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Posted about 7 years ago

 

I've used both, and they are great in their own ways... but for some reason that first trigger pull on the sig is still annoying, and I question the hammer on the outside of the weapon that could become physically blocked or damaged in extreme situations. What are your thoughts?

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Glock Rocks!

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I think it's a matter of personal preference. My department issues Glocks, but they let me carry my personal Sig P229. I've had 1000's of rounds through it without ever a single malfunction. I carry it because I have faith in it.

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Rate This | Posted almost 7 years ago

 

Thanks for your thoughts... her is a follow-up: you'll see some guys wanting ot add lazer pointers to their weapons. I think that it may cause more harm than good... The eyes get lazy depending on the lazer for targeting... the lazer may be off and/or run out of battery power.

What do you think?

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Not to mention that if you have multiple officers aiming on the same target, if one of the dots is off, how many officers are going to adjust their weapon to check and see if its their dot? All of course resulting in time wasted when you can least afford it.

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I think laser sights have their place, but like anything, they are just another tool that has it's problems and limitations. They are not, and should never be, used to the exclusion of the iron sights.

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I love my Glock... Sigs just kinda annoyed me too. Never used laser sights so I don't know.


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I'll stick with my .38 revolver!!

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NYPD LT - Remember when they first started using the sig in the city, and they all rusted! I think it was an authorized weapon for about 2 years, then they dumped it. Now it's back, but from what I hear, they are having the same problem.

As for the Glock - It worked when I needed it, so i'm sticking with it!

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Yes, I remember there were a lot of different problems when they first went to automatics. I never made the switch. I was always comfortable with the revolver. I've heard some horror stories about automatics jamming up so I stayed with the .38. It's pretty much impossible for it to jam (that is, unless it's covered with jelly & powdered sugar!!)

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Yeah, if your revolver jams, you really did treat it like crap!

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I carry a Sig Sauer 226 DAO for my security work. I prefer the DAO because the trigger pull is always the same no mater what.

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Rate This | Posted almost 7 years ago

 

I carry sig 226 .40 caliber. i like it . It's a department issue but i also carry a glock 23 off duty. I also am very fond of it. But I think i'm kinda growing towards the glock pistols now

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I've only shot one Glock, and it just never impressed me. It wasn't tremendously comfortable, I didn't shoot it well, and it even misfired. I later fired the round through my SIG 229, which has never misfired in over 3000 rounds fired. But what really matters is that both brands manufacture tremendous handguns in reliability and accuracy. The most important factor in choosing a brand is how it fits the shooter. In this way, they are like shoes - one size does NOT fit all. As for the rust factor....take the most basic care of your sidearm and it will last decades or more-neglect it and you'll eventually have problems no matter what make and model.

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I currently carry a Glock 22 for duty adn a 23 for off duty. Also carried S&W 45, Ruger P89. If I had my way I would carry either the Glock or S&W 45

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I'm issued a P226 DAK (.357), but carried a Glock at my last agency. I'll take the Glock over the Sig any day of the week and twice on Sunday. However, if I had a choice I'd go with my 1911 or my HK.

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I'll take my glock over a sig, but I have also come to really enjoy one of my new toys...Springfield arms XD .40. Check it out, it's a nice "hybrid" so to speak.

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Ease of use or Accuracy? Take your pick.

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Hi all, our department is just about to go to the Glock after 20 odd years of the S&W 357. Can anyone shed any light on the problems we may encounter with the change over to a semi-auotmatic. I've heard lots of stories about officers discharging rounds accidently. As our close friends in the US I hoped you might be able to provide some good advice to your OZ cousins. Don't know a whole lot about firearms so simple advice is good. Cheers.

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KEEP YOUR FINGER OFF THE TRIGGER !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That one little tidbit of information will eliminate all negligent (not "accidental") discharges.

Follow these 4 basic firearms safety rules and you (and your mates) will never have a problem:

1) All firearms are always loaded all the time.
2) Never point your firearm at anything that you are not willing to destroy.
3) Keep your finger off the trigger until you are ready to shoot.
4) Be sure of your target and beyond.

