.John Browning's timeless M 1911 design has been with us for more than a century. It is one of the most widespread handguns in the world. In fact, with such a huge knowledge base out there on these pistols, not only is it possible to build your own, but a number of companies are willing to help you with that, no FFL required. Why build your own 1911? Just like brewing your … [Read more...] about 1911 Without an FFL | Build Your Own
When you have something as straightforward as a handgun magazine, you would figure that there isn’t much room for error in your selection. However, when you are a SIG owner and you understand that it’s a Swiss design made in Germany and New Hampshire, you can see how things would get a little pear shaped. With that being said, let us cut through the chaff and get down to the … [Read more...] about The ins and outs of SIG pistol mag types
Sig Sauer produces a number of classic P-series pistols from the hard-hitting P-220 series to the legacy 225 and 228 to the 226 and 229, both staples of law enforcement, to the compact P-239 and the new P-227 double-stack .45ACP. The thing is, the company also produces five font sight sizes and six rear ones in both standard and night sight configurations, giving the end-user … [Read more...] about How to mount the sights on your SIG P-series pistol
Introduced just a few years ago with little press and fanfare, the .22 Tuason Craig Micromagnum cartridge is fast taking the world by storm with chamberings available for 1911, AR-15 and Glock platforms. Why the buzz on a .22 caliber round? Well, about that... Origins of the cartridge First off, this is absolutely not a .22 rimfire of any kind. American custom gunsmith … [Read more...] about The hot new 22 TCM round, what is it and why would you want it?
There are many sins in life. As a gun owner, near the top of your own personal list of mortal ones to keep away from is failing to properly maintain your weapon. If you ae a Sig P-series pistol owner (P5, P-220, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, etc.) the following guide is just for you. How often? Ideally, you should clean and inspect your firearms after every range event and at … [Read more...] about Strip and clean that SIG handgun in 13 easy steps