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

Sig saftey?

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-28-2013, 03:27 AM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 6
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default Sig saftey?

Looking at buying a 2022 or 250 but I want a thumb safety. Do all Sao come with thumb safety in need some input on this
sajb is offline  
Reply With Quote

Join 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 Today! - Click Here

Old 06-28-2013, 04:14 AM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
SSGN_Doc's Avatar
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 6,901
Liked 4692 Times on 2690 Posts
Likes Given: 1216


I'm more familiar with the older Sigs. But, I'm pretty sure the 2022 is a double action/single action pistol that uses a decocker with no additional manual safety. The 250 is a double action only with no manual safety.

The design philosophy is that a long trigger pull that cocks the hammer is enough to prevent accidental discharge, just like a double action revolver, which usually has no safety either.

The decocker is there just to return the hammer to the lowered position and put the pistol back in its double action safe mode.
It's a safe enough system for military and police forces to adopt it where carrying a firearm under stress is common, and negligent discharges are to be avoided.

Last edited by SSGN_Doc; 06-28-2013 at 04:19 AM.
SSGN_Doc is offline  
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
Saftey Sally dverb92 Semi-Auto Handguns 23 03-04-2013 11:18 PM
Question about saftey on S&W M&P northhike General Handgun Discussion 18 02-23-2013 02:56 PM
gun saftey class jaksun7 Indiana Gun Forum 2 02-18-2013 10:20 PM
Rem. 870 saftey AFerree General Shotgun Discussion 2 10-02-2012 03:15 PM
Ambi-saftey help sparky17 AR-15 Discussion 6 04-12-2012 04:40 AM