40 S&W Compacts: Taurus, Kahr, S&W, Springfield, & SIG

This chambering has the rap of putting sharp recoil into the hand of the shooter, a problem accentuated when fired from a small-profile handgun. So, naturally, we tested six smaller 40s to check it out.

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Despite a noticeable drop in popularity and sales, the 40 S&W handgun is far from being a dead issue. Quite a few shooters realize that the 40 is just the bridge between the 45 and 9mm that it was meant to be. The 40 hits hard and enjoys an excellent reputation in police service. Wound […]
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