Gun Report

Kahr K40 .40 S&W

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Despite the best grip frame of the trio, we found it very difficult to fire quickly without staging the trigger past a safe point of no return. Its weight and low round count are also disadvantages.

Kahr K40 .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 K40 offered very good hand-to-grip fit.
To shoot the Kahr K40 quickly, the shooter must shorten the trigger's take-up. This photo shows where the trigger begins engagement.
This second shows roughly where the break falls.

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