Gun Report

North American Arms Guardian .380 ACP

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Seen as a semi-automatic derringer, the Guardian succeeds nicely. Complete reliability with hollowpoints is in doubt, but the penetration of full-metal jacketed rounds might be preferable anyway.

North American Arms Guardian .380 ACP

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
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 Double
Trigger Span Double

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The NAAG's soft-sided case includes room for a spare mag.
Two well-made and clearly marked mags are supplied. One comes with a finger extension.
Sculpting of the hard-plastic grip is meant to help in finding the magazine release. Note "Kahr Arms" on the frame.

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