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Kahr® Firearms Group Promotes DePorter to Marketing

September 27, 2017

Greeley, PA – Kahr Firearms Group (KFG) is proud to announce that they have promoted Jodi DePorter to Director of Marketing for the firearms group. DePorter will assume her new duties beginning October 1, 2017.

DePorter had recently been the National Sales Manager for Kahr Firearms Group and has been with the company since 2006. Prior to that, she held marketing positions at both ArmaLite and Springfield Armory. In her new role at Kahr Firearms Group, she will be responsible for all marketing services for the three brands: Kahr, Thompson/Auto Ordnance and Magnum Research. Jodi will oversee all public relations, media, marketing, as well as working with gun writers on field and test firearm evaluations.

“Jodi has always demonstrated her willingness to do whatever is necessary for the company to succeed” stated Frank Harris, VP of Sales and Marketing. “She has an extremely strong knowledge of firearms and understands the ebb and flow of our industry as well. In the years that I have worked with her, she has been a great asset to the Kahr Firearms Group.”

According to DePorter, “As the national sales manager at KFG I really enjoyed working with our sales team and with our many dealers and distributors. It has been a very rewarding experience, and from that experience, it will truly help me as I step into my new role in marketing. I feel confident that my strengths in sales will also prove useful in my role as the director of marketing.”

To reach Jodi, contact her at Jodi.DePorter@kahr.com.

 

Kahr Arms® is Title Sponsor of Kahr Arms Defensive Challenge and Demo Day

September 21, 2017

Greeley, PA – Kahr Arms is proud to announce their title sponsorship of the Kahr Arms Defensive Challenge & Demo Day. The event will take place October 14th and 15th at the Peacemaker National Training Center in Glengary, WV.

The event is an inexpensive and unique opportunity for participants to competitively shoot pistols and pistol carbines in a variety of simulated defensive situations without the confines of an overly complex set of rules or regulations. Over two days, the match will include 6 divisions and 8-stages, each with various scenarios. The stages will replicate IDPA, will be shot on IDPA targets, but without the restrictive IDPA cover and limiting rules. Each of the 6 divisions will include challenges utilizing movement, distance, position, and concealment. Each stage will only require 16-rounds properly placed in paper or steel to complete, however, the maximum rounds fired are not limited.

Among the stages are: PCC, using any caliber carbine chambered in .380, 9mm, .38, .357, .40, and .45 calibers. Open which requires any handgun with any or all of the following; optics, compensator, or a magazine greater than 140mm. Limited is for any handgun with double stack magazine up to 140mm and iron sights. The Single Stack is for any handgun with single stack magazine and iron sights. Compact Carry is for any handgun with double stack magazine and a barrel length 4-inches or shorter. Lastly, Sub-Compact Carry is for any handgun with single stack magazine and a barrel length 4-inches or shorter with 10-round or less magazine capacity. A minimum of 128-rounds in total will be required for the match. Participants will need to provide their own firearms and ammunition.

Participants will have the added opportunity of trying out a variety of Kahr Firearms Group guns, including: Desert Eagle .50 caliber, Tommy Gun, M1 Carbine. Baby Desert Eagle, 1911s and also a variety of Kahr Arms concealment and carry handguns.

Kahr has donated 7 firearms from the Kahr Firearms Group product line as prizes. If a participant completes every stage of the match, they qualify for the prize table.

Peacemaker National Training Center just announced that they have lowered the entry fee to $25.00 for the two-day event.

To learn more about the Kahr Arms Defensive Challenge and Demo Day visit, http://www.peacemakernational.com

 

Kahr® Arms Kicks Off 2017 Barrel Envy Video Contest

September 7, 2017

Greeley, PA – Kahr, the leader in technology and innovation, is sponsoring a “Barrel Envy” YouTube video contest which began September 1, 2017 and runs through December 31, 2017. The grand prize has a retail value of $10,000 in Kahr Firearms Group products to include: Kahr, Magnum Research, Thompson, and Auto-Ordnance.

To enter, contestants must submit a video no shorter than 30-seconds and no longer than 5 minutes demonstrating why they prefer a Kahr Arms pistol over a competing brand semi-auto pistol. Any Kahr Arms product may be used. Contestants then submit the URL link to Kahr.com. The videos will be reviewed by a panel of Kahr Firearms Group judges and the winner will be announced in January 2018.

This is the first time that Kahr Arms has offered a $10,000 prize value. To be considered, the judges will be looking for quality of video, good presentation, and creativity. The video must include a Kahr Arms pistol vs. a competing brand semi-auto pistol.

