I really like the Shield & XDS but I can't make up my mind. It will be my conceal carry pistol. For every 5 people who say get the Shield on the M&P forum, there will be 5 (on the Springfield forum) who will say get the XDS.
Telos 9mm Ammo Review Demand for ammunition has greatly increased over the past year and is currently significantly exceeding supply. Unfortunately, that means many out of stock. New ammo to test out #telos #ammo #9MM. Out at the range today doing a redneck ballistic test with the G2 Research Telos ammo. I also tested function with the Glock 19
When the shield was dropped by Smith & Wesson, it looked like Apple has dropped a new iPhone series. When Springfield XD-S was released, however, it came as .45 ACP — and no one gave a hoot about it apart from Springfield die-hard fans. Finally, there came the Glock 43 released by Glock.
I like how S&W, unlike Springfield, drops all of its models.
Compare the dimensions and specs of Smith & Wesson M&P 9 Shield Plus and.
Looking to buy Smith & Wesson M&P Shield vs Springfield XD-S in 2021? Today, we will be comparing two such options: the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield and the Springfield XD-S. Both of these weapons are extremely high quality, and are very compact in size.
This is a side by side comparison of the Springfield XDS 45 and the Smith & Wesson M&P45 Shield 45. I've carried the XDS for 2 years for my daily carry but.
Compare the dimensions and specs of Smith & Wesson M&P 9 Shield and Springfield Hellcat Micro Compact.
Springfield XDs vs M&P Shield. April 8, 2014 schmittychris 4 Comments. My XDs is gone tomorrow. I decided to go with the Smith and Wesson M&P Shield. There are several reasons why. To me the Springfield and the M&P are in the same category.
I carry the XDS and I shoot better with it. It has a very different trigger though, less clean of a break but more predictable and pretty smooth. I've shot a friend's shield, very nice. It's the same, I'm just double-stack instead. I love the Smiths for being smooth-surfaced. Very CCW friendly to skin.
Is the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield or the Springfield XD-S the best 9mm handgun for you? Read our full comparison of them here and find out! The total width of the Shield is about an inch, and it's 4.6 inches tall, with its overall length barely passing 6 inches. At these dimensions, the gun weighs in at.
Mar 28, 2015.
22a competition, Smith & Wesson M&P22 Full Size (great training gun), and a Springfield XDm 9mm pistol as well as Weatherby, Remington,
Size and Weight. He also emphasizes how similar they are in size. He states that most people compare the Glock 43 to the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield but he says that that's The Springfield XDS however has a much more clean and precise trigger break at 6.1 lbs. but a little bit longer reset.
Oct 22, 2019.
The Shield shot best with the Hornady 185-grain Critical Defense load, with a best group of 0.93 inches, while the XD-S excelled with Speer's.
When the shield was dropped by Smith & Wesson, it looked like Apple has dropped a new iPhone series. When Springfield XD-S was released, however,
Jul 2, 2013.
The XDs has less recoil and is slightly "softer" shooting IMO. It weighs about 2 oz. more than the Shield. The extended magazines for the XDs.
Shooting Sprinfield XDs 9mm vs. Smith and Wesson Shield 9mm. In this video, we compare the S&W M&P 2.0, the Glock 19 Gen 4 and the Springfield XD Mod 2. All in 9mm.
The Springfield XDS has undergone some changes over its life cycle so far, and is now offered as the XDS Mod2, with the original XDS having been discontinued. In fact, the pistol has been changed from a compact polymer striker pistol to a 1911 and has thus been changed into a gun that's actually good.
Sep 5, 2013.
I've tried a bunch and have narrowed it down to the Springfield XDs and Smith and Wesson M&P Shield (both in 9mm), but now I'm stuck.
1) Smith & Wesson M&P 9 Shield M2.0. The M&P Shield series is arguably one of the most popular concealed carry handguns in the U.S. It's small and easily.
But Springfield Armory and Smith & Wesson are both keeping the faith by continuing to offer up On top of this, Springfield improved the grip texturing and rounded the backstrap for better comfort. When you bring two high-quality pistols together to compare features and performance, it's always.
While the original Shield and 2.0 series offer curved hinge triggers, we took your feedback on the curvature and replaced the previous generation Shield trigger with new flat-face triggers on the Shield Plus. But the differences only start there.
Another feature you can expect to find on the Shield Plus.