KAHR ARMS’ P380

Seen at the 2008 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, the…

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Seen at the 2008 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, the Kahr P380 is a highly anticipated offering. Shipping at the end of this year or beginning of 2009, the P380 will appear as a new pistol in Kahr’s line-up to customers early next year. Tactical-Life broke the news of the P380 to enthusiasts even before the SHOT Show was over and Tactical-Life now has more details.

Model: P380
Caliber: .380 ACP
Capacity:
6 + 1
Operation: Trigger cocking DAO; locked breech; Browning-type recoil lug; passive striker block; no magazine disconnect
Barrel: 2.5-inch, polygonal rifling
Overall Length: 4.9 inches
Height: 3.9 inches
Slide Width:
.75 inches
Weight (w/o magazine): 9.97 oz.
Sights: Drift adjustable, white bar/dot combat (night sights optional)
Finish: Black polymer frame, matte stainless steel slide
Magazines: 2, 6-round, stainless

Look for this pistol to be reviewed in an upcoming issue of Combat Handguns!

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  • randwolf13

    The K9 is small but the P380 is much smaller and can be easier tucked away for summer wear. 380 is no 9mm but todays ballistic innovations have greatly improved the 380 performance to acceptable levels. A small gun is better than no gun.

  • John

    The K9 is a service pistol, the P380 is a pocket pistol….

  • Chris

    How will this be different than the K9 pistols other than a reduction in caliber from 9mm to 380? My E9 Custom Elite is one of the finest pistols I’ve ever carried. Why switch to 380?