Gun Report

Sig Sauer 556 Classic SWAT 5.56mm NATO/223 Rem.

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Sig Sauer’s Classic SWAT offered up a impressive performance along with a extensive list of features. Its rotary diopter iron sights were designed for more than just a back-up role. Its prodigious weight and equally hefty list price cost it a few points with our testers.

Sig Sauer 556 Classic SWAT 5.56mm NATO/223 Rem.

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Home Defense
Law Enforcement
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The Classic SWAT’s stock adjusted for length of pull also folded out of the way.
The Sig had the only ambidextrous safety on our test guns.
We particularly liked the two-stage trigger on the Sig Sauer Classic SWAT. Note the overtravel adjustment on the rear of the triggerguard.
The Sig Sauer used an adjustable two-position piston control.

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