NRA Gun of the Week: Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 3.6” Compact Pistol

posted on September 1, 2018

Building off of an already established and proven line, Smith & Wesson took the 4”-barreled M&P9 M2.0 Compact and made the already concealable pistol even more easy to carry with its 3.6” Compact, the subject of this week’s review. Like all M2.0 pistols, the 3.6” Compact features the aggressive texturing and customizable grip panels of its predecessors—and four differently sized modules are supplied with each gun. The pistol features steel combat sights in a three-dot configuration. Bilateral slide release levers and a reversible magazine release button make the pistol accommodating of both left-and right-hand shooters. Check out our NRA Gun of the Week video to learn more about that Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 3.6” Compact pistol.

Model: M&P9 M2.0 3.6” Compact
Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Chambering: 9 mm Luger
Action Type: recoil-operated, semi-automatic center-fire pistol
Frame: black polymer
Slide: stainless steel; Armornite finish
Barrel: 3.6” stainless steel
Magazine: 15-round detachable box
Sights: three, white dot
Trigger: double-action; 5-lb., 10-oz. pull
Weight: 25.9 ozs.
MSRP: $569

Additional Reading:
Tested: Smith & Wesson’s M2.0 Pistols
Tested: The S&W M&P380 Shield EZ Pistol
Range Report: Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 Compact, 2000 Rounds
Tested: Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 Compact Pistol
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