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FYI, Sig P226 for $50

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by viperjody, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. viperjody

    viperjody Seattle, WA Active Member

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    Just wanted to pass on to everyone that there are about 10 Sig P226 guns at Bear Arms in Kent, WA. I just picked mine up after the wait period. It was $50. they are LE buybacks that were decommissioned, so they are missing some parts, barrel, mags, etc.

    Here is a pic of mine:

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  2. SVT-ROY

    SVT-ROY Tigard Resident Beretta guru

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    That's wild! I would have bought them all. Keep us updated on you build, when you pull out a 200 (or less) dollar Sig at the range jaws will drop.
     
  3. iamme

    iamme Lane County Well-Known Member

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    Dang wish I was up north!
     
  4. iamme

    iamme Lane County Well-Known Member

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    Typically I'd agree, but I may not have seen this otherwise so good deal!
     
  5. QXSOUP

    QXSOUP Portland, OR Member

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    Except it looks to be missing BOTH the breech block AND the locking block. That is some serious $$$$.
     
  6. cyclesarge

    cyclesarge Eugene OR, DUH! We're ALL in the NORTHWEST Well-Known Member

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    I got all excited when I saw this. Then started adding up all the costs (WHEW!!). Unless you have a line on the parts used, you'd be way ahead to just buy a used (and probably in better condition) P226. I stopped adding when the price exceeded used. I wouldn't be surprised to find out if you bought new parts it would be more $$$ than a new gun.
     
  7. rayd8

    rayd8 Formerly Portland, now Alabama! Member

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    Or keep an eye out for a good price on a 22 conversion kit
     
  8. cyclesarge

    cyclesarge Eugene OR, DUH! We're ALL in the NORTHWEST Well-Known Member

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    I thought about that to. But wouldn't you still need the lock block? A $140 part, if you can find one.
     
  9. Grizzly_A

    Grizzly_A Portland Metro Area Member

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    I got a fun question...why are these stripped out? Other LE buybacks are intact, why are these special?
     
  10. bnr32gtr

    bnr32gtr Vancouver, WA Member

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    A lot of them are used in Explorer type or other training programs. Parts that make them fire are removed but retain most of the weight and feel for the trainees.

    There are numerous reasons but after my experience with a "reputable" vendor at the PDX gun shows selling me a P220 that was, "missing a few parts" and ended up having a badly cracked frame(all the way around the beaver tail area!) and not wanting to give my money back, I won't buy any of these guns except to build said .22 kit, maybe.

    Keep us posted on the progress if any of these get built back into guns. They would be great to do some fun patterns and go wild with melting the edges, etc.