SIG MPX Copperhead Braced Pistol Now Available (VIDEO)

The Copperhead, first announced in January, is available on the commercial market as a standard pistol, with no stamps required. (Photo: Chris Eger/Guns.com)

An ultra-compact version of the MPX, Sig Sauer’s Copperhead variant is legally a pistol new for 2019 and is now shipping to dealers. Featuring a 3.5-inch barrel with an integrated muzzle brake, the 4.5-pound Copperhead comes from the factory with a two-position pivoting brace that Sig advertises as contouring and adapting to the movement of the shooter’s arm. Finished in FDE Cerakote E190, the pistol runs 14.5-inches overall with a top-mounted M1913 rail. First announced in January, the gun was a hit at SHOT Show.

Sig Sauer Copperhead MPX pistol in three views

The MPX Copperhead comes equipped with the company’s new, rapid deploy Pivoting Contour Brace with a patented swivel operation. (Photos: SIG)

“The SIG MPX Copperhead redefines the sub-gun category with a new level of operator safety, in-field adaptability and proven reliability in the harshest environments with an unconventional design, unmatched performance, and familiar AR handling,” noted the New Hampshire-based company on Wednesday.

Sig’s MSRP on the braced pistol is $1,835. By comparison, the Guns.com price on the Copperhead is $1,579.99.

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