Have M&P 9C. It's perfect. Get a good holster for it and be confident. The trigger is not that easy that you should be worried about negligent discharges. Also that's good advice to always "watch it in" when reholstering. There is not a reason to hurry when returning it to the holster.
So, I'd think a 40c or 9c would be excellent choices for those wanting a few more rounds and far-more-than-adequate accuracy.
I've owned 5 M&Ps. All full size except the 45 compact, which isn't nearly as small as the 9/40/357 compacts. Didn't like it very much though, so I stuck with the full size 9mm's and 45.
I removed the thumb safeties on the new that had it and relaxed them with the plugs from S&W. I installed the DCAEK kits, the most recent also got the RAM. My carry M&P9 had Warren front and rear tritium with the single dot rear. Very nice handguns.
I would hit it lightly with a Dremel where the front strap meets the trigger guard and contour it just a bit, then remove the lip at the bottom and run all 10-8 basepads for my mags. I've consolidate to Glocks for now, but will likely pick up another M&P soon now that the new stuff is coming out.
There were some issues with early unlocking on 9mm's causing a slight decrease in accuracy. There's a new barrel omits way that takes care of this. Also, with Apex's new trigger, which I ran in my buddy's and it's unbelieveable, it makes for one of the best all around handguns.
I always recommend them when someone is looking for a new handgun whether it's for range time, competition or carry.
Probably hard to tell in this pic, but all three have the 10-8 basepads and some Dremel work. I was still giving the thumb safeties a try and would have kept them if they were more like a 1911 thumb safety. I did a bit of Dremeling and contouring to them so they didn't have such an abrupt edge. It helped a lot, but I still prefer them without it.
Awesome collection "J".... :hand10:
M&P 9c is a Fine CC, Like said before a good holster and your good to go ; )
I carry inside the waistband if I'm carrying with a light on my handgun or I'll be somewhat active and wearing a t-shirt. Just me, not saying a compact is it a good idea, there's even been a time or two that a compact would have been nice. I just find that I shoot more accurately at speed with a duty size handgun.
I see a lot of guys carry compact handgun because they think it's easier to conceal. I bet if we took a group of 10 people and had them carry the full size model of their carry handgun for a month, at least half would switch over.
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Originally Posted by jonconsiglio
And i think your the first to agree with me
hybrid holsters seem to be a great choice, cheap and effective, mine is a theis holster, 55 bucks and if you dont like it in two weeks send it back, he is a supporting vendor
I spend about 99% of my training on ARs and a Glock 17 now that I hardly ever get out there with a shotgun. Sometime this year I'm going to do an 870 project though and get it nice and tricked out.
As for concealed carry holsters, I've used everything from a simple pancake style, Milt Sparks VMII, Crossbreed, Comptac, Raven, as well as less concealable holsters. My preference for strictly concealed carry is a Crossbreed, but I like upside the waistband, even with t-shirts, and prefer the Raven. It's extremely robust, thin and sturdy, plus you can buy different pieces that allow IWB or OWB and you can run the loops close or spread out similar to the Crossbreed/VMII style. I really like the M4 magazine kydex for the belt.
I feel completely safe carrying this with one in the pipe at all times possible. The ND problems with the glock are simply because 70% of PD's carry glocks. The more that use it, the higher the number. After researching the striker fired pisol, I feel 100% confident in my EDC (MP9C). I carry in a CBST as much as possible, use an LC9 in another hybrid holster or pocket holster when it's not possible. Our state PD just switched to the M&P and everyone I have asked how they feel about the change have LOVED the M&P. Striker fired autos are the way nowadays, very safe, light, high cap, reliable and concealable. M&P or Glock, you can't go wrong (this coming from a converted steel gun/wheel gun diehard, (I still LOVE my 1911, but am now a combat tupperware fan as well).