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I'm not a Sig owner with a Sig question

Discussion in 'The Sig Sauer Club' started by PhoneCop, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. PhoneCop

    PhoneCop TeleDetective

    Jan 6, 2005
    San Antonio, TX
    I have report of a Sig P220 and P220 Elite which had a failures to fire, and the owner reported he was not able to cycle the slide during remedial action. He declares he had to drop the mag to cycle the action.


    This a Sig thing? They exhibit a reluctance to cycle in certain situations? I don't own one so I dunno.

    Please opine.

    (eta: I just thought it could've been an ammo issue, presume not at the moment)
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2010
  2. sounds like he had to drop the magazine to clear a jam...double feed or failure to extract/eject???...not a SiG specific problem and a rarer problem at that...

  3. Steve in PA

    Steve in PA

    Mar 1, 2000
    I own two P-220's. More info is needed as to what his exact problem was.
  4. Cobra64

    Cobra64 Deals in Facts

    Sounds like operator error shooting reloads.

    Never had any issues with mine...


  5. PhoneCop

    PhoneCop TeleDetective

    Jan 6, 2005
    San Antonio, TX
    Thanks for the replies. I know I didn't give a lot of info, but I gave all the info I had.

    I learned it was factory Winchester ammo so that rules out reloads.
    It wasn't a double feed- it feed properly, just went click and the report of stuck slide.

    Didn't make sense, so I went to Sig owners for insight.

    At this time I think it was operator error.

    Any chance there is a safety he accidentally engaged which did basically what was described?
  6. B Coyote

    B Coyote

    Jul 3, 2001
    NW Indiana
    Just because it's factory ammo, doesn't mean it's not a bad round.

  7. 1006


    Aug 12, 2007
    Newnan, Georgia
    Sounds like he ran the gun out of ammo and did not know
  8. Cobra21


    Apr 22, 2010
    No. There is no safety. Just a decocker...