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Old November 22nd, 2016, 04:51 PM   #1
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Just purchased my first gun; M&P 9C. Lots to learn but loving it so far!
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Old November 22nd, 2016, 07:30 PM   #2
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Welcome Barney!

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Old November 22nd, 2016, 07:50 PM   #4
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That was my first gun as well. Go out and shoot the hell out of it. Find what you want to change and find a way to change it. Most of the things you will want to change, are usually things everyone wants to change.

A little "first gun was an M&P" advice:

To you, the trigger may be fine. I saw people adding in the APEX kits and thought, "why, it's fine". You'll see "the grittiness is BAD", and I thought "I don't mind it". But then you want to become a great shot, and learn trigger control, and shoot other guns. Suddenly the M&P trigger IS terrible.

So I say, save yourself the time and at least buy the USB. After that, find your way around that thing and make it your BIOTCH.

Did you buy one with a dumb safety? I mean THUMB safety?
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Old November 22nd, 2016, 09:32 PM   #5
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Old November 23rd, 2016, 10:57 AM   #10
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Welcome from Miami now go shoot the heck out of it.
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Old November 23rd, 2016, 12:53 PM   #11
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Welcome to the forum from a Middle Tennessean...load the mags and commence firing.
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Old November 25th, 2016, 04:46 AM   #12
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Welcome Barney!

Be careful, don't lose your bullet, remember its in your shirt pocket!
Andy Taylor: What are you doing?
Barney Fife: Gun-drawing practice, ten minutes every day. If I ever have to use this baby, I want to teach it to come to papa in a hurry.
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Old November 25th, 2016, 04:54 AM   #13
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That was my first gun as well. Go out and shoot the hell out of it. Find what you want to change and find a way to change it. Most of the things you will want to change, are usually things everyone wants to change.

A little "first gun was an M&P" advice:

To you, the trigger may be fine. I saw people adding in the APEX kits and thought, "why, it's fine". You'll see "the grittiness is BAD", and I thought "I don't mind it". But then you want to become a great shot, and learn trigger control, and shoot other guns. Suddenly the M&P trigger IS terrible.

So I say, save yourself the time and at least buy the USB. After that, find your way around that thing and make it your BIOTCH.

Did you buy one with a dumb safety? I mean THUMB safety?
I have done some web browsing and have heard the issue regards the trigger you raise discussed several times...BTW what is a USB?

And yes the kit I got had the dumb safety...which in my case may be a good buy as I have been known to put the dumb in "dumb".
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Old November 25th, 2016, 11:30 AM   #15
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USB Ultimate Striker Block

https://store.apextactical.com/WebDi...Details/191853

It can smooth out the trigger feel quite a bit.
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