For official rules of the Barrel Envy Video Contest, please visit http://www.kahr.com/videocontest2017.asp.

KAHR ARMS Barrel Envy Video Contest

 

Kahr® Arms Partners with Gallery of Guns to Introduce Two New Guns

July 13, 2017

Greeley, PA – Kahr Arms has partnered with Gallery of Guns to offer two new limited edition exclusive pistols in the attractive new Cerakote® Patriot Brown finish. The Kahr CW3833PBR and the Kahr CW9093PBR can only be purchased through Gallery of Guns website for a limited time.

The CW3833PBR is offered in .380 ACP and features a 2.5 inch conventional rifled barrel, an overall length of 5 inches, a height of 3.9 inches and weighs just 10.2 ounces. The pistol has a Desert Tan frame and a stainless steel slide, trigger slide stop lever, all in Cerakote Patriot Brown.

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. Gallery of Guns offers this gun at $449.

Also available in Cerakote Patriot Brown is the Kahr CW9093PBR. This pistol is offered in 9mm and features a 3.5 inch barrel, overall length of 5.9 inches, height of 4.5 inches and weighs just 15.8 oz. Like the CW3833PBR, this gun also has a drift adjustable white bar-dot combat rear sight and a pinned-in polymer front sight. It has a 7+1 round capacity and ships with one 7-rd magazine. It too has a Desert Tan frame, and the stainless steel slide, trigger, and slide stop lever are Cerakote Patriot Brown. Gallery of Guns offers this pistol at just $498.

To purchase either of these pistols, please visit www.galleryofguns.com. Just click on the Gun Genie and enter item number CW3833PBR or CW9093PBR. All Kahr firearms are proudly made in the USA.

CW9093PBR
CW3833PBR

 

Kahr Arms ® Kicks Off Free Magazine Promotion

June 16, 2017

Greeley, PA – For a limited time, USA based, Kahr Firearms Group is kicking off a free magazine promotion on nearly all of their Kahr pistols. To qualify, just purchase a new Kahr pistol in any caliber between June 16, 2017 to September 30, 2017 and Kahr will send one free magazine.

This 2017 summer promotion is offered on any new Kahr pistol and also includes all night sight models, Cerakote® finishes and special edition models.

To receive a coupon for a free magazine, just log onto the Kahr website at www.kahr.com/MagPromo2017.asp and fill out the online form or download the coupon, fill it out and mail, email, or fax it along with a copy of the firearm receipt and the firearm serial number. The new firearm must have been purchased during the summer promotion period to qualify. Any form submitted without a copy of the receipt and the serial number will not qualify for the magazine promotion. Allow 6 weeks for processing, shipping and delivery.

 

Kahr® Firearms Group to Sponsor NRA World Shooting Championship

June 12, 2017

Greeley, PA – Kahr Firearms Group is proud to announce that they are Silver Level Sponsors on the 2017 NRA World Shooting Championship. The event takes place September 14 – 16, 2017 at the Peacemaker National Training Center in Glengary, West Virginia.

The Championship brings both amateurs and professional shooting enthusiasts together to compete in 12 challenging stages. Each of the 12 Stages requires skills in using various types of firearms including; pistol, rifle, and shotgun. In the end, one winner will be honored with the title of “World Shooting Champion”.

Competing for the title, while also representing Kahr Firearms Group, is Joby Goerges, Director of Manufacturing & Engineering, Magnum Research. This is the first time that Goerges has competed in this challenge. Also competing for the title will be John “Tig” Tiegen, pro-staff for Kahr Firearms Group. Tiegen is most noted for his heroic role in the terrorist attack on September 11, 2012 when Islamic militants attacked the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya which killed four Americans. Tiegen is also co-author of 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi and was a consultant on the movie 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. Tiegen has also received the Award for Heroism and Valor in recognition of his bravery.

 

Kahr® Introduces Two 9mm Models From the New “S” Series

June 1, 2017

Greeley, PA – At the 146th NRA Annual Meeting in Atlanta last month, Kahr Arms presented the latest edition to their extensive product line-up. The first two pistols in the new “S” Series were unveiled with two 9mm pistols – the S9093 and the ST9093. The new “S” Series will feature a redesigned magazine base and grip, a limited lifetime warranty and ship with two magazines.

The S9093 model features a 3.6” barrel with conventional rifling, an overall length of 5.9”, and a height of 4.5”. This pistol is similar to the CW9093, but this new “S” Series model has the added features of white 3-dot sights, front serrations on the slide, an accessory rail, and an ID tag on the grip. Capacity is 7+1 and the pistol is shipped with two 7 round magazines. MSRP is $477.

