Originally Posted by Pred8tory
The problem with the Shield is that it's a Smith & Wesson. Smith and Wesson changes models and generations of semi-auto pistols like most of you change your socks. Sadly, in a couple years the Shield will be replaced by a newer, better model that surprisingly will require different mags, holsters, accessories. You get the picture.
That is a valid point. Look at the FN pistol line. They come out with very new stuff probably every 7-10 years. Now if something sticks, they'll stick with it. It's a chicken and egg argument.