Recently, SIG SAUER has been having a steady release of firearms from the SIG Custom Shop. First, was the metal-framed P320 AXG Scorpion. Next, came the Nightmare Series of pistols which featured the P226, P229, and P220. Now, SIG Custom Shop is dropping their third release in recent weeks the Equinox series.

The new Equinox series is a limited-edition run for P226 and P229 pistols respectively. The pistols will come blacked out and feature nickel plated accents, such as the trigger and and hammer.

Below is the press release from SIG SAUER in regards to SIG Custom Shop Equinox series of pistols.

Press Release

SIG SAUER is pleased to announce the continued expansion of the SIG Custom Works series of pistols with the introduction of the SIG Custom Works Equinox Series of pistols for the P226 Equinox and P229 Equinox.

“This is an exciting addition to the SIG Custom Works series of pistols, and a must-have for SIG aficionados and collectors alike,” said Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales. “SIG Custom Works has recreated the popular two-tone, contrasting Equinox finish originally introduced over a decade ago for the iconic P226 and P229 pistols. These throwback limited-edition builds have the same look and feel of their predecessors that made the Equinox series a consistent request of SIG fans.”

The SIG Custom Works P226 and P229 Equinox pistols are 9mm hammer-fired pistols that each feature a black anodized metal frame and a Nitron stainless steel slide to achieve the two-tone equinox finish. The pistols are equipped with X-RAY 3 Day/Night Sights, Hogue classic contour SL G-10 grips, a short reset trigger, and pistol ships with (3) magazines. Exclusive SIG Custom Works feature includes logo engraving on the slide, a Negrini SIG Custom Works case, challenge coin, and an official SIG Custom Works Certificate of Authenticity.

P226 Equinox Specs:

Overall length: 7.7 inches
Overall height: 5.5 inches
Overall width: 1.5 inches
Barrel length: 4.4 inches
Sight Radius: 6.3 inches
Weight (w/magazine): 34 oz.

P229 Equinox Specs:

Overall length: 7.1 inches
Overall height: 5.5 inches
Overall width: 1.5 inches
Barrel length: 3.9 inches
Sight Radius: 5.7 inches
Weight (w/magazine): 34 oz.

The SIG Custom Works Equinox Series is now shipping and available at retailers. To learn more about the SIG Custom Works P226 and P229 Equinox Series or watch the product video with Phil Strader Pistol Product Manager, visit

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