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Sig P226 Combat or P226 MK25?

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by Airborne Infantryman, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. Airborne Infantryman

    Airborne Infantryman 'Murica!

    Nov 20, 2009
    I'm in the market for a Sig P226. I can get one for a great price through the IOP program at Top Gun Supply.

    The 226 Combat and the MK25 seem to be the same pistol, except for the color.

    Am I correct in this? I can't justify an extra $100 for the Combat, when I can get the MK25 for $830.

    Also, if you have a MK25 or a 226 Combat, how do you like it?
  2. I have a 220 combat. It has some special corrosion stuff that I will probably never need. Liked the color, thought it was I bought it.

    Sorry for the complete lack of usefulness in my post.:supergrin:

  3. 12131

    12131 Monkeyboy CLM

    Nov 17, 2006
    God's Country (Texas)
    The MK25 has standard trigger. The Combat has short (thin) trigger. Lots of folks don't like the thin trigger.
    Get the MK25 if you have bigger than average hands.
    Don't know about the Combat, but the MK25 has phosphated internals, which is supposed to be better for harsh environments.
    If I were picking, I'd take the MK25, especially since I don't care for colored pistols.
  4. SPIN2010

    SPIN2010 Searching ...

    Mar 14, 2010
    On the move ... again!
    I just posted on this.

    <--- I have a custom shop P226 Combat and love it. The only thing I do (did) not like is the firing pin channel retainer pin ... it is easy to drill out and replace with the double roll pin though. The phosphate treatment is very nice and I recommend it.
    Last edited: Aug 20, 2012
  5. Airborne Infantryman

    Airborne Infantryman 'Murica!

    Nov 20, 2009
    Well, I couldn't contain myself.

    I just ordered a MK25 thru Top Gun Supply's IOP Program.

    Got it for an amazing price. Can't beat a 226 w/ night sights, 3 mags, and all the enhancements for $829.

    Should be here Thursday, but I'm in the field doing training til Friday, so it'll be a "welcome back from the suck" present to myself.
    Last edited: Aug 20, 2012
  6. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

    Jun 25, 2004
    Amarillo, Tx
    Nice, I'm sure you'll love it! Can't wait to see pics!
  7. NEOH212

    NEOH212 Diesel Girl

    Mar 25, 2008
    North East Ohio
    I know the Combat series has a standard 1913 rail and as such it won't fit standard holsters. I'm not sure of that on the MK25 but the 226 is awesome gun for sure!
  8. NEOH212

    NEOH212 Diesel Girl

    Mar 25, 2008
    North East Ohio
    I too have a 220 Combat. Next to my HK 45, the 220 combat is my second favorite .45 pistol. I just wish there was more holster coverage for it.

    My Kramer holsters for it cost me a small fortune!
  9. collim1

    collim1 Shower Time!

    Mar 14, 2005
    I love the P226 but would highly suggest the normal DA/SA P226.

    I love Sigs. I have had good luck with a P238, 239, 226, and 220.
  10. gbanker


    Nov 5, 2010
    I have an E2 226 in 9mm, it's one of my favorites.
  11. Ordered a Nitron Stainless....all steel FTW :)
    Runner up was gonna be an MK25.