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Springfield XDm 9mm or Sig P226 Elite 9mm?

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by choongmeister, Jul 20, 2009.

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  1. choongmeister

    choongmeister Member

    Jul 20, 2009
    Hi all,

    Have been contemplating for months now and have finally decided on one of these 2 pistols.

    Could you guys with previous experience please give an opinion on which do you think is the better choice and why. Assume that price is not a factor.

    Pls bear in mind that I live in a place where only one gun is allowed per person (would buy both if i could).

  2. EAJ

    EAJ Member

    Apr 22, 2008
    It would be helpful to know the intended use. :)
  3. D-Man

    D-Man Member

    Jan 31, 2006
    With price not a factor, I would pick the P226.

    One major plus for the XDm line is capacity, and you can get 17, 18, or 20 round magazines for the P226. Before moving to a capacity limited state, I had the 20-round magazines and they were great for the range (but they are expensive).

    Other pluses for the Sig is that to me it has a better feel, will come with night sights, and look damn nice. I also like the DA/SA trigger style.

    Now, if you want the same type trigger pull, the XDm is for you. Heck, I wouldn't mine owning one of these either, but I just prefer Sigs and/or non-polymers (especially if you aren't carrying this).
  4. LancerMW

    LancerMW Member

    Apr 20, 2009
    given choice the Sig, but i have more experence on that platform
  5. ArmedBear

    ArmedBear Member

    Sep 8, 2005
    I have and like an XD.

    However, if I could only own one gun, it would be the Sig.

    It's a fine firearm that's a pleasure to shoot. It will also work well for defense, of course.

    The XD is a great tool, but it's not something I shoot for the sheer enjoyment of it.
  6. oak1971

    oak1971 Member

    Jul 12, 2009
    I have 2 Sigs and love them both. Mine are both Stainless Elites 226 and 220. Very accurate right out of the box.
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