Also new in the “S” Series is the ST9093. This pistol features a 4” barrel, has an overall length of 6.5” and a height of 5.08”. Like the S9093, it too has white 3-dot sights, front serrations on the slide, an accessory rail, and an ID tag on the grip. Capacity is 8+1 and the pistol is shipped with two 8 round magazines. MSRP is $456.

Both pistols operate with a trigger cocking DAO, “Safe-Cam” Action, lock breech with “Browning-type” recoil lug and a passive striker block with no magazine disconnect. The frame is black polymer with a matte stainless steel slide.

ST9093
S9093

 

Introducing Kahr® Pistols in Kryptek™ Camo with Cerakote® Armor Black

May 17, 2017

Greeley, PA – In May 2015, Kahr Firearms Group introduced an exciting new Kryptek finish on two of their most popular limited edition Desert Eagles. The pattern was so widely accepted that it sold out almost immediately. Now, Kahr Arms is once again bringing back the popular Kryptek finish, but this time it will be offered on four of their small conceal carry Kahr pistols. These models are from their Value Series and include three 9mm pistols and one .380 ACP.

The CW9093KRT model features a 3.5” barrel with conventional rifling, an overall length of 5.9”, and a height of 4.5”. All three models offer a trigger cocking DAO, lock-breach, “Browning-type” recoil lug, and a passive striker block with no magazine disconnect. The pistol sight offers a drift adjustable white 2-dot rear, and a white-dot pinned in polymer front sight. Capacity is 7+1. The pistol features the new Kryptek Camo pattern which utilizes a water transfer method which has been successfully tested for durability. The slide, trigger and slide stop lever are all finished in the Cerakote® Armor Black coating. MSRP is $495.

Next in the line-up is the CM9093KRT which features all the features of the CW9093KRT except that it has a 3” barrel, an overall length of 5.4”, and a height of 4”.The MSRP on this model is $499.00.

The new Kryptek finish with Armor Black slide is also found in the CT9093KRT. Like the other pistols listed above, it has all the same features, except that it has a 4” barrel, overall length of 6.5” and a height of 5.08”. The MSRP on this model is $477.

The smallest, most popular conceal carry pistol in this new Kryptek Camo pattern is the CW3833KRT. This .380 ACP features a 2.58” barrel, overall length of 5” and a height of just 3.9”. It has a smaller slide width as well at just 0.75”. Like its bigger brothers, it too has a white 3-dot sight, 7+1 capacity, 7 lb. trigger pull, and also ships with one magazine. The MSRP on this pistol is $439.

CT9093KRT
CW9093KRT
CM9093KRT
CW3833KRT

 

John “Tig” Tiegen Appearance in the Kahr® Firearms Group Booth at NRA Annual Meeting

April 12, 2017

Greeley, PA – If you are attending the 146th NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits in Atlanta, Georgia April 27-30, save the date of Saturday, April 29th to meet John “Tig” Tiegen in the Kahr Firearms Group booth. “Tig” will be in the booth from 2:00-4:00 that day signing his book: 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi.

Tiegen, a former Marine Sergeant, Infantry Squad Leader, and an Annex Security Team member for CIA’s GRS (Global Response Staff) is most noted for his heroic role in the terrorist attack on September 11, 2012 when Islamic militants attacked the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya which killed four Americans. John has also received the Award for Heroism and Valor in recognition of his bravery.

Stop by the Kahr Firearms Group booth, number 3832, and meet John “Tig” Tiegen in person to shake his hand and thank him for his service. The NRA Annual Meeting, which brings together over 80,000 attendees and has over 800 exhibitors, is the largest NRA hosted event of the year. It is being held at the Georgia World Congress Center.

 

Kahr Firearms Group to Sponsor John ‘Tig’ Tiegen

March 21, 2017

Greeley, PA – Kahr Firearms Group is proud to announce a sponsorship agreement with John ‘Tig’ Tiegen. As a sponsor of Kahr Firearms Group, Tiegen will serve as a representative of the brands to include: Kahr Arms, Magnum Research and Auto-Ordnance and will participate in promotional appearances, shooting events, and for demonstration and instruction in firearm classes.

Tiegen, a former Marine Sergeant, Infantry Squad Leader, and an Annex Security Team member for CIA’s GRS (Global Response Staff) he is most noted for his heroic role in the terrorist attack on September 11, 2012 when Islamic militants attacked the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya which killed four Americans. Tig is also co-author of 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi and was a consultant of the movie 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. John has also received the Award for Heroism and Valor in recognition of his bravery.

