Did SIG discontinue the P229?

Did SIG discontinue the P229?

The P225A1 is being completely discontinued. The P226 and P229 is having about half of their entire line cut. The P238 and P938 is being drastically reduced too. The writing is on the wall for Metal Frame DA/SA Hammer Fired Guns.

Is Sig P229 striker fired?

The striker-fired design makes it easy to shoot as every trigger press feels exactly the same. The Sig P229 is also a more compact 9mm, although later we’ll discuss variations in other calibers. It also packs 15 rounds of 9mm but operates as a double-action / single-action—we’ll get into those details in a minute.

Does SIG test fired their guns?

They test fire them for function and to see if the sights are WAY OFF. If they are, they change them, but if they are in the ball park, they dont adjust or change the sights on the normal guns.

Is the Sig P229 worth the money?

They run perfect, and are extremely accurate. You should be able to get into a 226, a 229, or a 220 for under 900. Yes you can nearly buy two Glocks for the price of one SIG, but SIGs are certainly worth it.

Will a Sig Sauer fire if dropped?

During testing on April 20, 2016, the military says it discovered that the Sig Sauer pistol would fire on its own when dropped. “During drop testing in which an empty primed cartridge was inserted, the striker struck the primer causing a discharge,” the report says.

What kind of magazine does SIG Sauer P229 use?

When testing a number of SIG P229 pistols, a unique opportunity arose. The pistol is available in 9mm Luger, .357 SIG and .40 Smith and Wesson chamberings. I obtained a slide and magazine in 9mm Luger to test fire the pistol in 9mm. The original caliber is .40-caliber Smith and Wesson.

What’s the price of a SIG Sauer 9mm?

Sig Sauer P229 Legion 9mm Centerfire Pistol with Night Sights. $1,413.00 $1,199.99. Notify Me When Available. Brand: Sig Sauer. Item Number: E29R-9-LEGION.

Which is the ancestor of the SIG Sauer P229?

As peace officers using the SIG may rightly state, “When the brass chooses the SIG for the rank and file, you know they have not purchased the low bid.” The ancestor of the P229, and the cornerstone of the SIG P series, is the SIG P220.

What kind of slide does a SIG Sauer 9mm have?

This proven pistol with a Nitron coated stainless steel slide is a force to be reckoned with. This proven pistol with a Nitron coated stainless steel slide is a force to be reckoned with. Our P238-inspired 9mm, featuring a dark finish and rubber grips for sure-handed performance.