Sig 227
You are Unregistered, please register to use all of the features of FirearmsTalk.com!    
Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Handguns > Semi-Auto Handguns > SIG Sauer Forum >

Sig 227


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-01-2014, 08:11 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
bigrock44's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 134
Liked 9 Times on 6 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default Sig 227

I have been thinking about purchasing the Sig 227. Even though I love my Sig 1911's I do think there is something to being able to carry 14 rounds of 45 in your firearm. Does anyone have any reviews from their usage of the 227.


Sent from my iPad using Firearms Talk
bigrock44 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today - It's Free!

Are you a firearms enthusiast? Then we hope you will join the community. You will gain access to post, create threads, private message, upload images, join groups and more.

Firearms Talk is owned and operated by fellow firearms enthusiasts. We strive to offer a non-commercial community to learn and share information.

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today! - Click Here


Old 04-02-2014, 03:11 AM   #2
Moderator
FTF_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
JonM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Rochester WI,Rochester WI
Posts: 19,674
Liked 7219 Times on 3840 Posts
Likes Given: 555

Default

The 220 and 226 have superb track records and the 227 is a 226 chambered for 45. While it is new and I'm generally not a fan of early adoption, sig has a very very good record releasing problem free guns in centerfire.

I haven't seen one in person but I do own and have a LOT of trigger time on a p220.
__________________
"Gun control: The theory that a woman found dead in an alley, raped and strangled with her panty hose, is somehow morally superior to a woman explaining to police how her attacker got that fatal bullet wound." L. Neil Smith

The problem with being stupid is you cannot simply decide to stop doing dumb things...

"I crapped my pants to avoid the draft!!" -Ted Nugent
JonM is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2014, 08:09 AM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
sweeper22's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 2,705
Liked 384 Times on 303 Posts
Likes Given: 57

Default

No P227 trigger time here, but plenty of Sig experience otherwise.

I'd echo JonM's sentiments. If the gun fits your hand well, it'll probably be great. The P220 and P226 are both excellent, time-tested designs. This is like a combination of the two, but thicker than either. So get ahold of one and make sure that bulky grip doesn't deter you (it'll be a far cry from a single-stack 1911).

My only double-stack 45acp is a Springfield XDm. Great fit...for me.
__________________
"The Future is Unwritten"
sweeper22 is offline  
2
People Like This 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2014, 10:49 AM   #4
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Donn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 1,165
Liked 570 Times on 360 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default

14 rounds? The article at the American Rifleman website says 10rd capacity.
__________________
Never argue with an idiot in public. People passing by won't know which one of you is the idiot.
Donn is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2014, 10:52 AM   #5
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
G30USMC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: NE Ohio
Posts: 15,140
Liked 1677 Times on 1114 Posts
Likes Given: 204

Default

I also have a sig p220 chambered in .45ACP ..... Very nice weapon
G30USMC is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2014, 11:36 AM   #6
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Chesapeake Bay Area, MD
Posts: 397
Liked 108 Times on 72 Posts
Likes Given: 45

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Donn View Post
14 rounds? The article at the American Rifleman website says 10rd capacity.
It's a 10+1 with a 14 rnd extended mag available.
DP03 is offline  
pat701 Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2014, 10:36 PM   #7
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
trigger643's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Texas
Posts: 313
Liked 285 Times on 142 Posts
Likes Given: 441

Default

I've owned and shot Sig P22* series pistols since 1989. I've owned and shot 1911s since 1984...

I've always considered the 1911 somewhat anachronistic, a great gun that's been eclipsed by greater guns, as time and evolution are want to do.

Although I enjoy the 1911, especially a well healed one, it has never been my first choice in .45.

Neither has the P220. Now I would pick the P220 over a 1911 primarily because of the technological advances evident in the P220. It is as accurate and is simply a more refined, more reliable and safer pistol to carry and handle.

My preference has gone for the last 15 years or so to the HK USP .45 series of pistols. Okay, I cringe at plastic pistols. I really do. But these are great guns and most of the preference comes not only from their performance, but the fact they run so well in my hands and "feel right".

Now comes the P227. Let me start off by telling you everything that's wrong with this gun............................................... .........................

1.You can't get it without the silly Rambo rail, otherwise I think it would fit in my P220 & P226 carry rigs & holsters (Maybe I can grind it off and not void the warranty).
2. It really makes the 1911 look old. I mean Model T, 8 track tape, black and white TV -- with an aerial stuck on the roof, full service gas station with uniformed attendants and oil changes old.

I normally prefer full sized .45s. I've never been impressed by the USPc, for example, or the commander or those dinky little ones so many are producing these days. Not that there's anything wrong with having a lot of fire power in a small package, heck I carry a 340pd every day. After the opportunity to shoot both the Carry and the regular size, I chose the Carry not because it shot any better, but because it shot and handled just as well. For those rare occasions when I do conceal carry a full size, it's a P226 in either a Serpa or a Miami. Not that this gun is really that much smaller.

Is the gun perfect? Not quite. I'm a fan of the SRT, since getting one in my X5. I'd like one in the P227. Made a note to get one. And I'm left handed. It would be nice to swap the mag release button around and I've not got around to seeing if it can be done yet. And I'd like to shave off the silly rail.

Then it will be a perfect .45, at least for me.

Sig 227 - SIG Sauer  Forum

Last edited by trigger643; 04-02-2014 at 10:44 PM.
trigger643 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2014, 03:55 PM   #8
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Jessaroo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Posts: 19
Liked 8 Times on 5 Posts

Default

I absolutely still love my 229 but my new 227 has now become my favorite now. This gun is great.imageuploadedbyfirearms-talk1396886142.566810.jpg


Sent from my iPhone using Firearms Talk
Jessaroo is offline  
2
People Like This 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2014, 07:49 PM   #9
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Crazvet's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 312
Liked 35 Times on 26 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

I just got my p227 today, traded my STI Spartan 1911 for it(with some cash on my end) and gotta say it seems solid. Mine is the Nitron model w the 4.4" barrel, I will post a range report after I get a chance to fire it. Also there is a SAS version that doesn't have a rail.

Last edited by Crazvet; 06-04-2014 at 07:53 PM.
Crazvet is offline  
pat701 Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2014, 07:54 PM   #10
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Crazvet's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 312
Liked 35 Times on 26 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

A picture or it didn't happen lol
1401911616394.jpg  
Crazvet is offline  
ratpacker Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes