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I can't really speak to any of the 2xx series SIG as I've never owned or shot one. But I did handle one of the 320 X5 Legions and I just don't get it. I have an original 320 X5 ... probably one of the last ones as soon after I got mine you could only find the Legions. All I could tell was they changed the color, made it a little heavier and you got 3 seventeen round magazines instead of the 4 twenty-one round mags that came with mine. The trigger pull and reset felt the same to me.

My understanding is one of their team shooters told them it should be heavier ... I don't get it ...but whatever. I did change to the Legion flat trigger because I like the flat triggers better. I used an APEX transfer bar and changed to a full-length guide rod and 1911 style spring. No, I didn't get the challenge coin, t-shirt or learn the secret handshake ... but I did get more and bigger mags ... and I'm sure it shoots better than I can shoot it.
 

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Thank you. Is yours the optic ready 220? I just learned my paperwork has been approved and is on the way via snail mail. Hopefully I can get gun in hand by the weekend and be happy - hope it is the same as yours!
Mine isn't optic ready, I'm afraid. I got it last year, but hopefully they're all optic ready now!
 

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I don鈥檛 want an optic-ready P226 Legion. I have a P226 DA/SA Legion on the way. I bought a new plain Legion slide from Sig on closeout a couple weeks ago to replace the OR slide on the new gun.
 

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Here is a list of features that come with the Legion:

1) Reduced and contoured Elite beavertail, which allows for a higher grip, but a reduced profile, thus eliminating printing.
2) More aggressive front strap checkering and additional checkering under the trigger guard enhance the grip.
3) An X-Five undercut has been applied to the trigger guard, allowing for a higher grip and greater control
4) Front cocking serrations provide greater purchase for cycling the action, clearing the firearm, or conducting press checks.
5) Low profile decocking and slide catch levers to reduce the risk of snagging.
6) An enhanced polished action with the SRT (Short-Reset Trigger) is augmented with a Grayguns, Inc. designed P-SAIT trigger.
7) Solid steel guide rod adds weight where it matters most
8) G10 grips with medallion improve grip and add style.
9) Comes with 3 magazines
10) Optic cut slide
11) Sig XRay 3 Day/Night Sights
12) Unique Finish Color
13) SAO option
14) Member discounts on merch & accessories

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1) Legion only parts
2) Legion challenge coin
3) Legion case

Whether or not the features above are things the buyer values is an individual choice but I believe it is good value. When I bought mine in 2018, it was $999 and worth every penny. It still feels superb in the hand and has brought me many hours of enjoyment.
 

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I have just picked up a Legion... P229 Legion RXP. I would likely not have bought this at full retail but ran across a used one in mint condition having only run a few hundred rounds... saved about $600.
You found an rxp for 900? That's quite fortunate. With a $400 optic sitting on it, you actually paid about $500 for the gun.
 

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Here is a list of features that come with the Legion:

1) Reduced and contoured Elite beavertail, which allows for a higher grip, but a reduced profile, thus eliminating printing.
2) More aggressive front strap checkering and additional checkering under the trigger guard enhance the grip.
3) An X-Five undercut has been applied to the trigger guard, allowing for a higher grip and greater control
4) Front cocking serrations provide greater purchase for cycling the action, clearing the firearm, or conducting press checks.
5) Low profile decocking and slide catch levers to reduce the risk of snagging.
6) An enhanced polished action with the SRT (Short-Reset Trigger) is augmented with a Grayguns, Inc. designed P-SAIT trigger.
7) Solid steel guide rod adds weight where it matters most
8) G10 grips with medallion improve grip and add style.
9) Comes with 3 magazines
10) Optic cut slide
11) Sig XRay 3 Day/Night Sights
12) Unique Finish Color
13) SAO option
14) Member discounts on merch & accessories

Marketing
1) Legion only parts
2) Legion challenge coin
3) Legion case

Whether or not the features above are things the buyer values is an individual choice but I believe it is good value. When I bought mine in 2018, it was $999 and worth every penny. It still feels superb in the hand and has brought me many hours of enjoyment.
I agree 馃挴
The more rounds I put through mine, it seems to shoot and function better with every range trip.
P229 Legion DA SA
 

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I can't really speak to any of the 2xx series SIG as I've never owned or shot one. But I did handle one of the 320 X5 Legions and I just don't get it. I have an original 320 X5 ... probably one of the last ones as soon after I got mine you could only find the Legions. All I could tell was they changed the color, made it a little heavier and you got 3 seventeen round magazines instead of the 4 twenty-one round mags that came with mine. The trigger pull and reset felt the same to me.

My understanding is one of their team shooters told them it should be heavier ... I don't get it ...but whatever. I did change to the Legion flat trigger because I like the flat triggers better. I used an APEX transfer bar and changed to a full-length guide rod and 1911 style spring. No, I didn't get the challenge coin, t-shirt or learn the secret handshake ... but I did get more and bigger mags ... and I'm sure it shoots better than I can shoot it.
Totally agree with you
 

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Here is a list of features that come with the Legion:

1) Reduced and contoured Elite beavertail, which allows for a higher grip, but a reduced profile, thus eliminating printing.
2) More aggressive front strap checkering and additional checkering under the trigger guard enhance the grip.
3) An X-Five undercut has been applied to the trigger guard, allowing for a higher grip and greater control
4) Front cocking serrations provide greater purchase for cycling the action, clearing the firearm, or conducting press checks.
5) Low profile decocking and slide catch levers to reduce the risk of snagging.
6) An enhanced polished action with the SRT (Short-Reset Trigger) is augmented with a Grayguns, Inc. designed P-SAIT trigger.
7) Solid steel guide rod adds weight where it matters most
8) G10 grips with medallion improve grip and add style.
9) Comes with 3 magazines
10) Optic cut slide
11) Sig XRay 3 Day/Night Sights
12) Unique Finish Color
13) SAO option
14) Member discounts on merch & accessories

Marketing
1) Legion only parts
2) Legion challenge coin
3) Legion case

Whether or not the features above are things the buyer values is an individual choice but I believe it is good value. When I bought mine in 2018, it was $999 and worth every penny. It still feels superb in the hand and has brought me many hours of enjoyment.
Nice summary! Here's one for the 220 fans - it's the only 220 that offered - Optic ready!
 

