S&W M&P Shield Optics Ready Fits in the Galco Corvus Belt/IWB Holster

If you are a Smith & Wesson M&P Shield owner – whether yours is optics-ready or not – the Galco Corvus Belt Slide/Inside-the-Waistband (IWB) holster is yet another option for concealed carry advocates. This new fit offered from Galco works with original M&P Shield pistols as well as the newer M2.0 options and even the Shield Plus.

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Smith & Wesson to Discontinue Shield 1.0 Models Effective Immediately

Fans of the original Smith and Wesson M&P Shield are getting a bit of sad news today as Smith & Wesson has opted to discontinue the original Shield design effective immediately which includes existing orders. According to the discontinuation notice, this decision was reached in an effort to contend with the demand for the new M&P Shield Plus that was released just last month.

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Overwatch Precision to Release New TAC Trigger Kits for Additional Pistols

Overwatch Precision‘s primary offering has been Glock parts, most notably their “TAC” trigger kits. Last fall they even released a tongue-in-cheek seasonal “Pumpkin Spice” edition. Now Overwatch is expanding their offerings by bringing some of that TAC trigger goodness to several additional pistols. The lucky recipients will be the M&P Shield 2.0, the CZ P10C/S/F family, as well as Walther’s Q5 SF and PPQ series.

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Smith & Wesson Ships Their Three Millionth M&P Shield Pistol

Smith & Wesson are celebrating shipping their three millionth M&P Shield. Since its introduction back in 2012, Smith & Wesson have shipped the pistol in various calibres and configuration including .380 APC, 9x19mm, .40 S&W and .45 ACP. Since the very first Shield, we’ve seen the M&P Shield M2.0 and the M&P380 Shield EZ.

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BOTW: M&P SHIELD: Everything But the Kitchen Sink Build

The eighth Installment of Build of the Week was contributed by Johnny.  I am a personal fan of the M&P Shield. I carry one on duty (original; not the 2.0) as my backup gun and honestly find myself carrying it as my CCW during the summer months. These mods all sound pretty reasonable for a lower cost upgrade–no need to make this a race gun…

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Recover Tactical Develops Subcompact Pistol Rails

Recover Tactical has announced that they are developing six new drop-in frame rails for popular subcompact pistols. The new rails will be available for Glock 26, Glock 43, S&W M&P Shield as well as … the remaining three pistol models are not disclosed and will be announced later when these rails hit the shelves.

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TFB REVIEW: Alien Gear ShapeShift Ankle Holster

One of my other jobs requires me to carry a secondary firearm, and I have historically worn it in an ankle holster. I have had an ankle holster for somewhere just shy of a thousand years that I have carried everything from a Kel-Tec PF9 to an XDS to my current BUG, a S&W M&P Shield. When I got the notice for the Alien Gear ShapeShift Ankle Holster, in my inbox, I was definitely intrigued. Alien Gear was kind enough to send me out a review holster which I have been wearing on duty since February.

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Strike Industries EMP for M&P Shield

Just when you thought a week would go by without something new from the folks over at Strike Industries, nope. They having something new coming down the pipeline. This time it’s their EMP mag extension for the Smith and Wesson M&P Shield for both the 9mm and .40SW models.

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Galloway Precision – Red Dot All The Things | SHOT 2017

I came across Eric’s work when I discovered he melts a red dot onto a Sig P938 slide.

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Comp-Tac Holster for New Smith and Wesson Pistol

News of the latest addition to Smith and Wesson’s lineup spread fast during the recent NRA Annual Meeting (NRAAM). Smith and Wesson’s newest gun is an M&P Shield chambered in .45 ACP, and it’s an announcement that’s been met with more than a little interest. The company’s booth was filled to overflowing during the NRAAM. Now, close on the heels of the new .45 ACP are announcements regarding accessories for the pistol. Comp-Tac Holsters has expanded their line to include holsters made specifically for the newest Smith and Wesson handgun.

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New Apex Trigger For M&P Shield

The Smith and Wesson M&P Shield is a popular gun with fans citing a number of reasons it’s become their top EDC choice as well as their favorite pick for range time. But even though it’s become one of the best-selling semi-autos out there, it’s still subject to aftermarket changes just like any other pistol. One common change made to pistols is dropping in a new trigger, and if you’re looking for an option from an established company with a solid reputation, take a look at Apex.

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