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Old 02-13-2010, 03:43   #2
RedTape
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Look for a date code (two letters) probably under the front of the slide. A=0 B=1 C=2 etc. That will let you know how old it is.

Is it a standard aluminum model or all stainless?

I wouldn't say there's really any past models to avoid. A lot of people complain about the newer Sigs. I prefer the old W. German models.

The main things to check on a used Sig are the rails and the barrel. If the Sig is actually in mint condition, there shouldn't be any problems.
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