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Old 08-16-2013, 03:02 PM   #1
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Default Did I make the right purchasing choice?

So the other day, when my wife and I went to go buy her a Ruger LCP, she decided to let me buy another gun for myself. There was two that I was having a hard time deciding between.

The first was a new Sig P238 that had the high polished, engraved slide and beautiful rosewood grips. It had night sights, came with two magazines and cost $650.

The second was a used Colt Mustang Pockelite. It was stainless steel, had some scratches on it, and had rust and lite pitting on the sights and in the slide grip. It came with one magazine and cost $700.

So which would you have chosen? The new and good looking Sig, or the used and slightly abused but still more on the rare side Colt.

BTW, I went with the Sig and will have it in my hands on Tuesday once it gets release from gun jail (aka waiting period).

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Old 08-16-2013, 03:15 PM   #2
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In my honest opinion.....

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I'm more of a SS rarer old guy.

Case in point, my SS -S&W 645. (I CC it.)

But I am trying to remember anyone who

actually owned a SIG not liking it. Having

issues with it, breakdowns. NOTHING comes

to mind. They (problems with SIGS) are a rare

duck, indeed.

So it looks like you chose between good and better,

to me...

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You're the only one who can know if you made the right choice. Which felt better in your hand? If it was the Sig, then yes you made the right choice.

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I would've taken the Sig. Good job in your choice. Not like my opinion matters or anything. I'm only a professional.

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Thanks guys. I just wanted to make sure I didn't pass up a very rare gun or something, even though it was a bit damaged.

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P238 hands down, great little shooter, but I'm either one will work out fine for you.

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Sig without any reservations.

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I have a Sig P238 and love it. Good choice.

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Not a big SAO guy, but from what I understand the SIG appears to actually be making a better product than Colt even though it is basically their version of the Colt Mustang.

If it were me I'd go with the SIG. I like old guns and all, but I'd rather have the better gun. P238 owners go nuts over their guns. I may have to rent one just to see what the fuss is about.

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