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Sig Rifle Madness: My Money Hungry Addiction

Post by Rick Shaw » Sat Aug 29, 2015 3:35 pm

My obsession with sig firearms continues….

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Swiss 551 Project
I picked up a Sig 551a-1 and swiss it out with MFI swiss styles rear sights and a Swiss San 550 front sight. I then ordered a Swiss handguard from “The Gunfactory” in Switzerland. I finished it off with a MFI three prong flash hider I had laying around.

Then (Not having spent enough Money as it was) I decided to use the spare parts from my two swiss projects and make a third rifle

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Patrol Bastard Rifle
I had a Sig 556 Lower and MFI 3 prong flash hider left over from my 553 project. Also, I had a 556 sight set left over from the 551 swiss project. All I needed was an upper.

I found a Sig 556 Partol upper with Troy Battle rail on Gun Broker for 750 bucks. I was able to sell off the troy rail and buy a MFI swiss handguard set with the proceeds.

Changing a handguard on a Sig rifle is a huge pain in the ass due to stubborn roll pins in the gas block…so I decided to do it twice. I removed the Black gas block from the Patrol and the Grey gas block from the 551 and switch them to have a matching color scheme on both rifles. The 551 is black and the patrol is sig grey.

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I know the target looks bad…but it is a sight in. I started to the far left and walked the rounds until I had a good 3 round group in the red.

There is my Sig obsession….I wish there was a AA meeting I could go to in order to stop this money hungry addiction.

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Re: Sig Rifle Madness: My Money Hungry Addiction

Post by Rick Shaw » Sat Aug 29, 2015 3:38 pm

Before someone brings it up....I know the middle rifle is loaded and not on Safe.
I caught it after the picture was taken and didn't feel like setting up for a 2nd picture.

All rifles in my house are stored unloaded with a cable lock in a locked safe.

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Post by The_bangfrog_MK23 » Sat Aug 29, 2015 3:56 pm

I like your style :awesome:
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Post by ManInBlack316 » Sat Aug 29, 2015 7:30 pm

Nice looking rifles. How bad is the field stripping on the sig rifles?

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Post by Phoenix David » Sat Aug 29, 2015 9:45 pm

Rick Shaw wrote: I know the target looks bad…but it is a sight in. I started to the far left and walked the rounds until I had a good 3 round group in the red.
IMO Don't get fixated on groups, take that target and put it over your chest and look in the mirror.

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Re: Sig Rifle Madness: My Money Hungry Addiction

Post by Rick Shaw » Sat Aug 29, 2015 9:59 pm

ManInBlack316 wrote:Nice looking rifles. How bad is the field stripping on the sig rifles?
Not too bad
It can be done without tools.
The charging handle needs to be removed from the bolt carrier in order to break it down

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Post by Rick Shaw » Sat Aug 29, 2015 10:05 pm

Phoenix David wrote:
Rick Shaw wrote: I know the target looks bad…but it is a sight in. I started to the far left and walked the rounds until I had a good 3 round group in the red.
IMO Don't get fixated on groups, take that target and put it over your chest and look in the mirror.

Life is not a bullseye match.
Staying alive is a bullseye match.
You aim center mass for a reason....and that reason is not to hit high and to the left

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Re: Sig Rifle Madness: My Money Hungry Addiction

Post by Amorton94 » Sun Aug 30, 2015 8:31 pm

I have been drooling over sigs for years. I still need to get myself one. There was one locally for $950, I really should have snatched it up.

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Post by Rick Shaw » Mon Aug 31, 2015 8:03 pm

Amorton94 wrote:I have been drooling over sigs for years. I still need to get myself one. There was one locally for $950, I really should have snatched it up.

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Post by We'reWolf » Mon Aug 31, 2015 8:32 pm

them some pretty rifles
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Post by Amorton94 » Mon Aug 31, 2015 11:04 pm

Why, in THE hell, would you tell me that? Damnit.

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Post by Rick Shaw » Tue Sep 01, 2015 10:56 am

Amorton94 wrote:Why, in THE hell, would you tell me that? Damnit.

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Re: Sig Rifle Madness: My Money Hungry Addiction

Post by Amorton94 » Tue Sep 01, 2015 12:06 pm

Rick Shaw wrote:
Amorton94 wrote:Why, in THE hell, would you tell me that? Damnit.

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The sig addition must spread
Well I looked and didn't see much. Saw a couple, but I was able to take myself out of it, for now.

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