Everything about Beretta 8040

Beretta 8040

About Beretta 8040

The Beretta 8040 is a semi-automatic pistol that is chambered in .40 S&W and takes its name from this specific caliber. It’s a modification of the Beretta 8000. The Beretta 8040 was designed for concealed carry as it combines a strong caliber and a compact and small size. The concealed carry option is doubled because of the pistol having a frame-mounted, thumb-operated sear-locking safety system that blocks the slide. The applications of the Beretta 8040 however differ as the gun itself proved a proper choice for any gun enthusiasts.


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About Beretta 8040

The Beretta 8040 is a semi-automatic, recoil-operated, DA/SA pistol chambered in .40 S&W that was introduced by Beretta as a version of the famous model 8000. The pistol has a smart and intuitive design with unique features, it is fit for the concealed carry choice as it has a frame made of a light aluminium alloy. The magazine is released by a button placed on the left side of the grip, the slide and barrel are made of carbon steel or stainless steel. The hammer has a half-cock safety system These were completely made of steel, including the frame and other parts. One specific feature of this model is definitely the 'tip-up' barrel. The barrel pivots, were designed under the muzzle so the chamber can be easily loaded with the slide in the closed position. It makes better and simplifies loading, unloading and checking load status, as the slide is quite difficult to retract by hand. The 8040 was designed without any extractor. It is relying just on blowback inertia in order to remove fired cases from the chamber. It can make it mainly sensitive to choice of ammunition to permit dependable operation

Beretta 8040 facts

Beretta summary

Type: semi automatic

Caliber: .40 S&W

Weight: 32.4 oz.

Length: 7 in.

Barrel length: 3.6 in.

Magazine capacity: 10 rounds


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