Posted by Rifle Supply on 17th Jul 2023

Introducing the CA Compliant Sig Sauer P320 M18: The Ultimate Handgun Now in California

P320 M18 CA Compliant Handgun

CA Compliant P320 M18 by Sig Sauer:

As pioneers of innovation and creators of the world's most rugged, accurate, and reliable firearms, Sig Sauer has established itself as a top choice for law enforcement, military, and firearm enthusiasts alike. Today, we're thrilled to announce that Sig Sauer has achieved a landmark breakthrough – the introduction of the CA compliant Sig Sauer P320 M18. This is an exciting development for firearm aficionados, especially given the reputation and widespread appeal of the P320 series. This specific model is a CA compliant version of the much-celebrated M18 that serves as the official sidearm of the U.S. Marine Corps. This much-anticipated model will soon be available to our California customers, marking a significant milestone for our golden state's handgun roster.

P320 M18 On the California Handgun Roster

The Sig Sauer P320: CA Compliant and Ready for Action.

As anyone familiar with the Golden State's gun laws knows, having a new model added to the handgun roster is a big deal. For the first time, a variant of the Sig Sauer 320 will be accessible to California residents, offering unparalleled accuracy, reliability, and durability. This game-changing model, identified as 320CA-9-M18-MS-CA, is expected to resemble the current P320 M18 model closely, barring a few additional features making it CA compliant, such as a magazine disconnect and a loaded chamber indicator. These characteristics do not compromise the firearm's proficiency but instead meet the rigorous standards set by the California Department of Justice. 

 With a 3.9" barrel length, and composed of an alloy and polymer, the P320 M18 promises a potent blend of lightweight design and robust construction. This dynamic handgun operates with a 9mm caliber, the most popular pistol round globally, ensuring a versatile and powerful performance every time. The CA Compliant P320 M18 will ship ready to shoot with 2 10-round magazines. As such, the introduction of the P320 M18 CA Compliant Model is not just exciting  news for Sig Sauer fans, but for all Californian gun owners looking to expand their collection.

Drawing from the Legacy of the P320 M18

The P320 M18 has a prestigious legacy. Adopted as the official sidearm of the U.S. Marine Corps and issued to all branches of the U.S. Military, this firearm's commercial version retains the same exceptional accuracy and unwavering reliability demanded by our armed forces. 

 One reviewer on Sig Sauer's website remarked, "This pistol delivered. The feel, the balance—you can't go wrong. It's the Official USMC sidearm." While another added, "This thing was super accurate, even the three guys in Law Enforcement who gave me the test loved it (over their Glock)." 

 The CA Compliant Sig Sauer P320 M18 is not just a firearm; it's an embodiment of American resilience and craftsmanship. With its SIGLITE night sights and removable night sight rear plate, it maintains the same optic readiness as the military version.

In-Depth Look at the P320 M18's Features:

Let's dive a little deeper into the features that make the Sig Sauer P320 M18 an outstanding firearm. First, the P320 M18 comes standard with SIGLITE night sights. These self-illuminating sights improve shooting accuracy in low-light conditions, a significant advantage for home defense or tactical operations.

The P320 M18 also features a removable night sight rear plate. This is an innovation that provides the flexibility for users to install optics, such as the ROMEO1 PRO, for enhanced targeting accuracy and faster sight picture acquisition.

In terms of construction, the P320 M18 stands out with its durable alloy frame and polymer grip module. This combination results in a handgun that is both robust and lightweight – a balance that Sig Sauer has expertly achieved.

P320 M18: The Power of Modularity

*Modularity Photo Credits: Recoil Magazine*

Unleashing the Power of Modularity

Perhaps one of the most significant features of the Sig Sauer P320 M18 is its remarkable modularity. This is a handgun that can adapt to your specific needs and preferences, thanks to the P320 platform's inherent design. You are not just buying a firearm; you're investing in a versatile weapon system that you can modify to fit your unique requirements, whether for self-defense, competitive shooting, or leisure.

This feature allows for a wide array of customizations, making the P320 a versatile firearm adaptable to various needs and preferences. For instance, P320 grip modules can be easily replaced to provide a better fit for the shooter's hand, enhancing control and accuracy.

The P320 series also supports upgraded slides and sights. Upgraded slides can provide a variety of enhancements, such as improved serrations for better grip or cutouts to reduce weight. Custom sights, on the other hand, can vastly improve a shooter's target acquisition speed and accuracy, whether they prefer traditional iron sights, high-visibility fiber optics, or even advanced red dot sights.

To fully equip your P320 M18, you'll also want to consider a variety of magazines and holsters. With magazines, capacity can vary, and finding the right balance between size and ammunition capacity can significantly affect your shooting experience. A good holster is also crucial, providing both secure firearm storage and quick, easy access when you need it. 

 With all of the customization that is possible with the P320 M18, users can essentially transform their firearm to fit different hand sizes, shooting styles, or even different calibers – all without the need for any specialized tools or intricate gunsmithing knowledge. The level of customization available with the P320 M18 is truly impressive and is a testament to Sig Sauer's commitment to providing firearms that can adapt to the shooter, not the other way around.

The Implication of P320 M18's Inclusion in the California Roster:

The inclusion of the P320 M18 in the California Handgun Roster is an exciting development for the Golden State's gun owners. California's roster is notoriously strict due to its stringent safety requirements, making the addition of any new firearm a noteworthy event.

For Sig Sauer and the P320 M18, this inclusion signals a significant breakthrough. Not only does it broaden the options available to California gun buyers, but it also serves as a testament to the P320 M18's quality and reliability. Given the high standards of safety and performance required to be listed on the roster, the P320 M18's inclusion is a robust endorsement of its design.

The arrival of a CA-compliant P320 M18 also opens up opportunities for buyers to enjoy a firearm that's already earned accolades in the military. The P320 M18 brings military-grade performance and reliability into the civilian market, which is something that Californian gun enthusiasts can now be a part of.

The Exciting Road Ahead

The launch of the CA compliant Sig Sauer P320 M18 is set for the end of the summer, marking an end to the wait for California residents eager to experience the power and precision of the P320. As the anticipation mounts, be sure to explore our range of accessories to personalize your M18 as soon as it hits the shelves.

Lock in your position as one of the first to own a CA compliant Sig Sauer P320 M18. Join us as we celebrate this remarkable milestone, and celebrate the joy of shooting as the founding fathers intended.

As we eagerly await the arrival of the CA compliant P320 M18, remember to stay tuned to our blog and social media channels for the latest updates. Let's herald the arrival of this new era for California handgun enthusiasts together!

Until next time, Welcome to the Family!