Gun Report

Kahr CW 380 No. 3833 380 ACP

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GUN TESTS GRADE: B-
We admit being conflicted by this gun. We didnít like the sights, the short grip, or the long DAO trigger pull. But if you want to buy this as a hideout piece, youíll look past those issues.

Kahr CW 380 No. 3833 380 ACP

Gun Details

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Model Name
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Home Defense
Concealed Carry
Recreational
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Weight Unloaded
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Overall Height
Front Strap Height
Back Strap Height
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Frame Material
Barrel Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Double
Trigger Span Double

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This isnít a firing grip. Weíre just demonstrating how a womanís hand fits on the Kahr. You can see how the trigger finger wraps around the trigger shoe, highlighting how short the 2.33-inch trigger span is. Also, the ring finger is nearly off the gun. The thumb can reach the slide-release lever, but most women couldnít pull the slide back enough to release the catch and let the slide advance, even when holding the gun at chest level and pushing the hands together. That factor alone is enough for many people with diminished grip strength to pass on this one. Itís something you have to check for yourself.
The Kahr is easy to get to this point. Reassembly is likewise not a problem.

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