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shooting the sig

Discussion in 'The Sig Sauer Club' started by taters, Mar 6, 2010.

  1. taters


    Feb 6, 2007
    mays landing nj
    took my new 229 to the range today. i put 200 rounds through it. not one hic cup.. i don't know which is more accurate my 220 or this229. i will have to take them both to the range at the same time...probably just splitting hairs though. i am gonna get the 232 in may. then i am done . for a while at least. used to be a glock guy and a .45 guy. but the 9mm and sig have won me over.of course i have to get a sig 1911 to complete the collection and then i am done for sure. i think :rofl:
  2. steve1911


    Jul 12, 2004
    Congrats on your 229.


  3. Cobra64

    Cobra64 Deals in Facts

    The 229 is a great choice! Make sure you keep the rails greased. :)

    Also, you may want to reconsider getting a SIG 1911 though. There are better 1911s to be had than a SIG.

    And yes, I have a few...


  4. taters


    Feb 6, 2007
    mays landing nj
    maybe a s&w 1911. but i heard that the sig 1911 has all the glitches fixed. but it will be a while before i get one. gott get the 232 in a couple of months....
  5. Cobra64

    Cobra64 Deals in Facts


    You may have difficulties in getting a holster that fits the SIG 1911 properly. I have been told, the SIG is a bastard-child 1911.

    Good luck.
  6. dpadams6


    Jan 5, 2010
    wow cobra!!!!!!!!! those are some fine looking guns....which one u like the best.? looks like you got all of them from 232 up to the 220....
  7. Cobra64

    Cobra64 Deals in Facts

    Thanks. I would have to say my seven year old the P226ST is my favorite. It's a sweet shooter with 20k on the clock.


    It's even sweeter with proprietary SRT, action work, and a few other goodies.




    When it finally dies, I have a spare (still un-shot, in the box)...


  8. SeeJohnLikeSig&Glock


    Aug 27, 2008
    Cobra said...
    "When it finally dies, I have a spare (still un-shot, in the box)..."

    That poor sig (your spare)is never gonna get shot. My 226 after 20+ years and many thousands of rounds hardly even looks used. Absolutely no frame rail wear and very minimal wear and tear. Springs do need changing every few years but thats all I've done and it has never malfunctioned. never.

  9. mesteve2


    Mar 2, 2001
    I see no use for the rail on pistols.

    I would only add TFO Night Sights to a pistol.

    I would pay extra for a non-rail gun!
  10. Never Nervous

    Never Nervous

    Aug 18, 2009
    Metro ATL
    Nice looking guns Cobra. When I bought my Sig 522 last night, the guy at the gun shop showed me a brand new P225. He said Sig made a few new ones a while ago. If you need anything like spare parts for that model, get it now. It will be discontinued shortly. They wanted $839.00 for the P225.
  11. Cobra64

    Cobra64 Deals in Facts

    I agree to a point. My nightstand P220ST has a rail (that's the only way it was available at the time) and I have a light on it... so that's okay, but I spent $300 having the rail removed from my P226ST (shown in post #7 above).

    The trigger guard lug is another annoying, worthless doo-dad found on too many pistols.
  12. Cobra64

    Cobra64 Deals in Facts

    The 225 is a classic.