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Grey Ghost Precision Releases a SIGnificant new offering: GGP320 Slides

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Wallace, ID – Grey Ghost Precision is excited to announce the release of their newest product line: aftermarket slides for the SIG P320 platform.

Grey Ghost Precision GGP320 Slides

These new slides share the same precision engineering as the GLOCK aftermarket slides that GGP has been manufacturing for the past two years: the GGP17, GGP19 and SPG43. These new slides, dubbed the ‘GGP320’, are an aftermarket upgrade for your SIG P320 series pistol and will available in both compact and full-size lengths.

Grey Ghost Precision GGP320 Slides

Why branch out to support the P320 platform, as opposed to any one of the other striker-fire handgun platforms that have flooded the industry to date? As an end-user focused company, GGP consistently chooses to adapt when equipment requirements shift in the military and law enforcement realms. As the winning handgun of the United States Military Modular Handgun System trials, the M17 and M18 (P320 MHS variants) brought a new level of modularity to the U.S. professional lead farmer, and many Law Enforcement agencies are following suit by adopting it as well. The P320’s ability to be custom tailored to the individual user’s preferences in grip length, grip size, as well as slide length and sight radius are highly desirable options. By offering GGP320 aftermarket slides with a special twist, GGP is giving P320 users another level of customization with measurable results.

Grey Ghost Precision GGP320 Slides

“We are getting more requests from LE officers, DOD agents and professional door kickers that have been issued the newly adopted P320 platform. Some were already using our slides on their issued Glocks, but are now being issued the P320. So, they came back to us and asked for an aftermarket solution that fills their individual needs and requirements for their new sidearm” says Jason Curns, VP of Firearms at Grey Ghost Precision. “Just like our GGP17/19 and SPG43 slides, these GGP320 slides will offer an affordable and attainable option for online shoppers as well as dealers. Forget sending your P320 OEM slide in for costly modification at lengthy lead times, not to mention possibly scrapping your slide if the job isn’t done right. We were able to lighten the slide with aesthetic features, increase grip serrations and improve the coating without compromising function…. its a drop-in install and comes with all the enhancements that professional handgun shooters have come to expect from us.”

Grey Ghost Precision GGP320 Slides

The first request that GGP received pertained to optics. Some users specifically wanted to use their preferred brand of MRDS optic on their P320, and not be limited to the SIG ROMEO1. Fortunately, GGP had already been down this road. You may recall that GGP engineered a hybrid MRDS optic footprint that simultaneously worked with both the Trijicon RMR or the slightly larger Leupold DeltaPoint Pro; two MRDS platforms that have a proven track record with firearms instructors and red dot users on the streets and on the sand. This dual compatibility optic cut is still featured in the GGP Combat Pistol line as well as the Version 3 and 4 of their GGP19/17 slides, all without the need for bulky adapter plates that raise the optic above the bore axis. GGP brought this same solution to the GGP320 design with the addition of a third box to check: the SIG ROMEO1. You read that right, the GGP320 slide works with the RMR, DPP, and ROMEO1 right out of the box.

Grey Ghost Precision GGP320 Slides

As for the aesthetic of GGP320 Version 1, the serrations have been cut with a gradual taper that gets deeper as it progresses up the slide. This machining technique was featured on the GGP17/19 Version 3 slide, and according to GGP, was a crowd pleaser as soon as it launched earlier this year at SHOT Show 2019. It provides the shooter with a more aggressive grip near the top of the slide for press checks and malfunction clearing drills, without interfering or compromising the material thickness of the slide’s rails. The top of the GGP320 features a window cut for weight balance, without allowing the ingress of large foreign debris to enter the slide. The Version 1 will be available in both compact and full length, as well as in either DLC or Cerakote finish.

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When asked about the differing finish options, Jason Curns said, “We’ve found that Diamond-Like Coating (DLC) is an ideal finish for pistol slides due to its inherent lubricity and resistance to wear over time. However, with the M17 and M18 issued pistols having a coyote tan grip module, we opted to offer a Cerakote option as well to better match the color and appearance of those frames.”

