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SIG Sauer P226 SAO Legion Reliability Challenge – 2,000 Round Update

I’ve put another 1,000 bullets down the barrel so it’s time for an update.  This time I shot only Fiocchi 115 grain FMJ.  It has a bit more pep to it, rated at 100 FPS faster than the Aguila.  Not that it’s really significant.  As expected it continues to run 100%.  Total round count now at 8,150.    Since there

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SIG Sauer P226 SAO Legion Reliability Challenge – 1,000 Round Update

I just hit 1,000 rounds since starting my P226 SAO Legion Reliability Challenge and thought it time for an update.  When I initially started this project concerns were raised (by some people much more tactfully than others) that damage would occur to the rails.  Because the frame rails are aluminum and not steel they are not as wear resistant.  One

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SIG Sauer Roland Special – Springer Precision P320 9mm ‘Shorty’ Compensator Review

I’ve always been fascinated with the idea of the so-called “Roland Special”, long before I even knew it was named such a thing.  The general concept is a compact pistol, carrying a weapon mounted light, with a short compensator, bringing it to the same overall length of its long slide counterparts.  Like a Glock 19 with a compensator giving it an

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SIG Sauer P320 Trigger Review: SIG Factory Flat Trigger

In my first P320 flat trigger review (viewable here) I put the Apex Advanced up against the Grayguns PELT.  I specifically didn’t include the SIG factory trigger since both the Apex and Grayguns were designed to reduce the pull weight.  I wanted to keep everything on an even level.   SIG Sauer P320 Flat Trigger Per SIG’s website: The SIG

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