Posted May 20, 2016 9:59 am by Comments

By Dan Zimmerman

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NRA attendees woke up bright and early this morning to the news that Smith & Wesson has expanded their popular Shield line adding two new models chambered in .45 ACP. You can get one in any color you want, as long as it’s black and either with our without a frame safety . . .

The gun feels very slim in the hand.

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The new Shield45 ships with both a flush fit 6-round magazine (top) or 7-rounded extended version.

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The barrel is a mere .2″ longer than the 9mm version and the’ve added a small section of serrations to the nose.

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Smith’s also made the grip texturing noticeably more aggressive than on the 9mm versions.

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