posted on Dec, 20 2012 @ 11:01 AM
P229 is a veey well-respected pistol. Comfortable, accurate, safe, and reliable. You should notice it periodically turning misses into hits, unlike
Please watch for rust on the exterior; Sig's coating is a little rust-friendly. A careful look every cleaning will suffice.
No need to ever detail strip. Just field strip, clean, lube, reassemble. Wipe down the exterior with one of those oil impregnated cleaning cloths to
Sigs don't share Glocks' finicky dis-/re-assembly. A monkey can maintain a Sig blindfolded. Clean it before carrying it, though it should run fine
when dirty. Cleaning is more to prevent buildup of crap which makes later cleaning difficult.
Enjoy your pistol, and consider mounting tritium sights on it in case something goes bump in the night!