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Old January 20, 2013, 08:27 PM   #1
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Sig Sauer P226R vs Sig P226 Mk25

I am in the market for a Sig P226. Before the inflation I really wanted a Sig Mk25, but they are now going for around $1300. I found a few Sig P226R's for sale around $850 NIB. My question is this - is the MK25 variant really worth the extra money (the water resistant finish and what not) than a normal railed P226?

Edited to include the E2

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Old January 20, 2013, 09:54 PM   #2
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IMO no - not at all, especially for that difference unless you are near salt water spray/mist a lot. All my SIGs are plain Jane variety, as they originally were, and they have all been awesome.

You will love the P226.
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Old January 20, 2013, 10:24 PM   #3
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Get the 226R. Unless its gonna be on a boat in saltwater.
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Old January 21, 2013, 05:06 AM   #4
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There's no reason for you to spend the extra money. I have a P226 Navy, but back when I bought it I paid only a minimal amount more to have it than a regular 226, and it was nowhere close to $1300.....about $850 is what I paid, brand new. It's true there are slight differences between the MK25 and my Navy, but they are essentially the same gun.
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Old January 21, 2013, 05:11 PM   #5
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I found a (NIB) P226 E2 for $800. From the research I have done these are supposed to have better ergonomics along with a better trigger (SRT). Are there any downsides to this version or anything I have skipped across?
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