Gear: Sig Sauer SP2340

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Sig Sauer SP2340

Sig Sauer
Category: Firearms, Tasers & Accessories
Subcategory: Handguns
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Description:

semi automatic pistol, polymer frame

Member Reviews

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    jsmith918, Fri, 06 Jul 2007 13:54:51 UTC.
    1st review

    Being a former P220 (.45acp) carrier I was not fond of my department's decision for a polymer replacement in .357 sig. These weapons have malfunctioned or broken numerous times right out of the box. The weapon is clumsy and poorly fitted causing it to rattle and jingle like a toy. I've seen first hand the .357 Sig round has failed to stop suspects shot in center mass, unless there are multiple shots offered. Overall, this weapon is not a personnel stopper, or as reliable as the P220 in .45ACP. Apparently the manufacturer agrees as it is no longer offered for sale in the US under the same name (blueline).

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    Anonymous, Sat, 17 Nov 2007 03:20:39 UTC.

    I had to change my review, I love my gun and have had no problems with it but yes hosters are hard to find.......I had to mod my current one to fit. You can find off duty holsters, unclemikes, fobus

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    racepmdc, Sat, 17 Nov 2007 03:52:22 UTC.

    I've had this weapon in the 40. cal for about 5 years shot many thousands of rounds only problem was the slide failed to lock with empty mag changed ammo never happened again but 1 malfunction was enough to put dought in the weapon had to change to Glock 21 sf still own the 2340 but I don't carry it anymore another down fall is its a pain in the rump to find holsters duty or cc

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    recon552, Sun, 18 Nov 2007 15:28:46 UTC.

    It's a wonderful firearm. I've been carrying this gun on and off duty for about six years. Never had a problem of any kind with it. I've put 10K+ rounds through it.

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    finley, Wed, 27 Feb 2008 21:29:38 UTC.

    duty weapon

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    Anonymous, Sun, 09 Mar 2008 19:51:43 UTC.

    I bought this handgun for a part time law enforcement job. I carry a P229 for my full time job and I wanted to stay with Sig because the P229 is such a great handgun. This gun is less expensive than the 229 and because I was paying out of pocket for this weapon it made sense. It does not have the same feel as the more expensive Sigs. It came with two different grips. Neither grip made the gun feel comfortable in my hand. I wish I spent a couple hundred dollars more and bought a P229.

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    chris911, Thu, 13 Mar 2008 21:15:21 UTC.

    I own this weapon personally and it is wonderful to shoot. It has interchangable grips and comes in .40 cal and .357 sig. I have the .357 sig model. It is very accurate and a comfortable feel while shooting, but the problem is that it does get very top heavy when the magazine is almost empty. The night sights on it are wonderful. The other problem is holsters. You can find off duty holsters all day long, however, you cannot find one for duty use. I had to get one specially made by Safariland for the weapon. No one carries a holster for duty use. This would be a great weapon for home protection, sport shooting, and off duty use.

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    DGM, Thu, 13 Mar 2008 23:43:15 UTC.

    I have fired this weapon, and I just can't feel it. Some SiGs don't fit right in my hand as it is, but this has to be the worst fit I have ever had.

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    robbdea, Thu, 17 Apr 2008 19:09:48 UTC.

    We have used these as STANDARD carry for several years . Quality is 10 scale 1-10, Accuracy is 10 scale 1-10.

    They are TIGHT well exceeding 20K rounds.

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    jstacey928, Sat, 26 Apr 2008 05:47:17 UTC.

    This is the weapon I bought from another officer in my departmant. I've never had a problerm with it and quallifying with is has always come easy. Although holsters are almost non-exsistant especially duty holsters. Magazines are also very hard to find and are getting more expensive all the time. I still carry this weapon on and off duty though and trust it with my life.

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    Nightstalker28, Wed, 21 May 2008 03:30:50 UTC.

    I currently carry this firearm with my department. I have never had a problem with this weapon as far as shooting or qualifying. I have had some concern with the maintenance with it. My last weapon the Sig P-226 was easier to take apart and put back together but I get her done. Some Officers in my department have not cleaned the weapon this concerns me as far as back-up.

