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Kahr® Arms Partners with Davidson’s to Introduce Gold .380 ACP

May 11, 2016


Greeley, PA – Once again, Kahr Arms has partnered with Davidson’s to offer a limited edition exclusive double-action semi-auto micro-compact pistol in .380 ACP. The CW3833CG is offered in an attractive Cerakote Gold finish and can only be purchased through Davidson’s and the Gallery of Guns website for a limited time.

The CW3833CG features a 2.58 inch conventional rifled barrel, an overall length of 4.96 inches, a height of 3.9 inches and it weighs just 10.2 ounces. The pistol has a black polymer frame and a stainless steel slide. The attractive gold features can be found in the slide, trigger, and the slide stop lever giving it an opulent appearance.

The pistol features a lock breech, modified Browning type recoil lug, and utilizes Kahr's seven patents including the "safe cam" action found in all Kahr pistols. The result is a micro-compact pistol with very little recoil and quick follow-up shots. The pistol also has a drift adjustable white bar-dot combat rear sight and a pinned-in polymer front sight. It has a 6+1 capacity and comes with one 6-rd magazine. The high temperature gold Cerakote coating is a multi-step process which results in a durable finish that holds up well under normal use.

This highly sought after attractive gold pistol can only be purchased through Davidson’s and the Gallery of Guns website for a limited time. It is shipped with two magazines and has a MSRP of $439. To purchase it, please visit www.galleryofguns.com. Just click on the Gun Genie and enter item number CW3833CG.


Kahr® Introduces Exclusive Black Armor 9mm and .45 ACP Handguns

May 11, 2016

Greeley, PA – Kahr Firearms Group is proud to introduce their latest Cerakote™ finish for the CM9 and the CM45. Officially called Cerakote H-190 Armor Black, the pistol has a flat black stainless steel slide with a black textured polymer grip and attractive black appointments. The flat black finish has a chalky appearance which gives it a more utilitarian look which appeals to many gun owners.

Both the CM9093CB and CM4543CB were developed exclusively for MGE Wholesale. Consumers can ask their favorite firearms dealer to purchase these exclusive models from MGE Wholesale. The 9mm features a 3.1” barrel, black polymer frame and a stainless steel slide, coated in a matte finish in Cerakote Armor Black. The .45 ACP pistol features a 3.34” barrel and also has a black polymer frame and stainless steel slide in Cerakote Armor Black. The overall length on the CM9 is 5.42” and 5.79” on the CM45. The weight on the 9mm is 14 oz. and the .45 ACP is 17.3 oz. The 9mm has a 6+1 capacity and the .45 has a 5+1 capacity. Both handguns offer a trigger cocking DAO, lock breech, “Browning-type” recoil lug, and a passive striker block with no magazine disconnect. Both guns have drift adjustable white bar-dot combat rear sight with a pinned in polymer front sight. The MSRP on either the CM9093CB or the CM4543CB is $487.

For more information about the Armor Black Kahr pistols, please visit www.mgewholesale.com.



Michael Bane to appear in Kahr® Booth at NRA Annual Convention

Michael Bane

May 10, 2016

Greeley, PA – Stop by the Kahr Firearms Group booth #3815 during the 145th NRA Annual Convention in Louisville, Kentucky between 2:00-3:00 PM on Friday May 20th to chat with Michael Bane.

Michael Bane, noted author, TV personality and producer is host of Best Defense, Shooting Gallery, Midway USA’s Best Defense:Survival, and is also the producer of Gun Stories on Outdoor Channel. He has authored more than 20 books and also hosts a weekly radio show and video podcast. Throughout the outdoor industry, his dedication to shooting sports has earned him the respect of not only his peers, but the industry as a whole. His development of the Media Education Program through the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) demonstrates his strong commitment to industry leaders by giving them an opportunity to share their knowledge of the media with firearms manufacturers and shooting enthusiasts worldwide.

Bane has demonstrated a long and well-respected history of support to Kahr Firearms Group for many years and he will be in the Kahr booth to share his experiences as an avid shooter and fan of Kahr, Magnum Research and Auto-Ordnance products. Stop by and chat with him. He always has a great tale to share.


Kahr® Firearms Group Promotes Jodi DePorter to National Sales Manager

Jodi DePorter

April 28, 2016

Greeley, PA – Congratulations are being extended to Jodi DePorter who was recently promoted from Regional Sales Manager of Kahr Firearms Group to her new position as National Sales Manager, effective immediately.

In her new position, DePorter will be responsible for directing sales activities for all three KFG brands, including; Kahr, Magnum Research and Auto Ordnance. In addition, she will provide leadership to the company’s manufacturer’s reps and will be the point of contact for key distributors and dealer accounts throughout the country. She will also work in conjunction with Frank Harris, VP of Sales and Marketing, to assist with monitoring and directing sales objectives in accordance with sales forecast and production plans.

“I am excited to take on this new responsibility and I look forward to being a part of the growth and development of the sales channels for Kahr Firearms Group” said Jodi DePorter. “I am so thankful to the many people from the firearms industry that have taught, inspired, and influenced me through my career. I feel so blessed to be part of such an exciting industry.”

