My wife and I finally got to the range yesterday (Range 15 on JBLM). Decided to make it a pistol day only. My wife wanted a pistol for EDC but has little experience with them. A few weeks back I got her a Sig Sauer SP2022 that she really, really liked. After about a week she discovered that the double stacker was too fat and then really, really liked the Sig P239, so I bought her that one. We spent a lot of time taking the pistol apart, learning the parts names, how to clean it, etc. We also used snap caps for practicing trigger control, stance, breathing, and follow through, not to mention clearing stoppages and malfunctions. Anyway, on the range at 10yards I let her blast away about a hundred rounds of .22LR from the S&W 22A1 I have to get her used to actually having a pistol go off, then switched her to the Sig P239, first few rounds the added recoil threw her, but got her calmed down, practiced trigger control and follow through and had her nailing 8 inch targets with everything in the nine ring or bull. I had my two 1911s and ran about 80 round through each gun, then thought about the Sig SP2022 that was in my range box. I was out of .45 ACP so broke out the Sig. I tried hard not to like the gun...I mean it's not a 1911, but it ran close to 200 rounds without so much as a hiccup and it's an accurate little gun. Great way to spend a morning. Having a wife that cleans her own guns is a plus as well.