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No matter what name is on the side of your pistol or rifle for that matter, will have problems if you don't keep it clean and lubed. I really like Sig for the accuracy, I really like glock for their ease of use and if you will forgive the term " dead sexiness". Glocks are accurate as well, but Sig has em' beat i think. I've owned 9 or 10 Glocks over the past 5 years of so as well as Sig's, Beretta, Springfield, Hi-powers,and shot many others around the world. But i keep going back to Glock. My reasons are: Its lightweight, holds mucho-grande ammo, grip fits my hand well ( 9mm, 40 S&W ), there are a wide variety of accessories out there for them, and finally they are pretty accurate for a handgun.

Glock on!


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Don't forget dead-nuts reliable.

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LOVE MY GLOCKS!!!! I have never had a misfire (knocking on wood)! I have the Glock 23 as my primary and the "baby Glock" as a secondary.


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The Glock was designed to withstand an absurd amount of abuse (not that I condone mistreating any firearm), and has a minimal amount of parts that would ever need to be replaced. The Sig tolerances are much tighter and require more TLC.

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I carry a Glock 22 for duty a Glock 23 for off duty and a baby glock as a back up

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Hey Guys, I've carried both the Glock and the SIg, but before that I carried the S&W 19 .357. (For those who belive wheel guns are real guns)... I am in love with the Glock, I have had the honor of owning all generations and they only get better. As for the Sig I agree with GTS197 they do require more TLC but they are a fine pistol. The Sig I carry now is a DAO..really not my cup of tea, I mean why go from revolver to a semi-automatic revolver? For those transitioning, the Glock has a consistent trigger pull and Gaston Glock designed it to be simple. But for me I would just as well carry a 1911 Cocked and locked.

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I have to use an M9 at work of course. But off duty I have on OLD first generation Glock 17 that i Duracoated in a loose tigerstripe finish that i keep in my truck. I also have a glock 23 on my hip most of the time. I bought that one for carry to replace the Sig 229 that was just to bulky for me. But at home i still have two Glock 22 and another 17. I had that new Glock 21SF for about a month, but it still was to big in the grip for me. If anyone knows someone who has a Sig 226 9mm, im looking to buy one.


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The Sig is the best pistol made periodd end of subject. The Glock is designed for the lowest common denomiator and for people who do not take care of their weapons. If I was'nt made to carry one I would never use it. The US Navy SEALS have their choice of every weapon known to man and their primary choice is the SIG 226Navy, that alone should settle the dispute, as for the fact that the Glock is so prevelant in Law Enforcement today is the fact that Glock sold them to agencies in the $300.00 per weapon range about 10 years ago and they where bought by goverments looking to save money.

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I read all the threads to this discussion so far. Everyone has had good input and comments. The sub-themes generally seem to be: You get what you're issued, you get to chose your off-duty, keep your 'rosco' clean and yes, everyone can have an opinion and preference on what they like. For the record, I carry both, shoot a lot (Rangemasters get to do that!) and both will toss a bullet right where I aim. (I previously inserted into this thread a problem that another agency had with Glocks and FTF's. I am thinking the problem has been resolved or there would have been a recall. Thanks to all of you who provided some good armorer's input.) Have your armorer thoroughly inspect your weapon (on the Sig, check your roll pins), practice with it more than just on qualification day and safe hunting!


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Usnrma, those are some pretty bold statements. I will NEVER be a subscriber to the "S.E.A.L.s use it, so it's got to be the best" mindset. S.E.A.L.s use the HK and various other handguns, like the 1911, but you failed to mention those. Since neither one of us are omnipotent, we really can't say with 100% certainty which is the defacto "best" handgun in the world. Sigs are great weapons (I have two of them), but so are Glocks (which I also own). I suppose that I'm "the lowest common denominator and don't take care of my weapons", huh?

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