Why is the P226 so expensive?

Why is the P226 so expensive?

Why is Sig Sauer so expensive? The materials used and the manufacturing processes employed to build a Sig P226 are more expensive than those of a Glock 17, so the Sig is more expensive. The Glock pistol line is designed for inexpensive manufacture.

Why do Navy SEALs use Sig P226?

But why do Navy Seals use a Sig P226? We’re getting to that. The P226 has a shorter barrel than the M9 and for warriors who sometimes fight in close quarters, that matters. The P226 slide is made of stainless steel for increased strength which prevents mishaps and failures like the ones that happened during M9 testing.

When was the Sig P228 discontinued?

It is a small, 9mm chambered handgun. This gun’s military model was designated the M11, and that model is still being used by various military organizations. The civilian model, P228, was produced and released in the late 1980’s through the mid 1990’s, and it has since been discontinued.

Is the SIG P229 a good gun?

It is not often that a single handgun proves reliable, accurate and useful in three different calibers, with no fitting of the slide or barrel used. The P229 proved to accurate, reliable and useful with each caliber. The P229 fits most hands well and is a popular service pistol. This Army wife enjoys handling the SIG.

Is SIG better than Glock?

The Glock’s polymer construction makes it the lighter choice. However, that means that when you are using a higher caliber, the SIG handles recoil better than the Glock does. If you are looking for a well-concealed carry weapon, or a lighter one, the Glock will edge out the SIG in this category.

Are SIG pistols worth the money?

They run perfect, and are extremely accurate. You should be able to get into a 226, a 229, or a 220 for under 900. Yes you can nearly buy two Glocks for the price of one SIG, but SIGs are certainly worth it.

What handgun Do Navy SEALs carry?

P226 MK25
Once reserved only for an elite few, the MK25 delivers the advanced features that made the P226 the official sidearm of the U.S. Navy SEALs.

Is a SIG better than a Glock?

Is the SIG P229 worth the money?

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