Gear: Smith & Wesson M&P Compact .40 S&W


Smith & Wesson M&P Compact .40 S&W

Category: Firearms, Tasers & Accessories
Subcategory: Handguns
Price: $500
Average Rating:
(7 Votes)

Model: M&P Caliber: .40S&W Capacity: 10+1 Barrel Length: 3.5" Front Sight: Steel Ramp Dovetail Mount (Tritium Sights Optional) Rear Sight: Steel Novak® Lo-Mount Carry (Tritium Sights Optional) Trigger Pull: 6.5 lbs. Trigger Travel: Rest to Fire .300 in. Trigger Reset: Approx. .140 in. Frame: Compact Finish: Slide and Barrel Black Melonite®, 68 HRc Overall Length: 6.7" Material: Zytel Polymer Frame, Stainless Steel Barrel/Slide and Structural Components Weight Empty (No Mag): 21.9 oz. Overall Height: 4.3" Width: 1.2" Sight Length: 5.75"

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    aaa111, Thu, 03 Apr 2008 00:51:18 UTC.
    1st review

    very concealable. have shot a friends and it is very accurate. great back up as well

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    Alaska194, Fri, 04 Apr 2008 00:04:11 UTC.

    Works in great combination to the full sized M&P 40. The full sized mags will work in the compact version. The two together are a great pair.

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    Anonymous, Wed, 09 Apr 2008 17:39:16 UTC.

    I have this in the 9mm compact with 12+1 easy to conceal in my purse and light weight
    kinda reminds me of the Glock 26 just S&W version
    great gun

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    ATLjerseyboy, Tue, 11 Nov 2008 13:45:35 UTC.

    I carry this weapon off duty. It is a smooth shooter and is light weight. With the 10+1 capacity and the tritium sights, I am ready to deal with any encounter that may occur. I love this gun.

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    Anonymous, Fri, 20 Mar 2009 17:30:51 UTC.

    Owned two--the first one had a bad frame so the mags would fall out during a live fire session. The second one lost the rear sight during a live fire session. The 40c is not as compact as you would think--its more in line with the Glock 19/23 than the 26/27. It weighs 1.5oz more, the grip frame is longer and the barrel is .25" longer. If you are looking at this weapon for deep concealment you will be as disappointed as I was--stay with the the Glock 26/27 they work and work well.

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    rjf415, Sat, 23 May 2009 04:41:01 UTC.

    I first owned two M&P 40c's in 2007--I had issues with both--the good news they were both fixed by Smith & Wesson in a timely manner (customer service is good). I traded both away and went back to a Glock 27 and a Marlin 1895, 45/70 (the ultimate patrol rifle). Now I presently own a 2009 version of the 40c and it’s a great handgun. I like the steel mags, I like the steel Novak sights, I like the way it disassembles (safe), I like the mix of hardened stainless steel parts mixed with high tech polymer (the polymer is stiffer than Glock--more like HK). The 40c is not as compact or a light as the Glock 27. The 40c weighs 1.5 ozs more and is 1/8” longer in the barrel and in the grip area--but the 40c handles recoil much better, and seems more accurate in my hands, which could make a real difference in a tactical situation. The 40c is a good compromise between the Glock 23 & 27, the 40c holds 11 rounds and the 27 holds 10. The two styles of mags, 3 interchangeable grip styles, and the interchangeable mag release are a huge advantage (the 40c fits my hand like nothing else, the mag release will make lefties very happy)--and its made in the USA (which is why I gave the 40c another turn). Smith & Wesson has taken the "Glock" to the next logical step--if you are looking to replace a duty or off-duty weapon consider the 40c. By the way a 50,000 round torture test was just accomplished (4/2009)—so it’s tough too--bought a second one.

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    twking, Thu, 01 Apr 2010 08:27:05 UTC.

    Excellent weapon not much bigger than my Sig 239 9MM in size but a lot more stopping power with the 40 cal and 15 rounds.

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