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.40S&W Shield to .357sig?

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by unit1069, Feb 11, 2013.


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  1. unit1069

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    Can the .40S&W Shield be converted to .357sig?
     

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    I have yet to hear of anyone making a 357SIG barrel for it.
     

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    I imagine it could.

    Can you get a barrel?
     
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    I am sure that a custom barrel maker could make a barrel. I am also sure it would be a very expensive option for what may likely be the first one.
     
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    I'd like to find one for my .40 Shield!!! :thumbsup:
     
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    If it was available, I would be 1st to be in line, as I am not a fan of the .40 round, but do think the .357 Sig is the best round for semi-auto handguns.
     
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    I wonder if an M&P .357 Sig barrel would fit, then have a gunsmith shorten the barrel (and re-crown) to Shield length!?!?!?!?!?
     
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    But then you're getting into a lot of expense. I'd think Smith & Wesson would see an opportunity to widen the Shield's appeal, even though they can't keep up with the current demand.