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  1. First gun in Georgia

    New Member Introductions
    Greetings all! Picked up my first gun ever this weekend - got a great deal on a M&P 9 and I couldn't resist. I've shot a few different guns over the years, but for me, the M&P seemed to be the best combo of accuracy, feel, price, and to be honest, looks (I know that shouldn't matter much...
  2. First handgun - cleaning

    MP SHIELD Pistols
    I just purchased my first handgun, the M&P 9mm Shield, I saw you need to clean it before using it. What all do I need to do before I get to shoot this thing? What do I need to get for cleaning and if I get a kit what should I make sure it has in it?
  3. blue paint on recoil spring of brand new MP9

    MP Full Size Pistols
    I just bought a brand new M&P9. I disassembled the new gun to clean it, and found that the front half of the recoil spring appears to be painted baby blue. The aft half of the spring is bare metal. My Hoppes cleaner started to remove the blue paint, so I stopped. Has anyone seen the paint...
  4. New Handgun Owner

    MP Compact Pistols
    Hi everyone, I'm new to the handgun community as well as to this forum and I just wanted to ask a couple of questions. I just purchased the M&P 45c, which I love so far. After much deliberation between the Glock 36 and the XD-M, I went with the M&P and I am happy that I did. My first question...
  5. Is Your Gun More or Less Accurate After Cleaning?

    MP Reference
    Have you paid close attention to accuracy after cleaning? I'm not talking about a leaded barrel. Just normal GSR. At my range, it's about 50 / 50 more accurate to less accurate. I notice that I'm less accurate.:shock:
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