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    That's quite a lot of Beretta 92s. I don't have one yet. Having two M&P Shield pistols is a good idea. I may get too as well, one at home and one for traveling.

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    In the last year I purchased a Kahr CM9 shot 650 rounds and after trip number 3 back to mother ship I convinced Kahr to refund my money.

    Next up was a Beretta Nano. A very well made firearm. It had one problem, it was not reliable with 115 grain ammo and I shot 1,334 round trying to get her to work. Darn it I really loved the gun.

    I convinced Cabela's to trade for a Shield. Wow number 3 is the charm. The Shield is the ccw gun of the year. Read the S&W forum. There are 100's of posts from Shield owners and no one is complaining. The gun is 100% reliable.

    I laugh when I read the Kahr and Beretta gun forum. I am so thankful I was able to unload the Kahr and Nano for a gun that goes bang every time.


    Thank you S&W you have a winner in the Shield.

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    Congratulations on getting the M&P Shield. I wonder how long I've got to wait for it to be approved in CA.

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    Quote Originally Posted by warbird1 View Post
    The 40 cal Shield will be my next handgun purchase.
    +1 ... all the online gun sites are out of stock

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    Count me in. I shot a 9mm and love it. I get mine tomorrow.

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    Shipwreck. Which OWb holster did u get for the Shield?

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    I bought a molded IWB from Holsters by Eric (very high quality) for my Kahr CM9, but I have a Shield on order and want to switch to OWB for comfort.

    Thanks,
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    Quote Originally Posted by 8theburger View Post
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    I bought a molded IWB from Holsters by Eric (very high quality) for my Kahr CM9, but I have a Shield on order and want to switch to OWB for comfort.

    Thanks,
    Gary
    Desantis belt holster.





    But I mainly use a pocket holster:



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    This thread and a couple others, plus the link to hickok45 on the shield convinced me. Now I am on 2 waiting lists for a 9mm shield. #18 ($409) and #51 ($399). Don't care which one comes in first. Held the LC9 for size to my hand and it feels good. I am expecting the Shield to feel, like goldie locks says, "Just right".

    I'll be looking for an IWB holster for this as well. Thought I'd be better off with OWB but Shield is slim enough it might feel better conceled IWB.

    Thanks everybody.

    Thanks for this link too !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Younguy View Post
    This thread and a couple others, plus the link to hickok45 on the shield convinced me. Now I am on 2 waiting lists for a 9mm shield. #18 ($409) and #51 ($399). Don't care which one comes in first. Held the LC9 for size to my hand and it feels good. I am expecting the Shield to feel, like goldie locks says, "Just right".

    I'll be looking for an IWB holster for this as well. Thought I'd be better off with OWB but Shield is slim enough it might feel better conceled IWB.

    Thanks everybody.

    Thanks for this link too !!

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    if I'm not mistaken that's a real good price, where are you buying from? is it an online dealer?

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    I would buy a shield if they came in a lefty....

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    Looks like the Shield 9mm is now CA compliant.

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    I'm #18 at the Firing line indoor range and # 51 at the greenmountain gun shop across town. Bleep the names if I'm not supposed to mention them. Hoping for $399 first. One more possibility down in Parker where I think I'm #1 but they are a really small shop and dind't give me a price. Hoping to sell my .32 Bernadelli model 60 to help finance. It's really fun to shoot but the .32 ammo is higher than 9mm. I'll miss it.

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    I'm wanting to pick one up for my wife as her first CCW. I got to handle and dry fire one when they first came out. Fit, finish and balance were superb for a $400 handgun. It aimed very naturally and had terrific sights. And the trigger was awesome -no creep, very crisp and a very useable reset. All-in-all, a wonderful gun.

    I might have to pick up one as well. Now, if they only made a .45 ACP version, I'd be set.

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    ust got back from the range. Now, between yesterday and today - 450 rounds thru the new shield. Between both of them, I have 1700 rounds thru them in 2.5 months


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    Thoughts on the CA compliant version, specifically the loaded chamber indicator. I don't like it.

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    Check Theis Holsters out for a good IWB. Have two so far. One for my .40 Pro and one for my Shield 9mm. Good price and good service.

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    Caution before purchasing Shield .40 saw on U tube a guy shooting one and the magazine kept falling out and he maintains his thumb was no where near the mag release. maybe that is why they are so hard to come by, perhaps they are making repairs and correcting issue on future production.. Time will tell!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DNAMichaels View Post
    Caution before purchasing Shield .40 saw on U tube a guy shooting one and the magazine kept falling out and he maintains his thumb was no where near the mag release. maybe that is why they are so hard to come by, perhaps they are making repairs and correcting issue on future production.. Time will tell!
    This is a well known issue for the 40 cal shields. They are fixing it.

    I wills ay that it is very strange for your very FIRST post on this forum to be about a problem, though. Not asking for advice, or saying hello, or telling us what guns you have - but just complaining about a gun. Always makes such a claim suspect, IMHO. Sorry, but true...

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    I'm on a couple of waiting lists for a shield.

    I decided to buy a S&W M&P 9c a few months ago and I'm glad I did.

    I love the 9c

    Just one problem with that ..

    My wife shot it & loves it too .

    So I'm going to buy a Shield & I'll carry one of them & her the other.


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    since I'm looking at buying one can any one comment on how the gun feels with the 8 round mag with the extension sleeve?

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