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EAA
Model: Witness Polymer Compact
Gun Dimensions Width:1.4-in
Length:7.5-in Height:4.5-in
Barrel:3.6-in Weight:28-oz
1 Variant
Gun Rankings
  • IDPA Power Factor194713
  • Recoil Factor10.41 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity13 rounds
  • ConcealibilityFair
  • Defense Factor91%
Gun Specifications
Type:Pistol
Produced:1997 -
Caliber:10mm Auto
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:double-action (DA/SA)
Safety:frame mounted safety
Magazine:12-round
Frame:black polymer
Grip:integrated polymer
Sights:3-dot combat
Notes:
Manufacturer
European American Armory Corp.
More Info
Gun Value
MSRP:$589.00Used Est:$375.00
Last Update:11/4/2017
About the Gun

Witness polymer frame pistols are produced in Italy by Fratelli Tanfoglio S.N.C. and are based on their 'Force' model, whose action is patterned after the CZ 75. These semi-automatic double action pistols feature low profile front and rear sights and an accessory rail.

Cartridge Specifications
Caliber: 10mm Auto
Alias: N/A
MV: From 1030 to 1400 ft/sec
ME: From 425 to 587 ft-lb
WT: From 135 to 200 grains
About the Cartridge

Initially made by Norma and chambered in the Bren Ten pistol in 1983 the 10mm Auto was right off a formidable round. While the Bren Ten was not successful, the 10mm cartridge was. In 1989 the FBI announced the 10mm Auto as their officially favored sidearm. While the cartridge has proven itself over time, many felt that the cartridge was a little long for semi-auto pistols, making the pistol grip a little big for some comfort levels. When the shorter .40 S&W cartridge with very similar ballistics was introduced, it soon won popularity over the 10mm round. The 10mm Auto cartridge still has a strong following and manufacturers are still making pistols chambered for this round.

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