Gun Report

Browning Hi-Power 40 S&W

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Don't be put off by the lack of marketing done for this pistol. It is a classic design that continues to satisfy its owners.

Browning Hi-Power 40 S&W

Gun Details

Model Name
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 Span Single

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The HP40 features a white three rectangle sighting system. We found this arrangement to be extremely easy to see, and the front sight is nice and thin.
The double-stack magazine shoots out smartly upon release because of a springloaded lever built into the bottom of the magazine.
The plastic grips are comfortable for either hand, since the channel at the top of the grip will accept either the thumb or the trigger finger as needed.

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