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Old March 13th, 2013, 08:05 PM   #1
 
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Any Sig P938 owners out there?

Curious if you think they're as good as the P238.. I've got one P238 Extreme, wife wants me to get my own as I love shooting and carrying hers..

Local shop has a few P938s and no 238s to speak of. I'veheard of issues with the 9mm shooting low, etc but real user feedback would be appreciated.



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Old March 13th, 2013, 11:25 PM   #2
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Seem to be a lot of FTE problems with them. Sig went through the same problems with the original 238s' They'll get it straightened out, but don't seem to be there yet with the 9mm.

Not much I like better than a good Sig, and I love my 238, but I'm still holding off on a 938. Seems the present chances of getting a good one are hit or miss at best.
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I have a P938 and so does my buddy. I also have a LC9 but my P938 is my carry gun of choice. It is as accurate as the shooter and it is a very well made gun like all Sigs. There were some FTE issues with the early model Nightmare. I have the Extreme and no issues. I am really surprise to hear your local shop has two of them. They are very hard to find right now. Buy them both and sell one at a profit.!
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I also have a P239 which is a great gun to shoot but a bit large to carry all the time for me. The P239 is probably my favorite gun. I will be buying more Sigs for sure.
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Does it really matter when defensively, the perp is only 20 ft. away?
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Curious if you think they're as good as the P238.. I've got one P238 Extreme, wife wants me to get my own as I love shooting and carrying hers..

Local shop has a few P938s and no 238s to speak of. I'veheard of issues with the 9mm shooting low, etc but real user feedback would be appreciated.
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Don't own but shot a 938 nightmare about two weeks at my local range. I thought it shot incredibly well and had a much less recoil than I believed it would have. I gave serious thought to buying but decided I would hold out for the a 238. Only fired 50 rounds through the 938 but I have nothing but good things to say about my experience.
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Does it really matter when defensively, the perp is only 20 ft. away?
No, it does not. The 938 would be just another carry gun between my XDS and 238. Both of which are surprisingly accurate guns..especially the 238.

I also have a P239 9mm which is my favorite, but with summer coming (hopefully) the 239 to me is a little much to carry around. I've pocket carried for years so I love the smaller guns.
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I've been really wanting a 938 and my wife picked up a 238 at a gun show and fell in love with it. She's a lefty and after doing some homework, i found that some of the versions of the 238 come with ambidexterous safeties and some dont, but it appears that all of the 938s have the ambidexterous safety. If she continues to behave herself, she might get a 238 for Christmas. If she doesnt continue to behave herself, i might get myself a 938 for Christmas!
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I've also been admiring the P239. I cant really convince myself that i really need one, but that's probably the best looking pistol i've ever seen. The P938 makes more sense as i could carry it, but the 239 would look really good on my nightstand next to my Kahr cw9.
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I love the 239.. Mines an older version made in germany with the old bar and dot sights (same as your Kahr) and boy is it accurate..
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I've had mine for six months and 900 rounds through it. Top round still hangs upon clambering a round. I've left the mags sit loaded, even tried reversing the spring in the mag which helped on the 7 rd mag but not the six. Doesn't matter if you hold the mag release in while dropping mag. Mag will not fall, you have to pull it out. At least one round will snap out, 8 out of ten Times two live rounds fall out. After removing grips and shortening safety spring, it appears as there is too much of a cavity below the feed ramp. Between this and spring tension I think is where the issues come from. I'm going to try and shortening one of the mag springs and see if that helps. This is the only issue I've had with the gun, not ftf, fte, no nothing. Impressed with the gun but disappointed on the mag issues of an expensive firearm.






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Older Sig 938s have a lot of issues. My wife traded hers for a Sig 238 and couldn't be happier. The 238 is her principle CC weapon and favorite to shoot at the range. She also owns a Walther PK 380 and Bersa Thunder 380.
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My wife & I both carry the P238, Her year round & me in the summer. I move to a 9mm in the winter(LC9 & SR9c). The P238 is the finest small gun I have ever shot.

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Seem to be a lot of FTE problems with them. Sig went through the same problems with the original 238s' They'll get it straightened out, but don't seem to be there yet with the 9mm.

Not much I like better than a good Sig, and I love my 238, but I'm still holding off on a 938. Seems the present chances of getting a good one are hit or miss at best.
My boss has one and said the same thing. He can only shoot FMJ reliable at the moment.
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YES IM A 938 owner and lover! Changed the trigger out to a Galloway and that made an entirely different gun out of it. That stick trigger is a meat grinder. Belive me you change that thing out and your trigger finger will be very happy!
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