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SIG522 question

Discussion in 'The Sig Sauer Club' started by AJD-G38, Feb 12, 2012.

  1. AJD-G38

    AJD-G38

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    Hi - I just bought a Sig Sauer 522 Classic yesterday after seeing a sale at Big- 5 and then researching the gun, and most love it. Of course I have all kinds of other rifles, handguns and shotguns too.

    I am just wondering what the 2 different Lego like looking pieces that came with the gun do?? They are like 2" long and came in a bag with the lengthened shoulder pad. Also what is the purpose of the button near the bottom of the rear of the stock that goes into a spring that goes into the buttpad - and you can move this backwards? Thanks - should be a fun gun
     
  2. LA_357SIG

    LA_357SIG Milspectacular

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    They are for changing the length of travel of the adjustable stock.

    The button on the bottom of the stock is the locking lever to collapse and extend the stock.
     


  3. AJD-G38

    AJD-G38

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    my post question was moved - to where? I don't see what forum this question went to.

    Also I know about the button that collapses the stock and this ain't it. This button moves backwards and just tightens tension on a spring that goes to the recoil pad.

    "Changing the length of travel of the adjustable stock" - that's interesting I will need to research that.

    Ok i found the forum
     
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2012
  4. Kikon

    Kikon Apprentice

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    Normally in the SIG 522 you will have three "buttons" in its stock, the big half rounded one close to the rifle is for locking and unlocking the stock so it can be folded. The second underneath the stock and very big lever looking is for extending the stock a couple of inches (2 or 3 positions if I'm not wrong, and the last one that runs along the stock close to the lower bottom and buttpad is the one you use to dismount the stock for cleaning purposes, but without taking the whole assembly out.
    Cheers,
    David
     
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2012
  5. Kikon

    Kikon Apprentice

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    Great info!!! Bookmarked! I can't wait to get my new SIG 522 Classic. It's supposed to arrive to Chile by the end of March! :supergrin:
     
  6. SGT_Calle

    SGT_Calle

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    Enjoy! It is my favorite .22.
     
  7. Kikon

    Kikon Apprentice

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    Thanks Sgt., I sure will with my Son. Already have the rails kit, bipod and scope waiting to be installed :cool:. Will post pics once I have it ready.
    Best Regards from "down-under" (but on this side of the world)
    David
     
    Last edited: Feb 19, 2012
  8. AJD-G38

    AJD-G38

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    Thanks that is exactly what I was wondering. I did eventually figure most of it out but didn't know about the various orientations of the blocks. I posted your link in the SigTalk.com Sig rifle forum.
     
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2012