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Old 08-17-2013, 12:51 AM   #11
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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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Old 08-17-2013, 01:01 AM   #12
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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).
Tough choice. I think it really comes down to personal preference.

Waiting period? I thought you were in Texas.
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I'd of probably went with the Sig but I'd rather have the 938. 9mm over a 380. But the Sig 238 is still a better choice out of those two pistols in my opinion anyway.

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Tough choice. I think it really comes down to personal preference.

Waiting period? I thought you were in Texas.
Oh I AM A TEXAN with Texas residency, however the military has since displaced me from the state that I love.
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the sig is the better buy by a long shot. the mustangs arent rare and are back in current production.

a beat up sample like the one you describe is no where near 700 mybe 250-300 tops and thats being generous. 700 is top dollar price for a pristine nib older model that has never seen the light of day since it was boxed at the factory

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Thanks JonM.

This gun shop was actually a pawn shop that just deals a lot in guns. He probably had 500+ in his shop. Most of his prices were reasonable, but some things were a little high. When I can finally pick up my guns, I will probably pick up some small pistol primers from him for $3.29 per 100

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I would have taken the sig as well sexy little guns post a pic!

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Okay, just hang on. I will post one when I get the chance.

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Another vote for the Sig - that is what I would have chosen and also that is the same gun I want next. I have been wanting one of those for a while now.

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Here is the pics.

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