Monthly Archives: July 2017

One Day, All Guns Will Have Threaded Barrels!

In my safe, anyway! When I first began my suppressor testing project, I badly wanted to try a “can” on a .45 auto. The only .45 ACP I had that would be suitable was the Para “Expert Carry” 1911, with … Continue reading

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Reflex Sight A New Option for Single Action Rugers

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Another Good German Revolver – Same Maker

I obviously think Sig Sauer is a heck of a gunmaker! The Sig P220 TB I recently acquired is a VERY good .45 ACP semi-auto, and the old Herter’s revolvers that were made back in the 1960’s by then J.P. … Continue reading

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Let There Be Sight! (Shooting Over Suppressors Made Easy)

Since I am more or less dedicating my Sig P220 .45 ACP to suppressor testing, the need for better sights than the excellent Sig factory night sights soon became apparent. The normal answer to this problem is “suppressor height” front … Continue reading

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Galco Leather Holster for Sig P220

Well, when you buy a “new” pistol, you usually need a new holster for it – or several! When I began shopping for a Sig P220 holster, I was happy to find that several were made with the “light rail” … Continue reading

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Alien Gear Cloak Slide Holster for Sig P220

The Alien Gear Cloak Slide holster uses a leather back pice that goes against the wearer’s clothing paired with a Kydex shell molded to fit the particular pistol you want to carry in it. The fit is tight enough to … Continue reading

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Hogue Wooden Grips for Sig P220

My preference in grips for handguns runs mostly to nice wood, yet another reason I prefer 1911’s to Glocks! Before ever buying the Sig P220, I remembered seeing Sig displays at gun shows flaunting LOT’s of beautiful wood, so I … Continue reading

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Maglula Uplula Pistol Magazine Loader

For years I have seen ads for the Maglula magazine loaders, but always figured, “Hey, I have a couple of good, cheap thumbs, right?” Well, once again, I was WRONG. The suppressor testing I am doing mostly involves semi-auto pistols, … Continue reading

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Suppressing the .45 ACP?

Finally, I am ready to test-fire my Sig P220 .45 ACP suppressed, using the Ti-Rant .45 suppressor that worked pretty well with the .40 S&W cartridge fired from a Glock G23. For the initial test, I used American Eagle 230 … Continue reading

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