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Shield in .45

Discussion in 'Handguns' started by Wishoot, May 20, 2016.

  1. Wishoot

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  2. Evil D

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    Nice. Doubt I'll pick it up but that'll be an excellent carry option for those who prefer .45.
     
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  3. Hairlesswookiee

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    I'm pretty excited for this. I'm overly happy with my 9mm, but I might just get a 45 and bequeath the 9mm to my wife to use as her carry.
     
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  4. gazz98

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    Nice! My wife carries a 9mm Shield and I carry the M&P 9c. If .45 ammo wasn't so darn expensive, I'd consider it.
     
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    I think the folks at S&W misunderstood: many Shield owners have been asking for a Shield 9 with a 4.5" barrel, not one chambered in .45.

    Seriously though (not that the above isn't serious as many of us would love a Shield 9L), I'm sure it'll sell because it's a .45 and that's all it takes to get money from some people, plus the M&P45s thus far are really good guns, but I wish they would have focused the resources elsewhere.
     
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  6. Crazy Chester

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    Looks like something to give the SA XDs some competition.
     
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    I like that it appears they made the grip a bit more textured. Even the 9s could use that upgrade.
     
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  8. Evil D

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    Agreed, but an Agrip fixed that for me.
     
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    Gonna be a fun comparison with the XDS .45 to read.
     
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  10. Hannibal Lecter

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    I will definitely be looking hard at that one. I EDC a Shield .40 (would have preferred the 9mm, but the deal I got on the .40 made it a no-brainer) and if memory serves the .45 version will have the same capacity as the .40. Should sell very, very well indeed.
     
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