Sig 226 Enhanced Elite 9mm


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el Godfather
July 23, 2012, 05:10 PM
Dear THR:
Kindly let know your views and experiences on Enhanced Elite. I bought this gun and I am very happy with it except for one minor issue. I get finger bite on the trigger. Not sure if I am doing somthing wrong, but I have tens of other handguns and they dont any such issues- other sigs included.
Thank you

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Formula94
July 23, 2012, 05:45 PM
I have a 229 enhanced elite and love it. Only problem I have is sitting down with it...the beaver tail gets a little bothersome if I wear it during a long car ride. I don't have any issues with finger bite.

9mmepiphany
July 24, 2012, 12:15 AM
At the top, at the bottom, or from the back?

el Godfather
July 24, 2012, 03:44 AM
From the back when pulled.

9mmepiphany
July 24, 2012, 03:57 AM
You're using too much finger on the trigger.

The trigger should contact the finger between the tip and cuticle...somewhere behind the nail bed

el Godfather
July 24, 2012, 08:28 AM
Yes. Its fine when i use that much finger. Need to adjust a little bit for this pistol.

9mmepiphany
July 24, 2012, 02:07 PM
I would suggest that, that is the amount of finger you'd always want to use on the trigger for the best results when shooting a handgun at speed

el Godfather
July 24, 2012, 02:55 PM
I will have to practice quite a bit to make it muscle memory.,

I guess with it I may end up improving my accuracy some what.

Doug DeGraves
August 18, 2012, 12:45 PM
Dear THR Guys,

I just picked up a used but very nice SIG 226 Elite stainless in 40 S&W, with SRT. It also came with full upper conversions to 22LR and .357 SIG. I also have a SIG 229 in 40. I do get a tigger bite, but it's not bad, it gets me at the first joint of my trigger finger where the trigger goes into the frame. I especailly notice it on the 229 but not much on the 226. I think its operator error, I'm not engaging the trigger properly, putting my finger too far into the trigger guard. I have not shot the 229 very much and the 226 not at all. Thoughts? I mean I JUST picked it up. I hope to go to the range today.

The problem I'm having it that the slide does not lock back with two of the three 40/SIG357 magazines. I notice extremely minor differences in the followers on the magazines but all of the 226 mags lock back in the 229. Suggestions? New followers? New magazines? They are Mec-Gar (very small print) and are marked SIG SAUER.

Also, what possible damage have I done to the SRT system since I field striped the pistol (page 25) with out following the special SRT takedown instructions hidden on page 66 of the manual? I didn't read the entire manual before I started taking the gun apart to see how easy it was to switch calibers.

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