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03-23-15

Smith & Wesson Guns

M&P9 and M&P40 Pistols w/Flat Finish

M&P9 and M&P45 Threaded Barrel Kits

M&P Shield w/Green Crimson Trace Laser

Model 642 with LaserMax

Performance Center 460XVR Bone Collector

Thompson/Center Encore Complete Pistol and Rifle Systems

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Smith & Wesson M&P9 and M&P40 Pistols

Now Available with Flat Dark Earth Frame or Carbon Fiber Finish

SKU: 10188
At the request of shooters worldwide, Smith & Wesson is now offering select models of the M&P pistol with either a flat dark earth frame or carbon fiber finish. The M&P9 and M&P40 full-size and compact pistols are among the first models available with the new finish options.

Engineered to the exacting standards of working professionals, the M&P pistol provides an exceptional level of performance and safety. The full-size and compact M&P pistols with new finish options retain original design specifications, making both options ideally suited for personal protection, recreational shooting and professional use.

The M&P full-size pistol features a 4.25-inch barrel while the compact pistols are standard with a 3.5-inch barrel. The full-size and compact models feature a lightweight, durable polymer frame, maximum corrosion resistant finish and a ridged stainless-steel chassis. Additional features found on both models include a stainless-steel barrel and slide, universal Picatinny-style equipment rail and a sear release lever that eliminates the need to press the trigger in order to disassemble the pistol.

A loaded chamber indicator is located on top of the slide and an internal lock system is optional for military and law enforcement users. The pistol’s innovative ergonomic design is enhanced with three interchangeable grip sizes, allowing the user to customize grips in a matter of seconds. The firearm also features an ambidextrous slide stop and a reversible magazine release, as well as an enlarged trigger guard designed to accommodate gloves. The Smith & Wesson lifetime service policy is standard with each pistol.

The full-size models in both 9mm and .40 S&W are available with standard capacity magazines while the compact models are shipped with both an extended and flat magazine. The M&P Series utilizes a white-dot dovetail front sight and a steel low-profile carry rear sight.

  • Model: M&P®9
  • Frame Size: Full Size
  • Caliber: 9 mm
  • Action: Striker Fire Action
  • Capacity: 17+1 Rounds
  • Barrel Length: 4.25” (10.8 cm)
  • Front Sight: White Dot
  • Rear Sight: Low Profile Carry
  • Overall Length: 7.63” (19.4 cm)
  • Overall Height: 5.5” (14.0 cm)
  • Overall Width: 1.2” (3.0 cm)
  • Grip: 3 Polymer, Palmswell Grip Sizes
  • Weight: 24.0 oz. (680.4 g)
  • Empty Mag Weight: Empty Mag Weight: 3.2 oz (90.7 g)
  • Barrel Material: Stainless Steel
  • Slide Material: Stainless Steel
  • Frame Material: Polymer
  • Slide Finish: Black - Corrosion Resistant Finish
  • Frame Finish: Black with Flat Dark Earth Finish

About $569.00
800-331-0852 qa@smith-wesson.com


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Smith & Wesson M&P9 and M&P45 Threaded Barrel Kits


SKU: 150923
Smith & Wesson is now offering two versions of its popular M&P pistol with an additional threaded barrel included in the box. Both the full-size M&P9 and M&P45 pistols will be shipped with an extra threaded barrel, allowing users to easily add sound suppressors to their personal firearms where legal.

The 9mm pistol features a thread pattern of 1/2”-28-2A while the .45 ACP pistol thread pattern is .578”-28-2A. The extra threaded barrel has a retail value of $175. The M&P9 and M&P45 pistols retain original design features including a durable, lightweight polymer frame, reinforced with a rigid stainless steel chassis and a maximum corrosion resistant finish. Both pistols utilize a stainless-steel barrel and slide and are standard with a white-dot dovetail front sight and a steel low-profile carry rear sight.

Other standard features include three interchangeable grip sizes, a loaded chamber indicator on the top of the slide, an ambidextrous slide stop and a reversible magazine release. The M&P Pistol Series also features an enlarged trigger guard designed to accommodate gloves and a universal Picatinny-style equipment rail for tactical lights and lasers.

The striker-fired M&P9 and M&P45 pistols are shipped with two standard capacity magazines and the Smith & Wesson lifetime service policy is standard with each model.

