Tag Archives: M&P

USPSA Pistol Shooting: Managing the Mag Release

Shooters with small hands may benefit from switching the mag release to the opposite side. Continue reading

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S&W M&P 9 – Part VII: Update

Well, it’s been a couple of months now with the M&P9. Let’s review where we are so far: Apex Tactical “Competition Action Enhancement Kit” Dawson sights (fiber 1.25 red front/ black serrated wide rear) Black Diamond grip tape stainless guide … Continue reading

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S&W M&P 9 – Part VI: bottom line (sort-of)

The rubber meets the road with the M&P9 at practice and in competition. Continue reading

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S&W M&P 9 – Part V: Light at the end of the…barrel

With the trigger squared away it was time to install the new sights. My Dawson Precision sights arrived and I quickly got to work. I put the slide in a vise with some 3/4 pine blocks as buffers and got … Continue reading

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S&W M&P 9: Part III (with a sidetrack into USPSA history)

In 2001 the US Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) decided to add a new competitive division. It would be known as “Production” class. The idea was simple: allow shooters to compete with common duty/self-defense pistols in stock configurations. These would include … Continue reading

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S&W M&P 9mm: Part II

A critical component of any competition pistol is the trigger. No matter how nicely the gun fits your hand, no matter how well the sights work and no matter how expensive or cheap the gun is, without a good trigger … Continue reading

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S&W M&P 9mm: Part I

Part I of the S&W M&P 9 adventure. Continue reading

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In search of the perfect 9mm for USPSA

Hands-on testing of several popular 9mm pistols for use in USPSA Production shooting. Continue reading

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