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Old 01-18-2017, 01:57 PM
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Here's my honest gut-reaction upon unboxing and handling the M&P M2.0. Apparently it is giving heartburn to M&P Fanboyz, but hey, just calling it as I see it. I think it is a great handgun deal for only $445, but it is what it is.

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Old 01-18-2017, 02:15 PM
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To each his own.. Odd that you keep saying in the video that it's nice and that it feels good and then you say it feels cheap. To me the thumb safety feels cheap but the gun itself feels excellent and all I own is HK's and Glocks. The M&P feels a lot better quality wise than a Glock does. Also, you don't like the sound that the recoil spring makes but Glocks make the same sound until broken in. I'm no M&P fanboy but it is an excellent gun.
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Old 01-18-2017, 02:47 PM
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Yes, it was an odd combination of reaction. Some nice things about it, but overall a cheap feeling, but as I made clear, that may not be bad since compared to many other semi-autos made by big name firearm arm manufactures, $445 is cheap by comparison. The slide is nice, the frame, trigger, and safety and even the cheapo looking guide rod, oh, and the magazines, all screamed "cheap" to me.

But maybe that is ok.

I've never had any firearm make squeaking noises. None. Until this one. It is truly laughable.

I would not call it an "excellent" gun...good enough? Maybe.
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My last three and every other issued HK (that you said are the cat meow) I've ever handled made the exact same noise. Interesting that a stainless steel guide rod looks cheap, you know a gen 1-3 Glock uses a plastic guide rod right? I'm certainly not a "fanboy" but I prefer the ergonomics of the m&p over the other plastic fantastics out there. The m&p certainly has its issues, most of which aren't obvious until you get at least some rounds down range. But hey, thanks for letting us know what a "revolver guy" feels about it. I wonder if Jerry Miculek has the same opinions?

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Old 01-18-2017, 03:37 PM
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So this afternoon I finally got to shoot my friends 2.0. I like the looks it fits me good ( it's similar to my 6+ 1.0's Iowned). I put about 6 mags through it, it shot good and I think it was a bit softer shooting than my other 1.0's.

I really didn't think it was more accurate than all my previous 1.0's but 6 mags really isn't enough to make any decision on accuracy. Finish was about what it's been. The trigger was better but not as good as many of the best out now. Apex is still going to be the trigger. For $450 it's good but making it better will bring you closer to $700. But for a self defense and other than serious target it's great and if they come out with a compact I might be in the market for one.

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Not familiar with the gun at all but, I sure do like the looks of it!
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Don't know you from Adam. From the laughing and comments, I'd conclude that this video was biased going in. Again, that's just my impression and I don't know your history or what you like. Rather than saying the gun feels cheap 20 times, expound on why it feels cheap. Some of the things you were shocked by are part of the marketed features of the weapon. The "clicking" trigger for example is clearly marketed as the tactile feedback. No offense intend, just feedback on the video itself. If you are in the market to sell the gun, I'm looking for one so send me a pm.
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Old 01-18-2017, 06:15 PM
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A Smith and Wesson rep brought two MP 2.0 pistols to the range / gunshop where I work today. Several of us shot them and took a survey. I had handled one earlier and thought the grip texture was too aggressive. After shooting one, I decided it felt good in the hand. The trigger was fine with me. I like them.
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Old 01-18-2017, 11:44 PM
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I absolutely LOVE the feel of the M&P and i grew accustomed to the GLOCK I have both. The fact that M&P continues to make a very nice pistol even better is awesome to me. Just a little bit longer befor i get my 2.0
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Old 01-19-2017, 12:17 AM
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Here is what I posted on another site:

