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A Brief History of Von Stavenhagen Sights

A Brief History of Von Stavenhagen Sights

You may have heard them referred to as "bar-dot" or "dot-bar sights," or" dot the I sights," or "lollipop sights," or even "contrast sights." You may even know that the technically correct term is "Von Stavenhagen sight." But do you know why they're called Von Stavenhagen sights? I didn't, so I set out to find out ...

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SIG MPX Gen 1 vs Gen 2 FAQ Video Analysis

SIG MPX Gen 1 vs Gen 2 FAQ Video Analysis

To address some of the confusion concerning the differences between the SIG MPX Gen 1 and Gen 2, SIG Sauer released a video yesterday (embedded below) in a "frequently asked questions" format, presented by SIG Sauer employee Adam Johnson. The video doesn't list his official title, but Adam's LinkedIn profile says he's ...

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How to E-File an ATF Form 1 with eForms

How to E-File an ATF Form 1 with eForms

Not long after purchasing my Sig Sauer MPX in pistol configuration, it was obvious to me that the most effective and natural configuration for this weapon is a Short Barreled Rifle (SBR). "Converting" a firearm to an SBR can be done in a number of ways, but it usually entails either installing a barrel shorter than ...

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Upgrade a West German SIG Sauer P226 to Legion Specs

Upgrade a West German SIG Sauer P226 to Legion Specs

Since the mid 1980s, the SIG Sauer P226 has been the semi-automatic handgun of choice for many police and military units around the globe... including some of the most-respected units in the Special Forces community (until the Glock 19 recently spoiled the fun). Because it was first manufactured prior to the 1990 ...

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