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Mauser
Model: M2
Gun Dimensions Width:1.34-in
Length:6.85-in Height:5.04-in
Barrel:3.54-in Weight:32.3-oz
1 Variant
Gun Rankings
  • IDPA Power Factor189438
  • Recoil Factor7.51 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity9 rounds
  • ConcealibilityFair
  • Defense Factor88%
Gun Specifications
Type:Pistol
Produced:2000 - 2004
Caliber:.45 Automatic
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:double-action only (DAO)
Safety:manual safety
Magazine:8-round
Frame:aluminum alloy
Grip:black plastic
Sights:combat
Notes:rotating barrel lockup system
Manufacturer
Mauser Jagdwaffen GmbH
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Gun Value
MSRP:$483.00Used Est:$400.00
Last Update:11/5/2017
About the Gun

The Mauser M2 is a Mauser branded handgun which was offered in the United States by Sig Sauer. It is a self-loading double-action pistol offered in .45 ACP initially, and later in .40 S&W and .357 SIG. The Mauser M2 is dimensionally similar to the SIG P229 pistol, also manufactured by Sig Sauer. Unlike most SIGs, it utilizes a rotating barrel like a Beretta. It's also striker-fired, like a Glock pistol.

SIG purchased the Mauser name for pistol manufacture in 1999, but this pistol is no longer supported by SIG nor Mauser Jagdwaffen GmbH. It hasn't been imported by SIG since 2004, and the Mauser Oberndorf plant where the M2 was manufactured has been closed.

Cartridge Specifications
Caliber: .45 Automatic
Alias: .45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
MV: From 830 to 1140 ft/sec
ME: From 333 to 573 ft-lb
WT: From 165 to 230 grains
About the Cartridge

This cartridge was developed by John Browning and was adopted by the United States Ordnance Department along with the Colt-Browning automatic pistol in 1911. It has also been made the official military handgun chambering by several other governments, notably Argentina, Mexico and Norway. The 45 Automatic is the most powerful military handgun cartridge in use today. This is a heavy and powerful sub-sonic round. Although its muzzle energy can exceed 400 ft-lbs, its velocity and bullet weight creates a steep trajectory curve that limits its effective range to self-defense distances.

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