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Posted: 4/3/2006 6:55:02 PM EST
Can Sig P226's take +P+ power level 9mm ammo? I bought some ranger stuff, and they just had the +P+ level, i dont see why they cant, as they are all steel.
Link Posted: 4/3/2006 7:05:43 PM EST
Yes.
Link Posted: 4/3/2006 7:48:59 PM EST
Why shoot any other type?

I've been feeding my Sig p220 +P Hungarian (about 600rnds so far) I love it.
Link Posted: 4/4/2006 10:30:48 PM EST
Actually, P226’s typically have aluminum frames.

Still, they can handle American made commercial +P+ 9MM ammo with no problems at all.

Be careful around foreign made +P+ labeled 9MM ammo since some of it is repackaged sub gun ammo and is really hot!!

Obviously, +P+ ammo will cause faster wear than lower pressure rounds.
Link Posted: 4/4/2006 11:43:09 PM EST
Sig 226ST with 9mm Ranger 127gr +P+ is my HD handgun. I've put at least 1,000 rounds through mine just to be sure.
Link Posted: 4/18/2006 3:32:51 AM EST
Sure it will handle it, if you shoot it often replace your recoil spring sooner than usual (less than 1000 rnds)
Link Posted: 4/18/2006 12:52:10 PM EST
almost all the 9mm i shoot is NATO ball. i just get brass shavings all over
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