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FN
Model: FNX-40
Gun Dimensions Width:1.55-in
Length:7.4-in Height:5.45-in
Barrel:4-in Weight:24.4-oz
Variant 2 of 2
Gun Rankings
  • IDPA Power Factor174720
  • Recoil Factor8.77 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity15 rounds
  • ConcealibilityFair
  • Defense Factor93%
Gun Specifications
Type:Pistol
Produced:2010 -
Caliber:.40 S&W
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:double-action (DA/SA)
Safety:frame mounted safety/decocker
Magazine:14-round
Frame:black polymer
Grip:interchangeable backstrap
Sights:fixed 3-dot
Notes:stainless steel slide
Manufacturer
Fabrique Nationale Herstal, SA
More Info
Gun Value
MSRP:$699.00Used Est:$540.00
Last Update:11/4/2017
About the Gun

The FNX Series features several step-improvements over FN's FNP series polymer pistols. The most noticeable improvements are a MIL-STD mounting rail,proportional 3-dot sights, ambidextrous magazine release and decock lever with a new manual safety setting and four interchangeable backstrap inserts instead of just two that comes with the FNP. Other features include front and rear cocking serrations and serrated trigger guard.

Cartridge Specifications
Caliber: .40 S&W
Alias: .40 Smith & Wesson Auto
MV: From 985 to 1325 ft/sec
ME: From 355 to 500 ft-lb
WT: From 135 to 180 grains
About the Cartridge

This cartridge was developed as a joint venture between Winchester and Smith & Wesson. It was an effort to to create a cartridge with the same power as the 10mm Norma round that the FBI had just started using, but in a shorter case. The shorter cartridge would facilitate accuracy and allow use of a smaller, more comfortable grip frame. The .40 S&W has become the cartridge of choice for many law enforcement agencies in the United States.

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