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Everyone’s got their favorite thing, be it a car, football team or gun. Fans enjoy ranking those things and love to see their favorites come out on top. DJ Casey Kasem became a legend when he hit the airwaves each week with his American Top 40 radio program. While I have no illusions of becoming famous like Kasem, I’ve assembled a list of the top .40 S&W handguns you might consider for self-defense.

I did not attempt to order these from worst to first because choosing a handgun is an extremely personal decision. Rather, I’ve included a selection of quality .40 S&W handguns, any of which could be your number one hit. Any of these guns can send out a long-distance dedication to an attacker. Only you can determine which of these contenders tops your own personal chart.

For more information about the .40 S&W handguns featured in the gallery above, please visit the following sites.

Beretta
http://www.beretta.com

Bersa
https://bersa.eagleimportsinc.com

Charter Arms
https://www.charterfirearms.com

CZ
http://www.cz-usa.com

FN
https://www.fnamerica.com

Glock
https://us.glock.com

Heckler & Koch
http://www.hk-usa.com

Kahr
http://www.kahr.com

Ruger
http://www.ruger.com

Sig Sauer
https://www.sigsauer.com

Smith & Wesson
https://www.smith-wesson.com

Springfield Armory
http://www.springfield-armory.com

Steyr
https://www.steyrarms.com

Walther
http://www.waltherarms.com

For more from author Richard Johnson, visit  http://www.gunsholstersandgear.com

This article was originally published in ‘Concealed Carry Handguns’ 2017. For information on how to subscribe, please email subscriptions@outdoorgroupmags.com or call 1-800-284-5668.

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