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I was so impressed with the 9mm, I just bought the P220 as a mate to my P226 Legion SAO. Curious as to how they are being used by the Sig community. Competition? Daily carry? Duty gun? Any issues? I am contemplating using it as my daily carry but need to run a couple thousand rounds through it before I decide.


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Not the 220, but I bought my Legion 226 SAO with the intention of it replacing my MK25 as a carry gun.

It's accurate, the trigger is sweet, and my timed drills are slightly better with the SAO, but after a year & a half it still hasn't become my daily carry. I don't know why, but every time I try to take the MK25 out of the holster & putting the Legion in, I'm like, "Nope!, Nope, nope, nope. Can't do it."


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I have no advice, but you ask a good question. There is relatively little information (reviews, articles, etc.) on the 220 SAO Legion, especially compared to the 226 counterpart.

A few years ago, I finally pulled the old 226 out of the closet that had been idle for most of the time since I purchased it in 1988. My initial internet research was intended for ideas on maintenance and to learn as to the “latest”. Before long, I got the bug to buy another Sig.

I quickly targeted the 226 SAO Legion but actually instead bought the 220 SAO L last fall. The .45 caliber, along with the SAO system, made it easier to self justify the purchase of a relatively similar pistol to that old, perfectly-fine 226.

I’m new to the .45 and I’ve had a learning curve that has initially offset the expected advantage of the SA trigger. So, I’ve struggled to be content with the combination of the two pistols and eventually bought a basic new 220 Nitron this March. I’ll eventually sell one of the 220s but I change my mind daily as to which one. I’ll likely sell the DA/SA 220 and keep the 220 SAO as an alternative to a 1911. The old 226 will retain its status as the “one”.
 
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For me, range use only safe queens...

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Range only for my P220 Legion SAO.
 
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Mine is on order but it'll be just a range gun like my P226 Legion SAO.



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Unfortunately, my 226 Legion SAO is a beautiful dust collector. Love the concept, but haven't really found a niche for it.
 
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