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Sphinx
Model: 2000P
Gun Dimensions Width:1.3-in
Length:7.24-in Height:5.04-in
Barrel:3.74-in Weight:33.15-oz
1 Variant
Gun Rankings
  • IDPA Power Factor155658
  • Recoil Factor5.89 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity14 rounds
  • ConcealibilityFair
  • Defense Factor88%
Gun Specifications
Type:Pistol
Produced:Disc.
Caliber:9x21mm
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:double-action (DA/SA)
Safety:frame mounted manual safety
Magazine:13-round
Frame:stainless steel
Grip:rubber or wood
Sights:standard LPA tritium
Notes:compact model
Manufacturer
KRISS Systems SA
More Info
Gun Value
MSRP:$940.00Used Est:$625.00
Last Update:11/21/2017
About the Gun

The Sphinx 2000 series is based on the Czech CZ-75 pistol. Improvements to the CZ design include a firing pin safety and slightly different barrel/slide locking system. Sphinx pistols are made in a wide variety of models and modifications, suitable for self-defense, police duty, and practical shooting under IPSC and IDPA rules. The Sphinx 2000 is a short recoil operated, locked breech pistol. The barrel is operated using a Browning cam system, and is locked to the slide by single lug via a large ejection port. Most 2000 models feature a Double Action (DA/SA) trigger with external hammer.

Cartridge Specifications
Caliber: 9x21mm
Alias: 9mm IMI
MV: From 1090 to 1300 ft/sec
ME: From 380 to 420 ft-lb
WT: From 115 to 147 grains
About the Cartridge

In many countries such as Italy, Mexico and France, it is illegal for private citizens to own handguns in military chamberings such as the NATO 9mm Luger. Israel Military Industries designed the 9x21mm cartridge for those markets. Based on the 9x19mm Luger cartridge, the casing was lengthened from 19mm to 21mm. The bullet sits slightly deeper in the casing, which results in almost the same overall length as the 9x19mm Luger cartridge. While not physically interchangeable, the 9x21mm is the ballistic equal of the 9mm Luger.

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