Sig Sauer P320 Fails Drop Test

In the last week, Omaha Outdoors decided to test internet rumors about the Sig P320 firing when dropped. Although the issues seemed to be settled, the results of our tests were in contradiction to the prevailing wisdom of the internet. We found that when dropped at a certain angle, the P320 would fire. This was repeatable among multiple P320s in multiple calibers even when they were dropped from as low as thigh height.

Please note: We did not use live rounds for this drop fire testing. In accordance with drop testing protocols from every known organization and our own common sense, we pulled bullets from factory ammunition, leaving us with primed cases which were safe to use for these purposes. Still, you shouldn’t try this at home, even with primed cases.

For more info, Visit: https://www.omahaoutdoors.com/blog/sig-sauer-p320-fails-drop-test/

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UPDATE 08/08/2017: SIG SAUER Issues Voluntary Upgrade of P320 Pistol

https://www.sigsauer.com/press-releases/sig-sauer-issues-voluntary-upgrade-p320-pistol/

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  1. Sig need to recall those pistols if they can drop fire from thigh height lol

  2. This is like the 5th time sig has failed this drop test. It’s been like this for a handful of there models. It’s a great gun just don’t drop it loaded

  3. A simple, inexpensive piece of plastic on a hinge is enough to prevent this malfunction.

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