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Kahr Arms M4048 MK40 Elite 5+1/6+1 40S&W 3"

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Model: M4048
Condition: Factory New
Bud's Item Number: 16137
UPC: 602686077217
MFG: Kahr Arms

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The polished stainless steel finish and laser etching on the frame are available on all Kahr Elite 2003 pistols - the K9 MK9 K40 and the MK40. The lustrous finish complements our innovative designs and solid construction. The magazine well is beveled for easier magazine reloading. The feed ramp on the barrel is polished to a high luster to insure reliable feeding with all types of ammo. Laser engraving on the frame provides the finishing touch to the polished stainless steel - for an appearance as impressive as its capabilities.UPC: 602686077217
Finish Polished Engraved Black
Type Kit
Action Double Action Only
Caliber 25-06 Remington
Barrel Length Overall Length
Capacity 4
Safety Grip
Grips Grim Reaper Coating
Sights Super-Luminova sights
Weight 23 oz
Finish Stainless
Type Semi-Automatic
Action Double Action Only
Caliber 40 S&W
Barrel Length 3"
Capacity 5+1/6+1 (Grip Extension)
Safety No Manual Safety
Grips Black
Sights Adjustable
Weight 23 oz
Finish Diamond Plate
Type Not Valid
Action Single
Caliber 5.56 NATO
Barrel Length 5.1"
Capacity 8 8 1 1
Safety Transfer Bar
Grips Black G10 Starburst
Sights High Profile with Dots
Weight 23 oz
Finish Yellow
Type Kit
Caliber 45 ACP/450
Barrel Length 4.62"
Capacity 22+1
Safety Thumb, Grip & Internal Firing Pin Block
Grips Rosewood
Sights White Front, Low Profile Carry Rear
Weight 23 oz

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Reviewed By: Carlos N on 07/14/2016 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Excellent conceal carry, well made pistol!!!, do not mind the extra weight when firing the pistol and the recoil is reduced, to ultimately contribute to better "shot placement". I switched grips to wood checkered ones for better ergonomics, and switched to night sights for low light better performance. Double action trigger best to carry with one in the chamber, only regret that Kahr Industries did not work out a better reset for this wonderful trigger system. Low capacity but unfortunately that's what you compromise when reducing the size of the firearm for concealment, and makes you be more proficient in reloading.

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Reviewed By: Charles C on 03/04/2016 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
MK40 elite is not a girly man gun, you have to put on your grown man pants to shoot it! I purchased it for a pocket gun primarly for summer carry or as a backup to the Glock 27 I carry on my hip. I also own the PM40, both are high quality reliable guns, I do like the all metal feel and polished smoothness pf the MK for a pocket carry.
Recoil is more controllable in the MK although with some practice both are very manageable to shoot.

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Reviewed By: Michael S on 09/18/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Very nice handgun, nice power. My dad has the PM 40, nice also but I like the "weight" of the MK 40 (elite) when shooting. I am able to ride in a car with IWB holder without difficulty. Very nice gun in a small frame. If i carried a lighter gun I would probably notice the difference in weight but the MK does not bother me at all. Smooth edges and clean profile are a plus.

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Reviewed By: Frederick W on 03/09/2015 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Having purchased a KAHR CM-40 a month ago I had to have the MK-40 Elite to make "two-of-a-kind". They are identical in size with the all-stainless MK weighing half-again as much. Now the CM seems light in comparison. With 40 rounds through the CM it got me acclimated to the trigger and the identical "dot-the-eye" sights. The MK 40 seems much more accurate, must be the polygonal barrel coupled with the learning-curve behind me with the basic CM. The MK seems more manageable in recoil, perhaps due to the added mass. Both cycle reloaded RNFP ammo with absolutely NO hiccups. The slides lock back as they are supposed to after the last round is fired. Some of the problems occasionally mentioned as far as FTF, FTE; all the complaints mentioned about most semi-auto compact pistols in this caliber are un-founded, at least my two are flawless. The CM-40 would not "click" out of the box so I had to clearance the sear on the striker a couple thousands of an inch and it is working fine since. The polished finish of the MK Elite may or may-not be worth the extra money for some. The easy parts availability for these is also a plus. Couldn't be more satisfied with KAHR quality, particularly on the MK-40 and BUD'S prices are the best on the internet. Very happy repeat customer here.

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Reviewed By: james t on 04/03/2013 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
In all aspects.A great firearm to own.

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