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kharr128 11-08-2012 01:22 AM

Ruger sr9c or s&w sigma for first gun
 
For a first gun which would be better the ruger sr9c or s&w sigma? Held both I then but haven't had a chance to shoot either reviews I have looked at say both guns are good

JTJ 11-08-2012 01:26 AM

My wife and I each have an SR9c. I gave my Sigma to my son a long time ago. The SR9c is a much better pistol.

bostonscottkelly 11-08-2012 02:01 AM

Sr9c is a fantastic weapon.....never fired the sigma but have not heard great things about it

Werminator 11-08-2012 02:51 AM

Is there a particular reason you are looking at the compact version SR9? I have the full size and love the added size for all the advantages garnered by a service sized weapon... I mean, if this is for CCW then by all means go C but if not perhaps handle the full size and compact before purchasing. The slightly longer barrel makes for a significantly longer sight radius and higher muzzle velocity to milk peak performance out of each bullet. That's why I went with the full size. I have to admit though, I am thinking about getting my carry permit and that would be accompanied by a SR9c purchase!

kharr128 11-08-2012 11:49 AM

Yeah I am taking my concealed carry the first of December so already I have been leaning more towards the sr9c over the sigma but still haven't really made up my mind but now I'm thinking to go with the ruger over the sigma

dks7895 11-08-2012 12:07 PM

+1 on Ruger SR9c....very good balance and a great shooter.

I had a S&W Sigma and sold it.

CJohn364 11-08-2012 02:46 PM

Never held or fired a Sigma, but I have the SR9c and love it.

Colby 11-08-2012 03:05 PM

I have the even smaller Ruger LC9 --- 9mm. It's a very nice shooting gun. My favorite at the range of all my concealables.
But I have to say - I do not carry it because I consider even it too large. My Ruger LCP 380 goes everywhere with me in a back pocket holster.

jjfuller1 11-08-2012 03:07 PM

ruger SR9C!.. ours shoots great, is very comfortable. recoil is little bit more than i thought a 9mm should be but it was still very manegable.

Jtelli71 11-08-2012 04:00 PM

Don't have an sr9c but got a sr40 and its a shooter... Can't go wrong with the sr platform..


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