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Sphinx
Model: 3000 Open
Gun Dimensions Width:1.3-in
Length:10.82-in Height:5.43-in
Barrel:5.31-in Weight:49.41-oz
1 Variant
Gun Rankings
  • IDPA Power Factor146616
  • Recoil Factor2.94 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity19 rounds
  • ConcealibilityVery Poor
  • Defense Factor81%
Gun Specifications
Type:Pistol
Produced:2001 - 2012
Caliber:9mm Luger
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:double-action (DA/SA)
Safety:frame mounted manual safety
Magazine:18-round
Frame:titanium
Grip:rubber,wood,aliminum or brass
Sights:variable
Notes:competition model
Manufacturer
KRISS Systems SA
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Gun Value
MSRP:$3,200.00Used Est:$2,975.00
Last Update:11/21/2017
About the Gun

The Sphinx 3000 pistols are direct descendants of the company's Sphinx 2000 series pistols. Notable differences in the 3000 series is its higher capacity and the use of titanium in various models. The Sphinx 3000 pistols are available in various versions and calibers, for sport (IPSC and IDPA), self-defense and security/police services. Sphinx 3000 pistols offer extremely high workmanship and reliability, which is reflected in their price.

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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