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Sig 226!

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    Sig 226!

    Anyone CCW a Sig 226 .40 ? I just bought a CPO 226 for 499.00.

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    I used to and you're gonna love it! Now I carry a P-220 .45!

    Actually, I have three of 'em!
    ALWAYS carry! - NEVER tell!

    "A superior Operator is best defined as someone who uses his superior
    judgement to keep himself out of situations that would require a display of his
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    I used to...until I got my P229

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    Fairly large gun

    I have a Sig P226 in 9mm and did carry it a few times several years ago. I think I was influenced by how well the gun shot and the large capacity (15+1 rounds). But it is a pretty large gun, especially in the grip area, and I decided it was too hard to conceal. I put it next to my H&K USP 45, and they were almost exactly the same size and fit in the same holsters.

    I recall switching to my Glock 19 which had the same capacity as the P226 but was quite a bit smaller and lighter weight. I still use the Sig frequently as a range gun.

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    The P226-40 is a fantastic weapon. I will never be without it. I personally think it's TOO big to carry, but I also know many that do not think so.

    Like pogo I think the Glock compact has a great capacity and size. I now carry the G23c and will be purchasing the G19 by the end of the year.

    You purchased a great weapon and at a great price.... have fun playing with it.
    Be Observant and Be Safe.

    Current: DW V-Bob 1911, S&W 442, Springfield XD9sc, XDm9,
    and Glock G26, G19, G23C, and SIG P226-40 TT, and Ruger GP-100, and Beretta 92FS
    Former: Taurus 92SS, SIG P220 TT, S&W 360, SIG P239-40, Ruger 22/45 MKII

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    Senior Member Array BruceGibson's Avatar
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    I do! Sweet gun.

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    I've got a 226 .40 DAK w/o rail and I love it. Don't have a holster for it. I'd consider a crossdraw paddle for vehicle carry, but other than under a heavy coat I don't think I can conceal it. In the wintertime I'd rather have my 1911 in .45 ACP, but I certainly wouldn't be without this gun! Its easy on recoil and simple in operation - great for my wife. All she has to do is pull the trigger. Good for the car and the house. I may end up using it as a CCW if I can get some more 10 rd mags and get my license in CA when I come back here.


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    I have a P226 and a P228 in 9mm and also P220 in .45. I pick my carry gun for the day like picking out which shoes I am going to wear.
    Congrats on the acquisition! I am sure it will serve you well!

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