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So my sweetie and I were out .308 shopping on Saturday in Orlando (which is the closest thing to a large urban area near where I live). I was really surprised to see how high gun prices were in store after store. "Surprised" because the economy sucks (although a few weeks back I was talking to a fellow who owns a shop in south Florida and he told me he couldn't keep his shelves stocked with handguns, so what does that tell you?).

I've been a fan of SIG since I bought my first 226, 20 years ago. This one store had a good selection, but prices were high -- almost $1,100 for a Navy model 226??? But over in the center of the store they had a case with bunch of old SIG boxes in them. Sure enough, they had about dozen of the 225/P6 models that have been imported from Europe. These pistols were used by police in Germany, which means they were carried a lot and fired seldom. They range from 15-25 years old or so. I knew there were a bunch of them out there, but when I've seen them turn up locally, they've had price tags in the $500 range. But this store had them on sale for $325 each. My sweetie, who has had hand surgery and has small hands to begin with, picked one up and said "hey, I can manage this one." So we picked one up. A little easier to carry concealed than a 226 (although I don't seem to have any problems carrying a 226 SOB), smaller grips for smaller hands, and SIG reliability. Took it out to the range yesterday and ran a couple of boxes of handloads through it without a hiccup.

Anyone in the market for single-stack 9mm should take a look at these.


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Not yet. They a DSA .308 carbine with a railed top and flat-earth duracoat, but they wated $2,450 for it -- which is way over its value. I really liked the design, though. I'm thinking I'll call DSA and discuss an order.

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If you want to buy from shootStraight, do it at a gun show, you will get a deal that way. Within the store they don't really give a shit.

My Para DSA was retails at $1900 odd plus the scope rail, SAW grip and railed fore-end. $2400 sounds a little over retail, perhaps a couple of hundred up.
 

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Gotcha. This one wasn't the para model, I think it was a standard SA58 carbine, which goes for $1,600; with the duracoat and rail mount, maybe $2,100.

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Not yet. They a DSA .308 carbine with a railed top and flat-earth duracoat, but they wated ,450 for it -- which is way over its value. I really liked the design, though. I'm thinking I'll call DSA and discuss an order.

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Call DSA or give Atlantic Firearms a call since they are a DSA dealer and have a little cheaper prices. Stick with a DSA FAL, they may cost more but they are well worth it.
 
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