Category Archives: Product Evaluations

Occasionally I get to test something interesting. I don’t get paid to do this, although I get to play with some nice toys. It’s a tough job, but somebody has to do it for you!

Reflex Sight A New Option for Single Action Rugers

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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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AGREEING WITH THE US ARMY (sort of) – TESTING THE SIG SAUER P220 IN .45 ACP

For those who may not know, the US Army just awarded the contract for their “new” service pistol, choosing the Sig Sauer over the Glock submission to replace the Berreta 92 9mm that has been in use for several years. … Continue reading

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SILENCER SHOP’S “BIG NOISE” FOR SUPPRESSOR PURCHASERS!

Like many firearms enthusiasts, I have been waiting hopefully for the Hearing Protection Act to work its way through Congress. This bill would reduce or eliminate the current restrictions on firearms suppressors – so called silencers. In parts of Europe, … Continue reading

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Let There Be (New) Lights!

My wife and I were thinking our 12v lights in the camp trailer – that we use more for “camp” than “trailer” were getting a bit dim. Several of the overheads needed new bulbs, and the “dome light” over the … Continue reading

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