Is the P226 better than a Glock?
The P226 is shorter but wider, whereas both guns’ barrel lengths are almost identical. The Glock weighs two ounces less than the all-metal Sig fully loaded while fitting two more rounds in the magazine. Both have a reputation for accuracy and reliability.
What is the best IWB carry position?
The traditional IWB position for a right handed shooter is 4:30. This position is highly concealable for a wide range of body types and still allows for a natural draw motion. This is the most common way to carry a concealed firearm due to how adaptable it is for different body types.
Is SIG P226 accurate?
The P226 illustrated has proven reliable in firing examples of most of the service-grade loads available. Like all quality handguns, it prefers one load to the other, but results have been good. Some 2,500 rounds of ammunition over a six-month period proved the pistol’s reliability.
What handgun do the SEALs carry?
In 2015, the Glock 19, a compact 9 mm, was added to the SEAL handgun inventory. The SEALs plan to eventually replace the P226s with the newer Glocks. For now, the M9 continues to be the primary sidearm for U.S. uniformed personnel worldwide and the P226 continues to be the primary handgun of the SEALs.
Is P226 too big 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 difference between a SIG P226 and a Sig P226 Elite?
The P226 has an alloy frame with a stainless steel slide for an overall weight of 34 ounces. It’s not the lightest gun in the world but has a nice balance of weight. The P226 absorbed felt recoil compared to lighter polymer alternatives. The P226 Elite has a 4.4-inch barrel and has an overall length of 7.7 inches.