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Strange NIB p220

Discussion in 'The Sig Sauer Club' started by Tiro Fijo, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. Tiro Fijo

    Tiro Fijo

    May 31, 2011
    I saw a NIB Exeter marked SIG p220 today at a gunshop with NO rail and NO beavertail. :dunno: The shop owner had switched out the grips from wood to plastic as he said many who handled it complained the wood was too thick. It had the solid slide pin as well & a stainless no-folded slide. What gives?
  2. Cobra64

    Cobra64 Deals in Facts

    Was it two tone with adjustable sights?

  3. Tiro Fijo

    Tiro Fijo

    May 31, 2011
    Black as the ace of spades with some sort of funky green three dot (non-tritium) sight setup.
  4. backbore


    Mar 6, 2003
    Did it have a red box? If so, it's a CPO. Sig mixed and matched parts for a lot of those things. For example my 220ST is a CPO. Stainless frame and slide but the slide is not labled 220ST. Another possibility is that you're looking at an early run of P220's. That might be most likely if it has an internal extractor.
  5. wingspar


    Oct 7, 2009
    Sounds almost identical to mine. Wonderful gun. Don’t understand your question.

  6. dnuggett

    dnuggett PRO 2A

    Feb 28, 2005
    DFW TX
    Good looking 220. I don't understand the question either. :dunno:
  7. The SIG factory indeed mixes and matches on the CPO's, they call them Frankenguns. My Frankengun is a 220, no rail, no tail, dating to 2006. Blue alloy frame, stainless slide marked 220 Elite. Absolute tack-driver and probably the last gun I'd ever give up.
  8. bac1023


    Sep 26, 2004
    They look so much better without the rail.
  9. Cobra64

    Cobra64 Deals in Facts

    FYI, my 2007 NIB 220ST's frame is not labeled "stainless" and also has an internal extractor. It's been failsafe reliable.