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Sig Sauer Model 522

Post by warlokk08 » 06 Feb 2010, 11:06

I am fixing to get a couple new firearms, and this one is one of about 6 I am thinking about. Does anyone own one? I'm just trying to get a little feedback on it as far as reliability, quality, and accuracy. I think it looks really cool, and Sig usually makes quality firearms, but I would really like to hear from someone who owns one or even held one and looked it over. Any info will be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Sig Sauer Model 522

Post by skydriver » 21 Feb 2010, 09:44

I've got one ... went with it over the Colt and S&W because of reports of feeding problems with those models, and to be honest I'm kinda board with the AR platform.

There have been a few reports of canted front sight bases which I didn't hear about until after I'd already gotten mine ... mine isn't canted, plus I had planned to scope it from the start ... in fact I got this cheap ncstar 3-9x32 when I bought it.

I've only got about 300 rounds through mine but its been flawless and as accurate as I think I am :thumb:
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Re: Sig Sauer Model 522

Post by Cyberfly » 21 Feb 2010, 16:24

Is the 522 anywhere near as heavy as the 556?
If it is, then I wouldn't want one. Sorry. I loved the 552, but the 556 is just too heavy for me. Old and arthritic don't mix with heavy weapons, no matter how sweet they are.
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Re: Sig Sauer Model 522

Post by skydriver » 21 Feb 2010, 16:54

Cyberfly wrote:Is the 522 anywhere near as heavy as the 556?
If it is, then I wouldn't want one. Sorry. I loved the 552, but the 556 is just too heavy for me. Old and arthritic don't mix with heavy weapons, no matter how sweet they are.
Heavy? I think the original fish gill handguards the 556 had gave it a perceived heavy feel just because of the mass ... the 551 handguards are slimmer and many people say their gun is "way lighter"

My 556 weighs in at 8.5 pounds with sights and knock-off Aimpoint micro that it came with, plus I changed the stock to the Magpul ACR or whatever it is ... my 522 weighs in right at 7 as pictured above.
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Re: Sig Sauer Model 522

Post by toyslr » 21 Feb 2010, 20:41

I have found myself recommending the Ruger SR-22 over the Colt (Umarex) look a like
I have read of ftf's annd ejection problems, not to mention the cost difference.
The Sig looks nice and from what I have read it is an ACUTAL Sig not another companies
production with their name stamped on it.

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Re: Sig Sauer Model 522

Post by blueorison » 22 Feb 2010, 00:44

Not to hijack, but did yall see RRA's new piston upper + monolithic upper + adj gas + folding ambi charging handle + etc.?

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Re: Sig Sauer Model 522

Post by jmz5 » 22 Feb 2010, 04:37

I want one of these rimfire look a likes, but I want to see the HK 22 that Umarex is putting out before I buy one. Supposedly they fixed all the problems with the cold in the HK.
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Post by Cyberfly » 22 Feb 2010, 07:37

The 556 was too heavy for me. The SWAT version was definitely too front heavy for me. I was glad to swap to an LE M4 AR platform. Besides, the Sig was just too sweet a platform for getting down and dirty. That would be like taking a Mercedes SL500 mudboggin'. :laugh:
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Re: Sig Sauer Model 522

Post by toyslr » 22 Feb 2010, 13:47

That big hunk of Troy Industries aluminum was making it a lil heavier. I don't mind it.
Ordered new scope, I'll post the pics a.s.a.p

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Post by ChuckD » 22 Feb 2010, 13:53

toyslr wrote:That big hunk of Troy Industries aluminum was making it a lil heavier. I don't mind it.
Ordered new scope, I'll post the pics a.s.a.p

Troy Industries makes my AR heavy. :laugh:

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Re: Sig Sauer Model 522

Post by Cyberfly » 22 Feb 2010, 15:02

If you put an ACOG on it, I'm going to cry.
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Re: Sig Sauer Model 522

Post by toyslr » 22 Feb 2010, 16:25

Thinking about a Millett 4-16x 50 scope with a burris fastfire offset on the rail....

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Re: Sig Sauer Model 522

Post by ChuckD » 22 Feb 2010, 16:37

How about a 3rd burst selector switch? :D :D :lmao: :lmao: :lmao:

Sorry Marcus! All in good fun!

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Re: Sig Sauer Model 522

Post by Cyberfly » 22 Feb 2010, 17:43

Rapid fire baby!!
Something tells me his internet is acting up. :ponder:
I think I'll leave it that way for a while so your post won't look 'stoopid'. :laugh:
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Re: Sig Sauer Model 522

Post by f3rr37 » 22 Feb 2010, 19:22

ChuckD wrote:How about a 3rd burst selector switch? :D :D :lmao: :lmao: :lmao:

Sorry Marcus! All in good fun!
Cyberfly wrote:Rapid fire baby!!
Something tells me his internet is acting up. :ponder:
I think I'll leave it that way for a while so your post won't look 'stoopid'. :laugh:
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Sorry guys, I fixed it before reading your posts :(

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Re: Sig Sauer Model 522

Post by toyslr » 22 Feb 2010, 20:23

Ain't nothing but a thing!! :lmao:

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Re: Sig Sauer Model 522

Post by Cyberfly » 23 Feb 2010, 08:26

I like the looks of the 522, but I'm not really digging the SWAT version.
But with the weight, I think I'll pass.
Love Sigs. Quality weapons. Maybe I should have stripped the Troy gear off mine to see how much lard it would have trimmed, but I'm loving the M4. Not afraid to drag her anywhere and not scared she might get a scratch. The Sig was just TOO high dollar for me.
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Post by blueorison » 23 Feb 2010, 17:27

Cyberfly wrote:I like the looks of the 522, but I'm not really digging the SWAT version.
But with the weight, I think I'll pass.
Love Sigs. Quality weapons. Maybe I should have stripped the Troy gear off mine to see how much lard it would have trimmed, but I'm loving the M4. Not afraid to drag her anywhere and not scared she might get a scratch. The Sig was just TOO high dollar for me.
Besides, Marcus did me a righteous swap!
Even the 556 is too hefty for me, also, for not being a 20 inch hbar. Seems like you could just place it on the hadji's chest and wait for him to suffocate.

Speaking of scratching rifles, my buddy scratched my AR receiver at this past sunday's carbine match pretty badly. He felt so bad even though he knew i wasn't one of those tacticool *coughk****rcough* guys who baby'ed their guns (guns are meant to be used, not cradled, unless they are antiques) that he is buying me an ambi safety. What I'm going to do with an ambi safety, I have no idea (I'm right-handed).

lalalaaaa :laugh:

sidenote: not that all people baby their antiques; I have a badass friend from Princeton who shoots his WWI 1911 he inherited and rebarreled.
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Re: Sig Sauer Model 522

Post by ChuckD » 23 Feb 2010, 18:14

Good job Blue, now you can learn to shoot lefty.

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Re: Sig Sauer Model 522

Post by blueorison » 23 Feb 2010, 18:32

You know, you're right, I actually should be shooting lefty even though I'm stronghand-righty. I was just to annoyed to shoot lefty and my Army SDM Coach told me as long as I did ok, he wouldn't make me, so I'm guessing it's ok.

I do shoot lefty/supportside when I transition using carbines, just not slowfire for long distance.

I told my friend to save his money on the RRA ambi safety, that I'd just leech some 9mm off of him in the next match, but he's one of those really cool STUBBORN guys that will do whatever he thinks is right.
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