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October 10th, 2006 12:34 PM
There is a guy selling a Smith and Wesson "SW40GP" in my town. I cant seem to find any information on it on google and gunbroker.com. I even tried the SW website but cant find it.
**edit- After alittle more digging I have come to believe this is a Sigma series semi. I guess there arent to many good things said about the earlier models or the triggers.
Its OD Green with a black slide. Comes with 2 Mags and the guy said he bought it used but has never fired it himself. Asking price is $275.
Any information on this gun or if its a good deal would help. Thanks!
Last edited by blare; October 10th, 2006 at 08:53 PM.
October 10th, 2006 10:52 PM
Looks like a Sigma series. Buy at you own risk.
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October 10th, 2006 11:00 PM
It is a 3rd generation Sigma. The 40GP is a black stainless steel slide with nightsights.
I have a 40VE which is the same thing but normal stainless and no nightsights. Mine has 3000+ rounds through it with no problems at all. It is my night stand / home defense / winter carry gun. $275 is a good price for an unfired gun. Buy it!
"If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking" - George S. Patton.
October 10th, 2006 11:03 PM
$275 isn't a bad price, but the guns were never regarded very well by most anyone that ever bought a Sigma of any generation or caliber. I haven't shot one myself, but I am not impressed with its overall construction and appearance. That in and of itself is enough to keep me looking.
October 11th, 2006 02:45 AM
And then there's that 30 lb. trigger pull.
That's an exaggeration of course, but they do have a very heavy pull.
I handled a couple in gun stores and had the chance to shoot a magazine through one. After just one magazine my trigger finger had the beginning of a blister. If I had shot 4 or 5 more mags with this gun, I'm sure I would have had a nice little blister on my finger.
October 11th, 2006 07:11 AM
thanks guys. I'll probably just buy an XD for christmas instead.
October 24th, 2006 12:05 PM
We use em at our Dept...I recently qualified w/an 90.6%. Don't believe it when you hear that a Sigma won't shoot! Grantwed the trigger is a bit heavy, if you can shoot DA revolver, you can shoot a Sigma. Believe me, one is on my short list, right after a 1911 and a Kel tec p3at(or P32).
October 25th, 2006 01:51 PM
Those are at or under $300 new I bleieve. If he bought it used it's probably not unfired, just unfired by him so maybe not really that great of a deal?
If you want an XD it's only $200 more brand new and Christmas ain't to far off. Perhaps try to find a range that has one (Sigma) for rent and decide if you like it.
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