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O.K. I GOT A "GREAT DEAL" ON A S & W SIGMA .40SVE. NOW I KNOW WHY. THE 12 LB. TRIGGER PULL IS A DEFINITE FOREARM WORKOUT AFTER IOO+ ROUNDS. HAS ANYBODY FIGURED OUT HOW TO CHANGE OR REPLACE THE TRIGGER ACTION? ALSO, IT HAS RAILS FOR A TACTICAL LIGHT/LASER SIGHT BUT I HAVEN'T FOUND ANYONE WHO MAKES ANYTHING TO FIT THE SIGMA. AM I WASTING MY TIME? I'VE KINDA GROWN FOND OF THIS LITTLE BUTT KICKER, BUT I HAVE DEFINITE ACCURACY ISSUES BECUASE OF THE TRIGGER SET-UP. I OWN A GLOCK AND A SIG .40 AND ALSO NUMEROUS .357s AND .44s AND HAVE NO PROBLEMS PUTTIN EM WHERE I WANT, BUT THIS S&W HAS BECOME, WELL, LET'S JUST SAY IT'S PERSONAL NOW. I REFUSE TO LET THIS GUN BEAT ME. O.K. LET'S JUST SAY I'M TIRED OF THE GUN WINNING ALL THE TIME. I SHALL OVERCOME OR I SHALL GIVE SOMEONE ELSE A "GREAT DEAL", LIKE "HERE YOU CAN HAVE IT IF YOU CAN SHOOT IT". ANY IDEAS?
 

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After sending my Sigma back for repairs three times in four months, I requested a new pistol. S&W replaced the gun but I had lost faith in Sigmas. I didn't even open the box. I traded it and five extra hi-cap mags for a Ruger P-345. I have three other Smiths and am well satisfied with them. I just felt I couldn't rely on the Sigma. S&W repair will work with you if you have the patience....I didn't!
 

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Wolfsong, I just purchaced my third Sigma. I had an older .40 a couple of years ago. I sold it and went the Glock/Sig/1911 route. I bought a 9mm Sigma about two months back to use as a house gun. I liked it so well I bought an O.D. green framed .40 Sigma. They do have a heavy trigger. With use it will lighten up. The problem is that Smith and Wesson made it heavy on purpose. It was designed simmilar to the Glock. However, some Police Departments and others feel the Glocks trigger is too light and contributes to accidental discharges so S&W made the Sigma with a heavy trigger. I have read on some other sites that some gunsmiths have had luck with lightening the trigger. Most folks that like the Sigma treat them as high capacity revolvers. The trigger, while heavy, is short like a revolver. Dry firing will lighten and smothe the trigger. I have read that 500 rounds or dryfires will make a differance. I have shot/dryfired my 9mm about 300 times and can tell a differance. I haven't gotten my .40 out to work with yet, but plan on it soon. There is a forum, www.smith-wessonforum.com, that deals with a lot of this. Hope this helps!
 

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I have the 9mm Sigma, I don't find the trigger pull all that bad. Not as good as my Colt Defender though. :D
 

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Shoot my friends new Signma 40.. I am used to my XD Springfield, I am squeezing and squeezing and squeezing. finaly bang. not on the paper. What a rough trigger.. shot a clip.. not impressed.. Most guns you can get used to the trigger but this one I would not even try to. Of course the xd is striker fired single action. a lot smoother.. 12 round on a paper plate at 30 yards not very difficuilt. He says it is a close range closet fighter.. Hummmm.. I think that is code for "this stinks" to proud to buy something besides a S&W.. I did sell him a colt 1991 a few years ago.. he loves that .. I does shoot pretty good. I like Springfield but they have to shoot. If my Xd was not performing I would send it back.. and get another. I don't think he got a bad Sigma. I think that is the way they are....
 

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Well, I must have the only good one, then. And I've owned three. Hmmm,.. All kidding aside, S&W double action only pistols take some getting used to. It's not much different than shooting a double action revolver. It just takes practice and trigger control. While I have not grouped my remaining two Sigmas, I do regularly participate in my favorite "sport", I set up a few soda cans at about 15 yards and try to make them "dance" till they are bounced out of range. I have no problem with the Sigmas bouncing the cans out to thirty yards or so.
 

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1st Gen Sigma

I was silly enough years back to trade a S&W 1076 for a "NEW" S&W Sigma 40 with a couple extra high cap mags. At the time, I was newly married and thought I could get my wife interested in shooting. That failed and so did the Sigma. As a 1911 USPSA shooter, the Sigma trigger was just too long. I had hoped to use it for competition instead of for the wife. I could shoot it accurately enough when I slowly pulled the trigger. When I shifted to competition speed, I was hitting everything but the target.

YET......at the new, lower price, I may pick one up for "home-duty" and maybe even Production class in competition, if I can smooth out the trigger a bit. Overall, they are good guns IMHO, but you definitely have to have a tolerance to the trigger pull.
 

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I picked up a new Sigma in 40 S&W,and I'm very pleased, seems like a natural pointer ,great pistol at a very good price $340.00 out the door.
 

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Question for sigma users?

Anyone know if the clips/magazines from the original 9mm Sigma fit the new and improved Sigma curently available?Have the old one and I am none too happy with it. Its been to S&W and ain't no better than when I sent it in. Thinking the new ones are a little better and may be able to at least salvage the extra clips. thanks for any info.
 
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