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Old 08-02-2020, 05:20 AM   #1
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P320 X5 legion frame comparison

Saw this for sale and I was wondering if it’s any different from a regular P320 frame. Description says X5 legion but I don’t see any difference when I’m comparing it to my regular one. To me it looks like a regular frame with a good description to sell. Am I correct or I’m just not seeing it.
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Old 08-02-2020, 07:50 AM   #2
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All P320 frames are basically identical. The only physical differences are some frames (M18) have a manual safety lever cutout.

The selling point for some bare frames are the serial numbers. That is how SIG will be able to look up the build history and actually identify how the original pistol was configured when it left the factory.

Possibly submit the serial to SIG and you’ll find out if in fact it is an X5 frame. There may even be a site that instructs on how to decipher the serial
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If it left the factory as a complete gun, how did it end up as just a empty frame?
There's more and more of these "frames" being offered for sale.

Why would someone buy a complete P320, strip out all the parts and then sell the frame?

Could these frames be counterfeit fakes?
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If it left the factory as a complete gun, how did it end up as just a empty frame?
There's more and more of these "frames" being offered for sale.

Why would someone buy a complete P320, strip out all the parts and then sell the frame?
They sell ALL the parts separately not just the frame.
You will make a profit on doing that if you are willing to wait until all the parts eventually sell and add it up.
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They sell ALL the parts separately not just the frame.
You will make a profit on doing that if you are willing to wait until all the parts eventually sell and add it up.
I've heard that, but I don't believe it.

Parts can be purchased from SIG and several other sources.
The P320 is a relatively new gun, not a lot of worn out parts.

Who needs "a few dollars" profit that bad, for a lot of time and effort?

I'm betting more than a few of those "frames" are knock off counterfeits and the seller thinks the new owner won't call SIG to verify it?
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I purchased a M17 Manual Safety (MS) Stripped Frame from ABPrototype.
The Frame was sent to me via FFL and it has a M17 Serial # on the Frame.

https://www.abprototype.com/sig-saue...fety-stripped/

Click on the Picture below for a larger vie.
You will see the serail # is blacked out but on my Frame it is there and looks like the Serial # setup of a complete M17.
Anyone that has a M17 remove your FCU and see if the Markings on the side of this frame is the same as yours.

M17_MS_FCU_STRIPPED E.jpg


ABPrototype does state that it is a "Stripped" M17 MS FCU Frame.
ABPrototype sells complete FCU's as well as FCU Parts.
They could Strip a complete M17 FCU and then sell the individual Parts.
The same way people purchase a P320 only to sell the Grip, Slide & Barrel to just get the FCU.

I transferred all of the FCU Parts from my Compact RX FCU Frame to the M17 Frame and added the Manual Safety Parts.
The M17 Frame is exactly as my Compact RX Frame except for the MS Cut.

I have not tried to register my M17 Serial # at Sig.
I would not be surprised that as forthcoming Sig is with the P320 FCU Sig would not sell bare Frames to vendors.

Sig sells completed FCU's to Wilson Combat to be included into WC's new P320 Gun.
Sig has been very agreeable to the P320 FCU from day one and now with the FCU Only sales starting in October Sig has stated that they encourage end users as well as company's like Wilson Combat to design their own P320 version with Sig supplying the FCU.

If anyone has a question about the validity of the P320 Frames that ABPrototype sells you can call them.
My M17 Frame sure looked original.
The M17 Serial # on the FCU Frame is exactly like all other M17 Serial #'s that I have seen on actual M17's

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