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Old 05-18-2017, 02:47 PM
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Two years ago, the Shield 9mm was the only EDC for me. Then came my "needing to modified" poor grip which resulted in my unintentionally hitting the mag release while shooting. This "problem" coupled with a somewhat terminal case of "brand loyalty" led me back the Glock 43. (A pistol I could never shoot as well as the Shield) Then it was on the Walther PPS M2! Superb pistol!

Next thing I knew, a new 9mm Shield with night sights showed up at the LGS where I work. The great feel in the hand, the grip angle, the amazing trigger, the terrific accuracy and the current 75.00 rebate offer, were more than I could resist! So I'm back, and loving it!!

A final note: I firmly believe that the Shield's stock trigger is among the best stock triggers available. Yes, the Performance Center trigger is simply amazing, and yes, the Apex Trigger kit is nice, but for my money, on an EDC pistol, the Shield's stock trigger will do! Thanks Smith & Wesson!
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Old 05-18-2017, 03:02 PM
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You prefer the shield to the pps?


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Old 05-18-2017, 03:18 PM
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Default I like my Shield...

They are great guns unless you get a defective one, and if they fix it, it when then go for a very long time.
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Old 05-18-2017, 04:33 PM
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I love them both, and consider each to be an excellent pistol. I will keep the PPS M2 for certain!
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Old 05-18-2017, 04:37 PM
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They are great guns unless you get a defective one, and if they fix it, it when then go for a very long time.
Understood. It is unfortunate that many here have had a "bad" Shield.

Overall, I have been blessed with the Shield's I've owned. However, the first one I purchased had a defective RSA. It flew apart the first time out! A new one arrived from Smith in under a week.
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Old 05-19-2017, 10:40 AM
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Understood. It is unfortunate that many here have had a "bad" Shield.

Overall, I have been blessed with the Shield's I've owned. However, the first one I purchased had a defective RSA. It flew apart the first time out! A new one arrived from Smith in under a week.
I can't imagine how many Shields they are selling, especially with the $75 rebate. As with most manufacturing, an occasional "issue" gun is made. Just like anything else in life, we don't hear much about the "ok" guns, just the "bad" ones. Human nature to accept the good and move on. It's problems that we get hung up on.......
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Old 05-19-2017, 04:18 PM
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I can't imagine how many Shields they are selling, especially with the $75 rebate.
I believe they ticked off number 1M a few months ago
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Old 05-19-2017, 05:01 PM
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I believe they ticked off number 1M a few months ago
You mean another 1 million? Cause the 1st million was reached a few years ago

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Old 05-19-2017, 05:16 PM
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Mightve been a -2- on that sign...dont remember
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