Specifically the black Flat-Faced Forward Set Trigger Kit (Apex Part #: 100-154) for Smith & Wesson M&P M2.0 pistols. It was introduced in November of 2017 and is currently available in black (100-154) red (100-153) and Flat Dark Earth (100-159). See my May 31, 2018 post for a view of the profile of the original S&W M&P M2.0 trigger. Continue reading
The Opinion: At the Gun Store: The Smith & Wesson Military & Police 9 M2.0 rendered in Flat Dark Earth is an eye catching pistol. The full size frame with a 5” barrel looks like a serious gun and it’s performance matches it’s good looks.
I have reviewed the S&W M&P 40 M2.0 Compact (November 11, 2017) and am in the process of gathering the data for a review of the S&W M&P 9 M2.0 FDE. The review of the M2.0 Compact was very positive. The frame dimensions, texture, trigger, and 4” barrel were all welcome upgrades for the M2.0 Compact. Continue reading
“Common sense” proposals always seem to infringe on one group or class of Citizens. Such a proposal would be to add persons who have been expelled from any educational system to be prohibited from purchasing a firearm. In the simplest form this would be an additional prohibiting condition like a felony conviction or misdemeanor domestic violence conviction. Continue reading
The Opinion: At the Gun Store: The M2.0 version of S&W M&P 40 Compact is longer, taller, and heavier than the original Compact. Kind of like a new model of a familiar car. This new version M2.0 Compact is closer to the full size than the original Compact. The visual cues that allow you to spot a full size from a M2.0 Compact is the full size slide juts out from the frame just a bit and the palm swell curve bends down at the heel of the grip. Continue reading
I do not own a bumpfire stock. I have shot an AK-47 clone with one. The same principle as the bumpfire stock used on an AR-15 clone by the mass murderer in Las Vegas.
The Firearms Technology Branch (FTB) of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) reviewed the AR-15 version of the bumpfire stock from Bump Fire Systems. The determination is in a letter dated Apr 01 2012 that was sent with the stock I got to shoot. The determination for the Slide Fire product which appears to have been patented first must be similar. Continue reading
The May 23, 2017 issue of the Tampa Bay Times reported that Tampa Mayor Bob Ruckhorn apologized for a joke about firing .50 caliber blanks at local reporters. He reportedly has told this story several times before. It received applause when told before more than 1,000 attendees at the Special Operations Industry Conference last week. This week it has received widespread condemnation from reporters. Continue reading