I held an FDE 9mm at my LGS and I did not get that 'Got to have it!' feeling. The trigger is better than the gen 1s, but it is still nothing like an Apex upgrade. Also, the texture of the grip may actually be too aggressive for some people. I may be biased, since I own a PC Core with full Apex upgrades, but just wanted to provide my 2 cents.
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I just received my new M2.0 this afternoon. I was so excited hearing all the hype about this new trigger system. I pulled it out of the box, pulled the trigger, and wow the break was crisp and the pull was light. Then I started letting the trigger out to reset and my hopes were quickly dashed. There was no "tactile or audible reset." Needless to say I was incredibly disappointed.
I ordered this and had it shipped to a small shop, so they didn't have any on hand to compare it to. I called S&W customer (who were very helpful) and asked them what they thought, they agreed it should have the "tactile and audible reset" and that I should send it in.
Wondering if maybe I just had my hopes to high I went to another LGS and tried a new M2.0 off the shelf and WOW the trigger felt amazing, great break and awesome reset.
So needless to say I got the lemon and will be sending it back for work, which is unfortunate because now I have to wait even longer to shoot it. After feeling what it was supposed to be like though, man I can't wait to get it back.
The gun looks and feels awesome, I just need to get this issue fixed and we'll be right back on track.
Not saying anything of this to bash the gun, it's a great gun, just more an FYI that even great companies let some fall through the cracks. Thankfully it's a range toy being added to my collection and once fixed will become the bedside gun, so I don't NEED it running today. It's just an inconvenience.
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I just received my new M2.0 this afternoon. I was so excited hearing all the hype about this new trigger system. I pulled it out of the box, pulled the trigger, and wow the break was crisp and the pull was light. Then I started letting the trigger out to reset and my hopes were quickly dashed. There was no "tactile or audible reset." Needless to say I was incredibly disappointed.
I ordered this and had it shipped to a small shop, so they didn't have any on hand to compare it to. I called S&W customer (who were very helpful) and asked them what they thought, they agreed it should have the "tactile and audible reset" and that I should send it in.
Wondering if maybe I just had my hopes to high I went to another LGS and tried a new M2.0 off the shelf and WOW the trigger felt amazing, great break and awesome reset.
So needless to say I got the lemon and will be sending it back for work, which is unfortunate because now I have to wait even longer to shoot it. After feeling what it was supposed to be like though, man I can't wait to get it back.
The gun looks and feels awesome, I just need to get this issue fixed and we'll be right back on track.
Not saying anything of this to bash the gun, it's a great gun, just more an FYI that even great companies let some fall through the cracks. Thankfully it's a range toy being added to my collection and once fixed will become the bedside gun, so I don't NEED it running today. It's just an inconvenience.


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My last three and every other issued HK (that you said are the cat meow) I've ever handled made the exact same noise.
Raising the BS flag. Just not true.
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I just received my new M2.0 this afternoon. I was so excited hearing all the hype about this new trigger system. I pulled it out of the box, pulled the trigger, and wow the break was crisp and the pull was light. Then I started letting the trigger out to reset and my hopes were quickly dashed. There was no "tactile or audible reset." Needless to say I was incredibly disappointed.
I ordered this and had it shipped to a small shop, so they didn't have any on hand to compare it to. I called S&W customer (who were very helpful) and asked them what they thought, they agreed it should have the "tactile and audible reset" and that I should send it in.
Wondering if maybe I just had my hopes to high I went to another LGS and tried a new M2.0 off the shelf and WOW the trigger felt amazing, great break and awesome reset.
So needless to say I got the lemon and will be sending it back for work, which is unfortunate because now I have to wait even longer to shoot it. After feeling what it was supposed to be like though, man I can't wait to get it back.
The gun looks and feels awesome, I just need to get this issue fixed and we'll be right back on track.
Not saying anything of this to bash the gun, it's a great gun, just more an FYI that even great companies let some fall through the cracks. Thankfully it's a range toy being added to my collection and once fixed will become the bedside gun, so I don't NEED it running today. It's just an inconvenience.
Shoot some IDPA, USPSA or 3-gun. That "reset" upset **** will go right out the window.
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Raising the BS flag. Just not true.
Well, I was an instructor at a LE academy for four years and during that time we issued well over a thousand HK P2000s. Before they were cleaned and lubricated they all make the same sound of metal squeaking on metal. If you don't believe, that's fine, but if you're calling me a liar you can... well, take a long walk.

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Before they were cleaned and lubricated they all make the same sound of metal squeaking on metal.

You didn't really read carefully, now did you.

The MP's RECOIL SPRING is making ridiculous kiddy toy sounds when I rack it. It is not "metal on metal" it is the spring itself.
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Thanks to member TIM for taking the MP 2.0 off my hands. First and last SW semi-auto I'll ever both to buy. It is a subpar effort and screams "cheap" which is probably ok if all you want is a $440 plastic handgun to play around with.
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I never really understood the motives. A self proclaimed HK & Glock guy goes onto the S&W forum with a video review of the latest model, having few positives and a plenty of cheap shots, calling it:

* A great handgun deal for $445
* Screams cheap
* Nice
* Feels good in the hand
* Good enough

Only to sell it a few days layers with a few more parting shots...

* First & last SW semi-auto you'll buy
* Subpar effort
* Screams "cheap"
* Probably ok
* $440 plastic handgun to play around with

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I never really understood the motives. A self proclaimed HK & Glock guy goes onto the S&W forum with a video review of the latest model, having few positives and a plenty of cheap shots, calling it:

* A great handgun deal for $445
* Screams cheap
* Nice
* Feels good in the hand
* Good enough

Only to sell it a few days layers with a few more parting shots...

