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Old 02-10-2017, 01:31 PM
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I like my Shield 9mm just fine, but am used to being able to use the slide lock as a thumb operated slide release. Does anybody now make this part that has already been angled to operate in this fashion? I am really aggravated by this but would just as soon not fiddle with the part myself if I can help it. I will almost certainly ruin at least one before I get it right.
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I have a 9mm shield and have the same problem. This thing is too small!! Does some of the M&P 9mm parts fit. Especially the sights. I see all kinds of sights that fit the M&P but very few for the shield. Will they interchange?
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Basically, if you need a slide release, you need to buy something other than a Shield. If a gun is too small, you need to buy a larger gun. Buying a gun that doesn't work the way you want and trying to make it work differently is just plain nuts.

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It is not the gun that is too small, it is the slide release. Is there an aftermarket slide release that is a little larger? I like the size of the gun, great pocket gun!!
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As has been said at least 500 times in other threads in this forum, it is not a "slide release" it is a "slide stop". It is not meant to be used to release the slide, which should be accomplished (per the manual) by "slingshotting" the slide. If not having a slide release aggravates you too much, sell the pistol.
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Who pissed on your Wheaties? I am from the old school, I was trained this way and can't/won't change. I bought MY pistol because I like it, just wondered if there is a better SLIDE RELEASE!!!
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