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M&P Some advice and knowledge please

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by moontribe, Nov 30, 2009.

  1. moontribe

    moontribe PDX Member

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    I noticed the M&P comes in 40S&W, 9mm and 357Sig. What's the difference and how does it compare to the SW99 and P99 handgun?
  2. Will

    Will Everett Active Member

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    The M&P also comes in 45, I like it better than the SW99 can't offer an opinion on the P99 as I have shot one. Thwe M&P fit's me well but the best advice it to locate a range that rents and shoot all three to find the one that works best for you.
  3. jdub75

    jdub75 PNW Well-Known Member

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    M&P comes with 3 different backstraps for the grip, making it the most comfortable & best shooting pistol I own. And mines a compact version (less felt recoil than my Glock 22). I shoot better groups w/ my little 40c & stock sights than my Glock w/ adjustable sights & a laser.
    I haven't shot the other 2 you mention. However, the M&P is very popular, so finding holsters, after market parts, etc will be much easier as well.
  4. unionguy

    unionguy Portland Active Member

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    I haven't shot the other two, but I have 2 M&P's in the .40 caliber variety and I swear by it. I've shot nearly 1,000 rounds and haven't had a single failure. It's also easy to by a 9mm conversion barrel for it (plus 9mm mags) and you can also get a .357SIG barrel for it (uses the same mags as the .40) and you end up with one gun that shoots three calibers. I like this feature a lot.

    The ability to try 3 backstrap sizes is also very good. Finally, most everyone reports the M&P has less felt recoil due to its design. I know it recoils much much less than a Beretta 92 that I have shot.

    I'd highly recommend the M&P series.

    But, the advice to shoot a gun before buying is always sound advice. Every hand fits every handgun differently!

    Good luck.