The world of modern firearms has become much like that of cars or motorcycles. Folks get comfortable with a certain manufacturer and tend to stick with it. I know guys who would never consider any other shotgun than a Winchester because that's the gun grandpa used to teach them to hunt rabbits. Kahr Arms has been at a bit of a disadvantage, due to a lack of name recognition. However, those looking for a concealed-carry pistol would do well to examine the Kahr CM9.
The three companies in the Kahr Firearms Group are Kahr Arms, Magnum Research and Auto Ordnance. I am fortunate enough to have a vast amount of experience with firearms from each of these companies. I own several firearms from Kahr and Magnum Research. They have proven to be creative and innovative while maintaining their excellent aesthetics and reliable firearms by offering many of the finest guns in today’s market.
I don’t generally care for micro pistols. I carry a Commander 1911 or larger, and I have never had the need for something smaller. Maybe it’s a confidence thing, I’m not sure. One thing I am sure of is that the micro compact market has been exploding in recent years. Guns like the Smith & Wesson Shield, and the Springfield XD-S have been flying off of the shelves like Furbys in 1999. Well, the Kahr CM9 made its way into the hands of my girlfriend and I just had to play with something new