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Metal Madness

With the new M2.0 Metal Series, Smith & Wesson offers a heavier option for M&P fans.

Thanks to the widespread use of polymer and aluminum in their construction, modern handguns have become lighter than ever. Lighter is always better, right? Well, not always. Lighter guns are certainly more comfortable to carry, but they’re not always an asset when it comes to putting rounds on target. The fact is that, within reason, heavier guns are more forgiving to shoot than lighter ones. It’s pure physics.

Simply adding weight to a handgun can reduce felt recoil and muzzle rise and result in faster hits, and for those who value shootability over portability, Smith & Wesson has developed the M&P9 M2.0 Metal Series handgun. This steel and aluminum-frame handgun combines the best elements of a modern striker-fired handgun with metal construction. 

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