APEX Releases Flat Trigger for S&W M&P Shield

    APEX, known for taking S&W’s original abysmal M&P trigger and tuning it to near perfection (in my opinion, their triggers are better than any Glock I shoot on a daily basis), has turned their attention to the small M&P Shield. The new flat-faced trigger is a stand-alone replacement for the stock Shield trigger (which is pretty good) and claims:

    • Reduce pull by about 2 lbs.
    • Reduces pre and over-travel.
    • Smooths out the pull
    • Maintain factory safety values

    For a listed retail of $79.95 for the trigger and $164 for the Duty/Carry kit, the triggers are relatively expensive compared to the base handgun they would install in, but it’s hard to put a price on being able to shoot more accurately, especially in a defensive situation.

    Full Press Release Below:

    Apex Announces New Flat-Faced Trigger for Smith & Wesson’s M&P Shield

    LOS OSOS, Calif. – Apex Tactical Specialties, the industry leader in aftermarket drop-in performance parts for firearms, announced the upcoming release of the new Apex Flat-Faced Action Enhancement Trigger for the popular Smith & Wesson M&P Shield pistol.

    The new Shield Flat-Faced Action Enhancement Trigger replaces the factory hinged trigger with a anodized aluminum trigger body featuring a Flat-Faced profile and a center mounted pivoting safety. The trigger reduces pre-travel and over-travel by approximately 20%.

    The new Shield Flat-Faced Action Enhancement Trigger is available as a stand alone replacement trigger, part #100-131, for $79.95, or as part of the popular M&P Shield Action Enhancement Trigger & Duty/Carry Kit package, part #100-132, for $164.95.

    The new Shield Flat-Faced Action Enhancement Trigger will be available for purchase in late August. Dealers and distributors can pre-order the new trigger by contacting Apex at [email protected] or calling (805) 528-5250.

    Features and Specifications:
    – Black anodized aluminum trigger
    – Direct drop-in replacement of factory hinged trigger
    – Full kit reduces trigger pull by approximately 2 lbs.
    – Smooth uptake and reset
    – Reduces pre-travel and over-travel
    – Reduced reset length
    – Center mounted pivoting safety maintains factory safety values
    – Apex Part #: 100-132 (Action Enhancement Trigger and Duty/Carry Kit)
    – Apex Part #: 100-131 (Action Enhancement Trigger)
    – MSRP: $164.95 for the Trigger and Duty/Carry Kit
    – MSRP: $79.95 for the Action Enhancement Trigger

    For more information on parts and services from Apex Tactical Specialties, visit www.ApexTactical.com, like Apex Tactical on Facebook or follow @ApexTactical on Twitter and Instagram. Instructional videos on the installation of Apex parts are available onApex’s YouTube channel.

    – See more at: http://www.shootingwire.com/story/353797#sthash.iiHQt8hp.dpuf

    Nathan S

    One of TFB’s resident Jarheads, Nathan now works within the firearms industry. A consecutive Marine rifle and pistol expert, he enjoys local 3-gun, NFA, gunsmithing, MSR’s, & high-speed gear. Nathan has traveled to over 30 countries working with US DoD & foreign MoDs.

    The above post is my opinion and does not reflect the views of any company or organization.


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