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New pony in the stable
« on: August 20, 2017, 07:48:57 PM »
My latest acquisition, a nice used SIG P229.  It's chambered in .40 S&W and I bought a second barrel for it in 357 SIG.  It shoots both calibers very nicely.  I'm quite pleased with how it's a compact pistol but still has some heft to it.

Nice trigger, accuracy is good, particularly in 357 -- it's like a laser beam in 357 SIG.

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Re: New pony in the stable
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2017, 10:31:31 AM »
My fairly new toy - about 2 months ago - S&W SD40 VE -- double stack, 14 in mag. 1 in the pipe / have two mag. - shooting "Sig Sauer 165gr semi jacketed hollow points / 1090 fps - all though as you'll see in these tests / I think it's marginal - so I'm having a friend who is a gunsmith do some custom reloads for me.

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Re: New pony in the stable
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2017, 11:20:08 AM »
My latest acquisition, a nice used SIG P229.  It's chambered in .40 S&W and I bought a second barrel for it in 357 SIG.  It shoots both calibers very nicely.  I'm quite pleased with how it's a compact pistol but still has some heft to it.

Nice trigger, accuracy is good, particularly in 357 -- it's like a laser beam in 357 SIG.

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Re: New pony in the stable
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2017, 04:37:27 PM »
My latest acquisition, a nice used SIG P229.  It's chambered in .40 S&W and I bought a second barrel for it in 357 SIG.  It shoots both calibers very nicely.  I'm quite pleased with how it's a compact pistol but still has some heft to it.

Nice trigger, accuracy is good, particularly in 357 -- it's like a laser beam in 357 SIG.

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Re: New pony in the stable
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2017, 04:56:46 PM »

You can never have too many toys. Despite what my wife thinks.

That's very true. I just can't pass up deals on lightly used pistols, and I guess I did actually need one since everything else was lost in that boating accident. It's weird that so many of us have lost them on fishing trips.
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Re: New pony in the stable
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2017, 06:24:24 PM »
  I don't even go near a boat any more.
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Re: New pony in the stable
« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2017, 09:43:18 PM »
Tractors, yes; boats, no.   ;D
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Re: New pony in the stable
« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2017, 10:12:58 PM »
Whats wrong with a little boat ride Pandora ?  USCG boat training for search and rescue boat handling training at Cape Disappointment.

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Re: New pony in the stable
« Reply #8 on: August 22, 2017, 12:13:01 AM »
Nothing's wrong with  boat-rides.  John wrote he avoids boats now, I wrote he's not avoiding tractors though.  He took a little ride on ours while he was here in NC.  Tractor, not boat.
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Re: New pony in the stable
« Reply #9 on: August 22, 2017, 11:37:15 AM »

You can never have too many toys. Despite what my wife thinks.

That's very true. I just can't pass up deals on lightly used pistols, and I guess I did actually need one since everything else was lost in that boating accident. It's weird that so many of us have lost them on fishing trips.

Jeesh...what limp-wristed faery turned that fine specimen in?  Oh well, your gain!   ::thumbsup::

No matter a composite or solid slab...I like the feel of something substantial, most SIGs I think have that...

On the "too many" count...even though the swag at the bottom of the lake is substantial...I think my wish list is still longer... 

I figure by the time I retire that scale will shift...

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