Gun Report

Para Ordnance P16 40 S&W

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Our recommendation: Buy it. This is a good starter gun with a fair share of upgrades that can be enhanced as your skills improve. Another plus: High potential capacity.

Para Ordnance P16 40 S&W

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 Single
Trigger Span Single

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The beavertail grip safety has a raised area to fill the palm and make it easy for the safety to work.
The mag safety is checkered, but kept just low enough to stay out of the way. A skeletonized trigger with a crisper feel would be a welcome addition.
Front sight was a tad wider than we like.

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