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Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by win, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. win

    win

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    What are your thoughts on the Sig P6?
    I understand its the same as the P225. I have shot a P226, which is a double stack gun. Looks just like the p6/p225 in pictures.
    How much thinner is the P6/P225 than the P226?
    Are the sight on the sig all interchangeable with each other?
    Are mags hard to find? expensive?
    I would like to try a sig but do not have $700+ to spend.
    any other thoughts
    thanks
     
  2. m2hmghb

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    Mags are more expensive then for other Sigs. They're normally 30-50 dollars new. The sights are interchangeable. The mainspring on the P6 is heavier then that on the P225 so you'd want to replace that. The P6 is definitely thinner then the P229, but I can't say by how much.
     

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    They are a good bit thinner but the ergonomics are great. Feels really good in your hand. Mags are a little hard to find and pricey. I sold the one I had but would buy another for sure. Nice guns!:cool:
     
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    I have one and love it! It is one of my favorite range guns and is very accurate. I bought some extra pro-mag magazines to go with it and have good results out of them. They are quite a bit cheaper then the factory mags. ( about half )
     
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    Ever had any issues with the pro-mags you bought?
     
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    Thinner than a P239?


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    I love the P225.
     
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    Not at all. I was a little worried . There are some bad reviews out there on aftermarket p225/p6 mags. I figured I would buy a couple and try them out. They functioned perfectly. I since have ordered 4 more and they also function without flaw.
     
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    Since you're looking at a P6 I'm assuming you're happy to go used. Mark over at Summit gets in used Sigs all the time, mostly police trade ins for very reasonable prices

    http://www.summitgunbroker.com/USED_SIGS.html

    If he doesn't have what you're looking for listed, give him a call, he should be able to give you an idea of what he expects to get in stock soon

    Make sure to check out his CPO stuff too

    http://www.summitgunbroker.com/Sig_CPOs.html
     
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    I don't like how it feels in my hand.
     
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    I bought a used West German police P6 severeal years ago. Made in Nov 79, but still worked fine. I sent it to Sig for reconditioning and new Sig night sights for about $130. Then sent it to Customized Creationz for a short action trigger, 17 pound hammer spring to resplace their stock 26 ounders, and a Sig black Cerekote finish on the gun and both magazines. It turned out to be a super single-stack 9mm hand gun. Flat, reliable and more accurate than I am.
     
  13. win

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    anyone try a 2340? ops sorry 2022 9mm

    I thought that the P6/P225 would be a great gun for the wife. Might be a little heave but recoil should be very light.
     
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    I have one I bought for like $300. I love it. Feeds any ammo I have used in it. If I ever find another at a decent price I am going to pick another one up.
     
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    Wrap around Pychmayr grips change the handling of the 225/p6.

    If anyone is interested the part # 03113
     
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    Jason Bourne uses one so it must be a pretty good pistol.
     
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    I have a West German Police P6. I like it a lot. I ordered a spare parts kit from top gun supply and swapped out all the springs, etc. It's just a range plinker for me. It could make a nice single stack carry 9mm except I think you might be better off getting a used P239 if your intent was carry.

    The P225 and P6 are almost the same thing. The P6 usually has the looped hook on the hammer spur and depending on year, the feed ramp was not designed for HP ammo. Some feed fine, some are picky. SIG later changed the ramp on the P225 and with the new barrel HP is no problem. For awhile you could order the P225 barrel from SIG or from places like Top Gun Supply. Seems the supply has dried up. I'm sure you could still find one somewhere.

    Anyway, if you were looking for a single stack carry pistol like this I would personally look for a used or CPO P239 unless you just like the P6/P225 better. You can also get the P239 in .40 S&W and .357 SIG. The P6/P225/P239 are all really good pistols any way you slice it though.
     
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    Same reason I bought my P6. Wanted a P225 since I was a kid (long time ago). When I saw the surplus P6's for the first time, I jumped on it. It is a great pistol and well worth the $$. Mine came with extra mag, shoulder holster, owners manual and SIG factory box.
     

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    The 225 is one of the few Sig's I would like to own. They are true German Sig quality when Sig truly was a top of the line brand. They are a throw back to Sig's glory days before all the greed, 25 different models of the 226, and rediculous marketing schemes.

    I think Wideners has them with two mags. for $399.
     
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    Do you know of a year when they changed barrels for HP ammo? What would I look for?
    Will the 239 eat up HP ammo?
    Probably not a carry gun. Just a range gun. Something good to hand down to the kids someday.
    A change of gears but what do you think of the 2022?
    They seem to be cheaper than a P6 or P225.
    thanks again