rear sight. A portion of the trigger bar slides along the outside of the frame just above the trigger.

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