NRA Gun of the Week: SIG Sauer P229 Legion Pistol
Article first appeared at Shooting Illustrated.
American Rifleman Editor-in-Chief Mark Keefe delves into the SIG Sauer Legion series with one of the company’s initial offerings—the P229. The original P229 has seen service in the hands of myriad agencies, both foreign and domestic, but the new Legion Series expands on the line with attributes that include the proprietary Legion gray PVD coating, custom G-10 grips with a Legion medallion, the new SIG Sauer Electro-Optics X-RAY sights and Grayguns adjustable trigger, to name a few. Included with the Legion Series pistols is access to a community tailored for the company’s enthusiasts following.
Manufacturer: SIG Sauer, Inc.
Action: DA/SA, recoil-operated, semi-automatic center-fire pistol
Caliber: 9 mm Luger
Trigger: 4-lb., 6-oz. pull
Slide: stainless steel
Finish: Legion Gray PVD
Sights: adjustable, three-dot-style with tritium and fiber-optic inserts
Magazine: detachable box, 15-round capacity
Weight: 29.6 ozs.
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