Find Accessories For My Gun x
Chat now
Product Search
Search Descriptions  
Free Shipping Option



Store Directory

View all items by any one manufacturer by searching or selecting it from the dropdown
Buy with Confidence


2641554 Since 2003:
1768 Currently Online:

How to Buy a Gun Online
How to Purchase NFA (Class III) Items
Don't Lie for the Other Guy
Why Buy From Buds?
Payment Options/Cancellation Fees
Shipping & Returns
State Restrictions
Norton Shopping Guarantee
Team Buds
Recent Reviews
Conditions of Use
Privacy Notice
S&W M&P40 Shield 6+1/7+1 40S&W 3.1"
by Michael W Date Added: Monday 07 April, 2014
Fast shipping from Buds, as always. Got to the range this weekend and immediately this little gem became my new, favorite carry weapon. For a 40, it had a lot less recoil than I had imagined...dead accurate out of the box. The trigger pull is crisp, definitive and not at all a long travel as I was expecting. As this was my first M&P product, I read the manual cover to cover...glad I did as the breakdown was something I wasn't familiar with versus my Bersa Thunder and Beretta 96. The thumb safety, though a low profile, actually is not that hard to flip up for me, but I can see where someone with larger fingers might encounter a bit of difficulty. Now, I have heard many schools of thought of reloading and releasing the slide...some say use the catch, others say pull the slide back and release. This gun, you cannot, at least I can't, just flip the release lever seems designed to only pull the slide back and release once reloading a new magazine. When loading a full magazine with a closed slide, it requires much more effort to push the magazine in to lock in place versus slide open. For my hand, the extended magazine works best versus the 6 round, but I can shoot it accurately either way. Overall, a great gun and I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for a compact, reliable, well made weapon with some punch!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Write Review

More Information on product...