Smith & Wesson Automatic Model 4006 / 4043 / 4046 [Automatic Pistol]:
The 4006 was the very first gun ever to be chambered in the .40 S&W caliber, and it was specially reinforced to do so. Apart from this, it is a mostly standard semi automatic pistol. The 4043 and 4046 variants are Double Action Only pistols, and the 4046 adds a lightweight alloy frame to this, as opposed to a all stainless steel construction like the two other guns. These are fullsized combat guns.
All of these guns use ten round magazines.
Weight: 2.04 lbs (1.09 kg) (1.74 lbs, 0.79 kg for 4046)
Caliber: .40 S&W
Barrel: 4 inch (10 cm)
Action: Double Action
Range: 165 ft (50 m)
Payload: 10 + 1
Cost: 4006/4043 $ 760, 4046 $740
Made in: USA
Special: Good quality and finish, several options available, the first guns to be specifically engineerd to fire the .40 S&W round.
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