Customized M&Ps

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by Norm0931, Feb 6, 2015.

  1. Norm0931

    Norm0931
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    I've been thinking about chopping the beavertail off my M&P 9 for a while. I really like the clean look of the shield and the tail on my fullsize digs in to my fat. :D So tonight I got ambitious with the dremel and sliced it off. I need to grab some fine sandpaper tomorrow and probably wet sand it down to finish it off and grab a polishing bit for the dremel, but overall I think I didn't do too bad of a job. Sorry in advance for the photo quality, not the greatest cameraman.

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    For comparison, here is a normal M&P.
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  2. SectionChief

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    You've basically replicated a compact M&P by removing the beavertail.

    The beavertail does help with recoil and sight alignment when the rate of fire increases.

    Looks good though.
     
  3. Modeler

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    You're a brave man, cutting on the receiver. Looks good though!
     
  4. 808hondacrguy

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    I like it too, but I don't think I have the nerve to try it on mine.:eek:
     
  5. spookshack

    spookshack
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    I would prefer to go the other way, like adding a beavertail to the shield. Cutting one off, is alot easier than adding one though. Nice job!
     
  6. Medic!

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    It dose look good. And still has about as much undercut as a Glock.

    I hate beavertails. And have never been bitten buy a slide. Maybe it's just my hand size. But I get away with it.
    And I don't have thin hands. Anyways a gen 3 Glock fits me like a glove.
     
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  7. mkwerx

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    Looks pretty good. Who installed those HD sights, and what did they run ya if you don't mind my asking?
     
  8. Norm0931

    Norm0931
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    I installed the HDs myself. I have a tool. They were on sale at like $160 ish I think. It's been a while. Well worth the price though. Love these sights.
     
  9. fxdc

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    You take stuff off an I keep adding stuff.... LOL
     
  10. MilitantBEEMER

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    How do you like the delta?
    Nice looking rig btw
     
  11. fxdc

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    It great
    A thousand rds and no problems. Still waiting on the new Pro model as the delta point 2 never went in production . A year ago.
     
  12. ron

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    A guy at the club had a M&P 9 pro CORE he added stippling to it.
    He did it with a solder iron and it really looked good. He said he
    practiced on a garbage can lid. He had every conceivable mod to it.
    Night sights, Leupold delta, Apex flat trigger and sear kit, surefire
    laser/light. The ultimate 9mm IMHO.
     

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