How reliable is the Sig Sauer P226?

The P226 has proven itself as a reliable gun. It does need to stay lubed – when I’ve run it in the rain and dry it got a little fussy – but I’d still say it’s reliable. And considering the variety of ammo it’s eaten I’d say it is good to go with just about anything you throw at it.

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. Sig Sauer has recently designed a modular polymer framed series of pistols with their new P320.

Is the P226 a good gun?

The Sig Sauer Legion P226 is one of the best pistols I’ve ever used. In fact, it’s now my go-to home defense firearm. And for a good reason: It’s comfortable, accurate, and reliable. The accuracy of the SIG Sauer P226 Legion is impressive.

Is Sig P226 Full metal?

The Sig Sauer licensed P226 full metal gas blowback pistol is precision manufactured by KJW (KJ Works). Comes with a functional safety mode and a 22-round capacity clip. Also comes with a fully functional lower railed frame for tactical attachments (lasers, flashlights, etc).

What is the difference between SIG P226 and P320?

The P226 is all-steel; the thing is a brick. The P320, however, starts at $679 for the base model full-size; you can get the full-size gun and a conversion kit for a smaller frame size for the same amount as the P226. That said, a top tip is to look for surplus police 226 pistols.

Why do Navy SEALs use P226?

A slide on a Beretta failed and hit a Navy SEAL in the face, causing him minor injury. While Beretta would address this flaw in the issued version of the M9, the damage was already done, and the SEALs chose the P226, a runner up design, as their primary service pistol.

Why do Navy SEALs use Sig P226?

The first generation of P226 was adopted by the Navy SEALs following some embarrassing issues that happened during the XM9 pistol trials that resulted in the adoption of the Beretta 92 by all services. A slide on a Beretta failed and hit a Navy SEAL in the face, causing him minor injury.