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SIG SAUER P238

by Patrick Sweeney   |  September 24th, 2010 0

An overall length of just 5.5 inches a height of 3.96 inches, and weighing just under a pound


EXETER, NH – SIG SAUER, Inc., the leading manufacturer of commercial, law enforcement, and military firearms, proudly introduces the P238, in .380 ACP; specifically designed as a concealed carry or backup handgun for legally armed citizens or law enforcement professionals.

Reacting to many requests from the marketplace for a subcompact SIG SAUER pistol, engineers designed the new P238 as a smart looking, small handgun built with the same accuracy and reliability as large frame SIG SAUER pistols. With an overall length of just 5.5 inches a height of 3.96 inches, and weighing just under a pound, the SIG SAUER P238 is the ultimate firepower in an all metal frame concealed pistol. The P238 is built on an anodized alloy beavertail style frame with fluted aluminum grips for comfort and a secure hold during rapid-fire usage. The stainless steel slide features the popular SIG SAUER slide serrations and improves overall performance and accuracy. Additionally, the contrast or SIGLITE Night Sights are removable and adjustable for windage. The sear and trigger return spring are redesigned to prevent spring over-ride of the ejector during assembly. Two finishes are available; Two-tone and corrosion resistant Nitron.

  • SIG SAUER P238 Specifications:
  • Caliber: .380 ACP
  • Frame Material: Aluminum
  • Frame Finish: Black Hard Coat Anodize
  • Slide Material: Stainless Steel
  • Slide Finish: Nitron or Natural Stainless
  • Length Overall: 5.5”
  • Height Overall: 3.9”
  • Width Overall: 1.1”
  • Barrel Length: 2.7”
  • Sights: Post & Dot Contrast, SIGLIGHT Night Sights
  • Sight Radius: 3.8”
  • Weight w/out mag: 15.2 oz.
  • Mag cap: 6 rounds
  • MSRP: $515

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