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remington7mm 01-10-2011 06:19 PM

m&p 45
 
hey guys i just purchased a m&p in the 45acp. i was wondering what laser sights/scopes you guys like yo use on these guns. i have read that these guns are really accurate but want to add a laser for fun and self defense pourpas's. i almost got the 1911 but decided for the money and use id rather get the m&p cause it fit my hand alittle better and it comes with interchangeable grips and what not. please inform me on laser and holster storage as i dont know how tough the finish if and id rather not take it off!

DrJason 01-10-2011 07:10 PM

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CT makes a replacement back strap, which would be the most seamless way to add a laser, does add some thickness to the grip though.....I've used it on a M&P 9

Of course, you could also add a laser or light or combo product with the accessory rail

Shihan 01-10-2011 08:07 PM

You could try a guide rod laser. M&P LaserMax.

Don't forget a Bayonet.:D


Ooops, nevermind you have the 45.

remington7mm 01-11-2011 06:10 PM

do you guys know what the guide rod laser runs? also has any one ran the extended mags in the mp45?

NGIB 01-11-2011 06:40 PM

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Originally Posted by remington7mm (Post 420207)
do you guys know what the guide rod laser runs? also has any one ran the extended mags in the mp45?

If you go to the link Shi provided you can look up the prices - they ain't cheap. Be sure you really want/need a laser as they are mainly an impulse buy for new gun folks. As for the mags - don't know that...

DrJason 01-11-2011 06:53 PM

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Originally Posted by remington7mm (Post 420207)
do you guys know what the guide rod laser runs? also has any one ran the extended mags in the mp45?

Website says $399.....HOWEVER, they only list 9mm ,.40 & .357 caliber's as available, so if you are really interested you probably will need to call them.....I'm not a huge fan of lasers on handguns, I think there are a bit of novelty item, but if you are going to have one I personally feel that it should be switched on with the pressure of your grip not having to flip a switch.....just my $0.02

WDB 01-12-2011 02:22 AM

I own one like the link below with the quick attach. I don't use it much, it seems cool but not all that useful. The night sights do a fine job. Keep it simple and practice often seems to work for me.

As for the mag capacity, if you can't get it gone with 10+1 ACP spend more time at the range.

I've carried this pistol for several years and find it to be complete with out additions, an attachable light is a nice tool but found that I use it rarely.

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remington7mm 01-12-2011 04:22 AM

im going to hold off on the laser and see how i like it all stock and not all hopped up. its going to be be delivered at my ffl dealer tomarrow night and then thursday im going over there to take car of paper work and sunday she comes home! the fallowing saturday going to the range to thow a cople rounds through her. im just thinking of the possibilitys here of worst case senerio. laser would be cool little out of the budget for now and extended mags we will see just trying to find some godd upgrades and thoes were the first things that poped in my head!


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