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Recommend me a SigSauer in 9mm.

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by G23Gen4TX, Jul 5, 2012.

  1. G23Gen4TX

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    As above. What should I get? Budget is up to $600.
     
  2. plouffedaddy

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    With that budget---A P6 with a bunch of ammo. Mine feeds anything except 147gr ammo (wasn't designed for it back then...) but otherwise is an excellent gun for the money.
    [​IMG]
     


  3. bigchuck83

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    a nice used west german p226 can be had for enough under 600 to leave money for ammo and spare mags. a sigpro 2022 can be had for $399
     
  4. Trey83

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    I recommend the older West German Sigs. The newer Exeter Sigs aren't the same quality.
     
  5. gocubs6

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    Got my 228 CPO for under $600 w/ two mags ($579 I think). Feels pretty sweet. I have a 226 as well, but the 228 just feels right.
     
  6. G23Gen4TX

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    Already have 4 Glocks and one is a G17 of course. I want something different.
     
  7. WoodenPlank

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    No. The P6 is the German police version of the P225. It's a single stack magazine, instead of the staggered mag of the 226, 228 and 229.
     
  8. plouffedaddy

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    Correct you are sir. The barrel's slightly different than the 225 and the hammer spring weight is 4 lbs more (I replaced mine anyways :supergrin:). But, the guns are built like tanks and they're only $400 these days. Best SIG deal going IMO...
     
  9. backcast88

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    x2.

    I have shot and handled the newer Sig's and they aren't near the same quality. Yes they are nice but I would much rather have my West German 228 then any newer Sig and I will never sell my 228.
     
  10. G23Gen4TX

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    OK. It's an option although I would prefer a double stack magazine since this will be a range gun only.
     
  11. raven11

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    Sounds like you should look into the SigPro, PSA is running a deal on those
     
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  12. G23Gen4TX

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    How is the P229? My friend got one today and I like the feel.
     
  13. Two Guns

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    I would go with a P228. I think they are the best that Sig has to offer in a carry gun.
     
  14. WoodenPlank

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    I have a P229 SAS Gen. 1 that's been swapped to 357SIG, and I love it. The only complaint I have is the factory grips were beautiful, but crap for shooting (too wide). The rubber Hogues it wears now are an improvement, but not by a lot. Eventually, it will get a set of G10 Hogue grips, unless SIG gets their heads out of their rump and sells an E2 grip kit that deletes the decocker lever.
     
  15. G23Gen4TX

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    He got one with the wood grips. They are wide but I did like the feel.
     
  16. WoodenPlank

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    My SAS came with wood grips as well, but I'm not sure if SIG has changed the size of their wood grips for other models.

    I really like the feel of the newer E2 grips, but seeing the empty decocker lever slot in the grips of a DAK gun drives me nuts.
     
  17. 12131

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    Plenty of Sig P228 CPOs on the market right now for around $600. I would go with that one.
    Second would be the P225/P6.
    But then, but I'm a little partial to these 2 models.:cool: