NRA Gun of the Week: Smith & Wesson M&P9 Shield EZ Pistol

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posted on January 4, 2020
Building upon an award-winning semi-automatic pistol design, Smith & Wesson upped the ante with its M&P Shield EZ line by including a 9 mm-chambered model dubbed the M&P9 Shield EZ. Designed for everyday carry and personal protection, the EZ-to-use recoil-operated semi-automatic features 8+1 capacity, a load-assist tab for quick handling and easy loading. Adjustable white-dot sights adorn the Armornite-finished stainless steel slide for quick target acquisition while maintaining a snag-free design for reliable on-body carry. To learn more about the Smith & Wesson M&P9 Shield EZ, watch this NRA Gun of the Week video hosted by American Rifleman’s Christopher Olsen.

Specifications:
Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Chambering: 9 mm Luger
Action Type: recoil-operated, semi-automatic center-fire pistol
Slide: black Amornite-finished steel
Frame: black polymer
Magazine: eight-round detachable box
Sights: steel square notch rear, post front; drift-adjustable, three-dot
Trigger: single-action; 5-lb., 13-oz. pull
Width: 1.07” (1.45” with safety)
Weight: 18.5 ozs.
MSRP: $479

Additional Reading:
Smith & Wesson's Sub-Compact Shield
Tested: Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 Compact Pistol
Tested: Smith & Wesson Model 19 Classic Revolver
A Look Back at the Smith & Wesson Model 24
Tested: Smith & Wesson M&P45 Shield
Tested: The S&W M&P380 Shield EZ Pistol















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ARTV—Review: Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0


Video—ARTV Review: Smith & Wesson M&P 45 Shield


I Have This Old Gun: Smith & Wesson Model 76 Submachine Gun


American Rifleman TV Preview: Over There! Part 6; Smith & Wesson M&P380 Shield EZ


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