* First & last SW semi-auto you'll buy
* Subpar effort
* Screams "cheap"
* Probably ok
* $440 plastic handgun to play around with

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I don't is dog in this fight. The last M&P I owned I sold years ago. The gun was fine, there was something else I wanted so I used the M&P as trade. On top of that I too am an HK/Glock guy. My daily carry for almost a decade is a G19. It's not exclusive, I like other guns too. I own a few Sigs both alloy and polymer... didn't have issues with the M&P, like CZs....Etc..Etc.

Having said that...... I had a chance to play with the new M&P at my LGS. I didn't shoot it, just handled it. I really liked the feel of the grip texture. It felt much more solid in my hand then my G19. Having shot my HK USP 45 a lot with the skateboard tape on the grip I found it to be fine with no issues of rubbing my hand raw so I'm assuming that this M&P would be no different. But I suppose I can see how it can irritate some people. Everyone has different sensitivity. What I really don't understand is the "feel cheap" statement. To me it felt no different than my Glocks or HKs or Sig 2022 (my polymer Sig). It felt like every other gun I've held. Half the gun owners think Glocks feel cheap too because they're polymer, or any polymer gun really. Can't speak for the safety as I wouldn't buy one but otherwise it felt like I was holding a gun. Everything else would be completely irrelevant to me. The trigger click....I don't know...dont remember hearing one but I don't think I'd hear it over to sound of the gun being shot. Same with the spring squeak. Don't remember hearing one but more than likely wouldn't care if it didn't effect function. And that is really the only thing I'd be concerned about....function!

Not sure if this statement was meant as a positive, negative or just a description but the little windows with the S# and whatever I would never even pay attention to or look at as they have nothing to do with shooting. The visual I'm concerned about is down the sights.

I'm not in a hurry to run out and buy one but if they prove themselves as reliable as any other duty gun I wouldn't be against owning one

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Serial Troll does the same thing on other forums nothing new. Modus operandi. Comical.
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I do NOT mean this to sound ugly or smart aleck, but my feeling is that both the OP and the M2.0 are better off now. And my personal experience tells me that TIM is very likely happy and pleased to get the M2.0.

Life is too short to keep a handgun that one does not like, and we all like different things. However, just because I don't like one doesn't mean it's no good or that others will not love it. So ... if I don't like it, I just pass it along to someone else with a smile and a statement to that person of my experience with the gun. Not sayin' that you can't or shouldn't say the gun is not your cup of tea, but there is no sense in beating a dead horse or making fun of it! My opinion only here!
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reset squeak blah blah blah you guys really get that into a tool just shoot the damn thing as long as it goes bang its working as intended!! good grief charlie brown
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Here's my honest gut-reaction upon unboxing and handling the M&P M2.0. Apparently it is giving heartburn to M&P Fanboyz, but hey, just calling it as I see it. I think it is a great handgun deal for only $445, but it is what it is.

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I Brought the New 9mm M&P 2.0 Flat Dark Earth and must say I love the look and feel of this gun. I actually picked it up from Bass Pro Shop on 1/25 and was finally able to take it out to the range last night 1/30. But, I ran into an issue the slide lock engaging after firing 2 rounds and bullet was just basically stuck half in the magazine and half in the barrel. It took a bit of messing around to un-lodge the bullet and clear the gun. I reloaded and got the same issue 2 or 3 more times before I final clear the gun and re-boxed it. Haven't contacted S&W or Bass Pro yet. But I'm wondering has anyone else had this issue. I originally thought it was the ammo but I dropped the bullets in to a rental Glock 17 from the range and they worked just fine. Any Suggestions
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The guy is just trying to generate views for his youtube channel. He's on numerous gun forums pulling the same ****, and he's getting skewered just the same on them.
Anyhow:
I received one two weeks ago. I've owned two "1.0" guns (and my wife still does own one) and try as hard as I did, I just couldn't make myself like it. This one is impressing me though. The trigger was much better than the 1.0, although it had some grit to it at first. However, after about 200 dry-fires, that went away, and except for a little more pretravel, the trigger is not noticeably different than my wife's 1.0, which has an Apex DCAEK in it.
When I took it to the range, I was shooting a little bit left of center, and my first thought was that I was going to be plagued by the same issue that I had with Glock, that only got solved through considerable practice. However, after breaking out the ruler, it appears that the front sight is slightly off to the right. A buddy with a sight pusher is fixing that for me today though.
All-in-all the 2.0 is, in my opinion a definite step-up from the 1st generation M&P. The only downside I can readily pick out is the grip stippling may be a bit abrasive for someone carrying IWB.

