Sig overwhelmed with demand or trying to make an extra buck?

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Sig Sauer have in the past shipped two magazines with their pistols. They announced today that they would only be shipping one magazine because of unprecedented demand. From the press release:

This change in configuration is a result of the critical shortage of magazines throughout the industry. SIG SAUER’s decision to ship commercial pistols with one magazine will allow existing and new orders to be processed without interruption.

Without this change in policy, magazine availability would severely hinder SIG SAUER’s ability to meet market demand and ship product in a timely manner. Distributor and dealer single magazine pistol shipments commence immediately.

I do wonder if this is simply a way to make extra profit and spinning it in a positive manner.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

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  • Burner Burner on May 30, 2009

    This isn't the first or last time Sig stooped low to make an extra buck. Anyone remember the CPO guns with the painted on finishes that would flake of after first cleaning?

    BTW, you guys need to stop fueling the fudder with this buying ammo and guns crap, I can't find ammo to train my students.

  • Firehand Firehand on Jul 31, 2009

    The Sig Trailside only came with one magazine, and that was long before the current mess; and even though it's molded polymer the damn things sell for more than $40 now