Steve uses a classic West German P226 (without an SRT Kit installed) and a newer P226 MK25 (with an SRT Kit installed) and a P226 Legion to show the differences, then shows you the internal workings of the action to explain how an SRT kit works, and why replacing the sear and safety lever can shorten the reset.


What is the difference between p226 and mk25? The Mk25 will have a Picatinny rail, phosphated internals, short external extractor, old style two piece grips and regular trigger, a phosphated or chrome lined barrel, a bar code, and an anchor. The P226 will have the rounded rail, long external extractor, E2 grips and short trigger.

does the mk25 come with SRT?

SIG has a trigger kit for the P226 called the SRT or Short Reset Trigger which would have made the trigger far superior to the existing P226, but they decided to leave it alone. The SRT will only set you back $50 and the consensus is that its easy to do by yourself, but it really should have been included.

What is Dak action in a pistol? DAK stands for Double Action Kellerman. Like a DAO, the shooter will get that 6.5-pound pull consistently by releasing the trigger all the way back out for a full trigger reset. But the DAK is unique in that the trigger system allows a double-strike capability.

how good is the Sig p226?

Bottom line. The Sig Sauer P226 E2 is an exceptional pistol. The ergonomic improvements make this handgun infinitely more shootable for people with small and medium sized hands. The fit and finish of the pistol is second to none, with high quality parts and machine work throughout.

Why is the SIG p226 so expensive? The materials used and the manufacturing processes employed to build a Sig P226 are more expensive than those of a Glock 17, so the Sig is more expensive. The Glock pistol line is designed for inexpensive manufacture. Sig Sauer has recently designed a modular polymer framed series of pistols with their new P320.

what is SRT trigger on SIG?

The “SRT” abbreviation always refers to the Short Reset Trigger Kit that modifies the reset action, regardless of whether the gun has the Standard, Short, or some aftermarket trigger.

Which SIG p226 is the best? SIG SAUER P226 TacOps This gun is a dynamic full-sized 9mm handgun capable of extraordinary accuracy known for its proven dependability. The P226 is in service with numerous agencies and is currently used by the Navy SEALS. SIG makes numerous versions of the P226, but this one, in my considered opinion, is the best.

What is a short reach trigger?

The short trigger, or short-reach trigger, was designed to better fit the P226 and other models of the SIG line to the shooter. The only difference between a standard trigger and a short trigger is at the face of the trigger to accommodate the trigger finger of the shooter. The length-of-pull is unchanged.

How long will a SIG p226 last? For the past several years all Sigs have been made with solid steel slides which do not have the durability issues. On the tactical forums, frogman (an active duty SEAL) indicated that the P226 is one of the longer lasting weapons in their inventory and IIRC stated they run to about 60,000 rounds.

Does p226 have safety?

The Sig P226 has no safety lock or switch comparable to a Beretta for instance. There is a decocker only.

How many bullets does a Sig p226?

The standard SIG Sauer P224 hand gun holds 10 rounds in . 357 SIG or. 40 S&W and 12 rounds in 9mm. The P226 will also accept aftermarket magazines with higher capacity.

Is a SIG p226 good for concealed carry?

The P226 is an absolutely magnificent gun, and should be good for CC even though it is a large gun. It just depends on how badly you want to carry it. I carry my P220R in a CrossBreed Supertuck when I want to conceal it, and would recommend this holster to anyone looking to carry IWB.

What is the best sig?

Here is a list of some of Sig Sauer's best service pistols. The Sig P210 is the original handgun that started the company's entire line of P2XX pistols. The P210 is generally regarded as one of the best-designed pistols of the twentieth century. The P210 is also considered one of the most accurate pistols ever built.

Are Sig Sauer pistols worth the money?

Sig Sauer makes some of the highest quality guns in the industry. They are worth the money.

What is SIG e2 grip?

E2 = Ergonomics Squared Sig Sauer released the E2 line of their “Classic Pistols” to change the ergonomics of the gun to make it more adaptable to a wider range of shooters. However, the E2 grips strengths for some shooters are also its weakness for others.

What is Wilson Combat Action tune?

1: What is Wilson's Action Tune? To quote Wilson Combat Rep "The Action Tune is a polishing of main action parts and spring selection. Hammer engagement surface, SEAR engagement surface, hammer strut, springs."