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If you purchase one with the safety is it possible to disable it? I found the 5" in FDE I like but it has the safety feature.
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If you purchase one with the safety is it possible to disable it? I found the 5" in FDE I like but it has the safety feature.
You can remove it in about 5 minutes. Request frame plugs from S&W and they will send them out. Put the frame plugs in and you're good to go. I have both the 5 inch FDE version and a black 4.25. Even the models without the safeties have the frame plugs where the safety goes.
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You can remove it in about 5 minutes. Request frame plugs from S&W and they will send them out. Put the frame plugs in and you're good to go. I have both the 5 inch FDE version and a black 4.25. Even the models without the safeties have the frame plugs where the safety goes.
Thanks for that intel
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What is it about You Tube that makes everyone with a cell phone feel like they suddenly are to be taken seriously as some sort of expert on whatever topic the person chooses to make the subject of an amateurish video?

I view this sort of thing the same way I do an actor venturing outside his area of expertise (acting) and preaching to the rest of us his views on hot button topics. In about 99.9% of all cases, the actor, who was previously thought to be a moron, merely convinces the entire world that he is one.
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What is it about You Tube that makes everyone with a cell phone feel like they suddenly are to be taken seriously as some sort of expert on whatever topic the person chooses to make the subject of an amateurish video?

I view this sort of thing the same way I do an actor venturing outside his area of expertise (acting) and preaching to the rest of us his views on hot button topics. In about 99.9% of all cases, the actor, who was previously thought to be a moron, merely convinces the entire world that he is one.
In my opinion, it has to do with a need to garner attention, and to feed an egocentric need to feel knowledgeable on a given subject.
I think I know something, so I make a video telling everyone how much I know. People who don't know better think I must know what I'm talking about, because I'm on a youtube video. People who know better and call me on it get written off as "fanboyz".
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Wow, this escalated quickly. As soon as the 2.0 was announced, I wanted one. However, it wasn't a need. I have the 1.0 FS so I didn't need another 4.25" barrel. I wanted the 5" barrel, but really never been in love with FDE. I handled the black at a gun show and a store, but never went home with one. Along came this thread and I half jokingly said I'd take it off his hands. Once I got them PM, I couldn't pass on it. I picked it up from the FFL yesterday and have lovingly named her Squeeky. My first impression is that the slide is very smooth. Really can't feel the reset. I haven't been able to shoot her yet, hopefully tomorrow.
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Funny how emotional some people get over an opinion on a YouTube video.
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Just an update, got a brand new out of the box HK P2000 for my duty gun on Friday. My old one is way over recommended round count. Squeaked like mouse getting squeezed by a snake. Cleaned it, oiled it, shot about 150 rounds through it. Squeaks less now.

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I picked up a 4.25" MP 2.0 9mm with thumb safety last weekend as I been going around checking out a lot beside the lowly glocks. Hoping to get out today weather permitting to shoot it. IMO it the best fit for me.
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youtube gun vids are like buttholes everyone has one and a good many of them stink!!!! lmao
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Love the grip texture on mine. (Same gun as the original post)
For those of us that don't have hands like our wives.
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If you purchase one with the safety is it possible to disable it? I found the 5" in FDE I like but it has the safety feature.
I have three other M&P's. This is the first one I bought with a safety. As stated earlier, it is easily removed or just don't use it.
Unless your grip position has you accidentally engaging it, the firearm performs exactly like one without a safety if not engaged.
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Here's my honest gut-reaction upon unboxing and handling the M&P M2.0. Apparently it is giving heartburn to M&P Fanboyz, but hey, just calling it as I see it. I think it is a great handgun deal for only $445, but it is what it is.

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Just reading that was enough for me to know the video was not worth watching. Why would anyone care about the opinion of some random stranger whose credentials at best could be that he won his high school co-ed airsoft championship in 2010? I will stick with reviews from people known to have actual knowledge and experience. As well as people who don't concern themselves with "Fanboyz".
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I can say this. I've owned a number of Glocks in my day. I carried them exclusively for 7 years in LE, I've personally owned 5 Glocks, and have been a member and competed in GSSF.

To say the S&W M&P 2.0 feels cheap compared to a Glock is both complete inexperience and an exaggeration.

