29 May '12, 12am

Smith & Wesson (S&W) M&P Shield 9mm/.40 S&W Single-Stack Sub-Compact Pistol ... - Defense Review: Defense Review...

Smith & Wesson (S&W) M&P Shield 9mm/.40 S&W Single-Stack Sub-Compact Pistol ... - Defense Review: Defense Review...

S&W M&P Shield sub-compact pistol series feels much thinner/slimmer than an unloaded M&P9c/M&P Compact .40 S&W, because it is. It's also significantly shorter. There's really no comparison between the M&P Shield and its high-capacity M&P compact predecessors, once you handle both of them side-by-side, and there is simply no subsititute for a Shield if you want the ultimate in inside-the-waisband concealability (concealment capability) and carryability/comfort for an M&P pistol. The slightly less than 3-ounce difference between the two models (Shield being lighter, obviously) is the least important aspect of the Shield's superior viabilty for ultra-concealment. The Shield's decreased width (featuring a .95" frame width) is really the kicker. The accompanying comparison photos below really tell the tale, but you should also check out the specification(s) comparison below, fo...

Full article: http://www.defensereview.com/smith-wesson-sw-mp-shield-9m...

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