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Our offer includes 133 designs of Sig Sauer P226 holsters with key features such as quick and easy draw and re-holstering. Wide range of carry positions and carry styles allow you to browse through many holster models with great retention and a covered trigger guard, either open top holsters or holsters with a thumb break. Our Sig Sauer P226 holsters are designed to minimise gun print so your carry is only known to you, their slim profile and premium stitching are a key feature. Other than that, we have a large range of on-duty or off-duty holsters for your daily carry.
Choosing the right Sig Sauer P226 IWB holster is not a simple task. Inside the waistband holsters vary in materials and in carry positions. Putting your holster inside the pants means hiding your firearm in plain sight and these holsters also come with a minimal gun print and that is always a positive feature, as the element of surprise is the key. Sig Sauer P226 Tuckable iwb holsters are an ideal self-defense style of carry, you just simply put the holster inside the pants and you're all set.
Our Sig Sauer P226 holsters are available in many varieties, and carry styles covering everything a gun owner needs, including IWB, OWB, Cross Draw, Shoulder, Small Of Back, Light Bearing, Red Dot Sight, Belly Band, Chest, Drop Leg, Duty, Light & Red Dot, Paddle, Other, Concealed Carry, Ankle, Appendix, Competition, Clip On, Hybrid, Magazine, Minimalist, Open Carry, Sweat Guard, Thumb Break, Tuckable, Women's holster designs.
Sig Sauer P226 IWB holsters are custom made for this gun model for a perfect fit, smooth draw and re-holstering and allows you to carry your gun in comfortable and safe way. Browse our whole selection of Sig Sauer.Browse our whole selection of Sig Sauer Holsters.
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About Sig Sauer P226
The Sig Sauer company began in 1853 and was at first a wagon factory - until the revolutionary design of the Prélaz-Burnand rifle, which this factory manufactured, had won a Switzerland's Federal Ministry of Defense competition to produce 30 000 Prélaz-Burnand rifles. The factory then changed its name to Schweizerische Industrie Gesellschaft - SIG (Swiss Industrial Company in English).
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SIG Sauer P226 is made by the Swiss-German manufacturer SIG Sauer which has a long history of crafting quality military, hunting, and target firearms. Products of SIG Sauer have a high reputation for their accuracy and reliability, and the P226 is no exception.
The P226 was first developed by SIG particularly to compete in the US military trials. This handgun was made in the 1980s based on the SIG P220 with the aim of a higher ammo capacity. The SIG Sauer P226 is a popular full-size pistol designed for self-defense, tactical use, and competition shooting. It is widely regarded as one of the most reliable handguns on the market due to its proven track record and superior craftsmanship.
The SIG Sauer P226 has a classic design that has remained relatively unchanged since it was first released in 1984. It features a 4.4-inch barrel with an overall length of 7.7 inches, making it the perfect size for concealed carry or open carry holsters. The frame is made from aluminum alloy while the slide is made from stainless steel, giving it a solid build quality that can withstand years of abuse without breaking down. This gun also comes standard with 3-dot sights, an ergonomic grip, and several different finish options to choose from such as black nitron or two-tone stainless steel which will look excellent in one of the paddle, SOB, cross draw, or shoulder holsters.
SIG P226 weighs approximately 26.5 ounces and its standard magazine holds 15 rounds. The pistol is chambered for the 9x19mm Parabellum, .357 SIG, .40 S&W, or .22 LR. Whichever caliber you choose, don’t forget to get a chic SIG P226 mag pouch for your extra ammo.
The SIG Sauer P226 has been tested extensively over the years and consistently outperforms its competitors in both accuracy and reliability tests. This gun is easy to shoot accurately thanks to its low recoil, light trigger pull (around 4 pounds), and well-balanced design. Additionally, it comes standard with a smooth single action/double action trigger system that allows you to quickly transition between targets without having to manually decock the weapon after each shot. This makes it an ideal choice for target shooting or home defense scenarios where accuracy is key. P226 has quickly become a favorite weapon among many law enforcement and security agencies whose members can enjoy this special weapon in an outstanding and safe Sig Sauer P226 duty holster.
The standard P226 Rail variant has a Picatinny rail under the barrel which allows the attachment of accessories such as laser pointers or tactical weapon lights. If you fancy such a SIG P226 accessory, grab one of the best light-bearing SIG Sauer P226 holsters. To maintain a target focus is possible also with a red dot sight that will mate your SIG perfectly. Hence, don’t forget to choose one of the custom made SIG Sauer P226 holsters with optics.
