GUN How's the price? v. not familar with Sig pricing

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  1. Ford4Life

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    Saw Summitt has Sig P229's in .357 sig for $475. Comes with 2 mags, and case. Doesn't seem like a bad price, but I don't know much about used Sig pricing.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. 99_civic_ex

    99_civic_ex Active Member

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    As long as the gun is in good shape, sounds like a good price to me.
     
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    That's a good price, but be warned that .357 Sig, while a fine round, can be difficult to find and expensive to boot. It might be worth spending a bit more to get a more common caliber such as 9MM or .45.

    Just my opinion.
     
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    I say buy it and if you end up not liking .357 sig just re barrel to .40
     
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    I thought you can only go from .40 to .357 not other way around?
     
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    AFAIK it's just a barrel change, I dont see why it wouldn't work either way.
     
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    affende Resident 4X4 Elitest Prick

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    357 sig is just a 4 cal casing necked down to a 357 projectile ...

    they are interchangable forwards, backwards, sidewards, and roundwards ... AFAIK
     
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    Correct. Even with the 357 Sig, you can by a Barsto 9mm barrel converstion. It uses a thicker barrel than standard 9mm Sig barrel so it is a direct drop in to the .40 and 357 Sig guns. Hell you can even use the standard 357/.40 mag for 9mm rounds too.

    Be warned though...barrels are about $250
     
  9. Paul Revere

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    a p229 in .357 sig would be sexy as fuck. i shot a p239 in .357sig a while back, the frame was just slightly too small so i think the p229 would be a solid size.

    like others posted, there are conversion barrels around.

    to answer your question: if its in good condition (which summit gun broker usually is), its a good price
     
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    but if hes getting the gun for $475, adding $250 only brings the price to $725 which is pretty good for all things considered :dunno:
     
  11. The only issue to consider with .40 to .375SIG is the fact that the .357 operates at a higher pressure, and might give you issues with the stock recoil spring. One of my buddies has a .40 cal SIG that he has a .357 barrel in though and he's never had a single problem with it.
     

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