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Smith & Wesson
Model 908
Smith & Wesson Pistol 908 9 mm Variant-1
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Gun Dimensions Width:No Data
Length:6.813-in Height:No Data
Barrel:3.5-in Weight:26-oz
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Gun Rankings
  • Power Factor (124 grain bullet)138260
  • Recoil Factor (124 grain bullet)5.04 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity9 rounds
  • ConcealabilityGood
  • Defense Factor72%
Gun Specifications
Produced:1996 - 2007
Caliber:9 mm
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:double-action (DA/SA)
Safety:slide mounted safety/decock lever
Frame:aluminum alloy
Grip:straight backstrap wrap-around
Sights:white dot front, fixed 2 dot rear
Notes:carbon steel barrel
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Gun Value
MSRP:$648.00Used Est:$355.00
Last Update:11/29/2020
About the Gun

Part of the 'American Pride' series, the Model 908 is an economy version of the standard 9mm compact guns. Features include fixed 3-dot combat sights, an alloy frame and traditional double-action trigger.

Cartridge Specifications
Cartridge: 9 mm Luger
Alias: 9 mm Parabellum
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Ballistics for This Gun
Selected Bullet Mass:124 grains
MV:1115 ft/sec ME:342 ft-lbs
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 9 mm cartridge has somewhat more power than the .38 Special but falls well short of the .357 Magnum.

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