Sig Sauer P238 Problems.

What do you think about this video?

Hellcat Greg: #LimpWristing lol.

Savage1776: It's not the gun... I bought a Smith & Wesson Performance Center Shield in 9mm. I had stove pipe after stove pipe and numerous failure defeats I took it inside tried four different ammunitions I tried 3 different expensive gun lubes. I called Smith & Wesson I even changed out my guide rod. I finally took the gun to my local gunsmith and he asked me how I was shooting it? I explained I shot it just like my other 9mm like my M&P 2.0 or my Springfield XDM or even my HK VP9. I mean a handgun is a handgun right. I thought that was the case. But, it appears it's not so. If you do a little research when you shoot the smaller pistols you're supposed to have a firmer grip and not limp wrist shoot it. Once I change my grip Style for my smaller 380s because I shoot M&P Shield 9mm M&P Bodyguard 380 and Diamondback 380. I noticed some of the time I was having the problem and other times I wasn't. But I promise you, if you change your grip Style to a firmer grip this issue will go away.

erzebet6977: just bought mine a few days ago and having this same issue. 3 different mags. if I use cheap range ammo, or anything with a nice round point, feeds thru just fine. anything like hollow points or RIP rounds however, catch on the feed ramp.

Sam Bonz: Look at your mags! I have had nothing but problems with my $50 mags......Dollar store quality.

Alex P: I would clean, oil the hell out of it and run FMJ, at least a few hundred to get it broken in. I guarantee they will run fine. Then I would polish the feed ramp. Then I would retry your ammo. If it still doesn't feed right then change it.

haji abu: Ive had mine for a few months and mine double feeds a lot. Im not sure if its the ammo that I use or what.

Adam V: Sucks and surprising you're having issues. I've owned 3 sigs, including the p238, have shot well over 1000 rounds through them and have never had a jam, not 1. Hard for me to buy anything else anymore.

Ken Lett: Had problems with jamming and misfired. sig repaired it.I put 200 rounds with no problem...

Guy: You are indeed a very loyal Sig owner if you continue to carry the two-tone after the serious problems you have experienced with it. Either that or you might be overly confident or roostery. It boils down to Loyalty or Life. Easy decision to make from where I sit in my silver years. I am NOT trying to be a smart*** here. Think about carrying something more reliable until Sig gets their act together. One malfunction during the Real Deal could easily be all she wrote. Also, think about carrying something with a bit more hitting power, because unless your aim is spot-on-incapacitating under severe stress, the 380 is more capable than most of just pissing certain big dudes off when they're highly agitated, and their adrenalin is ramped up 5x normal, or worse -- they're on drugs that tend to interfere with pain signals reaching the brain.

Just two cents worth of food for thought. 'Happy shooting', and thanks for the excellent video!

Ben Dover: They don't like any hollow point or flat nose rounds. Polish the ramp will take care of most of your issues

Natedoc808: Any body having any issues with your Sig P238 slide locking open as though it is empty even though the magazine still has rounds remaining? Just got one of these for my wife after test firing one at the range and she loved it and was very accurate with it. Took it out and put 25 rounds through it with the slide locking back after each shot, no jamming issue as you depress the slide lock and it chambers and fires no problem but locks open again. Tried new magazines yesterday... same exact problem. Shot hornady XTP JHPs, Sig Sauer brand JHPs, Winchester White Box FMJs. Tried these same ammo through my Ruger LC380 without issue. I haven't found any info on the interwebs on this problem any help? Not intended as a thread hijack, just seemed like a related issue and plenty people on here with experience with this firearm.

berkmanyt: Get a different carry pistol ! You do not want a gun that fails Any follow up ?

Ron Farinetti: Just Purchased a P238 Equinox from Bud's Gun Shop, Haven't got it yet but from what I'm reading sounds like Good Ammo and Newer Magazines are the way to Go.... Was Planning on Using Hornady Critical Defense Rounds, so hopefully I won't have a Problem....

Justin Gill: I just purchased the sig 238 spartan... love the way it feels and just went to the range and it jammed up outta 50 rounds jammed bout half of that. wtf u pay top dollar and get crap... sorry for language but sig u need get head outta your ass and start fixing your problems. I'm very upset for have purchased this gun! would not recommend to anyone unless u want Unreliable weapons!

Dennis Mohney: I bought a brand new Sig P238 and have the same problems you do. And if the mag is full, it jams for sure. I have to send it back as well.

Bingo Tanuda: I got one a couple of weeks ago, a Scorpion. I ran 120 rounds without any problem right out of the box.

Kevin Bellamy: I bought a brand new one.. and have the same exact problem..
Sig Saur fix it? Min is brand new.. bought it a few months ago.. misfeeds 1 round out of every 30 or so... for the money I was hoping for better.

Ray Houthuysen: Current production is flawless. Sig is on the third generation magazine, second generation recoil assembly. An occasional gun needs its feedramp polished. Best ammo is Hornady Custom XTP for sd. Other SD rounds wont consistently meet FBI penetration and expansion tests. Gold Dosts were inconsistent, other simply failed.

Jason Baek: that towel looks soft as hell.. 

9mmsteve: spurs only occur in people as they get older, not in guns!

Schools: Learn how to get phlebotomy training in California! The job pays decent money for the amount of schools needed to graduate.
Sig Sauer P238 Problems. 5 out of 5

Shared by Others

Sig Mosquito kick the can
Sig Mosquito kick the can
Kimber Solo Carry
Kimber Solo Carry
P938 main
P938 main

Featured Video

How to Make Money Online

Sig Sauer P238 Problems.