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Old October 31, 2004, 09:24 PM   #1
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S&W Sigma pics

It was suggested in another thread that we post pics of our Sigmas. I figured I'd start it with a pic of my SW40G (with M4 Streamlight), SW40VE, SW9VE and SW357V.

I'm still having trouble posting pics. If anyone can give me a hand with this, I'd appreciate it.
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Results of the 1998 Massachusetts gun laws:

It is important to keep in mind the ISP reports show that firearm related homicides decreased 56% from 1994 to 1998.

From 1998 to 2002, firearm related homicides increased 48%. During the same time, firearm related accidental deaths have increased 200%.

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Old October 31, 2004, 09:27 PM   #2
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i never seen so many magazines with one handgun in my life!
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Old October 31, 2004, 09:29 PM   #3
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I have this thing about mags. If you think that's a lot of mags, you should see how many I have for my AR and AK's!
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It is important to keep in mind the ISP reports show that firearm related homicides decreased 56% from 1994 to 1998.

From 1998 to 2002, firearm related homicides increased 48%. During the same time, firearm related accidental deaths have increased 200%.

Will work for ammo.

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Old October 31, 2004, 11:14 PM   #4
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Now we're getting somewhere!!!!



SW40F with the original EVIL FACTORY SUPPLIED 15 round mags!!!!!
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Old October 31, 2004, 11:18 PM   #5
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That's exactly what I was issued on my former PD, and they still use them today. They have never had a problem with any of them. Wish I could have bought mine when I left, but it was a small department and they needed it to pass on to the next guy in line.
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It is important to keep in mind the ISP reports show that firearm related homicides decreased 56% from 1994 to 1998.

From 1998 to 2002, firearm related homicides increased 48%. During the same time, firearm related accidental deaths have increased 200%.

Will work for ammo.
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Old November 1, 2004, 11:18 AM   #6
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What kind of attachment rail do the Sigmas have? I have a new 9mm but am unsure what to use for a laser or the like.
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Old November 1, 2004, 03:20 PM   #7
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I don't know what lasers are available for the Sigma, but the equipment rail is a one-of-a-kind. It uses the Streamlight M4. Possibly they make a light/laser combination for it, but I'm not sure.
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It is important to keep in mind the ISP reports show that firearm related homicides decreased 56% from 1994 to 1998.

From 1998 to 2002, firearm related homicides increased 48%. During the same time, firearm related accidental deaths have increased 200%.

Will work for ammo.
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Old November 1, 2004, 08:15 PM   #8
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I knew they didnt have the same "standard" rail that other semis seem to have.Wonder why S&W did such a thing???????
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Old November 1, 2004, 09:51 PM   #9
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HK did the same thing on their USP models. Their rail is similar to the Sigma with it's closed front, but they are not interchangable.

Still messing with the camera and lighting, but the pics are coming out like crap. Maybe I'll be able to edit my pics and get them right by tomorrow.
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It is important to keep in mind the ISP reports show that firearm related homicides decreased 56% from 1994 to 1998.

From 1998 to 2002, firearm related homicides increased 48%. During the same time, firearm related accidental deaths have increased 200%.

Will work for ammo.
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Old November 2, 2004, 12:57 AM   #10
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Questions

Has anybody found any info for the laser/light mounts? I have a 9ve I would like to add a light. Also, what are the options for the trigger? Mine feels like it is 1" long and about 10lbs to pull. I will try the polishing of the parts, but I would also like to reduce some of the spring.
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Old November 2, 2004, 09:42 AM   #11
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Take a look at the site below and see if anyone can tell which to order.Im looking at "Model No. LS03-EC01-M4" and "Model No. LS04-NO-M5".One is a "tactical slide mount" and the other is a "universal mount".
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Old November 6, 2004, 10:05 AM   #12
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Lets try it again.They say the M5 comes with a S&W adapter but ive been led to believe you have to use M4 stuff on a Sigma.

http://www.lasermate.com/aimer.html
Scratch the "LS04",thats a trigger guard mount.
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Old November 9, 2004, 10:01 PM   #13
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I can't figure out their applications. You may want to contact them directly. They group the same mount of the Glock as the SW40, which would be the Sigma. But, they are completely different mounts.
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Results of the 1998 Massachusetts gun laws:

It is important to keep in mind the ISP reports show that firearm related homicides decreased 56% from 1994 to 1998.

From 1998 to 2002, firearm related homicides increased 48%. During the same time, firearm related accidental deaths have increased 200%.

Will work for ammo.
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Old November 9, 2004, 11:37 PM   #14
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How many of them actually work? Just kidding. I don't know why people despise the Sigma so much. I had one that I liked, the 40VE, but traded it in for another 45. I just can't handle learning how to take different kinds of guns apart or learning different trigger pulls. I regret it a little bit, but I really like my new Springfield.

You've got a really nice selection. I can relate to having a bunch of the same kinds of pistols so you are familiar with every one of them since they all work and tear down the same way. But, I think you're short a few magazines. Five more mags for each handgun and you'll have full compliment.
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Old November 10, 2004, 12:03 AM   #15
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Here is the paragraph that tells which one you need;

Universal Mount: (M3 Mount)
Work with Pad Switch and available for most types of pistols including Beretta 92, Glock (all model), Gov't Model 1911 Frames (all mark), Hl Power Frames (all mark), HK USP, Makarov. 380, Ruger P Series, Sig 220/226/228, Smith & Wesson (round trigger guard, square trigger guard & sigma series), Takarev 213, Taurus 92

there is 4 different kits, either universal kits will work for the Sigma.