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As for availability, GGP320 slides are available now for preorder on GGP’s website. GGP320 Compact Slides have an MSRP of $418.95 while the Full-Size slides have a $429.99 MSRP. According to GGP, these slides will be shipping by the end of August. “It was vital that we hit the market with serious momentum” said Grey Ghost Precision CEO, Casey Ingels. “We knew the demand for P320 aftermarket slides was going to be high, so we took steps to be first on the block with plenty of stock.” Be sure to subscribe to the Grey Ghost Precision email list to be alerted as more intel becomes available. If you want to preorder a GGP320 slide for yourself, they are available at www.greyghostprecision.com/ggp320-slides

GGP320 SPECS

-Machined from 416 Stainless Steel for tighter-than-factory-tolerances

-Available is Black and Grey DLC (Diamond Like Coating) or FDE Cerakote

-Compatibility with Leupold DPP, Trijicon RMR and SIG Romeo1 with supplied screws and shim plates

-Version 1 Slide Pattern with tapered depth serrations for varying aggressiveness from top to bottom

-Compatible with SIG P320 Full-Size, Compact and Carry grip modules

-MSRP $418.95 GGP320 Compact and $429.99 GGP320 Full-Size

-Preorder: GGP320 slides will be released by end of August 2019.

Visit www.greyghostprecision.com for more details.

The GGP320 slides will be on hand at the Grey Ghost Precision booth (#123) during the 2019 Triggrcon Convention in Bellevue, WA, held July 26-27th.

 

 

 

Blade Show West 18 – SIG SAUER Knives by Hogue Knives

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

There was a time when the only way to get a SIG knife by Hogue Knives was to be a member of the SIG Legion. But now, there is a line of different designs available to everyone.

The knives are all made in the USA from US sourced materials. The blades are 154 CM or CPM154 stain resistant steel that is cryogenically heat treated to a Rockwell of 57-59. They include fixed, folding and automatic options.

Check out the full line here.

SOFIC 2015 – SIG QD Sling Swivel Cup

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

SIG builds lots of cool guns and suppressors but as I was looking at a CSASS candidate I spied this low profile sling swivel along the top rail.  

Available now, look for part Socket-1913-QD-LP. 

www.sigsauer.com

SHOT Show – FirstSpear Range Day

Monday, January 19th, 2015

The brands at this year’s FirstSpear Range Day are some of the best in the business; Wilcox Ind, Point Blank, Beyond, Aimpoint, Centerfire Ammunition, Oakley, SIG, Revac, Wounded Wear, Sinter Fire, Lamder, Tap Rack.

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If you can’t make it, stop by the Point Blank booth # 11366 at SHOT Show to see the entire FirstSpear line.

SOFIC 2014 – SIG MCX

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

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SIG showed me a couple of variants of their MCX range of carbines. Offered in 5.56, .300 and 7.62×39, the MCX is moving into production.

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The Low Viz Assault Weapon above features a 6.75″ barrel in .300. Notice the folding stock which offers a very slim profile when folded.

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This shot gives you a view of the right side of the weapon. The short suppressor shown offers above 5 db more than an MP5SD but in .300 at the same overall package size of the MP5SD. It also features a adjustable gas system but the subsonic ammo setting can run supersonic ammo but it will affect service life of the weapon.

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Additionally, SIG offers an adapter plate for Standard AR lowers that integrates a Picatinny Rail that allows the user to swap out folding and collapsible stocks.

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www.SIGSAUER.com

FirstSpear Media Range Day

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

FirstSpear, along with Renegade Armor, Wilcox, and Aimpoint, sponsored a media range day at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department firing range. Three ranges were set up, with the first two featuring rifles by H&K and LMT, and pistols by Nighthawk Custom and SIG Sauer. The third range featured something a bit more exotic: rifles by FERFRANS, who are known for their Delayed Sear Activation System. This system made the 7.5″ 5.56 SCW PDW very controllable when fired in full-auto. It’s also very likely this system was responsible for reducing the felt recoil of the 7.62 SOACR near 5.56 levels. Wilcox also had demonstrations of their breaching torch technology; seeing the torch used to melt through rebar as quickly as it did was impressive. Overall, it was a great media day that offered the chance to try out some truly fantastic firearms. And, I got to spend it with Tactical Fanboy who wrote this article from his perspective. BTW, the photo of him with the FERFRANS SOACR is a snapshot in time. There are no rounds in the gun and he has just been handed it by the RSO. Also, his finger isn’t on the trigger.