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Sig P227 Coming!

November 9th, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

This one came as quite a curve ball!

I have received some pretty reliable information that Sig Sauer is going to be rolling out a new model called the P227 as early as SHOT Show 2013 (January).

The P227 is going to be a .45 ACP double stack pistol with overall dimensions very close to the P226. The thickness of the grip will be pretty much identical to a P226 with 2 piece grips except it will be an enhanced ergonomic grip.

The P227 will ship with a 10rd flush fit magazine and there will be a 14rd extended length mag as well.

The P227 will accept standard P220 5″, 4.4″, and 3.9″ slides. If you have a P220 Match Stainless Elite or a Super Match, those slides should work too. The pistol will fit in standard P220 and P226 holsters.

Overall, the P227 is most similar in size to a P226 which is why it follows in part numbers (instead of calling it a P221).

The initial models will probably be (this is not set in stone but should be pretty close):

  • 227R-45-B – P227 with contrast sights – 4.4″ barrel, 10rd
  • 227R-45-BSS – P227 with night sights – 4.4″ barrel, 10rd
  • 227R3-45-SAS2B  – P227 Carry SAS with Night Sights – 3.9″ barrel, 10rd

Note that it is standard for there to be an R in the part number to indicate that the model has an accessory rail. I’m waiting to confirm whether or not the above part numbers are correct or should indeed have the R. Confirmed – the part numbers do have the R – updated.

Sig has been aggressively expanding the product line in both pistols and rifles and nearly every new model has been quite successful. A double stack .45 will compete well the .45 ACP  XDM’s, M&P’s, and FNP45 pistols.

No photos are available as of this post but I will share any information here as it becomes available.

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  1. Xavier R Santoni
    November 9th, 2012 at 13:18 | #1

    Make a P227 in 10mm and its going to be a best seller! :)

  2. Casey
    November 9th, 2012 at 18:07 | #2

    yeah…but how long before we can actually handle or buy one? still waiting to see a p224 in person…

  3. November 9th, 2012 at 18:56 | #3

    This is exciting news. Been wanting a 220 but might have to wait a bit longer!

  4. Eric
    November 11th, 2012 at 08:27 | #4

    A P227 10mm would find a home with me. A 38 super as well.

  5. November 11th, 2012 at 09:01 | #5

    A 10mm would be nice.

    However, If they’d make the P227 as a two-tone Carry Elite with Rosewood grips, SAO and without a rail, I’d be at the factory waiting for the first production one to come off the line. : )

  6. bill
    November 11th, 2012 at 12:49 | #6

    if it ain’t broke don’t fix it.

  7. Greg
    November 12th, 2012 at 22:02 | #7

    With that kind of attitude we would still be using pointed sticks to hunt with.

    Change can be good and no one is forcing you to buy any firearm you do not want to own.

  8. Scott
    November 13th, 2012 at 11:18 | #8

    Hope they slow down production my making limited edition funky colored ones that no one will buy…

  9. dannydan
    November 15th, 2012 at 10:46 | #9

    will.the P220 22lr fit? tia :DD

  10. November 15th, 2012 at 10:47 | #10

    I did make that inquiry but haven’t received an answer.

  11. SmokinSigs357
    November 16th, 2012 at 07:15 | #11

    @Xavier R Santoni


  12. November 17th, 2012 at 23:24 | #12

    I agree!!
    I will buy the SIG P227 if the price isn’t to high.
    I will love to see a SIG P226 in the 10mm.

  13. Jack Antaramian
    November 19th, 2012 at 05:27 | #13

    A 10MM SIG would be an absolute purchase from me.The Ten-Bren has come come and gone and Vltor is clearly a non-event.

  14. Ryan Larson
    November 19th, 2012 at 19:09 | #14

    Xavier R Santoni :
    Make a P227 in 10mm and its going to be a best seller!

    Why? 10mm is an extremely unpopular round. It might be a best seller with the 10mm niche, but still not worth the R&D to produce it.

  15. Michael Delehanty
    November 22nd, 2012 at 05:26 | #15

    November 19th, 2012 at 19:09 | #14 Reply | Quote
    Xavier R Santoni :
    Make a P227 in 10mm and its going to be a best seller!

    Why? 10mm is an extremely unpopular round. It might be a best seller with the 10mm niche, but still not worth the R&D to produce it.

    The 10mm is on a steady come back, If more manufactures other than Glock made them ,I believe they would sell even more. R&D ? if they produce a 40 S&W then they are 3/4 of the way there. trust me, if you have never shot or owned a 10mm you missing out, they are highly efficient and powerful rounds. I was giving a demonstration last month by punching holes in steel with mine.

    If Smith&Wesson and the rest of the gang ramps up ,you see a rise in popularity, gun owners always need something new………right.

  16. Craig
    June 6th, 2013 at 07:13 | #16

    I am going to purchase the P227 Nitron full sized. The difference in carry is 1.5 oz less and about 3/4″ shorter in length. Since this is a big bore gonna keep to a big version of this gun. Excited to see the new addition Sig!

  17. phil thomas
    June 20th, 2013 at 18:09 | #17

    A 10mm Sig will probably never be made, it is more than just making the 226 or 227 in 10mm. It is a longer cartridge, therefore you have to extend the frame. Also the .357 sig round imo is better. yah the 10mm is crazy in gel tests and all, but all i need is a bullet that is quick and very accurate and it is shootable, that to me is the .357 sig. Also I have shot both side by side and the 10mm at night will make you go blind versus the .357 sig. There is a reason the FBI decided that caliber was a no go, I agree there are applications, but I do not see it as a defensive round against people.

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