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Anyone have a Sig P220 SAO variant?

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by Rustin, May 24, 2012.

  1. Rustin

    Rustin

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    Does anyone have any experience with this particular P220? I'm wondering how the trigger feels, and how the safety works. I'm assuming it's cocked and locked with thumb safety up. I guess what I'm really wondering is how it stacks up to a 1911 in terms of trigger pull and overall feel, particularly the width of the pistol. I would love to get a sig someday and I'd like to know more about the SAO variant of the Sig P220. Thanks.
     
  2. collim1

    collim1 Shower Time!

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    Sig P220 fan here. The trigger is nice, but will have more take up and reset than a good 1911 trigger.

    All of my current Sigs are traditional DA at the moment because that is what I am used to. I would love to have a SAO P220, but it would be for fun only so it isnt in the budget anytime soon.
     

  3. Gregg702

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    I used to have a 220 Compact SAO, the trigger was light, but has some creep before it breaks. Not as smooth as a good 1911 trigger, but not bad either. They come with an ambi safety that works similarly to a 1911.
     
  4. TxGlock9

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    Sig triggers are great from the factory. Can it be better? Yes. Nonetheless I don't think anyone can complain about the trigger on one of these things.
     
  5. Rustin

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    There probably isn't any semi auto pistol that has a trigger as smooth as a 1911. I think I'm just gonna get a 1911...

    I'm sure the Sig is great. It's just that there are so many 1911's to choose from!
     
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    That's cool. Which are u going to get?
     
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    I had a p220 SAO pistol that I traded for a P229 Elite Dark and wish I hadn't. Don't get me wrong, the 229 is fantastic, but I should have kept the 220. The trigger was as sommth as you are going to get to a 1911 with a little more creep.
     
  8. Rustin

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    I'm thinking something more GI style. Maybe a Springer of some sort. I'd like to get a colt maybe. I'm thinking something with a firing pin safety though.