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Kahr Arms
Model CT40
Kahr Arms Pistol CT40 .40 S&W Variant-1
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Gun Dimensions Width:0.94-in
Length:6.5-in Height:5.13-in
Barrel:4-in Weight:23.9-oz
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Gun Rankings
  • Power Factor (180 grain bullet)180000
  • Recoil Factor (180 grain bullet)9.42 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity8 rounds
  • ConcealabilityGood
  • Defense Factor79%
Gun Specifications
Produced:2014 - 2020
Caliber:.40 S&W
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:double-action only (DAO)
Safety:internal, passive striker block
Frame:black polymer
Grip:integrated polymer
Sights:white bar-dot combat
Notes:stainless steel slide
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Gun Value
MSRP:$449.00Used Est:$335.00
Last Update:12/24/2023
About the Gun

Part of Kahr's Value Series, the CT Series features a full-size polymer frame with a matte stainless steel slide and white bar-dot sight configuration. 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.

Cartridge Specifications
Cartridge: .40 Smith & Wesson
Alias: N/A
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Ballistics for This Gun
Selected Bullet Mass:180 grains
MV:1000 ft/sec ME:400 ft-lbs
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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