Ms. DePorter began her career with Kahr Firearms Group in 2006 as a regional sales manager. Prior to coming to Kahr, she worked for ArmaLite and Springfield Armory. She has spent 17 years in the firearms industry.

“Jodi and I have worked together for more than 9 years and I have always been impressed with her approach to sales and how she relates so well to our dealers and distributors” stated Frank Harris, VP Sales and Marketing, Kahr Firearms Group. “From simple problem-solving issues to complicated sales negotiations, she has always demonstrated exceptional skills and a strong work ethic. We are delighted to have her on our team.”


Kahr® Firearms Group Enjoying Their Bear Family Neighbors

March 28, 2016

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Greeley, PA – In 2014, when Kahr Firearms Group purchased their 620-acre parcel of land for the new corporate headquarters, they knew that some of their new “neighbors” in the wooded acreage would be home to various species of wildlife. Much to their delight, a sow bear and her cubs would find all the comforts of home less than 400 yards from the corporate building.

For the third year since Kahr Firearms Group acquired the land, the Pennsylvania Game Commission has come out to check the vitals on the sow that they actually collared in 2006.

Last year, we reported that the sow was healthy and that she had given birth to 4 cubs. Sadly, those 4 cubs did not live, so this year, mama bear gave birth to two adorable cubs, now weighing in at 5 lbs.

Upon receiving permission from Kahr Firearms Group to enter the property and check on the status of the bears, the sow was located using a tracking device and was then darted with a sedative. While the Pennsylvania Game Commission officer collected blood, hair and vitals on the sow, the officer handed over the two cubs to Kahr personnel in order to keep them warm while outside of the den and away from their mom.

“Everyone loves a good bear story, and at Kahr, we feel like these bears add so much interest to this beautiful piece of property where we go to work every day” said Frank Harris, VP of Sales & Marketing. “Every year, a small group of us gather around the Pennsylvania Game Commission officer eager to once again see how our bear neighbor is doing and what offspring she gave birth to over the winter. Sadly, the two previous years she had lost her cubs due to her ailing health and also natural predators, but we were thrilled to see two more this year. We respect the animals of this forest and are so grateful that in spite of our busy office this has not disturbed her and she has decided to stay for the duration.”

The new Kahr Firearms Group corporate headquarters was finished in 2015 and the office in Pomona, NY was closed.


American Handgunner Reviews the Kahr TP9 Gen2

January 13, 2016

Kahr Firearms Group takes to the cover of the March/April issue of American Hangunner with the brand new Kahr TP9 Gen2.  This 9mm double-action pistol is from Kahr's Premium Series and features a matte stainless steel slide, a polymer frame, 6" compensated barrel, Safe-Cam striker-fired action, double recoil spring system, shortened trigger stroke for quicker firing rates, an accessory rail for laser and lights, ships with three magazines and has a lifetime warranty.  The TP9 Gen2 which was featured in American Handgunner also comes with an optional Leupold DeltaPoint Reflex Sight. The Gen2 Premium Series pistols are offered in 8 models, four barrel lengths and two calibers including 9mm and .45 ACP.  Prices range from $976 to $1668.

>> Kahr TP9 GEN2 Premium - American Handgunner March/April 2016


Kahr® Is Title Sponsor of IDPA West Virginia Championship

January 11, 2016

Greeley, PA – For the second consecutive year, Kahr Firearms Group is proud to be a sponsor of the IDPA West Virginia Championship. The event will take place at the Peacemaker National Training Center in Glengary, WV June 3-5, 2016.

“Last year, Kahr Firearms Group was a contributing sponsor of the IDPA Championship. The 2015 event drew in over 150 shooters, and we really appreciated the opportunity to share our pistols with this talented group of shooters. This year, we decided to become a title sponsor so we could offer even more support to IDPA” said Frank Harris, VP of Sales & Marketing, Kahr Firearms Group. “We are proud to sponsor an event that brings together some of the top defensive pistol shooting enthusiasts in the world. This championship brings together civilians, law enforcement, federal agents, retired military, and also some international shooters. It is a fun event to attend and a great organization for us to support.”

The International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) has clubs throughout the USA and internationally. The focus of IDPA is to hone sport-based defensive handgun shooting skills and give shooters with mid-level to expert shooting skills an opportunity to compete against each other in various divisions for rankings.

“The 2016 match will improve over last year by adding even more props, movers, vehicles, challenging stage designs, and better Safety Officer incentives” stated IDPA Match Director, Cody Claxton. “With Kahr as our title sponsor, we will also have even more great guns to give away. It will be a truly fun event for everyone.”

“There will be 7 divisions in total at the match and shooters will participate in 12 defensive handgun stages of fire” stated Cole McCulloch, President Peacemaker National Training Center. “Each stage is based on real time defensive concealed carry scenarios involving moving targets, vehicles and even an airplane. The event is open free of charge to spectators. We are thrilled that Kahr Firearms Group is our title sponsor this year. Kahr pistols are ideal because they are highly concealable, practical and fit the Compact Carry Pistol and Back Up Gun Divisions now offered in IDPA.


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