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SIG
Model: P220 Carry Elite
Gun Dimensions Width:1.6-in
Length:7.8-in Height:5.5-in
Barrel:3.9-in Weight:30.4-oz
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Gun Rankings
  • IDPA Power Factor191207
  • Recoil Factor8.11 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity9 rounds
  • ConcealibilityFair
  • Defense Factor84%
Gun Specifications
Type:Pistol
Produced:2009 - 2012
Caliber:.45 Automatic
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:double-action (DA/SA)
Safety:frame mounted decock lever
Magazine:8-round
Frame:anodized aluminum
Grip:custom rosewood
Sights:night sights
Notes:
Manufacturer
SIG SAUER GmbH & Co. KG
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Gun Value
MSRP:$1,256.00Used Est:$885.00
Last Update:11/19/2017
About the Gun

The modern Sig Sauer pistol story began with the P220. Initially offered in several centerfire calibers in 1976, all but the .45 ACP chambering were eventually dropped. The .45 ACP P220 went on to become recognized as one of 'the most accurate 45s right out of the box.' Since that time the P220 has earned an enviable record in hot spots around the world. Today the P220 features a stainless steel slide machined from bar stock and coated with a durable, wear-resistant Nitron finish or natural stainless finish, light-weight alloy frame with integral accessory rail, and the Sig Sauer four-point safety system of decocking lever, patented automatic firing pin safety block, safety intercept notch, and trigger bar disconnector.

Cartridge Specifications
Caliber: .45 Automatic
Alias: .45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
MV: From 830 to 1140 ft/sec
ME: From 333 to 573 ft-lb
WT: From 165 to 230 grains
About the Cartridge

This cartridge was developed by John Browning and was adopted by the United States Ordnance Department along with the Colt-Browning automatic pistol in 1911. It has also been made the official military handgun chambering by several other governments, notably Argentina, Mexico and Norway. The 45 Automatic is the most powerful military handgun cartridge in use today. This is a heavy and powerful sub-sonic round. Although its muzzle energy can exceed 400 ft-lbs, its velocity and bullet weight creates a steep trajectory curve that limits its effective range to self-defense distances.

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