I have the Target, I have not handled the standard. Mine is great, I have not had any of the problems described on the Sig forum. I bought standard grips and carry it sometimes.
I am guessing some of those concerns on the Sig forum are legitimate, others are hyped, and a lot of it is in the way the thread asked the question. If you posted a thread on this forum asking, "Who is having problems with a Les Baer" [or a Wilson, Guncrafter, etc.] there would be enough responses to make them all sound bad.
German gun owners always think the German versions are better than the US made versions (funny how they get Teutonic all of a sudden, like BMW owners), so I am guessing there is some of that going on with the Sig folks.
I have the new target model. No problems so far. I'm a tall woman (5' 14") with appropriately sized hands so the target model size grip fits my hands quite well. I have a good friend that is somewhat (a lot) smaller and she can't manage the target grip.
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