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Sig P239 9MM Decocker issue

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by GenericHero, Sep 6, 2010.

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  1. GenericHero

    GenericHero Member

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    The decocker on my P239 has a lot of pressure. When the decocking lever touches the bottom, as the hammer start to move forward, the decocking lever pushes back towards the slide very hard.

    I have used 2 other p239s, a 9mm and a .40, neither decocking lever felt like mine does. I removed the Hogue grip and the decocker spring looked fine, I cleaned and lubricated where the decocker pushes up inside the frame but it didn't make a different.

    What could be making the decocking lever have so much pressure once the hammer starts to decock? Should I bring it to a gunsmith or just deal with it. I've gotten use to it but it irritates me to not know why.

    Thanks for any help
     
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  2. EAJ

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    I have a P239 SAS DA/SA and my decocker is similar, although I would describe it more as deliberate than very hard.

    I suspect that your P239 is probably fine, however if you have a gun shop and or smith in your area that is familiar with SIG's they should be able to confirm one way or the other very quickly. Good luck.
     
  3. GenericHero

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    Thanks for the reply, I'll probably have it checked out next time I go to the range.
     
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