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Pistol Review: SIG Sauer's 1911 Nightmare Carry - Conceal Carry & Self-Defense!

The SIG Sauer 1911 Fastback Nightmare Carry is a sleek and modern 1911-style handgun that is designed for concealed carry and self-defense. Perfect for those looking to set themselves apart.


The Nightmare's fastback design, which gives the gun a smaller and more ergonomic grip, is one of its most noticeable features. Compared to conventional 1911s, which can be bulky and heavy, the fastback design makes it more comfortable to hold and simpler to hide. Additionally, the rifle incorporates a beavertail grip safety that enables a firm grip while reducing the risk of hammer bite. G10 material is used to make the grips.

With a slide and barrel made of stainless steel and a frame made of lightweight aluminum, the Fastback Nightmare Carry is designed for top performance. As such the pistol is both sturdy and manageable. Additionally, the slide has a Nitron finish that helps shield the weapon from corrosion and wear. As for the barrel, SIG Sauer cut no corners making it a match grade bull barrel.

Another great feature of the Fastback Nightmare Carry is its night sights. These sights are designed to be highly visible in low-light situations, making them ideal for self-defense scenarios. The gun also features an ambidextrous thumb safety, allowing for easy operation for both left- and right-handed shooters. The trigger is skeletonized with an over travel adjustment screw.

One of the key selling point of the Nightmare is the accuracy. It is built for precision and is capable of delivering accurate shots at a distance. The trigger is adjustable for over travel and as previously mentioned the barrel is match grade, which makes it perfect for shooters who want a 1911 that can deliver pinpoint accuracy. The Nightmare also ships with two 8-round magazines, one with an extended base pad for those who like the extra pinky room.

The overall build quality is top notch, with tight tolerances and smooth action, making it a pleasure to shoot. The 1911 Nightmare Carry is also very reliable, with no misfires or jams reported. The overall design and performance make it a great choice for both experienced shooters and those new to 1911s. With its modern design, reliable performance, and night sights, this handgun is sure to be a trusted companion for years to come.


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