Sig P 239 questions

Sig P 239 questions

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    Sig P 239 questions

    Hi Everybody,

    I have a couple of questions for P 239 owners:

    First, do you carry your weapon cocked?, and, has anyone purchased a conversion kit? As you can see, mine is in .357 Sig, which I like. I would like to be able to shoot .40 S&W and 9mm, also.

    I bought this in January, slightly used for $585. I am moving to Carrollton, TX later this month, so any members are welcome to shoot this or any of my other weapons as soon as I join a range.


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    Welcome to the forum Forrest! I am a fellow Sig owner (P229 9mm) but I know that for your P239, you can get a .40 Sig factory barrel and just drop it in. I'm not sure about 9mm but I think there might be some aftermarket ones out there that would fit, not sure though. One thing I'm sure of is that you'll enjoy that gun! Never shot a P229 but I've never heard bad things about it either! Feel free to ask around if you have any questions!

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    You do not carry this weapon cocked. I have 6 Sigs, all DA/SA and I use the decock since that's the way they are designed to be carried.
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    Yep, I don't carry it cocked. There is a 9mm conversion barrel available for your Sig. It is "semi drop-in" which may require some special fitting. For some they may just drop in without a problem. It's kind of a crapshoot.

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    Ditto Supertac45...

    why would you want to carry it cocked?

    There is no advantage to it.
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    Supertac said it! The long dubble action pull, once the hammer is down is safe enough.....that's why it's got the decocker.

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    Mine is a DAO. All of mine are that way (except the 22). The 40 is a drop in change, I believe Sig does not make a 9 that you can put in a 40 or 357. There are a couple of after market supplies that sell a 9mm barrel for the 40/357 P239, but has to be fitted.

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    Use the decocker... never carry a SIG cocked!!! They have No Lock.

    You can buy a SIG .40S&W barrel to go with your .357SIG barrel. To add a 9mm barrel you will need to buy an after market 9mm conversion barrel to have it shoot 9mm, but you can do that... with a couple of 9mm magazines. You might look at Bar-Sto for after market conversion barrels.
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    Looks like everyone who owns one is giving you the same advice, which I agree with. I can just say what has already said......... Use the decocker, and when you are at the range practice the difference between the first and second shot.

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