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Old March 25, 2020, 08:47 PM   #1
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Pleasant Surprise, S&W M&P 9 EZ

I bought a new S&W M&P 9 EZ last week from Sportsman's Warehouse in Phoenix. I wanted a .380 or 9 mm and had to settle on the 9. None of the places I looked at had any pistol ammo so, why buy a gun I can't use. I had about 1000 rounds of 9 mm on had from when I shot centerfire guns. I had to give them up do to a possible move to assisted living and they did not allow guns.

I picked up the last 9 mm handgun they had in the store. There was a line behind me of over 50 disappointed people that were going to have to settle on something else.

I finally got to shoot the EZ today at our local indoor range. The outdoor range closed do the virus and should open again tomorrow after figuring out a way for people to stay 10 feet apart and how to clean their hands when done shooting.

So, I loaded up my two magazines with American Eagle 124 grain bullets. I have a lot of this in my safe and will be replenishing it from sales on-line.
The EZ lives up to it's name and the advertisement from Smith And Wesson.

It was EZ to load the magazines, easy to see the 3-dot sights and recoil was surprisingly easy. I fired 50 rounds and am pleased with my purchase. At 10 and 15 yards I am able to keep all my shots in the 10 ring of a Bianchi target.

Taking the gun apart was no exception to the rule. Racking the slide back ( something I have had a problem with lately do to arthritis) was no effort. Cleaning was easy and I got the gun into most new condition. This is a keeper.

Designed for women or the old feeble ( like me ) the Shield EZ 9 is a winner in my opinion.

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Old March 25, 2020, 09:03 PM   #2
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I have the 380 EZ, and it’s quite a nice pistol.
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Old March 26, 2020, 11:25 PM   #3
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Dang AZ - nice looking revolver but where's the cylinder? :-)

I have the 380 - look forward to being able to check one of these out as I have a feeling one will follow me home to join the other 9s.
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Old Yesterday, 09:17 AM   #4
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I just bought one of the EZ 9’s for my wife. Her birthday was last weekend. Took it to the range that day for a little spin. She LOVED it. I fired a cpl mags thru it and it lived up to its name. Hits to POA at 7yds. Reasonable trigger (take up, break and reset all good).

Its a little large for a single stack 9, but its not meant as an ultra concealable pistol. It does give lots of room for a good grip.

Its a keeper for sure. 2 thumbs up
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Old Yesterday, 02:46 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by bedbugbilly View Post
Dang AZ - nice looking revolver but where's the cylinder? :-)
Yep....I clicked on the thread 'cause I thought maybe S&W had a new revolver.
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