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Old October 05, 2018, 18:49   #1
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Email from AIM - Stupidity on full display

i love AIM Surplus but today's email from them high featured some SIG products that just reminds me how SIG went full retard some time ago. They are offering some LE trade-ins... yes you guessed it a bunch of .40's. As if that was not full retard enough, they are also P2x series pistols that are DA only. Yes, DA only is an auto has always been full retard; but in a SIG P2x series it is beyond insane. A .40 SIG P226 in DA only is like triple full retard.

OK, I'm done now.
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Old October 05, 2018, 19:16   #2
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The DA only .45 I played with had a very smooth trigger.

You're right though. Too bad they are .40.
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Old October 05, 2018, 19:32   #3
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Why so much hate for the .40
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Old October 05, 2018, 19:38   #4
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But they are soooooo worth $400+ used.

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But they are soooooo worth $400+ used.

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No Fotays worth $400 new....
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Old October 05, 2018, 22:18   #6
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Why so much hate for the .40
The only thing that keeps them from just giving them away is the scrap prices
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Old October 06, 2018, 14:54   #7
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While I never personally liked the .40, a .40 with a 9mm conversion barrel is something to ponder on.
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While I never personally liked the .40, a .40 with a 9mm conversion barrel is something to ponder on.
Not in a DAO Sig. Iím with the op. That is the stupidest shit Iíve ever seen.
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But the magazines are on sale too!

Come on its like a womens shoe sale...do it.
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i love AIM Surplus but today's email from them high featured some SIG products that just reminds me how SIG went full retard some time ago. They are offering some LE trade-ins... yes you guessed it a bunch of .40's. As if that was not full retard enough, they are also P2x series pistols that are DA only. Yes, DA only is an auto has always been full retard; but in a SIG P2x series it is beyond insane. A .40 SIG P226 in DA only is like triple full retard.

OK, I'm done now.
Sounds like a lot of retardation where they are. Is there something in the water up there at AIM Surplus?

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Old October 12, 2018, 10:32   #11
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Sounds like a lot of retardation where they are. Is there something in the water up there at AIM Surplus?

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They are LEO trade ins. DAO is a requirement for some departments, although this seems to be going extinct.

GT Distributors has a display case of Sig P226 .40 DAO police trade ins for $289.95. Sad to see racks of unwanted step children.
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Old October 12, 2018, 12:27   #12
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Sounds like a lot of retardation where they are. Is there something in the water up there at AIM Surplus?

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I did not mean to bash on AIM surplus; they are just selling the available surplus. It is SIG that went full retard when they made the things in the first place. And of course now that such abortions were made and are in circulation; they are taking up the space that could otherwise have been filled with good surplus. Like a good old 9mm P226 with a decocker. My god what a wonderful machine...I could never have enough of them.
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Old October 12, 2018, 12:53   #13
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Why so much hate for the .40
Cuz it ain't a 10mm Auto.
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Old October 12, 2018, 13:04   #14
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Old October 12, 2018, 13:37   #15
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It was DAO because some police departments requested it to be that way. The same department that then decided they needed something else..

But I agree, give me either striker fired or both single action/double action, a DAO is an abomination..
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Sounds like a lot of retardation where they are. Is there something in the water up there at AIM Surplus?

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Naw, just a bunch of KoolAde drinking SIG lovers out there that will jump at the chance to buy their favorite pistol at less than half off.
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.40 in a SIG is like 9mm in most any other pistol.
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Old October 13, 2018, 20:45   #18
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Not a big Sig fan but I like the DAO 3rd Gen S&W pistols over the DA/SA versions.
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Old October 14, 2018, 13:22   #19
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DAO, or some sort of modified longer triggers are not just "required" by local police departments, but federal LE agencies as well. I am not sure how much different a DAO is versus a DAK, but a Sig P229 in DAK is the standard issue for ICE, another piss poor decision.

Similar trigger systems (at least in making for longer trigger squeezes) are the HK LEM or the "NYC trigger" made by Glock just for the NYPD I think.

Agree with everyone against the .40 S&W. I had one, shot it well but switched to a 9mm. If the surplus were in 9mm, I'd consider getting a P226 or even a P225.
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I did not mean to bash on AIM surplus; they are just selling the available surplus. It is SIG that went full retard when they made the things in the first place. And of course now that such abortions were made and are in circulation; they are taking up the space that could otherwise have been filled with good surplus. Like a good old 9mm P226 with a decocker. My god what a wonderful machine...I could never have enough of them.
Actually, I think SIG was brilliant to capitalize on a market that existed at the time. I donít like the .40 either, but if departments were ordering them - crank them out and sell a million!
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Why so much hate for the .40
I have a few .40s. So why not?
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You can always send it back to SIG in Exeter to be de-neutered.

"DA/SA CONVERSION P Convert your DAK or DAO SIG Sauer P220, P226, P229, or P239 to the DA/SA trigger system. Applicable to most later model frames. Call to verify compatibility. Price includes parts and labor. Original parts returned with your firearm. $ 199.95"
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Old October 19, 2018, 08:54   #23
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40S&W is a great chambering and a DAO Sig 226 is a great way to go
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Don't know about Aim, but Top Gun had P 226's DA/SA with rail in 40 for $399. It was too much to like for me.

I'm not a big Sig fan, but they make a good Semi-Auto with nearly no plastic. I had a hard enough time accepting aluminum parts, too old to learn to love plastic.

Plus, I like them 40's, lots easier to handle while reloading than the little 9.
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