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The Sig 229 – a Utilitarian View

I bought the SigArms P229 .40 as my first cartridge fed pistol about 10 years ago to use for self defense and to start my gun collection. I started late because I was a poor carpenter doing minor woodwork and my new wife just didn’t like the idea of having a gun around. I don’t live in the most hospitible ...

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The 9mm cartridge was developed in the first decade of the 20th century by Georg Luger for use in his distinctive pistols. The cartridge went on to become much more successful than the gun for which it was designed. 9mm is the current NATO standard caliber for handgun cartridges. The standard U.S. Military sidearm is a Beretta 92SB-F in the ...

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