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Kahr Arms
Model CT45
Kahr Arms Pistol CT45 .45 Auto Variant-1
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Gun Dimensions Width:1.1-in
Length:6.57-in Height:5.25-in
Barrel:4.04-in Weight:26.1-oz
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Gun Rankings
  • Power Factor (230 grain bullet)186300
  • Recoil Factor (230 grain bullet)9.41 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity8 rounds
  • ConcealabilityGood
  • Defense Factor80%
Gun Specifications
Produced:2017 -
Caliber:.45 Auto
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:$494.00Used Est:$365.00
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: .45 Automatic
Alias: .45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
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Ballistics for This Gun
Selected Bullet Mass:230 grains
MV:810 ft/sec ME:335 ft-lbs
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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