The design of the 2.0 is higher quality than any of the Glocks I've owned. There really isn't one area where there's remarkable difference but in each area of the firearm you can see small points o refinement over the Glock. That doesn't make it a better gun mind you, just more refined and higher quality. The thing about a Glock is it's designed to be a lose gun. That's what makes it so reliable.
Both guns have their merits but to say one is cheap feeling is silly. It's like a little boy seeing a girl and saying "she's icky".

Now one area I have to agree with is his comment on the safety. That thing had to go. It was clearly an afterthought meant to clear a hurtle of selling these to certain LE agencies and certain states. It's engagement and disengagement was very light and almost in the wind so a slight nudge and it moved. Not a wise thing to have considering it proximity to the thumb placement. If you love it great, I'll send you mine so you have back up. Loving it because it's what you're use to does not make up for it's poor design.
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You can remove it in about 5 minutes. Request frame plugs from S&W and they will send them out. Put the frame plugs in and you're good to go. I have both the 5 inch FDE version and a black 4.25. Even the models without the safeties have the frame plugs where the safety goes.
On the flip side, if you have a non-safety model, can you get a safety, remove the plugs and install it?

If so, anyone have a safety they could part with?

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On the flip side, if you have a non-safety model, can you get a safety, remove the plugs and install it?
I'll go out on a limb and say yes because the non-safety models have the plugs pre installed at the factory. Everything else internally is the same.
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I'll go out on a limb and say yes because the non-safety models have the plugs pre installed at the factory. Everything else internally is the same.
Sort of what I was thanking also. Just like to have others thoughts on the subject.

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I've noticed nothing "cheap" feeling about the 9mm 2.0 here & after testing it at 25 yards on the range to make sure the accuracy was up to par, as soon as I can obtain more mags it'll replace my Gen 1 M&P .40 for carry.

The grip texture is great while in-hand, not so great for wear on clothes & skin in regular carry, re-set length has never been a priority for me, and the audible re-set click has zero significance to my life. I don't hear it at the range, I'll never hear it in an actual defensive shooting if the gun's needed.

The inserts allow me to fit the 2.0 to my hand, the slide lock detent & re-designed slide engagement resist auto-closing on forcefully inserting a mag, the trigger pull is much better than either of my Gen 1 .40s with factory triggers, and I'm glad to see the useless beavertail gone.

In my opinion, a clear overall improvement over the Gen 1s & sufficiently so to justify replacing mine in regular carry.
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LGS had demo day. I was able to shoot 10 free rounds in the 5" fde.
Nothing about the gun felt cheap. I own or have owned HK, FN, Sig, Glock. This was my first time handling a smith auto. Again nothing about it felt cheap. In fact if it wasn't labeled with a brand or model; I'd say that a large number of people would gives it was a more expensive brand. Now it is striker fired and all striker fired pistols have a different trigger feel than hammer fired. But this was a very nice trigger. Very little of any internal flex on the pivot points that say a Ruger 9e has and to some extent even the Glock has. This trigger is nice ��

I dry fired 5 times and loaded up the 10 free rounds. Grabbed a natural hold and trigger finger placement and put one round low but in line with bulls eye. Inpressed I was. Normally I need to ever slightly adjust hand and trigger position for the pistol I'm shooting. I shoot my Glocks good, but I have to focus on my grip and trigger. I simply and naturally held the m2.0 and placed 9/10 rounds in one tight group. Punched out a nice 2" ragged hole. Only one round was slightly low and left (clearly my error).

So for me; this gun works! I don't think it even needs any trigger part upgrades. Just the normal polish job, which even then I don't think I needed any improvements. I have custom light triggers in most of my personal pistols, but I don't think the m2.0 needs any changes.

I will buy one once the have a optic ready model.
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I finally got to handle one yesterday - a 5 inch FDE 9. First thing that grabbed my attention was the factory grip texture. While I won't be getting rid of my "1.0s," I would like to acquire some 2.0 blackstrap inserts for my current pistols. Secondly, the trigger was lighter and more crisp than the earlier guns, but I would not say that it stood out in front of the striker-fired pack. It wasn't bad for an out-of-the-box trigger however, and I'm sure will improve with rounds down range. The overal balance of the long slide along with the improved grip texture felt like a good combination I could live with. My range has one for rent and I'll try it out at some point. I'll likely acquire one or more when S&W releases the FDE 5 inch with no thumb safety, and when they offer a 9c version. Now one thing I'm curious about is what caused the Army to drop the S&W from consideration in the recent pistol trials?
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Anyone know where to find the 17rd mags for the 9mm 2.0 in FDE?
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Anyone know where to find the 17rd mags for the 9mm 2.0 in FDE?
The 9mm 1.0 are the same found them on eBay for 25 each
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