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Greetings!

I picked up my new P938 Sport 13 yesterday. After doing some research, I assumed that this was going to be new-old stock. I was pleasantly surprised by the born on date of March 2017. The night sites all glow very bright in the dark. It's a very nice gun.

I'm a Springfield guy through and through but I just couldn't get my XDs to work properly after the recall and after sending back a few times so I got my money back from SA and put it towards this. $550 is a good price in my opinion.

Ok, now for a question. What are you doing about the trigger. It's not very smooth (dry fire only so far). Does it smooth out a little bit after you use it? It's seems "grainy" like there is some sand in there. I cleaned it all up and looked, there isn't any dirt in there so I'm just curious if this is a Sig thing or what.

Thanks in advance!

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Ah...the trigger....

Mine dropped from 8+ (estimated) to 6.3# ( consistent measured) over just 300 rounds or so. The grittiness is somewhat less .... can no longer hear it across the room. I will do a bottom end fluff and buff on the lower in the near future to try to remove more. I do not intend to do much besides exhibit some patience on actual pull weight reduction, this is a carry gun, not a range gun. I do shoot it, but for proficiency maintenance, so unlike some of my range guns, the 6.3# is just dandy. I did sand the trigger externally for smoother feel.

Shoot it...shoot some more...before making any decisions. This thing gets significantly better, which is first in my experience with other manufacturers
 

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Welcome. The Sport 13 was my first SIG, back in 2013. Nice gun!

Didn't realize they are still in production???
 

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Welcome. The Sport 13 was my first SIG, back in 2013. Nice gun!

Didn't realize they are still in production???
Honestly I didn't do the research to what the Sport 13 was until after I purchased it. I immediately assumed it was going to be old and I was bummed. Thankfully that wasn't the case.

I shot it for he first time today. It shot really well. I was hitting about an inch to the left at 15' but adjusted and it came back where it needed to be. I just need to shoot it some more. The trigger didn't bother me at all once I shot it thankfully. I'll keep the tips in mind though.

I did have one problem. Failure to feed. The next round wouldn't chamber. It happened four times over 106 rounds. Is this a break in thing too? I'm not a fan of having to break in a gun. It should just break me in and always shoot. Any thoughts? It seemed to only happen with the six round mag. I was shooting Winchester white box 115gr.
 

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Honestly I didn't do the research to what the Sport 13 was until after I purchased it. I immediately assumed it was going to be old and I was bummed. Thankfully that wasn't the case.

I shot it for he first time today. It shot really well. I was hitting about an inch to the left at 15' but adjusted and it came back where it needed to be. I just need to shoot it some more. The trigger didn't bother me at all once I shot it thankfully. I'll keep the tips in mind though.

I did have one problem. Failure to feed. The next round wouldn't chamber. It happened four times over 106 rounds. Is this a break in thing too? I'm not a fan of having to break in a gun. It should just break me in and always shoot. Any thoughts? It seemed to only happen with the six round mag. I was shooting Winchester white box 115gr.
I'm with you. I don't like break in excuses and I hate when someone tries to cry limp wristing.

I'd put maybe 100 more rounds through it. Maybe various brands. If it still does it after those additional "break in" rounds, I'd call and share my concerns with Sig. Sorry, but I don't trust a gun if I can't get at least 300 trouble free rounds in a row out if it.

Maybe try a different mag too.
 

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Honestly I didn't do the research to what the Sport 13 was until after I purchased it. I immediately assumed it was going to be old and I was bummed. Thankfully that wasn't the case.

I shot it for he first time today. It shot really well. I was hitting about an inch to the left at 15' but adjusted and it came back where it needed to be. I just need to shoot it some more. The trigger didn't bother me at all once I shot it thankfully. I'll keep the tips in mind though.

I did have one problem. Failure to feed. The next round wouldn't chamber. It happened four times over 106 rounds. Is this a break in thing too? I'm not a fan of having to break in a gun. It should just break me in and always shoot. Any thoughts? It seemed to only happen with the six round mag. I was shooting Winchester white box 115gr.
Oh snap, chandler? I'm in Gilbert. Where did you go? Sucks no more desert shooting until it rains and the fire restrictions go away.
 

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Oh snap, chandler? I'm in Gilbert. Where did you go? Sucks no more desert shooting until it rains and the fire restrictions go away.
C2. It was my first time there. I went back today, no complaints about them. They seem to be diligent enough. :lol: I asked a couple of the folks there about it, one guy was carrying a Sig so I assume he knows at least a little. He said there is no break in period. If something doesn't work, something is broken. I appreciate that opinion since it's the same as mine.

