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S&W Sigma Series vs. Glock?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by nyycanseco33, Jan 14, 2012.

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  1. nyycanseco33

    nyycanseco33 Da Fk'n Man

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    Does anybody prefer the sigma over the Glock? I heard that s&w was sued by Glock over patent laws due to similarities in the sigma design to the Glocks. I am just curious who prefers the sigma and why? Also what makes it popular cause i just don't see or get it but they seem to sell quick


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  2. jaklcrow

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    The only people who prefer a Sigma over a Glock are the ones who only own a Sigma and feel the need to justify the questionable decision by standing loudly behind it.

    Sigmas are one of my least favorite pistols, ever. They look and feel "cheap" and I have seen lots of issues with them. IMO they are a few notches above a Hi Point.

    But I do tend to either love or hate something, so its possible I am being slightly dramatic.

    I'm sure you can get some more insightful info from some actual owners.
     

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    They are ceaper than glock, a name brand, and i read that the sigma has one of the lowest return and service for a gun, i just read that in the in the gun diegest book of glock. But when i was looking for my first hand gun i kinda looked at these and read bad reviews so i went with the stoger cougar .40 but tradded it for a GLOCK...go figure right man i wish i would have bought a glock 27 for my first gun cause I love that gun so much i bought another.
     
  4. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    M&P vs. Glock,...I might see a worthy argument. "Smegma", new or old, vs. Glock is a ridiculous joke. Period. :upeyes:
     
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    the S&W sigma has the worst trigger in the world of handguns! there is no comparison.
    i simply feel sorry for people who come to me range with sigma's
     
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    Had one and sold it. HORRIBLE trigger
     
  7. jaklcrow

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    haha exactly
     
  8. conpro

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    I had a sigma, mine was very un-reliable and made cheap.
     
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    The Sigma is a great bang for the buck for someone who is in a spot for cash. You get a quality firearm from a quality manufacturer with better ergonomics than the Glock. I wouldn't take two Sigmas for either one of my Glocks but I understand that they feel a niche.

    My 62 year old uncle decided he wanted a handgun and only wanted to put around $300 in it. That didn't leave me with too many suggestions. He is uncomfortable with carrying one in the chamber so I told him about the Sigmas heavier than usual trigger and how it would be safe with a good holster. He was also very familiar with the name and now he is a proud owner of a Sigma.

    It isn't a Glock but it still feels a niche.
     
  10. CharlestonG26

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    Although Sigmas have poor triggers...they are usually quite reliable. They can also be picked up for considerably less money than a Glock. They are also backed by S&Ws excellent customer service.

    Having said that...I much prefer a Glock.
     
  11. conpro

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    If you have a good quality gun you shouldnt need any customer service.
     
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    Smith has reworked there polymer pistols into 3 market segments. Budget, Home defense, and Police. Is the sigma as good as a glock, nope. But is it now a reliable, easy to use pistol with a lifetime warranty, yes.

    Not everyone needs what a Glock or M&P offer. Considering the sheer amount of guns out sold, there are far more casual shooters than there are true enthusiasts. For some, a Sigma would be good enough. I wouldn't buy one personally, but if someone asked me for a gun in the price range, that would be headache free, I would mention it.
     
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    You have been either extremely lucky or haven't been around firearms very long.
     
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    Sigma is the best polymer pistol that has ever blessed God's green earth.
     
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    It definitely feels a niche.
     
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    I would take the ergos of my Glock 19 Gen 4 over the Sigma any day of the century! I have shot a Sigma 9mm and the heavy trigger plus the grip just didnt feel right in my hands, I guess I have just been spoiled by the glock.
     
  17. I'M Glockamolie

    I'M Glockamolie

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    You shouldn't, but I believe every gun manufacturer out there has a customer service department. Some of them won't answer the phone or fix your problem, but they have one at least on paper.
     
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    From what I have personally seen, the Sigma definitely fillls a niche. It's the pistol that causes you to go out and buy a revolver and forever bad mouth auto loading pistols.
     
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    I had a Sigma 9mm. I could not stand the trigger. Sold it for what I paid for it and bought my first Glock :). I've been hooked ever since. The only problem that i see with a Glock is the they reproduce WAY TO FAST !!
     
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    I have 3 friends with sigmas. none have had reliability problems but one says his trigger is terrible but he got it for a steal and can't afford to upgrade. I shot one and didn't hate it. it's been 6 or 7 years but I don't remember the triggger sucking.

    on my 21st birthday my friend Evan and I went and bought handguns. he got the sigma that I had the chance to shoot and I got a ruger P95dc. I don't regret my decision but I don't believe that I would have regretted buying the sigma if I had gone that way.

    even if it was well established that the sigmas was as reliable as a glock I'd still take the glock for the aftermarket support, magazine availability and price, and having a real rail rather than whatever it is that smith molds into the sigma.
     
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