NH lawsuit claims SIG 320 pistol fired without trigger pull

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  1. BDM71

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    Personally, I’d never trust a preloaded striker devoid of a trigger safety, and I’m a big SIG fan.[​IMG]


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  2. BDM71

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    It does, and I never heard that issue properly addressed by SIG in the past, but it makes me better understand why Beretta built their pistols so that the firing pin block is visual and tactile when engaged to let you know that they’re functioning properly.


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  3. xTerpx

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    Not exactly...when issued lemons, make lemonade. :)

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  4. boilergonzo

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    I don't know what happened in this case, but the most recent discussion I saw on this forum was for the Florida ND. And it was an ND. Despite many piling on (before the facts), it turned out to be pure user error. We shall see in this case if the same is true here.

    Remember, lawsuits are typically a try for money. Glock is being sued in Arizona as we speak for the unsafe guns due to poorly supported chambers, and the huge risk those present to customers. This class action lawsuit is seeking damages and reparations for unsafe guns and willful negligence.

    Neither this suit nor the Glock suit cause me to look at the companies differently. Time will tell, but responding to early content of a lawsuit is unwise, as only the plaintiff's view has been presented. SIG had a big issue with the 320. Nothing I have seen demonstrates it isn't resolved (at least not yet). We shall see.
     
  5. Nick B

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    Just now for grins I took both of my 320’s and racked the slides. Then I took a rubber mallet and smacked them front, back, top, bottom, and all around .
    Smacking not tapping . The strikers didn’t release . Nothing close to scientific but my little test tells me these latest lawsuits are full of crap.
     
  6. SC Tiger

    SC Tiger As God as my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.

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    Is it?
     
  7. SC Tiger

    SC Tiger As God as my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.

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    Do it long enough and you may well be on your way to changing restrooms.....

    Could be an issue with the tolerances. Sig could have let some parts out that were out of spec, or where the parts are in spec but the tolerance stackup was a problem. It happens. There's a reason that there is a manufacturing concept called "gunsmithing" even when it has nothing to do with guns. So it might only affect 1%, or .1%, or .01% of the guns out there.
     
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  8. SC Tiger

    SC Tiger As God as my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.

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    Wasn't there a case where a lady officer had something like this happen while taking the gun off of her belt (while still in it's holsters) and it fired into her leg? While using the holster that Sig ships with the gun?

    That would be a problem.
     
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  9. Nagoya10

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    The US Army just put out a bulletin on the SIG P320 and accidental/unintentional discharges. They will be recalling all pistols and plugging the chamber. A US Army official stated "it's just 9mm, whose going to notice the difference?"
     
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    I remember that. Can't remember the final outcome. I still think he pulled the trigger while trying to hit his snooze button. Couldn't understand why he would have a loaded Glock not in a holster on the nightstand.

    My early P320 went in for the recall and I sold it as soon as it got back to me. Haven't gone back. Sold my P365 too.

    I'll keep my ancient P228 and P229.
     
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    This! [​IMG]
     
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    That incident, along with a number of others, was described in the petition of the lawsuit. Loudon County, VA
     
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    This is very disconcerting.
     
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    Dumb $hit!
     
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    You may very well be correct. Not enough information on the situation at hand, especially whether the plaintiff's 320 was pre or post recommended safety upgrade.
    However, the fact that Sig did not actually recall the 320 is only going to bite them in the end. It totally left them open to lawsuits just such as this.
     
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    I guess

    Nobody forced them to go cheap and adopt it.
     
  17. okiegtrider

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    Perhaps so. But unfortunately, it isn't the bureaucrat nimrods who make the decisions who suffer from it. It will be our kids deployed to some far-flung **** hole carrying a weapon that might hurt them before an enemy gets the opportunity. They deserve our best.
     
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    Same here. Doesn’t make sense not to have one on the trigger.
     
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    I would not be surprised if this was the result of user error. Without having all of the evidence, everything is pure speculation.......
     
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  20. glockman66

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