I did another 100 rounds (200 total) of Winchester white box. It failed every four rounds on average (seemingly worse than yesterday). Then I put through 250 rounds of Magtec. Zero failures whatsoever. That gun was HUNGRY for more. So I did another 50. That's 300 rounds of Magtec with zero issues. 200 Winchester with around 20 FTFs. I'd say I found my problem. The guy there thinks it has to do with the "hard primers" of the Winchester white box. Not sure about that but I'm 99% confident in the gun now. Will put another 200 through it soon and see if I can find another brand it likes. I'm thinking Federal will be the next experiment.
 

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Greetings fellow Arizonians. I too visit C2. IMHO break in is not unusual, especially for a specialty firearm. 200 rds minimum. Start cheap and work your way up to possible carry choices. Clean, lube, and familiarize. Note, a few other well known manufactures recommend a "break in" period. Kahr & Kel-tec jump up first. There is a wealth on information within Sig Talk about the P938. If something bothers you, likely someone else experienced it too. Look it up. An earlier pic.

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One other thing, the magazines are very stiff at first. A pain to load without a loader. They will settle in, if left loaded, after 3 - 4 weeks.
 

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C2. It was my first time there. I went back today, no complaints about them. They seem to be diligent enough. :lol: I asked a couple of the folks there about it, one guy was carrying a Sig so I assume he knows at least a little. He said there is no break in period. If something doesn't work, something is broken. I appreciate that opinion since it's the same as mine.

I did another 100 rounds (200 total) of Winchester white box. It failed every four rounds on average (seemingly worse than yesterday). Then I put through 250 rounds of Magtec. Zero failures whatsoever. That gun was HUNGRY for more. So I did another 50. That's 300 rounds of Magtec with zero issues. 200 Winchester with around 20 FTFs. I'd say I found my problem. The guy there thinks it has to do with the "hard primers" of the Winchester white box. Not sure about that but I'm 99% confident in the gun now. Will put another 200 through it soon and see if I can find another brand it likes. I'm thinking Federal will be the next experiment.

That would get ve me some confidence but I know myself. It would bug the **** out of me knowing a gun I had couldn't chew through everything I put in it. I could buy a lifetime supply of the ammo it likes but in the back of my mind I'd be going nuts lol.
 

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I have read a number of threads here about the 938 being a bit picky about the ammo it digests... especially a new 938. I acquired mine used and have had zero issues with it.
Mostly the fix seems to get plenty of rounds through the pipe before raising a red flag.
Good luck and congrats on your 938.
 

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I have read a number of threads here about the 938 being a bit picky about the ammo it digests... especially a new 938. I acquired mine used and have had zero issues with it.
Mostly the fix seems to get plenty of rounds through the pipe before raising a red flag.
Good luck and congrats on your 938.
Good advice. Plus it's fun! :). Sorta like when a couple is having a bit of trouble having a kid. Solution? Do it more lol.
 

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I'm Soooooooooo Haappppy!!! I too Just picked Up My 938 Sport , wasn't the one wanted But the price was too good to Pass up, 568.00 At Shoot Straight , here In Fl, Wanted the Navy / Black because Hey I'm Navy, and It was sooo cool, but called Sig and Talo the said Not slated for production any time soon , waaaaaaaaaaaa!!! So Now I have the P238, P938, P2022, what else could I want ? More Sigs!!!! The Next will Be the Grail piece, 226 or 229, , any things I should look for ? My 238 is just the Bomb, was looking at the Kimber Micro 9, but a lot of people said needed to fed Sushi diet, But Not the Sig will digest anything , and Hey its a Sig!!! Happy Shooting !!!!
 

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Here is another question. With the fatter grip the safety is hard to engage as it barely sticks out beyond the grip. Any options for a bigger safety? I've done some searching and all I really find is folks putting on a 238 safety.
 

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To better engage the safety, use thumb & finger both sides, up. More important is that the grips don't affect disengage, which they don't (had one).
 

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To better engage the safety, use thumb & finger both sides, up. More important is that the grips don't affect disengage, which they don't (had one).
Correct, they do not impact taking the safety off. If there is anyone who has an idea to prevent the need for using two fingers to push up the safety, I'd love to hear from you. I'm looking for it to be just as easy to put on the safety as taking it off.
 
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