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I'm looking hard at the Colt Defender for my next purchase and ran across references to a .40 cal version - very limited production. This may be something to try and track down, somewhat limited production run. But, I'm concerned with problems that were never worked out and whatever the reasons were to not make any more.

Thanks for any info....

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The Colt Defender in 40 S&W was only made in 1999. Being a 1999 model it has some of the XS parts like the extended safey, raised area on grip safety and Novak style sights.
I believe Colt quit producing them because of lack of demand.
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I'm pretty sure they had some problem's with them too, most time's when I've heard of them, they didn't work right.
I'd stick with .45 in the gun, if only for resale value.
 

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I bought a Colt Defender last month in 45 but I really wanted one in 40. No real reason other than I dont own anyting in 40 cal so I figured I needed one. Makes sense to me...I do like the Defender, it has been flawless and has surprising accuracy.

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