S&W M&P Pro 9mm longslide: How accurate is yours?

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  1. benEzra

    benEzra Moderator Emeritus

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    I'm looking hard at trading my 5906 for a 5" M&P Pro, but according to what I've read, some of the 9mm Pros were a bit lacking in the accuracy department and I don't know if that issue has been resolved. For those who own the 5" M&P, what kind of accuracy do you get at 25 yards?
     
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    Good question....I know my shooting partner can ring the 100yd gong every single round out of the 17 round mag with just the mag rested on the bench. Shooting plates in the 15-25 yd distance he's also deadly accurate. I don't think since he's had it that he actually shot it on paper...he's just not a paper puncher period.

    Another friend with the CORE version can beat the plates down pretty darned good also...again, no paper that I've witnessed.
     
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    The only complaint I had when I got mine was the search for a good leather holster for it. I finally gave up and made my own. Mine has quickly become one of my favorite pistols to carry around in the woods. I shot a little paper with it at first, but really never measured groups. I have no problem holding it into a 2" sticker offhand at 15 yds and I'm sure it would do a lot better off of a rest.
     
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    My 5" M&P Pro 9x19 shoots as well or better than my 4-1/4" M&P 9x19. My Pro is an early production model that I obtained shortly after they were announced.

    I did find the APEX trigger kit I put in other M&P pistols is better than the Pro trigger, but not much. The APEX trigger was not enough better that I felt the need to replace the Pro's trigger.
     
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    Mine is accurate enough that I don't have to think about it.
     
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    I have a S&W 40C that I'd put a Trigicon RMR on without shooting it. It seemed very inaccurate at first. But after about 100 rounds it seems to have settled in, and when I got a S&W 9c replacement barrel from Midway it dropped right in and I didn't need to adjust the dot sight at all.

    I think some of the M&Ps might have been a bit rough in the barrel/frame cam area which combined with the fact that the triggers need some usage to get the way they finally will be likely accounts for the claims of inaccuracy.

    My experience with S&W customer service is if you get one that can be proven to be inaccurate, they will make it right.

    I rarely shoot on paper for groups but when I did the "final" sight in with my Shield 40 with RMR at 25 yards off sandbags it put five shots into two inches with my carry ammo.
     
  7. benEzra

    benEzra Moderator Emeritus

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    That's exactly the information I was looking for, thanks!
     
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