My brother called me the other day and said his Sig P229 was shooting about 3" low at 20yds. I thought maybe it was just him even though he said he was grouping fine, just low. So we went out this morning and both shot it at the same distance. Neither one of us was able to get it to shoot on target. Groups were always low.
What could be causing this? I don't know much about Sigs, or even handguns really, but this seems like there might be something going on beyond our inability to shoot. :D
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August 19, 2012, 12:00 PM
Could be the sight picture you're both using possibly?
August 19, 2012, 12:03 PM
Next time out with the gun, use a sandbag or other type of rest to eliminate user errors. See what the gun does.
August 19, 2012, 12:13 PM
My P229 is right on.
I like the sandbag suggestion & let a range "expert" try it.
You could have gotten a mis-matched front / rear sight height ... but I doubt it.
August 19, 2012, 12:18 PM
I would bet it has to do with the sight picture you are using. Sig from the factory use a combat sight picture. Cover the target vs a 6'oclock hold.