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Mauser
Model: M2
Mauser Pistol M2 .40 S&W Variant-1
Scale To:
Gun Dimensions Width:1.34-in
Length:6.85-in Height:5.04-in
Barrel:3.54-in Weight:32.7-oz
1 Variant
Gun Rankings
  • IDPA Power Factor172711
  • Recoil Factor6.41 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity11 rounds
  • ConcealabilityFair
  • Defense Factor89%
Gun Specifications
Type:Pistol
Produced:2000 - 2004
Caliber:.40 S&W
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:double-action only (DAO)
Safety:manual safety
Magazine:10-round
Frame:aluminum alloy
Grip:black plastic
Sights:combat
Notes:rotating barrel lockup system
Manufacturer
Mauser Jagdwaffen GmbH
More Info
Gun Value
MSRP:$483.00Used Est:$400.00
Last Update:11/5/2017
About the Gun

The Mauser M2 is a Mauser branded handgun which was offered in the United States by Sig Sauer. It is a self-loading double-action pistol offered in .45 ACP initially, and later in .40 S&W and .357 SIG. The Mauser M2 is dimensionally similar to the SIG P229 pistol, also manufactured by Sig Sauer. Unlike most SIGs, it utilizes a rotating barrel like a Beretta. It's also striker-fired, like a Glock pistol. SIG purchased the Mauser name for pistol manufacture in 1999, but this pistol is no longer supported by SIG nor Mauser Jagdwaffen GmbH. It hasn't been imported by SIG since 2004, and the Mauser Oberndorf plant where the M2 was manufactured has been closed.

Cartridge Specifications
Caliber: .40 S&W
Alias: .40 Smith & Wesson Auto
MV: From 985 to 1325 ft/sec
ME: From 355 to 500 ft-lb
WT: From 135 to 180 grains
About the Cartridge

This cartridge was developed as a joint venture between Winchester and Smith & Wesson. It was an effort to to create a cartridge with the same power as the 10mm Norma round that the FBI had just started using, but in a shorter case. The shorter cartridge would facilitate accuracy and allow use of a smaller, more comfortable grip frame. The .40 S&W has become the cartridge of choice for many law enforcement agencies in the United States.

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