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Old 07-07-2018, 12:49 PM
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Does anybody have comparison photos of the two. I'm looking to buy the 3.6" to possibly replace my 1.0 shield but unsure size difference. Closest gun store is over an hour away so I'd like some idea of what I'm walking into before committing to the trip. Thanks!
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I don't have a photo to show you, but the Shield (with 7 round mag), is much smaller/lighter. If you put the 8 round mag in the Shield, the height of the frame between the Shield and Compact is negligible, but the 3.6"c barrel is still longer, the gun (even more so when loaded) is heavier, and the width is significant when comparing the two. They are different beasts. IMHO, the Shield and the 4" compact offer the best two new CCW options depending on your dress and need for concealment. I actually prefer my 1.0 compact over the Shield AND the 2.0c for CCW ... It's not much bigger than the Shield, but offers a better grip and more rounds. YMMV.

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this one is a better pic. I put both mags in as they are slide heavy and wants to tip the Shield off. I have a Pearce finger extender on my 7 round Shield mag. You can barely see the 2.0 mag base pad and grip tool extension.

I like my Shield in a cheap Don Hume JIT holster. I carry two extra mags.

With a 3.6...you would only have to deal with one mag.

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Old 07-07-2018, 04:40 PM
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I found this video on Youtube comparing the two and the full size.

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Old 07-09-2018, 05:05 AM
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Here is a comparison of the M2.0 Compact 4" 9mm, Shield 1.0 9mm, and Bodyguard. The Compact is significantly thicker and heavier than the Shield, but with twice the ammo. They both shoot great.
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Old 07-11-2018, 05:01 PM
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I recently transitioned to the 4" 2.0 Compact from a 1.0 Shield. It does take some getting use to as far as weight. The 3.6" was just being announced when I opted for the 2.0 as a carry gun. I will say that if I am in shorts and going kind of casual, I think the Shield would be easier to conceal. As an everyday carry though, I am sticking with the 2.0! What a great weapon and much better grip and trigger. I will say the texture of the grip took some getting used to up against the side! If size is a real deal killer, the Shield 2.0 has the great 2.0 grip and trigger for the same size as the 1.0. Either way you will be happy!
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Old 07-13-2018, 04:00 PM
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I bought a 9mm Shield on impulse and it's a great weapon which you can shoot all day. It's one of the smoothest shooting pistols and concealable.
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