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austin296 11-01-2011 07:04 PM

p220 or usp?
I currently have 2 handguns, a sig p238 for concealed carry, and a tokarev just for fun. I am looking into getting a new handgun, preferably a 45.

I have about 800 in credit at a gun shop and i am thinking about either a sig p220 or a HK USP tactical.

I LOVE my sig its just kinda tiny... great for my girlfriend and my pocket, but not so great for just going to the range and having some fun...

i am interested in getting a handgun that has a threaded barrel because pretty soon i will be setting up an NFA gun trust for a suppressor. ( my parenta have 20 acres that i go shoot at sometimes and it will be nice not having to announce to everyone within 5 miles that i am shooting, the neighbors complain...)

any input or suggestions are appreciated



JonM 11-01-2011 07:29 PM

Threaded barrels are avalaible for the 220. But feel is personal. I had a usp at one point actually traded it for the p220. Handle both see what feels better.

They are both good reliable guns.

Austin1 11-01-2011 07:35 PM

220 sig is an amazing gun

sweeper22 11-01-2011 08:17 PM

Handle both and see which feels better. Both are excellent guns.

Between the two, my choice would be the P220 every time. Last summer I almost bought a SS P220 SAS for $800, like this:

austin296 11-02-2011 06:43 PM

I went to a range yesterday and i rented the closest thing to a USP they had, a mark 23. I think ill probably lean towards the sig. I like the feel of metal instead of plastic

Phelenwolf 11-03-2011 01:07 AM

I have had a Sig P220 for about 15yrs now and I love it. I like the H&K Mark 23 but I perfer my Sig, I like the Sig line so much I have damn near all of there pistols except for the P-210 and the new P-238. Yet.

armsmaster270 11-03-2011 03:02 AM

I vote for the 220 but that is a personal preference.

Agent_H 11-03-2011 03:28 AM

Had very good luck with the 220. If votes aye or nay matter - aye on the Sig.

USMC_Richey 11-03-2011 08:06 AM


Originally Posted by Agent_H
Had very good luck with the 220. If votes aye or nay matter - aye on the Sig.

Yeah I have a feeling everyone will go sig. It's not that the hk isn't a good gun, the sig just does everything the usp does but a bit better ( in my opinion).

waggonermatt 11-03-2011 07:09 PM

I own both and can't say enough about both I personally feel the HK is a little more durable and holds tighter groups but you won't be disappointed with whatever one you choose

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