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    How many Sigma owners out there? I bought a SW40VE in March of this year for $299 plus tax.I have well over 1200 rounds thru it. If you don't like a revolver style trigger this gun is not for you.My trigger has a "gritty" feeling but S&W said they will take care of that.Other then that,I like it very much and will never get rid of it.

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    that was my first simi auto. trigger kinda sucks, but other than that and (for me)not the greatest accuracy, not a bad gun at all. mine never jammed (trust me, i tried to make it. they are pretty good guns. deffinitly not a sig, fairly close to a glock, and leaps and bounds better than a hi-point.

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    I traded my Ruger P90 .45 cal for a brand new SW40VE, flipped that and bought the S&W BG380. Already had a Glock 23 which is a much better .40 cal in my opinion.

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    If you like it and it works congrats.

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    I had two .40 and 9mm used them in handgun courses and home protection...totally reliable, found over time I just don't like striker fired weapons and sold them and my Glock 23.....went Sig and HK never looked back....

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    I got no complaints about my 9VE. It goes bang everytime. I polished the moving parts on the trigger and it is just as smooth and no more heavier than any of my DA revolvers.

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    For the money, they have got to be in the "best buy" catagory as far as I am concerned.

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    I love my 9 VE. It is very close to my bed. I carry my 642.

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    Not many, go glock

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    I bought a sigma when they first came out in the 1990's and it was an alloy piece of crap. It did shoot however and accuracy was awful. I can't speak for newer sigma's. Since that first experience with one I haven't bought s&w since. I stick with sig and glock. I hope your new one is much better.

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    I had a 9mm Sigma for awhile. I had no problems with it. My nephew liked the gun so I gave him a great deal on it. I bought it used and between us we have probably put 2000 rounds downrange. I have thought about getting another one but I always find something else I like want more.

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    I've had my sigma 40VE for a little over 2 years now, It is very reliable although it doesn't get shot much I am keeping it at this point.

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    I now have over 2500 rounds thru my 40VE.The trigger just keeps getting better.It's funny to see a $300 gun shoot anything you feed it while at the same time seeing Glocks around you having FTF and FTE problems!

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    Have had my 40ve allied forces for a couple years now. Accurate and reliable. Probably run 500 rnds through it w/o a misfire or jam. Would like a little lighter trigger but seems to be getting better the more I shoot it. Very affordable gun.

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    just got a 40ve for christmas just shot it yesterday for the first time it is used lucky to get 3-5 shots off before it jams.

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    A good friend of mine bought the 9mm a few years ago but so far he hasn't shot one round through it. It would drive me crazy to keep a firearm around and have no idea how it functions. I've offered to test it with his ammo since I don't own any nines but so far no go.

    I hope it works okay when the zombies come a knockin' at the door.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RugerNut View Post
    I now have over 2500 rounds thru my 40VE.The trigger just keeps getting better.It's funny to see a $300 gun shoot anything you feed it while at the same time seeing Glocks around you having FTF and FTE problems!
    I have a lot experiance with hand guns. I have seen an exponential amount of Sigmas experiance problems compared to Glocks. There are many many time more Glocks in the system and I am willing to bet there are many many more problems with Sigmas. Are there some good one. If people aren't lying I guess there are. Do I think it is funny to see a gun have problems no matter the cost or what brand it carries.....no its not funny.

    Is it cool that there is a 300 dollar hand gun that people can own and shoot, yeah it is. Because it works and gets better and is cheap, does that make it a good hand gun or a working hand gun, it all depends I guess.

    I would pay 550 for a Glock before I would pay 300 for a Sigma. I am not a Glock fan persee but I do know and appreciate quality, and I know and aprreciate what makes inexpensive ....inexpensive. I am motivated by quality and unimpressed by lack of cost. I am not one to throw money away to own a brand name on the other hand too me it is throwing money away to own a lesser product simply to meet a lower price point.

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    My father in law bought one and hated the 8+ pound trigger so i did some research and found its an easy fix. now he loves it and we go to the range together all the time. I personally like Glock better but for the money the sigma is a great gun.

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    i bought my 40ve based off of price. and the more i shoot it the more i love it. you will start feeling the trigger pull get easier after about 250 rounds. i recommend getting dummy rounds and dry fire it, also spend some time loading in the clip to get springs broke in. i will never sell my 40ve, i have put about 1200 rounds threw it without a single jam. the trigger isnt bad considering there isnt much of a safety. it will only shoot when i want it too, minimal change of accidental fire!

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    I've owned 2 sigma 9's. great guns for the money! when shopping for a sigma, always look to see if S&W has any kind of promotion, rebates, free mags or such. I got 2 free mags with one of the sigmas I purchased.

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