A little scotch tape over the front post will make cleaning it a lot easier when you're done ).bw77 said:Yes the ported is cool at first, but it is loud and dirty,and it throws hot shrapnel at anyone within 3' of you. No one likes to stand next to me at the range. :lol: After 100 rnds the white front site turns black.THe upside is it seems very accurate for a .40. I ve already ordered a 9mm non ported conversion barrel, and might get a 40 non ported later on. (Or .45 GAP if thats ever possible.