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I HATE my Sig P229 Equinox .40

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by PimpStick, Jun 26, 2012.

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  1. PimpStick

    PimpStick

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    I bought it solely on the "cool factor" of the pistol. Took it to the range today and I have to say I hate it. Maybe I'm just so used to the Glock/XD trigger, but I couldn't hit anything with it in DA or SA. At 15 yards, I shoot my 29 great, my 27 very well.

    I even shoot my Kahr P9 way better.

    Sig guys, that am I doing wrong?!?
     
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    12131 Monkeyboy CLM

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    It's all metal, so you can still make some use out of it. Use it as a brick and hit someone with it.
     

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    When my 29 runs out of ammo, I'll throw it like a boomerang.
     
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    99.99% nothing is wrong with the gun. :cool:
     
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    Practice Practice Practice!

    It's not the gun.

    Your welcome.

    Good luck and happy shooting! :wavey:
     
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    12131 Monkeyboy CLM

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    Thank me.:supergrin:
     
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    You'll get used to it.
     
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    Sigs 229 are great pistols, the Equinox ?
     
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    This is all my opinion, but the P226 and P229 are some of the best pistols around IMO. Once you master the DA/SA trigger the accuracy is fantastic, the shoot-ability is great and reliability is excellent. Also both come in 357 sig.
     
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    carbuncle is not cool.

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    Here's my strategy for mastering the DA/SA trigger: shoot primarily in DA, slow fire, and decock after every shot for at least half to 2/3 of your range session, every time. Works for me!
     
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    It's not the Sig. You just need to spend some time at the range. Get some snap caps and practices trigger pull at home, it makes a huge difference.

    Gratz on a great pistol.
     
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    You’re gratitude is appreciated. :tongueout:
     
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    Your Sig is most likely just a lemon. Pm if you wanna sell it. I'll take it off your hands.

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    I have the same problem. It's just that you're used to the Glock trigger. I can group my Glock well. I can't with the Sig. Not the arrow, it's the Indian.
     
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    I would venture to guess that the problem lies not with the pistol but with the shooter. My 229 9mm is one of the best shooting pistols that I own. As others said, just spend some trigger time with it and congrats on your new Sig.....I guess.
     
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    Consider mastering this weapon a challenge. I have purchased my share of pistols that I didn't naturally shoot well. But when I challenged myself and basically relearned to shoot with a new weapon, I became a better shooter overall. My old standby, good shooting pistols, (1911) I could shoot even better after mastering a new pistol.
     
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    How many rounds have you fire it?
     
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    WoodenPlank Who?

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    Easiest solution for the DA/SA trigger?


    Convert it to DAK, obviously. :whistling:


    OP, definitely practice with it more. Coming from a Glock, you'll need trigger time to get used to a hammer fired sidearm. In DA, concentrate on a slow, smooth, almost "rolling" trigger squeeze - don't try to stage the trigger. Personally, I very much prefer the DAK trigger in a SIG. However, even that takes some getting used to, along with some time shooting and dry firing it to let the parts get nice and worn in.