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I went with the P226 Legion SAO, Romeo 1 Pro with co witness Sig X-Ray3 Day/Night Sights and went with the upgrades below.

Custom dual color battleworn Cerakote
Armory Craft - Dual adjustable flat trigger
Armory craft - Extended Magazine button
Armory craft - Sport takedown lever
Armory craft - Aluminum Flared Magwell
Sig Armorer - Superstrut with the (Blue) 19lb Hammer spring
Armory Craft - Purple competition sear spring
MecGar- 18rd magazines
Armory Craft - Plus 2 base plates

So far the gun is one of my favorites in the arsenal.
 

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I can't really speak to any of the 2xx series SIG as I've never owned or shot one. But I did handle one of the 320 X5 Legions and I just don't get it. I have an original 320 X5 ... probably one of the last ones as soon after I got mine you could only find the Legions. All I could tell was they changed the color, made it a little heavier and you got 3 seventeen round magazines instead of the 4 twenty-one round mags that came with mine. The trigger pull and reset felt the same to me.

My understanding is one of their team shooters told them it should be heavier ... I don't get it ...but whatever. I did change to the Legion flat trigger because I like the flat triggers better. I used an APEX transfer bar and changed to a full-length guide rod and 1911 style spring. No, I didn't get the challenge coin, t-shirt or learn the secret handshake ... but I did get more and bigger mags ... and I'm sure it shoots better than I can shoot it.
The difference between a standard gun and a Legion is most notable in the P-Series firearms, in the 320 style guns I could tell a noticeable difference in the trigger between my brothers X5 Legion and his standard 320 but that was it that and the weight difference... I have shot plenty of standard P-Series and the legion is Head and Shoulders better
 

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Sig really did a disservice to the Legion P series because the new Elite models have so many of the same features as the Legion. The ones I've tested out had the same frame the triggers were identical, in fact the Elite P226 was the smoothest and measured the lowest weight of the 5 guns on hand. The Legion is still a great package if you want the options it has, but IMHO, they really took away some of its charm by including so many of its features in other models.

The P320 Legion, for me at least, is worth every penny just for the TXG frame. With the TXG and weights that gun just shoots so flat compared to a polymer frame. One of my favorite things about Sig is that they provide so many options and we all don't have to want or need the same options becuase sig provides so many solutions.
 

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The difference between a standard gun and a Legion is most notable in the P-Series firearms, in the 320 style guns I could tell a noticeable difference in the trigger between my brothers X5 Legion and his standard 320 but that was it that and the weight difference... I have shot plenty of standard P-Series and the legion is Head and Shoulders better
I get it ... there is supposed to be some difference in the Legion. But once I traded out my trigger for the flat Legion style and put in the APEX transfer bar I kind thought mine was a little better than the Legion I handled at the LGS. Both had the same felt weight but mine has less take up and less over travel. And I still have never understood why they felt they needed to add weight ... I guess if I need more weight, I'll just put in a 21 rd mag instead of the 17 ...lol....:p

And another thing I've never quite understood ... aren't all SIGs a P-series of some sort? My SIGs are P320C, P320SC and P320 5X ... aren't 365 called P365s? I'm confused by it all ... :unsure: Of course I understand that most references to P-series are talking about the early metal frame P2xx something or other. But are there any models that don't have a "P" in front of the model number? It always seemed to me that the "P" was to distinguish pistol models from any rifle models.... but just guessing.
 

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I went with the P226 Legion SAO, Romeo 1 Pro with co witness Sig X-Ray3 Day/Night Sights and went with the upgrades below.

Custom dual color battleworn Cerakote
Armory Craft - Dual adjustable flat trigger
Armory craft - Extended Magazine button
Armory craft - Sport takedown lever
Armory craft - Aluminum Flared Magwell
Sig Armorer - Superstrut with the (Blue) 19lb Hammer spring
Armory Craft - Purple competition sear spring
MecGar- 18rd magazines
Armory Craft - Plus 2 base plates

So far the gun is one of my favorites in the arsenal.
I love mine too, like you it's one of my favorites. It's such a good shooter, its a toss up between this and my P210.

Air gun Wood Trigger Gun barrel Gun accessory


Sig Armorer Carry trigger job with super strut
Gunsmith fit BarSto barrel
Trijicon HD XR sights
GG Guide Rod and Springs
GG Magazine Floor Plates

To answer the OP: For me it was initially about the fact that I wanted the 226 SAO and the Legion was the only one currently being made. After owning it for years now and comparing it to other standard P series pistols the pistol just has aspects I like better. The checkering on the front strap vs. serrations on the standard ones, the higher undercut on the front strap, the beavertail is smaller and more manageable than ones on elite pistols that I have seen.

Some of the "legion" stuff like the coin and case are BS marketing. The one thing I really don't like is the grey cerakote. If it was grey DLC or Nitron, I'd have nothing to complain about.

The one underrated Legion perk is the discount on Sig purchases. Any increase in price over a standard pistol I've saved many times over by purchasing Sig stuff through the Legion discount.
 
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