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SIG P290 vs. Kahr PM40: Side by Side Size Comparison

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by PlayboyPenguin, Apr 29, 2011.

  1. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    Now that I have the SIG P290 in my hands I can easily see that the reports of it being so thick and blocky are completely off base. Here are a few pics that show it side by side with one of the better know gun lines that are known to be very small. The Kahr PM series.

    I am also not seeing what the rumors of a high bore axis are based upon either.

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  2. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Thanks for the comparison, I was wondering about this. How would you compare the two as far as the way they shoot?
     
  3. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    It has this odd bell like taper at the end. I guess it is to avoid needing a bushing.
     
  4. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    Well, it is a mixed bag. The Kahr has the far superior trigger...but the SIG appears to point more naturally.
     
  5. glockguy

    glockguy Albany Oregon Well-Known Member

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    i love my Kahr PM40 have yet to shoot it tho