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Old 08-27-2012, 01:39 PM   #11
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The M&P is a lot more comfortable in my hand than the Glock 19. The Glock felt like it had a better trigger. I shot best with a Glock of all the guns I tried, but I never did get to fire an M&P. A couple of things called it for me. It’s ubiquitous aftermarket items; sights, holsters, smithing, etc., & ease of takedown,

and there is no such thing as a preban M&P 15 round magazine (I live in NYS).

The S&W’s are made here. I thought Glock had a factory in GA but I was wrong. Here are the Wikipedia pages on Glock & S&Ws M&P.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glock

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%26W_M%26P

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actually its only $90
I didn't like the actual "safety" trigger on the m&p, so I was looking at the apex FSS trigger kit which was around $160 plus the cost of install from a smith. Puts me around $200 extra. M&p is still a great gun. Just depends on what you shoot best.
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Any careful amateur can improve the stock M&P trigger quite a bit with about 2 sq. in. of 3M 800 grit automotive sandpaper and a drop of oil.

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Any careful amateur can improve the stock M&P trigger quite a bit with about 2 sq. in. of 3M 800 grit automotive sandpaper and a drop of oil.
Recommend placing the sandpaper on a piece of glass.
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I didn't like the actual "safety" trigger on the m&p, so I was looking at the apex FSS trigger kit which was around $160 plus the cost of install from a smith. Puts me around $200 extra. M&p is still a great gun. Just depends on what you shoot best.
see I hate that little nub in the Glock trigger to each his own. but I vmcan tell you their parts are super easy to instal
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see I hate that little nub in the Glock trigger to each his own. but I vmcan tell you their parts are super easy to instal
You can take it off and lighten your trigger pull by about a pound (voids warranty). The nub is basically just there to center the piece on the safety. It wasn't there is earlier models and basically just adds a lot of friction to the trigger pull.
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You should probably own the pistol that fits your hand better . The glock could be to large for some hands but beyound that the accuracy of both is comparable and the triggers are close enough ether can be shot well with time behind the trigger. We have a glock17 and I have shot a buddies M&P full size. I do like the trigger better on the glock but that does not say that much. Glocks do tend to run drier better than most pistols so maybe it takes less to maintan it than others. But then both should be checked and cleaned equally.

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I would go with the M&P. Good ergonomics count for a lot in good shooting. The trigger breaks in very nicely with use and can be easily upgraded with Apex parts. As a Glock and S&W armorer I can assure you that build quality and durability are equal. And don't listen to anyone who claims accuracy issues with the M&P. My agency is running dozens of M&P's and qualification scores went up noticeably when we switched to Smith & Wesson (from Glock).

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. . . . . qualification scores went up noticeably when we switched to Smith & Wesson (from Glock).
Same shooters & same ammo? I'm less than satisfied with my 9mm targets. I do just fine with the 22lr. I'm wondering, how different are the sights on the M&P from the stock Block?
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