  • Model: M&P®45 Threaded Barrel Kit
  • Frame Size: Full Size
  • Caliber: .45 ACP
  • Action: Striker Fire Action
  • Capacity: 10+1 Rounds
  • Barrel Length: 4.5” (11.4 cm)
  • Front Sight: White Dot
  • Rear Sight: Low Profile Carry
  • Overall Length: 8.05” (20.4 cm)
  • Overall Height: 5.5” (14.0 cm)
  • Overall Width: 1.2” (3.0 cm)
  • Grip: 3 Polymer, Palmswell Grip Sizes
  • Weight: 29.6 oz. (839.2 g)
  • Empty Mag Weight: 3.2 oz (90.7 g)
  • Barrel Material: Stainless Steel
  • Slide Material: Stainless Steel
  • Frame Material: Polymer
  • Finish: Black - Corrosion Resistant Finish
  • Special Feature: Extra Threaded Barrel - .578 - 28 - 2A

About $719.00
800-331-0852 qa@smith-wesson.com


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Smith & Wesson M&P Shield w/Green Crimson Trace Laser


SKU: 10147
Smith & Wesson’s M&P SHIELD is a slim, concealable, lightweight, striker-fired polymer pistol. Available in 9mm and .40 S&W, the new M&P SHIELD features a slim design combined with the proven and trusted features found in the M&P Pistol Series.

From the pistol’s easily concealed one-inch profile to its optimized 18-degree grip angle, the M&P SHIELD offers professional-grade features that provide consumers with simple operation and reliable performance. Chambered in 9mm and .40 S&W for proven stopping power, the M&P SHIELD features a high-strength polymer frame with a black, durable, corrosion resistant finish, coated stainless steel slide and barrel. Both models are standard with a 3.1-inch barrel, which contributes to an overall length of 6.1 inches and an unloaded weight of 19 ounces.

For fast tracking and smooth target acquisition, the M&P SHIELD is standard with a 5.3-inch sight radius and has been enhanced with a short, consistent trigger pull measuring 6.5 pounds. Featuring a quick and audible reset made possible by the striker-fired action, the M&P SHIELD allows multiple rounds to be placed on target both consistently and accurately.

  • Frame Size: Compact Size
  • Caliber: .40 S&W
  • Action: Striker Fire Action
  • Capacity: 7 and 6 Rounds
  • Barrel Length: 3.1” (7.9 cm)
  • Front Sight: White Dot
  • Rear Sight: Stainless Steel Low Profile Carry
  • Overall Length: 6.1” (15.5 cm)
  • Overall Height: 4.6” (11.7 cm)
  • Overall Width: 1.0” (2.5 cm)
  • Grip: Polymer
  • Weight: 19.0 oz. (538.7 g)
  • Barrel Material: Stainless Steel
  • Slide Material: Stainless Steel
  • Frame Material: Polymer
  • Slide Finish: Black - Corrosion Resistant
  • Frame Finish: Black

About $589.00
800-331-0852 qa@smith-wesson.com


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Smith & Wesson 642 with LaserMax


SKU: 10140
The Model 642 with LaserMax enables positive target acquisition and enhances accuracy in low-light conditions. This combination of the no-snag, hammerless design of the Model 642 along with the rapid target acquisition of the LaserMax sighting system offers an easy-to-carry personal protection package.

The J-Frame, five-shot revolver is constructed of a lightweight aluminum alloy frame along with a stainless-steel cylinder. The hammerless revolver, with its 1 7/8-inch barrel design, has an overall length of 6 5/16 inches with an unloaded weight of 15.3 ounces.

Chambered for five rounds of .38 S&W Special +P, the Model 642 is an ideal personal protection handgun. For convenient sight alignment when the laser is not in use, the Model 642 is standard with an integral front sight and a fixed rear sight for added durability.

The double action only revolver also features a matte silver finish and is standard with the Smith & Wesson lifetime service policy.

