At the Range: SIG Sauer SB15 Pistol Stabilizing Brace
June 17, 2013
Shooting an AR-15 pistol doesn't have to look and feel awkward. Originally developed for a disabled veteran, the new SIG Sauer SB15 Pistol Stabilizing Brace adds ergonomics to the AR-15 pistol platform.
The SB15 slides onto an existing AR-15 pistol buffer tube, and then straps to your forearm. People who otherwise couldn't use an AR-15 pistol, can now consider one for hunting and plinking.
However, the brace doesn't make it much easier to shoot an AR-15 pistol with iron sights. You should consider adding red-dot optics to make any pistol easier and more fun to shoot.
Cleared for civilian sale by the ATF, the SB15 does not require any NFA paperwork to obtain or install. The Sig Sauer SB15 Pistol Stabilizing Brace comes to the market at $139. The editors at G&A went to the range with Jarrod McDevitt from SIG Sauer to test the new brace: