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I got a Shield and here it is

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by tercel89, Apr 28, 2012.


  1. tercel89

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    I got a new S&W Shield . I am a "die hard" Glock fan and I love Gaston Glock's pistol design . I have carried his design in the G22 for 15 yrs now and it has served me well and I will continue to carry it . I just got a new S&W Shield and just wanted to show you guys. When I am not at work I carry a G30 with a flush fitting mag and here it is with the M&P Shield. WOW this thing is quite thin ! I am and always will be a Glock fan but this M&P is quite a nice pistol . I am not sure why Glock has'nt got on the band wagon , I know they have their own ways of doing things , but this M&P is a great pistol. I sure hope Glock does it and does it better than the Gen 4 thing. With all the failures and such , hopefully things will go good. If they do I'll buy it in a heartbeat . Here is my G30 with my new M&P Shield.
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  2. Beanie-Bean

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    Congrats on the new Shield. I'm still breaking mine in, but it's done really well so far. The thing for me now is trying to locate magazines at a decent price!

    Enjoy the new S&W!
     

  3. Bruce M

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    The Shield certainly looks thin compared to the Glock. And tempting.
     
  4. tercel89

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    Oh yes , I hate to buy the "other" pistol but it rocks !
     
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  5. Badbob

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    I'll most likely get one at some point too.

    I just bought the M&P 9c about three months ago, and I love it. It's the same size as the Shield, but about a half inch thicker and heavier.
     
  6. barth

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    six barrels

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    My single stack micro is a Kahr MK40 Elite.
    It's hardly thicker than a deck of cards throws 40s.
    A super sweet, reliable, high quality pistol.
    But 5+1 just gives me the heebie jeebies.
    I carry it as a backup to my G27.
    I can see something like that as a pocket pistol.
    But on a belt I want and carry double stack.
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    Anyone have pics of it next to a g26? A g30 is a fatty even compared to a 26.
     
  8. barth

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    six barrels

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    G30 vs G26 - You can have the fat sister. I put a 357 barrel in my G27.
    Plus gun and two high cap spare mags. Filled with 230 vs 125 gr bullets.
    And that cow of a sister weighs just like she looks - LOL.
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  9. Gary1911A1

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    Got one this week. Haven't had a chance to shoot it as I'm focused on the Dayton GSSF Match next month, but I look forward to shooting it after the match. I have dried fired it and I am impressed by the trigger more than the first M&P I have. If S&W does improve the triggers on all M&Ps' as good as the Shield Glock is going to have more to worry about.
     
  10. tercel89

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    I hate to say it but YES , Glock will have a lot to worry about !
     
  11. Badbob

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    I think they improved the triggers on all the new M&Ps 'cause I love the trigger on my 9c.

    I also have a pocket pistol, a Ruger LCP .380, as well as the M&P 9c, so I don't really need a Shield. Just want one.
     
  12. GLOCK17DB9

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    Congrats on the shield. looks like a nice gun.
     
  13. tercel89

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    Thanks .
     
  14. TSAX

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    The Shield looks like a winner so far








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  15. 3rdgen40

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    Congrats.Love my shield.
     
  16. ponchsox

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    I love my new Shield. Close to 400 rounds and no malfunctions. I picked up an M&P22 today, sweet range plinker!
     
  17. cowboywannabe

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    you savvy?

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    does the shield have a keyed internal lock and magazine disconnector like the Ruger LC9?
     
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    Congrats! :cool:
     
  19. Raven1967

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    Grats on the M&P Shield!
     
  20. tercel89

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    No internal lock and no magazine safety :cool: