Gun Report

Smith & Wesson Sigma 357 SIG

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Too erratic for a defense gun, in our view.

Smith & Wesson Sigma 357 SIG

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Concealed Carry
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
Overall Length
Barrel Length
Sight Radius
Overall Height
Maximum Width
Frame Material
Barrel Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Span Single

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The Sigma's manual safety, which was built into the two-piece trigger, and slide catch weren't difficult to operate. The thumbrest behind the magazine release helped shield the release from being accidentally depressed, but also made the release harder to reach and manipulate with the thumb of the shooting hand.
The Smith & Wesson Sigma's stainless-steel slide had a matte white finish that contrasted nicely with the black steel sights and black polymer frame.
The Sigma's fixed rear sight was a Novak-style blade that aided in providing a clear sight picture and was very snag resistant. It was dovetailed to the slide and could be drifted for windage corrections.

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