Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 9mm
When you think of personal protection and home defense, Smith & Wesson’s Shield product line should be the first thing that you think of. If you have never heard of it, it is time that you did. In the Shield line of guns, the power and features that make the M&P line so desirable are packed into the slimmer, and more light-weight Shield gun. It uses professional level features in an easily concealed gun that is perfect for use in both day and night settings. The million users of Shield guns are more than satisfied, and sure that you will be too.
One of the biggest features of the M&P Shield models, including the 9mm, is their size. They only weight 20 ounces, with an overall length of 6.1”, half of that being taken by the barrel. This makes it very thin and lightweight, perfect for comfortable concealed carry. The frame is made out of polymer, with a stainless steel rigid chassis system for the more durable build. It utilizes a striker-fire action, which leads to shorter, more consistent trigger pulls. In terms of ammunition, it can be outfitted with 9mm rounds, at wither a 7+1 or 8+1 capacity.
Testing It Out
This gun is most commonly used for protection purposes, and is a common gun of choice for police and military. As such, it is important to try the weapon out for yourself, and anyone who may reasonably use this gun. If you are purchasing it for your home protection, you can bring your adult family members to try the gun at The Gun Range, ensuring that it works not only for you, but for your family as well. You can rent the gun for testing at the range, and then purchase it if you find that it suits your needs.