The SIG Sauer P226 can be found at most gun stores or online retailers for around $900 - $1,200 depending on the model and finish you choose. While this may seem like a lot of money for some people, keep in mind that this gun was designed to provide years of reliable performance without needing frequent maintenance or repairs—making it a great investment for serious shooters who want something they can depend on for many years to come.
Overall, the SIG Sauer P226 is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a reliable full-size pistol that won’t let them down in any situation. Its classic design has stood the test of time while its modern features make it an ideal choice for both competition shooting and self-defense situations alike. With its superior craftsmanship and unbeatable accuracy, this gun will serve you well whether you are just starting out or have been shooting firearms your entire life.
Detailed information can be read also at SIG’s official webpage as well as at SIG Sauer P226 Wikipedia. If you like chatting about your SIG online, then make sure to take a look at one of these popular SIG forums -SIGtalk and SIGforum. And if this is not enough when it comes to the SIG Sauer universe, don’t forget about official Facebook page.
IS SIG P226 WORTH THE MONEY?
The SIG P226 is a high-quality firearm that has been used by law enforcement and military agencies around the world for many years. It has a reputation for reliability, accuracy, and durability, and it’s a favorite among many shooters. The P226 is not a cheap handgun, but it is well-made and has a great track record for performance. If you are looking for a reliable and accurate handgun for personal defense or law enforcement use, then the SIG P226 is definitely worth the money.
DOES SIG SAUER P226 HAVE A SAFETY?
The SIG Sauer P226 has several safety features. It has a decocking lever that safely lowers the hammer without firing the weapon, as well as a firing pin block that prevents accidental discharge if the gun is dropped or struck. Additionally, some models of the P226 have a manual thumb safety that can be engaged to prevent the trigger from being pulled.
WHAT IS THE BEST CONCEALED CARRY HOLSTER FOR SIG P226?
The SIG Sauer P226 is a full-sized handgun that is generally considered to be too large for concealed carry by most people due to its size and weight. However, with the correct SIG P226 concealed carry holster you can carry your pistol comfortably and effectively concealed.
WHAT IS THE BEST HOLSTER FOR SIG P226 WITH LIGHT?
The main reason why many SIG P226 owners upgrade their gun with flashlight or laser is the improved accuracy and target acquisition. If you end up getting one of the SIG P226 lights or lasers, you'll also need a custom SIG P226 light-bearing holster. Among the top P226 holsters with light is the kydex SIG Sauer P226 OWB holster with light. This custom kydex light-bearing holster is designed for outside the waistband carry and it’s a great choice for anyone who loves kydex holsters and carries a tactical light or laser attached to their pistol.
WHAT IS THE BEST HOLSTER FOR SIG P226 WITH RED DOT?
If you’re looking to upgrade your SIG Sauer P226 pistol, a red dot sight is a great way to do it. However, you will need one of the best SIG Sauer P226 holster with red dot that fits perfectly your pistol and features a cut out in leather, which allows for a red dot sight to be attached to your gun. A superior choice would be the SIG P226 OWB holster with red dot which features an open top design for a quick draw.
SIG SAUER P226 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW MUCH DOES SIG SAUER P226 COST?
The manufacturer's suggested retail price for a SIG Sauer P226 can vary depending on the specific model and features. the MSRP for a standard SIG Sauer P226 is around $1,100. However, the actual retail price can be different depending on the location and the retailer. The cost may also be affected by factors such as the finish, sights, grips, and accessories that are included with the firearm.
WHERE IS SIG SAUER P226 MADE?
SIG Sauer is a multinational firearms company with manufacturing facilities in several countries. The SIG Sauer P226 is made in the United States at the company's factory in Exeter, New Hampshire.
WHAT IS THE BARREL LENGTH OF SIG SAUER P226?
The barrel length of the SIG P226 is 4.4 inches. The P226 has an overall length of 7.7 inches.
WHAT IS THE CALIBER AND CAPACITY OF SIG SAUER P226?
The SIG Sauer P226 is available in several different calibers, including 9mm, .357 SIG, and .40 S&W. The exact caliber and capacity of the P226 will depend on the specific model and configuration. The standard P226 typically has a magazine capacity of 15 rounds for 9mm, 12 rounds for .357 SIG, and 12 rounds for .40 S&W. However, some models may have different capacity magazines, such as a 10-round magazine for states with capacity restrictions.
IS SIG SAUER P226 BETTER THAN SIG SAUER P229?
Both SIG P226, as well as P229, are high-quality handguns that share many similarities but also have some differences. The P226 is a full-sized handgun that is known for its reliability, accuracy, and versatility. It has a larger frame, longer barrel, and higher magazine capacity than the P229. The P226 is often used by law enforcement and military personnel as well as civilian shooters who want a full-sized handgun for self-defense or target shooting. The P229, on the other hand, is a compact handgun that is more easily concealable than the P226. It has a shorter barrel and lower magazine capacity. So, whether the SIG Sauer P226 is better than the SIG Sauer P229 depends on your individual needs and preferences.
WILL A SIG SAUER P226 HOLSTER FIT SIG SAUER P320?
In general, a holster designed for the SIG Sauer P226 will not fit the SIG Sauer P320. While both firearms are produced by SIG Sauer and share some similarities, they have different dimensions and designs that require different holsters. A custom made SIG P226 holster will fit like a glove SIG Sauer P226. If you need a holster for your P320, explore the best SIG P320 holsters.
WHAT ARE THE BEST SIG SAUER P226 UPGRADES?
The SIG P226 can be upgraded in various ways using aftermarket accessories. Some of the top accessories include extended magazines, SIG Sauer P226 red dot sights, and SIG Sauer P226 lights or lasers. Additionally, a custom SIG Sauer P226 leather holster or SIG Sauer P226 kydex holster can be a great upgrade for your pistol.
HOW TO BREAK-IN A SIG SAUER P226 HOLSTER?
If you get a brand new leather holster molded for SIG P226, you most probably won’t need to do any holster break-in. Yet, in case your holster feels a bit tight, just follow our SIG Sauer P226 holster break-in guide.
SIG SAUER P226 PROS AND CONS
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sig p226 problems:
Size and weight
Magazine capacity may be lower than some users prefer
SIG SAUER P226 SPECS
Gun type - semi-automatic pistol
Production year - 1984
Barrel size - 4.4’’
Overall size - 7.7’’
Gun Width - 1.5’’
Gun Height - 5.5’’
Caliber - 9 mm
Magazine - 15 rounds, double-stack
Firing mechanism - double action/single action (DA/SA)
Action - recoil operated semi-automatic
Material - steel
Sights - combat
Use - self-defense, tactical use, competition shooting, law enforcement, military applications
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What makes a great IWB Sig Sauer P226 Holster?
A well made, custom Sig Sauer P226 IWB holster will hold your firearm even if it doesn’t come with a safety strap. The glove-like fit and high natural retention are a result of your new Sig Sauer P226 holster being molded on the exact replica of your pistol. Thanks to the way your new holster is made, your handgun will not fall out of the holster even if you decide to carry your rig upside down (although we advise you not to carry this way). However, if you want to get as much retention as possible, feel free to choose from our selection of Sig Sauer P226 IWB holsters equipped with a thumb-break strap.
On the other hand, a perfect fit isn’t the only thing a great holster should deliver. A great Sig Sauer P226 IWB holster should also come with smooth edges and meticulous stitching. Such features help to protect the holster from abrasion, scratches, wear as well as prevent it from taking any damage should it come in contact with rough surfaces. A great Sig Sauer P226 IWB holster also comes with a perfect finish, which keeps it protected from dust and moisture. However, in order to ensure longevity and perfect condition of even the best holster, you should regularly take care of your Sig Sauer P226 IWB holster through proper holster maintenance.
Best Gun Holster Accessories
Choose the right accessories below that will enhance your carry. Don't forget that a proper magazine pouch, a belt or a concealed carry bag are always good choices.
A custom magazine/speedloader pouch is your best choice if you want to carry enough spare ammo ... not that there was anything like "enough ammo", right?See Magazine Pouches
A solid and stable gun belt is what you need to prevent your holster and the rest of your EDC from sagging. Get a custom made gun belt now so that you don't need to search for one later on.See Gun Belts
Get yourself a Premium Holsters Care kit so that you can take proper care of your new holster. The kit contains everything you need to make sure your holster will last you a lifetime.See Care Kits
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