Gonna try something new
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March 13th, 2006 02:31 PM
Gonna try something new
Well, after the training class the other weekend I got to thinking that I may need a different carry gun. You see several times during the shooting drills my glock would eject the spent casing but fail to strip off a new round.
I know this was due to my support thumb pressing against the slide and preventing it from going back all the way but try as I might to put my thumb elsewhere I always found myself returning to the same location with this malfunction (shooter induced) the result.
So, I thought well guaranteed this will happen if I ever need the weapon and then I'll get a click and not a bang on the second shot and. . .
So, instead of getting myself crazy over this I went out and bought a maybe new carry gun.
I say maybe just because I need to get some leather and put some more rounds through it and then carry it to see if it will work for me.
I also really like my Glock and don't know if I will feel right without it, but time will tell.
Anyway, here is a pic of the new addition next to my standard.
The Sig shoots great and I do love the trigger. Smoother and lighter than the regular DAK trigger.
March 13th, 2006 04:20 PM
I had trouble trying to convert to my custom BHP from a Glock. My high thumbs would drop the slide on the last round instead of locking back because I was riding the release.
It's better to get another quality gun thatn try to retrain yourself after years of conditioning.
March 13th, 2006 04:30 PM
I like it
Nice looking piece. Enjoy it and shoot safe. I know leather is personal..but I just picked up a milt sparks watch six for my kahr P9. I love it and it was in stock at www.lightningarms.com
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March 13th, 2006 04:35 PM
Ahaha - looks familiar
Hope that works out for you because it will make a potentially excellent carry piece.
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March 13th, 2006 05:33 PM
Nice Sig! Hope it works out well for you.
Last edited by rocky; March 13th, 2006 at 11:38 PM.
March 13th, 2006 06:20 PM
Nice looking sig hope it works out for you
March 13th, 2006 07:23 PM
Nice looking piece! As a Glock 17 owner, I always enjoy seeing pics of prettier guns like that!
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March 13th, 2006 08:07 PM
Congrats on the new purchase.
Slow is smooth, smooth is fast, fast is deadly.
March 13th, 2006 10:39 PM
Nice pistol hope it works for you. I've only shot a Sig one time but I liked it.
March 14th, 2006 08:19 AM
Thanks guys. I can't put this thing down it is so nice. The wife forbade me from bringing it to bed the day I got it Just the search for leather now. Can't wait to shoot it again.
March 14th, 2006 08:48 AM
show her the couch.
Originally Posted by Rocnerd
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March 14th, 2006 08:54 AM
I think if I did that she would be using it on me.
Originally Posted by rocky
March 15th, 2006 07:50 AM
Now you have to start thinking about taking good care (more than normal) of your carry weapon. With the Glock, there is no such worry or thought.
I know that on bad weather days in Florida I reach for a Glock.
But again, sweet Sig!
Ask not what your country can do for you....
March 15th, 2006 12:36 PM
Wow Im jealous. That glock cant hold a candle to the sig. Thats one of the most beautiful sigs Ive seen in a while. Enjoy that new piece. Have a great day Sixgun.
March 15th, 2006 04:23 PM
Personally, I think its an ugly gun. But its a Sig and I love mine. I know it will shoot wonderfully for you. Go luck on the leather search as I am trying to find some myself.
Theres no such thing as owning to many guns.
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