Ever wonder why a new handgun can cost hundreds to thousands of dollars? Pay attention to the rows of massive, computerized machinery seen in this Youtube video. Shot on location at the Sig Sauer factory in Eckernforde, Germany, presents a short video on how Sig Sauer handguns are manufactured, specifically the Sig P226.

See the entire process: from the metal blanks used to construct the frame and slides, to making and then drilling out the hammer-forged barrels, to assembling all the parts to form a working handgun.