close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

Sig P228 KB

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by got2hav1, Jul 11, 2012.


  1. got2hav1

    got2hav1
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2010
    1,393
    149
    Location:
    Eastern NC
    I picked up a 1991 Sig P228 today in very nice condition. This is the second 228 I own. This one has an unusual trgger because it is grooved. My other one has a smooth faced trigger as do all the other Sigs I have. Anybody out there have a grooved trigger on theirs? As you can see it has the German proof marks on the slide and on the frame. Also has matching serial numbers on the barrel, frame, and slide. The gun is in very good condition for its age. The only down side is only one magazine and no box or target. Anyhow I have included the required pictures, can't wait to shoot it. :supergrin:

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     

    Wanna kill these ads? We can help!
  2. grumpy1

    grumpy1
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2012
    402
    83
    Beautiful P228 and IMO one of the finest 9MM combat pistols ever made.

    I have a Swiss Zurich police trade in and it is an oh so sweet shooter.

    I can't anser your question on the grooved trigger as my proofed 2001 P228 has the smooth faced trigger. My 1996 vintage P220 however has a grooved trigger.

    Again congrats on a beautiful P228.
     

  3. got2hav1

    got2hav1
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2010
    1,393
    149
    Location:
    Eastern NC
    Thanks for looking. My question was answered over on the Sig forum see below.

    " Early Classic-series SIG pistols had grooved triggers like yours. Nice gun, BTW."
     
  4. APERS

    APERS
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    May 29, 2009
    334
    116
    Location:
    Kansas
    Very nice! Dont own one but wish I did.. would be great EDC!:cool:
     
  5. Foxtrotx1

    Foxtrotx1
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2010
    4,036
    0
    Location:
    Scottsdale AZ
    Wheres the kaboom?? There was supposed to be an earth shattering Kaboom!!
     
  6. 12131

    12131
    Expand Collapse
    Monkeyboy
    CLM

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2006
    6,280
    6
    Location:
    God's Country (Texas)
    BTW, great gun! (since I forgot to mention it over SF).:wavey:
     
  7. got2hav1

    got2hav1
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2010
    1,393
    149
    Location:
    Eastern NC
    Sorry I confused anyone with the KB, I never even thought about that. :rofl:
     
  8. got2hav1

    got2hav1
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2010
    1,393
    149
    Location:
    Eastern NC
    No problem thanks for looking on both forums!
     
  9. 2-8 Marine

    2-8 Marine
    Expand Collapse
    Limp Member

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2009
    1,264
    0
    Congrats, great find. I've had mine about 12 years now and it has a smooth trigger. Hands down the best gun I own. I will never sell it.
     
  10. bac1023

    bac1023
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2004
    101,785
    2,420
    Location:
    PA
    Congrats on a great pistol. :cool:

    I'll take that over the new stuff Sig is building any day.
     
  11. TxGlock9

    TxGlock9
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2010
    4,960
    17
    Location:
    BMT, TX
    Welcome to the P228 club. Very German of you. :cool:
     
  12. bsg1

    bsg1
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2009
    2,440
    2
    Location:
    Southern California
    congratulations on your P228. got it's great reputation the old fashioned way; it earned it.
     
  13. Yankee2718

    Yankee2718
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2010
    584
    15
    Location:
    America
    Sweet pistol. When I saw your title, I thought it went kaboom!! Thank goodness it didn't! Nice gun!
     
  14. DonGlock26

    DonGlock26
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2001
    46,255
    1,125
    I've got an old Dept. P228 DAO that is a KB 1991 with a grooved trigger. My S/N starts with 132XXX. :beer:

    [​IMG]

    I've since put on a smooth short trigger, which is very nice.

    I suggest putting the new version of the trigger bar spring on and a pair for Sig P229 grips. The new spring is more reliable (the old style breaks and renders the gun hors de combat). You will need a new right grip plate.

    http://www.topgunsupply.com/sig-trigger-bar-spring_p226_p228_p229_p245-new-style.html

    http://www.topgunsupply.com/factory-sig-replacement-grips_p229.html


    Enjoy,

    Don


    _
     
    #14 DonGlock26, Jul 11, 2012
    Last edited: Jul 11, 2012
  15. WoodenPlank

    WoodenPlank
    Expand Collapse
    Who?

    Joined:
    May 15, 2010
    7,958
    3
    Location:
    NW Florida
    That's what I was expecting, too.
     
  16. cowboy1964

    cowboy1964
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Sep 4, 2009
    19,400
    1,936
    Location:
    U.S.A.
    Ditto on the "KB".
     
  17. Glock40man

    Glock40man
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2011
    6,856
    83
    Location:
    The Midwest
    Congrats!:cool:
     
  18. NH Trucker

    NH Trucker
    Expand Collapse
    Needs coffee...

    Joined:
    May 4, 2009
    2,672
    142
    Location:
    Concord, NH
    Looks great! Congrats! I also have a P228, also made in W. Germany in 1991. I originally bought it as a gun my wife can keep by her around the house, but after getting it to the range..... I either need to find something else that she'll like or buy another one for her, because this one is MINE! :supergrin:



    [​IMG]
     
  19. TxGlock9

    TxGlock9
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2010
    4,960
    17
    Location:
    BMT, TX
    nice talons
     
  20. steve1911

    steve1911
    Expand Collapse

    Joined:
    Jul 12, 2004
    6,043
    250
    Location:
    oregon
    Great looking P228.



    1911club#410