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SIG Sauer P226 SAO Legion Reliability Challenge – 3,000 Round Update

This last 1,000 rounds went pretty quickly.  This time I shot a case of American Eagle 124 grain FMJ.  With the Federal rebate currently available it’s priced very attractively.  There were no surprises as it eagerly chewed through them all.  Total pistol round count is now at 9,150 which means it’ll be getting a couple new springs by the next

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SIG Sauer P226 SAO Legion Reliability Challenge – 2,000 Round Update

I’ve put another 1,000 bullets down the barrel so it’s time for an update.  This time I shot only Fiocchi 115 grain FMJ.  It has a bit more pep to it, rated at 100 FPS faster than the Aguila.  Not that it’s really significant.  As expected it continues to run 100%.  Total round count now at 8,150.    Since there

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SIG Sauer P226 SAO Legion Reliability Challenge – 1,000 Round Update

I just hit 1,000 rounds since starting my P226 SAO Legion Reliability Challenge and thought it time for an update.  When I initially started this project concerns were raised (by some people much more tactfully than others) that damage would occur to the rails.  Because the frame rails are aluminum and not steel they are not as wear resistant.  One

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