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Kahr Arms
Model: P9 Covert
Gun Dimensions Width:No Data
Length:6-in Height:4-in
Barrel:3.5-in Weight:16.9-oz
1 Variant
Gun Rankings
  • IDPA Power Factor140192
  • Recoil Factor7.95 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity7 rounds
  • ConcealibilityGood
  • Defense Factor72%
Gun Specifications
Type:Pistol
Produced:2002 - 2006
Caliber:9mm Luger
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:double-action only (DAO)
Safety:internal, passive striker block
Magazine:6-round
Frame:black polymer
Grip:textured polymer
Sights:white bar-dot combat
Notes:model KPS9093
Manufacturer
Kahr Arms
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Gun Value
MSRP:$697.00Used Est:$495.00
Last Update:11/4/2017
About the Gun

Kahr pistols are striker-fired locked-breech designs, relying on a modification of the Browning dropping-barrel system with a lug above the chamber locking the barrel into the roof of the slide. Although the trigger is designated as double-action only (DAO) by the manufacturer, its operation is actually similar to the Glock, Springfield Armory XD and S&W M&P. True double-action only triggers are designed to completely cock and fire a pistol, allowing for a re-fire operation on a miss-fired round without without racking the slide. Like the other models mentioned, Kahr triggers use a slide-assisted cocking action which removes much of the weight and length of the trigger pull. As a result, the trigger cannot cock the striker on its own, which is functionally much more like a single-action trigger.

Cartridge Specifications
Caliber: 9mm Luger
Alias: 9mm Parabellum
MV: From 985 to 1500 ft/sec
ME: From 294 to 450 ft-lb
WT: From 90 to 147 grains
About the Cartridge

This cartridge was introduced along with the Luger semi-automatic pistol. The pistol and cartridge was first adopted by the German Navy in 1904 and then by the German Army in 1908. This cartridge has since been adopted by the military of practically every non-Communist power. It has become the most popular and widely-used handgun cartridge in the world. Performance wise, the 9mm cartridge has somewhat more power than the .38 Special but falls well short of the .357 Magnum.

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