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S3th 10-09-2007 04:00 PM

Kahr P40
I am thinking of getting a Kahr P40 and the covert model has a .5" shorter grip than the standard model, would the shorter grip make it harder or easier to control the gun?

csteinman 10-09-2007 08:42 PM

i'm no pro but i'd say recoil would be the same, though you -might- get a little more muzzle rise. i don't think it'd be an issue, though. i think the bigger problem would be..

accuracy -may- decline since you -may- not have as full a grip. most people have some accuracy problems if their pinky hangs off the grip. if you can fit all 3 fingers on it though, comfortably, then i'd say go for it if it's what you want.

stalkingbear 10-17-2007 05:35 PM

While the kahr pistols are excellent quality,they are best suited for smaller hands. My hands are large and even the standard grig is too small for my hands. The smaller a grip you have,the less control you will have. My paws won't permit me to even a good 3 finger hold with the standard grip length.

henryk 11-15-2007 02:22 AM

Well, you guys got me thinking that a P40 might be what I am looking for myself. Probably more money than I want to spend but a viable solution for me as I want to get away from .380 and go to .40 S&W for CCW. My home protection is a .40 S&W Glock G22 but is too large and heavy for CCW I believe.

henryk 12-26-2007 02:08 PM

Picked up the Taurus 140SSP .40 S&W instead of the P40 Kahr. It has been perfect at the range so far with over 500 rounds thru it. I tried several different brands of JHP as well. I have those left over from trial shooting of my G22 .40 S&W for home defense. They all do well but I will be using Speer Gold Dot so I don't have to worry with shopping different brands for different pistols. Makes life easier if you don't have to remember many different variables while shopping.

dmays 12-29-2007 05:41 AM

Kahr P45
Any Kahr P40 or P45 owners out their having any trouble with you guns and what can you tell me. DMays

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