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View Poll Results: S&W Sigma: Verdict Time!
Thumbs up! 70 50.00%
Thumbs down! 39 27.86%
Impartial on this gun. 31 22.14%
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Old December 28, 2009, 03:04 PM   #26
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3000+ rounds one failure, dud

Awsome to 15 yards
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Old December 28, 2009, 03:11 PM   #27
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Thumbs up!

I voted thumbs up. I have never had any kind of failure with mine. It pulls mostly nightstand duty since I ccw smaller guns but I would have no problem if I was told this could be my only weapon. I've shot guns with much worse double action pulls and after sending mine in at no cost it feels very much like a double action revolver. I like to think of it as a funny looking 16 shot revolver.
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Old December 31, 2009, 09:53 AM   #28
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Very imperssive ratings so far for (possibly) the cheapest NIB S&W.
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Old December 31, 2009, 11:58 AM   #29
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I hated mine - bought and sold in under two weeks

****** me off so bad, I went and sold all of my plastic guns, except my Walther P-22. I went back with all steel auto-loaders and bought several revolvers as well. Smith makes a great revolver, but I have had several of the semi's, and didn't like one of them. :barf:
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Old December 31, 2009, 05:02 PM   #30
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I took my S&W Sigma 40VE to the range today and it shot like a champ.



Since I took this picture I added the $100 Houge grips and I really like the feel

Frank at S&W really knows how to smooth out those triggers .

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Old December 31, 2009, 07:05 PM   #31
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Since I took this picture I added the $100 Houge grips and I really like the feel
Ya mean $10 Hogue grips?
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Old December 31, 2009, 07:57 PM   #32
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I only have personaly experince with 2 sigma pistols. Both where in 9mm.

Both times the gun left a negative impression on me.

I would discribe it as a "Jam-O-Matic" , and both triggers left somthing to be desired also. Your experince may be diffrent but I won't buy one.
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Old December 31, 2009, 09:42 PM   #33
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+1 varoadking - good catch - yes I meant $10.

Father Time - I've now shot 300 to 400 rounds through my Sigma w/o one jam - sorry yours didn't work for you.

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Old January 1, 2010, 02:53 AM   #34
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S&W will fix the trigger for you and even pay for the shipping.
Define "fix." The last time I heard about the free trigger job from S&W, I asked if S&W smoothed the heavy pull or if they lightened it. I heard they only smoothed it out...still heavy.
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Old January 1, 2010, 06:29 AM   #35
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Come on, the gun is popular because its inexpensive and most of the time has the $50 rebate or two free mag deal going on. SW always seems to be extending this deal or bringing it back.

People feel like they are getting a deal. And perhaps for the $ they are.

Add $100 to the price, take away the freebies and we will see if the gun retains its popularity.

Some gunstores around me mark Sigmas at the $425 -$475 price point. Trust me these Sigma's don't appear to be so wildly popular as they just sit and sit.
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Old January 1, 2010, 08:49 AM   #36
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$300 is the price point for the Sigma---any more than that and there are better deals out there.

But its a heck of a gun for $300.
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Old January 1, 2010, 08:52 AM   #37
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$300 is the price point for the Sigma---any more than that and there are better deals out there.

But its a heck of a gun for $300.
Not sure it could be stated any better than that...
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Old January 1, 2010, 09:00 AM   #38
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I shot a buddies first gen Sigma 9mm ~ 5 years ago and was unimpressed. Recently I had a chance to shoot a .40 VE model and was pleasantly surprised at the trigger. I shoot my revolvers probably 50% more than my pistols so, the sigma felt right at home for me. For the price, I'm thinking of picking one up!
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Old January 1, 2010, 01:36 PM   #39
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I love my Sigma for the way it shoots and handles. I bought it because it was cheap, but the more I shoot it, the more I like it. I would not trade it for a more expensive gun.
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