I bought another gun already...actually not so much a gun, but a piece of Indusrtial Art!

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  1. TripTo My Taint

    TripTo My Taint Well-Known Member

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    I scored a MAJOR win today, on the weapon front! I picked-up a 1989 Sig Sauer P226, a 1989-Herndon! German made, and sold by SIGARMS INC. of Herndon, VA. (before production of Sigs moved from Germany to Exeter, NH)...it's a fucking classic combat weapon, that's been sitting in a cop's safe for the last 20 years! He bought it, and then didn't trust the 9mm ammo back then as "duty-worthy."

    It's been fired fewer than 100 times...kinda like the same amount Daveindiego's gotten laid! I've had my heart set on a German P226 for at least a month, then a friend let me know about his friend selling an "old gun"...and the rest is history! This is instantly a family heirloom, and a pistol I shall own for the remainder of my days!

    The P226 is based on the P220 (the first pistol that launched the ultra-successful P-series of arms), and the P226 is still used by the Navy Seals to this day! In 9mm, this baby sports a standard 15 round magazine, giving it a 15+1 capacity...totally fucking awesome! It's a DA/SA weapon, without a safety; the first shot is double-action at a trigger pull of @ 10 pounds, followed by subsequent single-action shots at @ 4.5 pounds. It has a dedicated decocker, that allows the user to return the pistol from single-action back to the heavy pull of double-action, which is why a safety would be redundant. The Herndon P226s are widely considered the best "off the shelf" pistols Sig Sauer have ever produced! The triggers are fucking amazing, especially in SA!

    This will be a safe-queen no longer, as I'm going to shoot the tits off this dirty fucking girl! I am VERY fucking stoked!

    BTW, @Mack and @Danas Boyfrien were right...nobody can buy just one pistol!


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    artiesoffspring Hugs and kisses

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    Next time just post the pics and hold the essay.
     
  3. TripTo My Taint

    TripTo My Taint Well-Known Member

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    Give me a like, you stingy, illiterate motherfucker!
     
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    Apple the cat Moral conscience of the Shed

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    That's downright gorgeous Trip!!! Hope you got a good deal on it, I know the only thing that holds me back from having even more guns is the price.
     
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    artiesoffspring Hugs and kisses

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    Oh I could read that. I just choose not to.
     
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  6. TripTo My Taint

    TripTo My Taint Well-Known Member

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    Not me, but this is a rougher version of my exact same gun, as mine has never been holstered. I have 4 X 15 mags, however; the kraut here only has 3.


     
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    TripTo My Taint Well-Known Member

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    Well, I found out this is not an '89 P226, but an even rarer 1987 P226, complete with mud rails!
     
  8. Danas Boyfrien

    Danas Boyfrien Trump's African American Gold

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    :jj: Told ya, Trip. Those fuckers multiply like rabbits when they're in the safe!!!
     
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    Danas Boyfrien Trump's African American Gold

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    BTW, next time more pics less soliloquy.
     
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  10. Chief2Kick

    Chief2Kick I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

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    Nice score. :up:
     
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    zingger They know! Gold

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    Googling soliloquy
     
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    BaddFunn Kick ass fuck yeah VIP

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    I bought a P226 a couple years ago. no regrets.
     
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    zhukov Time traveler VIP

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    I prefer my Walther P-38, which I plucked off a dead Nazi in Stalingrad.

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    freds you broke it VIP

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    Schmoopy Shit Mult Hunter Gold

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    A person with dyslexia should not own a gun.:worried:
     
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    Schmoopy Shit Mult Hunter Gold

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    That Dave insult wasn't really an insult.:wtf:
     
  17. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member VIP

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    Nice! I have a P226 that's virtually identical to yours.

    They're a lot of fun to shoot and ridiculously accurate. I've often said if I was limited to only one gun it would be a P-226.
     
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    Mack Well-Known Member VIP

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    A little known fact about the P226:

    It also passed the military's selection process along with the Beretta but the Beretta won the contract due to its lower cost per unit. Many thought it actually out performed the Beretta but politics and the desire to keep military bases in Italy won the day.

    Shortly after the military granted Sig the contract for the M11 (P228) which was quickly adopted by many special forces units.
     
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    Looks just like my HK 9mm.
     
  20. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member VIP

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    Next up on my want list is a Walther P88 (I'd settle for a P88c) but they're rare as fuck and spendy. They'll creep up on $2000 for a mint gun with the original box.