I can't tell much of a difference between the M&P 45 and M&P9/40 grip wise. They kept the capacity at 10 to keep the grip thin without being overly long. They will offer a 14 round extended magazine in the future I believe.
A 9C is my current CCW. It has been reliable with no failures.
"1) Are these guns DAO, DA/SA, or what?"
See second post. Very similar to a Glock.
"2) How is the reliability/shootability of these guns?"
Reliability seems to be very good for the most part with M&Ps. The gun has...
I would agree that the M&P grip in stock form is too slippery when your hands get slippery or sweaty. I personally like very coarse grips on my firearms.
I like the crowning job. I would be curious to see one put in a rest and the accuracy tested before and after the crowning.
Your mag springs are still new and stiff. When they wear in it will be easier to insert a topped off magazine with the slide closed.
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Those religions do not teach the followers to kill anyone that is outside the sphere of islam but that has nothing to do with the video. Islamofascism: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islamofascism
Back to the video.....
While I don't particularly like the music they make, the message is good...
If you decide to keep the gun by your bedside, you can always place the gun in a holster which covers the trigger guard to avoid grabbing it and getting your finger in the trigger guard.
Not all M&Ps have mag safeties btw. Mine do not.
As to the safety, YES, S&W will be adding the M&P 45 with...