Relatively new gun owner here (less than 2 months since I bought my first gun). First purchase was an XD which I've been using at the range. In total, maybe 6-7 trips, shoot about 100 rounds each time. So far pretty happy with the improvement. After about a month shooting the XD, I decided to add another. I got a good deal on a new Sig 226. It finally was released from California lockup on friday. Today I go to the range to give her a try. First up is the XD that I've been practicing with: (at 10 yards) I'm thinking to myself, "hey not bad, almost all of the shots in the black rings". That one way off is the first shot, which I tend to screw up on because of the long trigger pull for the first shot. Then I switch to the new Sig. I could only get 8 rounds into the magazine because it doesn't come with a mag loader like the XD, plus the mags were all brand new so the springs were crazy stiff. Taped a printed target on top of the old one. Get into shooting position, notice the gun feels really nice in the hand. I like the extra width of the grip. Targeting is a bit easier because of the fiber optic front sights. Then I noticed something different while shooting. Somehow my perspective changed. When I fired, I could see muzzle flash and bits of paper then flying out from the target. I never noticed this before when shooting the XD. Brought the target back, and am totally amazed to see the results. This is the first time I've ever gotten the majority of the shots into a touching group. Now I understand. Got Sig?