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Sig 226 Enhanced Elite 9mm

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by el Godfather, Jul 23, 2012.

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  1. el Godfather

    el Godfather Member

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    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
     
  2. Formula94

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    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.
     
  3. 9mmepiphany

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    At the top, at the bottom, or from the back?
     
  4. el Godfather

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    From the back when pulled.
     
  5. 9mmepiphany

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    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
     
  6. el Godfather

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    Yes. Its fine when i use that much finger. Need to adjust a little bit for this pistol.
     
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    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
     
  8. el Godfather

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    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.
     
  9. Doug DeGraves

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    SIG 226 Elite issues

    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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