“As a veteran and an honored military hero, Tig adds great value to the Kahr Firearms Group brand, especially at a time when the war on terrorism looms on and the U.S. continues to come together in solidarity to support our troops” stated Frank Harris, VP of Sales and Marketing, Kahr Firearms Group. “Tig’s skills, life experiences, and knowledge of firearms blend well with what we represent here and it is an honor to be working with him.”

Stop by the Kahr Firearms Group booth and meet John ‘Tig’ Tiegen in person at the USCCA Concealed Carry Expo to be held April 7-9 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, TX.

 

Three Kahr® Arms 9mm Pistols now California Legal

March 15, 2017

Greeley, PA – Kahr Arms is happy to announce that three of their popular CW9 9mm models are now California legal. These models include the CW9 in a Black Carbon Fiber frame, standard CW9 with front night sight and the very popular Cerakote Burnt Bronze.

The three CW9 models all feature a 3.6” barrel with conventional rifling, an overall length of 5.9”, and a height of 4.5” and each pistol weighs just 15.8 oz. All three models offer a trigger cocking DAO, lock-breach, “Browning-type” recoil lug, and a passive striker block with no magazine disconnect. Capacity is 7+1.

The attractive CW9093BCF is one of Kahr’s newest finishes in a classic Black Carbon Fiber print. This textured weave provides a 3-D dimensional appearance to the 9mm while also providing a textured grip that has a tacky feel in your hand. MSRP on the CW9093BCF is $495.00.

Next in the line-up is the CW9093N which features a stainless steel slide and a black polymer frame. It also features a drift adjustable white bar-dot combat rear sight and a pinned in polymer front night sight. MSRP on this model is $495.00.

Last in the group is the CW9093BB. The Cerakote® Burnt Bronze has been a popular finish for Kahr Firearms Group having introduced it in both the Kahr and Magnum Research product lines. The attractive brushed bronze finish always turns a few heads at the gun range and has proven to be the top choice of many shooting enthusiasts. The MSRP on that model is $482 and is now available for California gun dealers to buy from authorized Kahr Firearms Group wholesalers.

CW9093BCF
CW9093N
CW9093BB

 

H & G Marketing Coffman is Kahr® Firearms Group Rep of the Year

February 1, 2017

Greeley, PA – During the 2017 SHOT Show, Kahr Firearms Group awarded honors to Dustin Coffman as the 2017 Rep of the Year. Coffman is employed by H&G Marketing based in Big Lake, Minnesota and has been with the company since 2013. His territory is the state of Florida.

“We brought H&G Marketing on as our rep group in 2016 and it has proven to be a very successful partnership” stated Frank Harris, VP of Sales & Marketing for Kahr Firearms Group. “Dusty Coffman is a giant of a man with an incredible knowledge of our products, the ability to work exceptionally well with our customers, and is a very likable guy. We are proud to honor him as our first H&G Marketing, Rep of the Year.”

 

Kahr® Firearms Group Introduces Convenient New App

January 25, 2017

Greeley, PA – Convenience is the newest product from Kahr Firearms Group (KFG). Introducing, the 2017 Kahr Firearms Group App. This new app is not only convenient, but is also packed full of useful information about KFG products.

The free KFG app includes product catalogs for Kahr Arms, Thompson, Auto Ordnance, and Magnum Research products. It also includes owner’s manuals for nearly all of the products in the Kahr Firearms Group arsenal. If you are looking for a parts list, technical data, diagrams, operating instructions, dismantling and reassembly instructions, safety information, or cleaning and lubrication recommendations – it can all be downloaded from the Kahr Firearms Group App.

The KFG App is available free for all iOS and Android phones and tablets. From iTunes, the link is https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/kahr/id1095545176?mt=8 or through Google Play by linking to https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=kr.global.ebookn.kahr&hl=en.

 

Kahr Firearms Group Video Shooting Contestant gets big win!

January 16, 2017

On behalf of all of us at Kahr Firearms Group, we congratulate Drac Thalassa from McDonough Georgia on his win in the Kahr Firearms Group Video Shooting contest. Using a Kahr P9, Drac demonstrated the effectiveness of the pistol by shooting through 2 decks of cards. Drac’s video was viewed 118,483 times giving him the win in the contest. He will now be able to choose from up to $5,000 in Kahr Firearms Group. Thanks for sharing, Drac.

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