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SIG
Model: P239
Gun Dimensions Width:1.2-in
Length:6.6-in Height:5.1-in
Barrel:3.6-in Weight:27.5-oz
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Gun Rankings
  • IDPA Power Factor140547
  • Recoil Factor4.91 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity9 rounds
  • ConcealibilityGood
  • Defense Factor77%
Gun Specifications
Type:Pistol
Produced:1996 - 2015
Caliber:9mm Luger
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:double-action (DA/SA)
Safety:frame mounted decocking lever
Magazine:8-round
Frame:anodized aluminum
Grip:black polymer
Sights:combat
Notes:
Manufacturer
SIG SAUER GmbH & Co. KG
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Gun Value
MSRP:$993.00Used Est:$660.00
Last Update:2/26/2017
About the Gun

The P239 was developed in response to demands from law enforcement and federal agents for a compact back-up pistol ideal for off-duty concealed carry. Technically it is similar to P228 compact gun, and differs only in size and magazine. While P228 has a double-stack magazine for 12 rounds, P239 has a single-stack magazines for 7 or 8 rounds (depending on caliber). The slim profile of this single-stack pistol provides easy concealment without sacrificing handling.

Cartridge Specifications
Caliber: 9mm Luger
Alias: 9mm Parabellum
MV: From 985 to 1500 ft/sec
ME: From 294 to 450 ft-lb
WT: From 90 to 147 grains
About the Cartridge

This cartridge was introduced along with the Luger semi-automatic pistol. The pistol and cartridge was first adopted by the German Navy in 1904 and then by the German Army in 1908. This cartridge has since been adopted by the military of practically every non-Communist power. It has become the most popular and widely-used handgun cartridge in the world. Performance wise, the 9mm cartridge has somewhat more power than the .38 Special but falls well short of the .357 Magnum.

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