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    marlonc, Mon, 09 Jun 2008 23:06:20 UTC.

    This was my first Sig - great feel. Accurate shooter.

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    aaa111, Tue, 10 Jun 2008 02:55:19 UTC.

    shot one and liked it. only put about 50 rounds through it with no problems.

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    Bluecop05, Wed, 18 Jun 2008 19:55:18 UTC.

    This is definitely not the Sig you might be used to. The construction is sloppy, we've had several go back to the factory and the magazines rattle like an infant's toy. I qualify with my personal Glock 22 for off-duty carry because this thing better belongs in my closet than my waistband.

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    wcp3rd, Mon, 14 Jul 2008 09:11:11 UTC.

    I carry this off duty in .357. I have put 10k through it without a malfunction or stopage

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    tlpd107, Tue, 15 Jul 2008 20:09:24 UTC.

    I carry this for a duty weapon, it's not failed me yet but the noise with the mag is the spring gets weak so you need to empty the mag from time to time and let it rest. I know many won't agree with me on this but I have done it and you can see the difference. I carry the .40 cal version. Though I know ppl that have had the night sites come out of the front site. I have no issues with mine.

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    dwc0760, Tue, 09 Sep 2008 17:09:49 UTC.

    After switching from the old .38 cal S&W many years ago, my Department went to the Sig P226 9MM. The weapon was really good, but the ammo we used was crap. Eventually we switched to the Sig Pro SP2340 in the .357 cal. This weapon shoots and handles very well. The ammo we use is great and has been very successfully used a number of times. However, I do have a major complaint about the weapon. It is very difficult to break down and damn near impossible to put back together without help. So, if you have problems with it in the field and had to field strip it, you are screwed.

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    dagould1, Sun, 28 Sep 2008 01:15:14 UTC.

    I like this weapon but buying acessories (Holsters etc.) can be a pain. I know my scores on the range have gone up since the SO converted to this weapon.

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    Ronin54, Sun, 12 Oct 2008 16:44:49 UTC.

    I started a new job where I found my self frequently in wet conditions so I needed a weapon that was less susceptible to rust then my P220, P229, or P228 and wanted to stick with the same basic firing system. I picked up my SP 2340 (Blueline) in 2001 I have put over 4K through it with only one issue and it was do to cheep target ammunition it caused it to stove pipe. So you know I sent it back to sig to have it checked out and they were excellent. I had no problems after I changed the ammunition. Likes- smooth tiger pull- accurate- resists rust- nice sights.
    Dislikes-top heavy when low on ammunition-feel is off just a little- cleaning is harder them my other sigs.

    The Blueline was a small run of the SP2340 that was made for Law Enforcement. The Blueline came with 3 mags a cleaning kit I think a slightly lighter tiger pull and a Blue box that had Law Enforcement written on it. All in all I would say it is a good gun for the money.

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    SouthernDude, Mon, 20 Oct 2008 02:59:17 UTC.

    Not a bad weapon. I have no choice in weapon carried -- this is the standard issue.

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    Anonymous, Wed, 22 Oct 2008 04:04:02 UTC.

    I had one for a duty weapon and it was great. Never jammed on me and typical sig reliability. The only problem I had with it was the grip was a little big for me. Great pistol !

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    Anonymous, Mon, 10 Nov 2008 05:47:53 UTC.

    I have owned a Sig Pro 2009 for 5 years now. I absolutely love it. shoots straight and ive never had a true jam (aside from bad ammo). Like others say here it is hard to find duty holsters but i have a great paddle holster i use for CC. Makes a decent back-up but a little larger for good concealment in the summer months. All around good weapon.

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    motorcop5701, Wed, 31 Dec 2008 22:13:55 UTC.

    Carried this weapon for three years, love it. Only switched cause I joined the 1911 club on duty (see the GSR.) highly recommend it to anyone. Give it time it is a great proven weapon....

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    Mel427, Sun, 19 Apr 2009 01:31:07 UTC.

