GUN School Me on the Sig Sauer Models

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  1. dank

    dank fuck yeah

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    What are the differences between the following models. My research basically leads me to believe they all have varying barrel lengths, but not much else. I'm looking for a 9mm.


    - Sig p226

    - 4.4"

    - Sig p228
    - 3.8"

    - Sig p229
    - 3.9"

    - Sig p250
    - 3.86"
    - way cheaper
     
  2. johnson

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    P226 - Full size, 15rd capacity
    P228 - Compact, 13rd capacity, made for 9mm, stamped slide, discontinued for general public in the United States.
    P229 - Compact, 13rd capacity, made for .40s&w, milled slide which is more heavy than stamped slide
    P250 - new model that's supposed to be very modular
    http://www.sigsauer.com/Products/ShowCatalogProductDetails.aspx?categoryid=54&productid=183

    I have a P229R in 9mm because there's a chance of concealed carry and I like the shorter barrel. I havent shot a P228 but handing them both side by side, the P228 balanced better.
     
  3. dank

    dank fuck yeah

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    also it appears the 250 is double action only, whilst the 226 and 229 are single/double.

    should i prefer the single/double, i don't quite know the pros/cons?
     
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    DA/SA if you like short trigger pulls. I have the DAK trigger on mine which is a modified DAO with ~6.5lb pull with a longer reset.
     
  5. FusionZ06

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    I've shot the P220, P226, and P229 and they are all great guns.
     
  6. Paul Revere

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    the p229 is the "compact" version of the p226.

    i think the p228 is single stack :dunno:
     
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    P228 is a double stack. The P225 is the single stack and is like the P239.
    You are right about the P250s trigger but they will be releasing it in DA/SA.

    The P226 comes in both the stamped slide model but switched over to the stainless model in in the mid 90s. THe stamped slide model is known to balance better. The same goes for the P228 and P229 as the P228 is basically a stamped slide version.

    The reason the P250 is cheaper is because is a polymer gun which is much cheaper to produce.
     
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    wrong on both accounts...


    the P228 is the compact version of the P226, if you notice the slide lines, they're more similar, and both are made from stamped steel, for the 9mm versions.

    P228 also is double stack
    P225/P6 is a single stack version of the P228, but they're both pretty rare in the states, so I recommend getting one of these before you go full size.
     
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    220carry SAS is all you need to know.
     
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    They're nice, but bulky and heavy.
     
  11. Paul Revere

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    :uh:

    :mamoru: @ me
     
  12. Lightsped

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    I own a P226 in 9mm, P228 in 9mm, and a P229 in 40. All have been 100% perfect. Not sure which I like the best as they all feel roughly the same to me. I suppose if I had to pick a winner it would be the P226. It seems to be unusually accurate when compared to other similar guns.

    Well, now that I have thought about it, I have never fired the P228. It is NIB.
     
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    :werd: I wish I had known about the carry model when I bought mine.
     
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    Going to pick up a Sig 226 this weekend, well then 7 days after that...

    But you get the idea.

    :noes:

    Fuck 10 days, stupid brady bill.
     
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    p220 carry SAS is :drool:
     
  16. thomor25

    thomor25 I make money online....

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    what are good prices for these new nad used, I know my local guy had a used one but I forget what one it was and for how much.
     
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    P220 Carry SAS?

    New ~ $900 to $1000, unless you can really find a good deal, good luck. Anymore than $1000 and you're getting raped.
    Used ~ $600 to $700, depending on what kind of shape its in.

    These are just prices I've seen whilst browsing around, so I guess only take it with a grain of salt. Could vary a lot.
     
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    I'd check Gun Broker, but its blocked at work. But I've seen them on there for even lower than Impact and Buds, but I don't remember if they were new or used.

    Yeah, Gun Broker is blocked at work; but Impact, Buds, and even OT aren't. Crackheads.
     
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    WTF... I clicked your GB links and it worked! But if I type in www.gunbroker.com in my browser, it comes up blocked.

    :rofl: morans
     
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    i have a p226 navy with trijicon night sites in 9mm... i absolutely love how well they're built and how well they shoot.
     
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    looks like the two links you posted are different, is that due to the age? one older than the other? look at the beaver tail
     
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    I have a 226 and after shooting 1000's of rounds through this gun and shooting friends Glocks and Berettas I can honestly say that I will probabally only buy Sigs unless I'm looking for a wheel gun.
     

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