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First Thoughts on my [newtome] Sig p220 Carry

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by Pops1911, Jun 19, 2016.

  1. Pops1911

    Pops1911 Cinebar/Issaquah Well-Known Member

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    I have never owned a Sig before. The p220 Carry -.45acp - is my first ever. Got it from a fellow forum member last week. Thanks- you know who you are :)
    Took it home with me and field stripped and cleaned it before going to the range with it today. Easy and straight forward process. That is always appreciated in a new hand gun. I did spend some time dry firing it with snap caps to get a feel for the DA/SA trigger. Really liked the trigger. The DA was not overly hard to press. The SA was really light to my feel. Very smooth release without excess take-up. The Sig grips are not as aggressive as the ones I have put on my 1911s. That being said it was no problem to hold firmly. Really felt good to hold. Reminds me of a gal I knew way back in High School - but I digress. This also is my first side arm that has a decocker. I really learned to appreciate that today. Always super careful lowering a hammer on a live round. Now,with the flick of a lever that is all taken care of. So, how did it shoot? I put 200 rounds through it today. TRUE! The very first shot using DA was in the center of the 10 ring at 7 yards! Everything I shot went where it was intended. That IMHO makes the Sig p220 a very accurate weapon. Chewed up several targets today. Even at 25 yards it was right on. I like it a lot. It will soon take its place in the carry rotation. This seems to be one, fine firearm. We will grow old together. Pops
     
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  2. No_Regerts

    No_Regerts United States Well-Known Member

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    I really like my 226. Whats nice is the 220 and 226 share the same holsters. So....I have both ;)
     
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  3. Pops1911

    Pops1911 Cinebar/Issaquah Well-Known Member

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    If I may ask what holster are you using? Still scratching my head over that one.
     
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    No_Regerts United States Well-Known Member

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    I use a Safariland 6378. I'm a bit over 6'4 with pretty wide shoulders and narrow hips, I can hide just about any gun outside the waistband, so I use a holster that functions similarly to my duty holster.
     
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  5. L84Cabo

    L84Cabo Orcas Island, WA Well-Known Member

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  6. IheartSig

    IheartSig Beaverton Diamond Supporter Diamond Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    The 220 is a great sidearm. Congratulations!

    Just watch you don't get bit by the Sig bug. There doesn't seem to be any cure and the treatment regiment can be quite expensive.
     
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  7. Pops1911

    Pops1911 Cinebar/Issaquah Well-Known Member

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    Here ya be :)
     
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  8. Lance Jacobs

    Lance Jacobs South Willamette Valley Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Hogue makes the factory grip on the P220, which is one reason why it is so nice.

    You can buy an alternative model from Hogue that is similar, but has 3 nice finger grooves in it:

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    Or if you would like to get a nice wood stock, Hogue's Coco Bolo stock is great to hold, and looks like a million bucks too. It is pricey at $125, though, but man, it is gorgeous.


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    I put one on my SIG P245 subcompact, and boy, did it ever make it look beautiful. Although it was already a real handsome two tone model to begin with.

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  9. Pops1911

    Pops1911 Cinebar/Issaquah Well-Known Member

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    Sweet all the way around. Those Hogues really are nice. Thanks.