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SIG
Model: P229 Sport
SIG Pistol P229 Sport 357 SIG Variant-1
Scale To:
Gun Dimensions Width:1.5-in
Length:8.6-in Height:5.7-in
Barrel:4.8-in Weight:43.6-oz
1 Variant
Gun Rankings
  • IDPA Power Factor177443
  • Recoil Factor6.23 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity13 rounds
  • ConcealabilityPoor
  • Defense Factor84%
Gun Specifications
Type:Pistol
Produced:1998 - 2005
Caliber:357 SIG
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:double-action (DA/SA)
Safety:frame mounted decocking lever
Magazine:12-round
Frame:stainless steel
Grip:Hogue black rubber
Sights:adjustable target
Notes:
Manufacturer
SIG SAUER GmbH & Co. KG
More Info
Gun Value
MSRP:$1,600.00Used Est:$975.00
Last Update:3/9/2018
About the Gun

The P229 was the first pistol to be manufactured in Exeter, New Hampshire. Available in 9mm, .40 S&W and .357 SIG, the P229R is one of the most popular Sig Sauer pistols and carried by thousands of law enforcement professionals throughout the country. The compact size of the P229 makes it ideal for concealed carry.

Cartridge Specifications
Caliber: 357 SIG
Alias: N/A
MV: From 1130 to 1500 ft/sec
ME: From 410 to 575 ft-lb
WT: From 115 to 150 grains
About the Cartridge

The 357 SIG cartridge was developed by SIGARMS in partnership with Federal Cartridge.The cartridge uses a bottlenecked .40 S&W casing crimped to a 9mm bullet. This is why the 357 SIG is not written as '.357', as it is not truly a .357 caliber bullet, but is instead a standard 9mm bullet (.3550 in). The 357 SIG design is an attempt to create a cartridge with stopping power that would approach the larger .357 Magnum revolver round, but in a smaller package that can fit comfortably in the grip of a semi-automatic weapon. Despite the manufacturer's claims, it is not quite as powerful as an actual .357 Magnum, but it exceeds the power of a .40 S&W cartridge.

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