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belowmebama
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River Ridge
Member since Jul 2008
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Sig 226 or HK P30


What say the outdoor board? Better suggestions?

Not getting a 1911 yet so we can leave that out.







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KingRanch
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The Ranch
Member since Mar 2012
51740 posts

re: Sig 226 or HK P30


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Not getting a 1911 yet so we can leave that out.




I have a 226 and I love it. I don't have an HK so I can't speak for that.






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Helo
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Orlando
Member since Nov 2004
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I only have about 200 rds in a sig 226 but I have thousands down the barrel in a p30 in both .40 and 9mm and a p30l in 9mm.

The p30l is my most favoritest handgun ever, I love her.






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belowmebama
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River Ridge
Member since Jul 2008
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I tried to buy one at Jefferson Gun today and they didn't have one in stock. Asked the guy about ordering one and he said they can't. WTF?

It was a mad house in there. I did see the P30 and liked it a lot.






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Helo
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Orlando
Member since Nov 2004
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What trigger variant was it?





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belowmebama
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River Ridge
Member since Jul 2008
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Couldn't get close enough to see and it was too busy to get help. Guy took ten seconds to tell me my 226 I had my mind at on was sold and that threw a wrench into everything.





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Helo
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Orlando
Member since Nov 2004
3583 posts

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Well that's why you didn't walk out of the store with it. Pick it up and it is unlikely you will give it back.

Most common is the v3 DA/SA trigger with the rear decocker. It has a spured hammer as well. More rare are the v1/2 LEM which have a bobbed hammer and have the same trigger pull each shot.

My .40 is a standard size with the external safety and my 9mm is a L version with no safety. Both are awesome.






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belowmebama
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River Ridge
Member since Jul 2008
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Yea I want to head back on Monday to check it out.

$950 price point is reasonable?



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DrTyger
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Lake Charles
Member since Oct 2009
20664 posts

re: Sig 226 or HK P30


On just reputation I would go with HK.

I don't own either but have handled both. I liked the HK better.






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BayouFann
New Orleans Saints Fan
North Dallas
Member since Jun 2012
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re: Sig 226 or HK P30



dont even mess around






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Helo
LSU Fan
Orlando
Member since Nov 2004
3583 posts

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$950 is a good price locally.
Buying online you would only save about $40 but then you have to pay transfer and shipping.

LINK

Just make sure it is a BC, BB or BA date code.
BC = 2012
BB = 2011
BA = 2010

I wouldn't pay full price for one older than that.






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Pettifogger
Member since Feb 2012
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re: Sig 226 or HK P30


With a 220 or an Equinox? I bought a 229 Equinox as my first pistol purchase.





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hawkster
Member since Aug 2010
4980 posts

re: Sig 226 or HK P30


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I have a 226 and I love it. I don't have an HK so I can't speak for that.


I love my 226. Don't have a P30, so I can't compare those two. But I have a do have an HK P7 that is very cool. I think you'll be fine with either one.






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JAB528
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The Mexican Ocean
Member since Jun 2012
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My buddy has a p30, and it may is one of the best handguns I've ever shot. My uncle has a 226 and it is a great piece as well. Out of the 2 I'd go p30 though.





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BayouFann
New Orleans Saints Fan
North Dallas
Member since Jun 2012
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With a 220 or an Equinox? I bought a 229 Equinox as my first pistol purchase.


Equinox. It was my first buy also.






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chrisman17
New Orleans, LA
Member since Dec 2007
909 posts

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I have a P30L listed on BS, just sayin... :)





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bbvdd
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Memphis, TN
Member since Jun 2009
8428 posts

re: Sig 226 or HK P30


I have 2 226s and a USP in 45. I love the Sigs but I prefer shooting the USP





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HeadSlash
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TEAM LIVE BADASS
Member since Aug 2006
29908 posts

re: Sig 226 or HK P30


What fits your hand better?
I prefer the Sig






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belowmebama
LSU Fan
River Ridge
Member since Jul 2008
5954 posts

re: Sig 226 or HK P30


Never held the P30. It caught my eye and I know HK is a solid brand.





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JAB528
LSU Fan
The Mexican Ocean
Member since Jun 2012
14705 posts

re: Sig 226 or HK P30


The P30 is an ergonomic masterpiece





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