The CT9 features a 3.965-inch barrel an overall length of 6.5-inches and a height of 5.08-inches. It weighs just 18.5 ounces without a magazine. The pistol has a black polymer frame and features 4140 steel inserts molded into the front and back of the frame for added rigidity. It has a machined solid 416 matte stainless steel slide and a textured polymer grip. - The Kahr CT9 features a lock breech modified Browning type recoil lug and features the safe cam action and offset recoil lug barrel design found in all Kahr pistols. The result is a compact pistol with very little felt recoil and quick follow-up shots. The pistol features drift adjustable white bar-dot combat rear sight and pinned-in polymer front sight. Lastly the slide locks back after firing the last round another feature missing on a number of other value-priced compact semi-auto pistols. The durability and reliability of the CT9 model makes it a strong consideration as a backup gun for law enforcement.