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Shooting a pistol match, especially one that stresses practical shooting elements while on the clock, is one of the best ways to hone your ability to make the shot on-demand. The new crop of competition pistols for 2022 include well-known names such as SIG Sauer, Staccato, Walther, Canik and more.

Canik  SFx Rival Dark SideCanik | SFx Rival Dark Side
Designed to be ready for action-shooting competition right out of the box, the Rival series sports adjustable fiber-optic sights, five optics plates to mount your favorite MRDS, interchangeable backstraps and three sizes of extended magazine release.

▶ Optics cut on slide
▶ Cerakoted gold accents
▶ External, flared magazine well
▶ Diamond-cut aluminum trigger

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 18 rounds
Barrel Length: 5 inches
Overall Length: 8.1 inches
Weight: 29.5 ounces
MSRP: $679.99
(561) 908-7993 centuryarms.com

Now available in .40 S&W as well as 9 mm, the tactical-competition-ready TS 2 offers a single-action trigger, long sight radius and excellent ergonomics. The slide’s weight is distributed as low as possible to reduce muzzle flip and promote quick follow-up shots.

▶ Aluminum grips
▶ Front and rear cocking serrations
▶ Fiber-optic front sight
▶ Integrated mag well

Caliber: .40 S&W
Magazine Capacity: 17 rounds
Barrel Length: 5.23 inches
Overall Length: 8.86 inches
Weight: 48 ounces
MSRP: $1,695
(800) 955-4486 cz-usa.com

EAA  MC P35 Match PistolEAA | MC P35 Match Pistol
Based on one of the most legendary and world-famous handguns of all time, the MC P35 maintains many features of the original “wondernine” such as a long, easy-to-actuate slide stop, classic rowel hammer and an enhanced capacity.

▶ Machined steel frame and slide
▶ Fully adjustable rear sight
▶ Fiber-optic front sight
▶ G10 grips

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 15 rounds
Barrel Length: 4.9 inches
Overall Length: 7.8 inches
Weight: 29 ounces
MSRP: $699
(321) 639-4842 eaacorp.com

Ruger  5.7 ProRuger | 5.7 Pro
From its short trigger reach to its reversible magazine release and generous slide stop, the latest addition to Ruger’s 5.7 line has a lot to offer, especially its high-performance, low-recoiling and fun 5.7×28 mm chambering and equally impressive 20-round capacity.

▶ Accessory rail
▶ Fully adjustable rear sight
▶ Fiber-optic front sight
▶ Front and rear cocking serrations

Caliber: 5.7×28 mm
Magazine Capacity: 20 rounds
Barrel Length: 4.9 inches
Overall Length: 8.6 inches
Weight: 24.5 ounces
MSRP: $869
(336) 949-5200 ruger.com

SIG Sauer  P320 Spectre CompSIG Sauer | P320 Spectre Comp
Building on SIG Sauer’s popular X-series, the P320 Spectre Comp adds a built-in compensator, enhanced trigger and TiN-gold-finish barrel to the mix, along with a slotted, optics-ready slide.

▶ Built-in compensator
▶ Two magazines
▶ Gold barrel and trigger
▶ Extended magazine well

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 17 rounds
Barrel Length: 4.6 inches
Overall Length: 8.5 inches
Weight: 41.8 ounces
MSRP: $1,399
(603) 610-3000 sigsauer.com

Staccato  P Limited ConfigurationStaccato | P Limited Configuration
Staccato has taken the duty-ready Staccato P and added a combination of special options designed for extra speed. This limited-edition features Staccato’s newest Tac grip texture and the patent-pending Dawson Precision ICE compensator.

▶ DLC-coated barrel
▶ 3-pound trigger
▶ Dawson Precision ICE compensator
▶ Anodized frame

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 20 rounds
Barrel Length: 5 inches
Overall Length: 8 inches
Weight: 29.65 ounces
MSRP: $3,299
(512) 819-0656 staccato2011.com

Taurus  TX22 Competition SCRTaurus | TX22 Competition SCR
Perhaps the ultimate off-the-shelf competition-ready rimfire handgun, the TX22 Competition SCR (Steel Challenge Ready) is, as the acronym implies, ideal for events in that discipline. It is feature-laden, yet remarkably affordable.

▶ TandemKross Game Changer PRO squared compensator
▶ TandemKross Eagle’s Talon extractor
▶ Custom bull barrel
▶ Enhanced feed ramp

Caliber: .22 LR
Magazine Capacity: 16 rounds
Barrel Length: 5.25 inches
Overall Length: 9.37 inches
Weight: 25.84 ounces
MSRP: $589.32
(800) 327-3776 taurususa.com

Walther  PDP Pro SD ModelsWalther | PDP Pro SD Models
The new PDP PRO SD (Shalldämpfer) models share all the features and innovations of the original PDP models, but with a series of premium, factory-direct upgrades. Available in a variety of configurations and delivered with three 18-round magazines, the PRO SD models are deluxe versions of the armsmaker’s premier defensive pistol.

▶ Dynamic Performance trigger
▶ Threaded barrel
▶ Extended mag well
▶ 18-round magazine

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 18 rounds
Barrel Length: 5.1 inches
Overall Length: 8.6 inches
Weight: 27.5 ounces
MSRP: $829
(479) 242-8500 EXT 07 waltherarms.com




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