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  • Glock 17 versus Sig P228

    While you're on the Glock versus Sig topics, I wondered if anyone had any views on either the G17 or the P228, which I know are both fine weapons. Is there any real difference in these weapons?
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  • #2
    Yeah..

    The glock has a hammer that is activated by the trigger, there fore it has a pretty long "pull". This is not conducive to good accuracy, but after a bit a practice is fairly easy to master. It is simplicity...no safety, just keep your finger OFF the trigger and it wont shoot. There have been a few unintentional discharges due to nervousness on the part of the shooter.You can take up a little slack, but if you take up to much the gun will fire.

    The Sig has the option of double or single action. You can have a double action pull for the first shot, and the other's will fire single action with a much shorter trigger pull. This gun is favored by target shooters as thumbcocking the hammer allows you a shorter trigger pull which makes its easier to hit the target. It also has a "decocker" meaning if you thumbcock the hammer and decide not to shoot, you press down on the decocker and it safley drops the hammer. The hammer rests on a ssftey bar while is it on decock...which is all the time unless you thumcock the hammer. Otherwise, you just pull the trigger same as the glock.

    Th Sherriffs Dept I am with issues the Glock .45. Personnaly, and understand that this is just MY opinion, I prefer the SIG as they just feel better to me. Mine is superbly accurate. I carry a .45 P220 on duty most of the time.

    Both are fine guns, both will perform well when needed. The best thing you can do if you need to make a decision is pich them both up and fire them if possible.

    BTW ...the Glock .45 has more capacity than the Sig. The Glock holds 11 the Sig 8. This is in .45. So far , I dont see this as much of a hindrence as you ve got to carry all that stuff on you. I hope I never need more than that, If I do,I'm goin with the AR.
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    • #3
      WHOOPS SORRY!

      I forgot to mention that all the Sigs are the same style. The only difference is in the pysical size of the gun, the 9mm frame being a bit smaller than the .45. Controls are all the same. Ive got a p239 .40 that I carry concealed.
      "The American People will never knowingly adopt Socialism. Under the name of "liberalism" they will adopt every segment of the socialist program,until one day America will be a socialist nation without knowing how it happened."

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      • #4
        The Glock trigger comes in various "strenths"..the "New york" trigger takes about 12 lbs to fire, but the normal stock trigger is about 5.5lbs. There is a good distance of trigger travel, but, except in the NY trigger, it is nice and crisp. I think it's smoother than the Sig first shot DA pull.

        One other advantage as I see it is that each trigger pull on the Glock is consistant. DAO to SA weaps can be tricky in mastering two different trigger pulls and, to me, take a little more practice. I've seen alot of guys just throw their first shot to hurry up and get to the easier SA shots. This is a big training problem as most of us should know, it is the first round that counts the most in real life. Conversely, some do better at the DAO pull being forced to take their time, but then throw the SA shots...

        This may not be an issue for you, though. Some people tend to have this bother them and some don't. (I did. Can you tell?)

        the Glock is alot cheaper than a SIG. I love the Sig, but I recently bought another Glock. But do not confuse price with quality here, Glock is a superbly fine weapon!

        The Glock is easier to take down and clean, although you have to press the trigger before taking it down. This, to me, is not a bigg safety proble, but it is not "patrolman proof." For some reason, some idiots cannot get it through thier head that they need to switch on when handling a weapon and they squeeze of a round after 'forgeting' to unload before taking the weapon down for cleaning.

        The Glock is amazingly the simplest pistol to clean that I have EVER seen. To me, it's even easier than a revolver!! Plus, that tennifer process really works to protect the metal. I don't know what kind of Austrian fairy dust they used, but I have seen it work even in salty/humid environments where stainless steel rusted after a week.

        A minor thing, but the Glock also has accessory rails for an undergun light or a laser (or both, why not?) I like this feature as I am able to buy a Sure-Fire for less not having to buy a mount, or I can get a new M-3 light which is made to mount in the rails as is. I will be buying one soon, but I can't figure out which one I want!

        The Glock also offers several models that share the same operation. If you know how to operate your duty pistol in the dark, then you also know how to operate your backup in the dark. Both also use the same mags. If you carry a full size on duty, you can get an ultra-compact for backup, and also get a regualr compact for off duty or plainclothes. They all work the same. If you teach the spouse how to use one, they know hw to use the others, too!

        Both the SIG and Glock are fine weapons. I have experience with both. I recently switched sidearms and was torn between the SIG and the Glock...I ended up with the Glock.

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        • #5
          The glock has a hammer that is activated by the trigger, there fore it has a pretty long "pull". This is not conducive to good accuracy, but after a bit a practice is fairly easy to master.
          Actually, the Glock does not have ANY hammer. And as far as I know, ALL semiautomatic pistols, whether with or without hammers, are "activated" by the trigger. What the Glock DOES have is a CONSISTENT trigger pull that is MUCH easier to master than a traditional DA/SA or a DAO trigger.

          It is simplicity...no safety, just keep your finger OFF the trigger and it wont shoot
          Actually, there are THREE safeties, but there is no MANUAL safety. You're right about the finger on the trigger part...this applies to ALL firearms.

          I forgot to mention that all the Sigs are the same style. The only difference is in the pysical size of the gun, the 9mm frame being a bit smaller than the .45. Controls are all the same.
          Ditto for the Glock

          The Glock trigger comes in various "strenths"..the "New york" trigger takes about 12 lbs to fire, but the normal stock trigger is about 5.5lbs
          Actually, the "New York" trigger, aka the "New York #1" has about an 8.5 lb pull. The "New York Plus" aka the "New York #2" has the 12 lb pull. You are correct that the stock trigger does have about a 5.5 lb pull.

          I can get a new M-3 light which is made to mount in the rails as is. I will be buying one soon, but I can't figure out which one I want
          I just (FINALLY) got my M3 for my G22. I absolutely love it. It is the best thing since sliced bread. I cannot recommend it highly enough!!

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          "He aint finna come all up in my house and act a fool and be gettin away with it cause I will go smooth off." -Movista

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          • #6
            Probably a more accurate comparison would be the Glock 19 (mid size) vs the Sig 228.

            Both are excellent guns and I wouldn't feel bad with either. That said, I am a Glock fan myself.

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            • #7
              WAIT A MINUTE!!!

              You mean you can get bread SLICED?!?!

              Wow!



              I've heard great things about the M3...but I'd like to compare them side by side.

              I dunno, I'll probably go with whats cheapest!!! On a budget now!
              -Sparky

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              • #8
                I like my Glock 17. I have put about 2000 rounds through it and it is a fine weapon.

                I must say however that if given the choice the Glock 17 would not be my first choice for a duty weapon. My 17 is just for the range. I shoot.....because I suck at golf.

                Take care
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