    My dept. Had them for about 5 years. We finally gave up trying to fix them and dumped them and went to glock 22's. We had problems with jams, feed failures, parts falling off the guns. Out of 30 guns we did not have one that did not suffer at least one problem. We finally ditched them when sig tried to stiff us $100 per gun to inspect and repair. We traded in our guns and paid $30 for brand new glocks. Guess what ? No problems!

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    StanfieldS, Wed, 06 May 2009 14:54:21 UTC.

    I've carried the SP2340 as a duty weapon for almost 10 years. The rattling mentioned in some reviews is the magazine spring, not the firearm. I have never had a problem with the SP2340, always qualified with the firearm, and even won a few firearms competition matches. The firearm is well balanced and easy to care for. I have always fired the .40 cal; although their is an option for a .357 barrel. Magazines hold either the .40 or .357. However, as technology has advanced, there are more advanced firearms on the market which have a better balance and accuracy.

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    PistolSlinger, Tue, 01 Sep 2009 20:39:15 UTC.

    I have 2 of these guns, along with a few other handguns including the coveted Glock 19. These are my favorite to shoot. Mine are .357, and I can only complain at how underrated they are in the gun world. I have about 500 rds through each of them and the slide is tight, the trigger pulls smoothly. and it is dead on accurate. So much so that my wife (115lbs) had never shot a gun before this summer. I started her off with my Bersa .380 she had a couple wild shots and then straightened out. She then asked to shoot "the big gun" (aren't the ladies just cute) she shot 4 shots with a 1.7" pattern at 30 yards. There is no need to hate on this gun, or this caliber in this gun. I would say it is you best bang for the buck for sure.

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    eric99245, Thu, 03 Sep 2009 09:49:59 UTC.

    I have always carried a Glock Mod 22 prior to my current job. The agency I am currently with has issued me this weapon and despite myself I have come to admire it. It is slightly more accurate then my Glock and as bulky, which is nice. The biggest drawback is that Glocks are mostly idiot proof where the Sigs seem to require more consistant care. As my agency is located on the coast, water, wind and dust are contantly getting into my weapon which demands much more cleaning then my Glock ever did.

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    SpodaB, Tue, 06 Apr 2010 23:34:23 UTC.

    Have owned my 2340 since 2004, and have since worked with about 4 others who own this weapon, 1 with DAO version. All have reported excellent reliability as duty weapons. I have never had a problem locating duty holsters for this gun, I acquired two Raptor holsters from Safariland, and swapped one of the units with my Safariland 6004 leg rig. Safariland makes almost every duty and tactical holster model for the SP2022/2340. On the leather concealment holster side, try Beretta 96 holsters, they fit quite well if they are open-top.

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    gmacewan, Sun, 09 Jan 2011 19:14:35 UTC.

    I carry this as my off duty firearm in .357 SIG. I carry the P229R DAK as a duty weapon. SIG are must likely the finest fireams on the market today. PERIOD. I have used and carred SIGs in one form or the other for over 20 years now and have NEVER had one single problem. My 2340 is equiped with night sights and I have to barrel to convert to .40S&W to cut down on the expense of shooting .357 at the range.
    Again, all in all, an outstnding firearm.

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    Anonymous, Fri, 11 Nov 2011 21:55:20 UTC.

    Great weapon, as reliable as the name SIG! Cheap magazines can be found at CDNN sports, Google it. As far as holsters for this gun, Uncle Mike's is good for a paddle and DeSantis makes a good one for concealment.

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    jeremybeagle, Wed, 22 Feb 2012 02:10:55 UTC.

    i have had a few pistols and this is the best one so far i have fired the mag,tec9,all most every .22 they make.9mms .45s,.40s,aks,.38s,.25s,ect. and out of all of them i like this one the best bang for the buck i payed $299 at a pawn shop i got a steal i think i would recomend this if you like a modern looking wepon that the fbi and cia and some law enforcement use you will like wait no love this gun its not a wepon that everyone has so im a lover of it i guess it is in the hand of the shooter to make the dission.

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