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Old November 10, 2004, 07:52 AM   #16
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Yeah, I know I need a few more mags. I'm still picking them up every time I run into a good deal.

I have a lot of other handguns, mostly S&W revolvers and TDA or DAO autos, but I just find the Sigma to be the most natural and comfortable handgun I've picked up. I'd like to check out one of the SA XD series, but not here in MA. Can't get them here. The one thing I don't like about them is the grip safety. Not necessary IMO.

I've owned 4 1911's, but I ended up selling or trading them away. I got a Chinese MAK-90 NIB and a NIB S&W 4506 for my SW1911 I had. I like the 4506 better and the AK was just another added bonus for trading.
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Results of the 1998 Massachusetts gun laws:

It is important to keep in mind the ISP reports show that firearm related homicides decreased 56% from 1994 to 1998.

From 1998 to 2002, firearm related homicides increased 48%. During the same time, firearm related accidental deaths have increased 200%.

Will work for ammo.
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Old November 10, 2004, 03:12 PM   #17
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Came across this site last night trying to sleep. I am not all that happy with the trigger pull with my 9VE either. If the damn thing did not shoot so good, I would have given up on the thing. I did already change out the trigger spring with a replacement I found at a local hardware store. Perfect fit and it did help a little with the tension of the intitial pull. I am going to order the complete spring kit to drop the pull to 3.5lbs, factory is 4.75lbs.

I purchased my 9VE for under $300 new 2 months ago, so I feel I can invest a few dollars into it to make it perfect.

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Old November 23, 2004, 01:55 PM   #18
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Better pics, with a new Sigma added

I just traded for another Sigma, an SW9F. So hopefully, these will be better pics than the last ones.
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Results of the 1998 Massachusetts gun laws:

It is important to keep in mind the ISP reports show that firearm related homicides decreased 56% from 1994 to 1998.

From 1998 to 2002, firearm related homicides increased 48%. During the same time, firearm related accidental deaths have increased 200%.

Will work for ammo.
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Old November 25, 2004, 04:34 AM   #19
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I've only shot my P229. Is there any advantage to the Sigma? I'm a new shooter and am curious. It took me a long time to decide between the two. With the Hogue grips, my P229 fits perfect in my hand.
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Old November 25, 2004, 08:01 PM   #20
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Hey Hawg!!!

That SW9F sticks out, don't it????
Nice collection!!
I'm think'in of gett'in another one!!!
CDNN has 'em for $250 or so!!
Now, just gotta convince the wife!!
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Old November 25, 2004, 10:36 PM   #21
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I've only shot my P229. Is there any advantage to the Sigma? I'm a new shooter and am curious. It took me a long time to decide between the two. With the Hogue grips, my P229 fits perfect in my hand.

They are both excellent pistols with excellent reputations. I had a DAO P229 in .40S&W, but I traded it away. I love S&W DAO's since the hammer is cocked half way by the slide, but Sig's DAO trigger pull is WAY too long.

If your Sig fits your hand and you hit well with it, I wouldn't change a thing. Probably the best thing to do is to save up and buy a Sigma, too! I love the Sigmas, but they are by no means the only handguns I own. All my others are S&W K and N-frame revolvers, S&W 3rd Generation autos in 9mm and .45, a Kahr MK40, an old Colt Police Positive and a Ruger Super Single Six. I've owned Berettas and Sigs before, but they just weren't for me.

That SW9F sticks out, don't it????
Nice collection!!


Yeah, it sure does. I had one just like it before, except a little worn, but the frame cracked on it, just like most of the older, pre-equipment rail guns do after a while. That's why I have the SW9VE now. I did a trade deal for an older Colt AR upper for the 9F and some mags last week. I had a 40F, but I had to turn it in when I left the PD here in town to move on to another LE position. They don't allow you to buy your duty gun since it's a very small dept and they have to pass it on to the new guy taking your place. A guy on the PD now has an SW40VE with a black slide (I thought they were all bead blasted SS) that he wants me to buy from him. We'll see what he wants for it.

Thanks for the compliment on the collection. I play around with leather work, too, and they are laid out on a nice Bison hide I picked up. It's too soft for a holster, so I'm still trying to figure out what to make out of it. I'm thinking about making some zippered gun rugs with sheep skin on the inside.
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It is important to keep in mind the ISP reports show that firearm related homicides decreased 56% from 1994 to 1998.

From 1998 to 2002, firearm related homicides increased 48%. During the same time, firearm related accidental deaths have increased 200%.

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Old November 26, 2004, 01:53 AM   #22
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OK. I love my gun so much I'm posting a pic of it! I know it's just another P229, but it's mine! Hope this isn't too far off the subject!
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Old November 26, 2004, 08:14 AM   #23
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I guess we can let it slide :')

It looks good. After shooting my friends P226, I felt I probably should have sent my P229 back to Sig to have it converted to TDA. I'll bet I would have liked it then. Live and learn I guess. Those are the same grips my friend put on his.
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From 1998 to 2002, firearm related homicides increased 48%. During the same time, firearm related accidental deaths have increased 200%.

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Old February 4, 2005, 04:16 AM   #24
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Hawgleg44 let me know if you ever want to sell the SW9VE
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Old February 4, 2005, 08:18 AM   #25
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Magazines

Yeah, that's a lot of magazines.
You mean you have MORE for your AK ?
C'mon! Let's see them!!!
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