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Shooting the Smith & Wesson PC M&P9 M2.0 Competitor

Smith & Wesson just announced an exciting new addition to its famed Performance Center line of guns. The new PC M&P9 M2.0 Competitor comprises a metal-framed pistol built right out of the box for competition.

S&W Performance Center M&P9 M2.0 Competitor

The metal-framed 9mm pistol comes with a 5-inch barrel. It features an enhanced sear for lighter, crisper let-off. It also includes a flared magazine well for fast and efficient reloads.

But what jumps off the page is the stylish new look. It includes aggressive lightening cuts on both the top and sides of the slide, ultimately reducing the amount of weight in front of the chamber. That design helps improve the recoil balance point, according to S&W. We know it sure looks pretty wild, and awesome we think, as well.

The slide features a cut for optics, but also includes a fiber-optics front sight and blacked out, serrated rear sight. The Competitor comes with an oversized mag release that is reversible for both right- and left-handed users. The pistol with with a total of four magazines. The pistol delivers an overall capacity of 17+1 (or 10+1). Finally, the pistol comes with a Tungsten Gray Cerakote or black Armornite slide finish.

The Competitor retails for For even more info, please visit

The M2.0 Competitor comes out-of-the-box ready for competition.

S&W Performance Center M&P9 M2.0 Competitor Specs

  • Caliber: 9mm Luger
  • Overall Capacity: 17+1
  • Optics: Yes
  • Overall Length: 8.25 inches
  • Front Sight: Green Fiber-Optics
  • Rear Sight: Serrated, Blacked-Out
  • Action: Striker-Fired
  • Grip: Interchangeable Backstrap Inserts (4)
  • Barrel Material> Stainless Steel
  • Slide Material: Stainless Steel
  • Barrel Twist: 1:10″
  • Overall Barrel Length: 5 icnhes
  • Overall Weight: 29 ounce

Editor’s Take:

Ok, S&W comes out swinging with the Competitor. We’ve been fortunate to get our hands on many Performance Center firearms in the past. And they simply never disappoint. Function and fit certainly always impress. Better still, these guns perform. A steel-framed M&P, radically cut and tuned to PC performance? Yeah, that one sure ought to be a winner. Shooters talk a lot about out-of-the-box ready guns. It appears S&W delivered just that with this blaster.

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