  • Caliber: 38 S&W Special +P
  • Capacity: 5 Rounds
  • Action: Double Action Only
  • Barrel Length: 1.875” (4.8 cm)
  • Front Sight: Fixed
  • Rear Sight: Integral
  • Grip: Synthetic
  • Weight: 15.5 oz. (439.4 g)
  • Overall Length: 6.31” (16.0 cm)
  • Frame Material: Aluminum Alloy
  • Cylinder Material: Stainless Steel
  • Finish: Matte Stainless

About $539.00
800-331-0852 qa@smith-wesson.com


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Smith & Wesson Performance Center 460XVR Bone Collector


SKU: 170345
The Performance Center by Smith & Wesson is offering big-bore enthusiasts and handgun hunters the opportunity to own a new X-Frame model built in collaboration with Professional Hunter Michael Waddell – the S&W460XVR Bone Collector.

This new-age hunting revolver, with its two-tone finish, 7.5-inch barrel and five-round capacity cylinder, is capable of harvesting any big-game animal in North America. Embodying the look, feel and attitude of Waddell’s popular television show, “The Bone Collector,” airing on The Outdoor Channel, the newest Performance Center X-Frame is available in a limited edition run of 1,500 revolvers.

Delivering velocities exceeding 2,400 feet per second, the Model S&W 460XVR earned the distinction as the highest velocity production revolver when first introduced. Built on the company’s X-Frame, the Model 460XVR provides today’s hunters with a well-balanced and manageable firearm when stalking large or dangerous game. Chambered for five rounds of .460 S&W Magnum, the new Bone Collector revolver is manufactured with a stainless-steel frame, unfluted cylinder and a 7.5-inch barrel design. The Performance Center 460XVR Bone Collector is standard with synthetic rubber grips along with the company’s renowned smooth double-action and crisp single-action trigger pull. To help aid in recoil management, the revolver is also standard with a Performance Center muzzle brake.

Equipped with a variety of special features that only the individual attention of master gunsmiths can achieve, the Model 460XVR Bone Collector is hand-cut and fit to insure top-notch accuracy and precision. Additional Performance Center features include a heavy-duty ball detent lock-up along with a chrome teardrop hammer and trigger. All these features contribute to a revolver capable of answering the needs of any serious handgun hunter.

The Model 460XVR Bone Collector weighs in at 4.81 pounds and has been fitted with a fiber-optic front sight and an adjustable white-outline rear sight to help aid in target alignment. When traditional sights are not being used, hunters will appreciate the integral weaver base located on top of the barrel, which allows for optics to be easily mounted. Adding to its allure, the new Model 460XVR is engraved with the Bone Collector logo on the frame and is shipped complete with a gun rug and sling.

  • Model: 460XVR
  • Caliber: .460 S&W Magnum®
  • Capacity: 5 Rounds
  • Action: Single/Double Action
  • Barrel Length: 7.5” (19.1 cm)
  • Front Sight: Fiber Optic Green
  • Rear Sight: Adjustable White Outline
  • Grip: Synthetic
  • Weight: 4.81 lbs. (2,181.8 g)
  • Overall Length: 15.2” (38.6 cm)
  • Frame Material: Stainless Steel
  • Cylinder Material: Stainless Steel
  • Finish: Two Tone

About $1680.00
800-331-0852 qa@smith-wesson.com


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Thompson/Center Arms T/C Encore Pro Hunter Complete Pistol and Rifle Systems



For 2015, Thompson/Center Arms has re-introduced one of the most prevalent single-shot hunting rifles ever made – the T/C Encore Pro Hunter. Now available as a fully complete firearm, today’s hunter can select either a T/C Encore Pro Hunter pistol or rifle to add to his or her hunting collection.

The new T/C Encore Pro Hunter is available in .243, .30-06, or .308 as a complete rifle or chambered in .223 or .308 as a pistol. The interchangeable firearm system is fully supported with accessory stocks and barrels ranging from .204 to .500 S&W Magnum along with additional shotgun, slug and muzzleloader barrels. The one-of-a-kind break-open platform is truly a gun for all seasons, allowing owners to customize the firearm to match their individual and hunting preferences.

At the heart of the T/C Encore Pro Hunter is the single-shot break-open action design that is accessible via the trigger guard. Utilizing the same stainless-steel frame assembly, owners can quickly and easily change components as needed for any shooting activity. The T/C Encore Pro Hunter rifle is standard with a 28" fluted barrel with a 1:10 twist for superior accuracy and improved ballistic performance. A FlexTech stock is also standard with each rifle, helping aid in recoil management. The rifle features an overall length of 42.5" and a standard length of pull of 14". The T/C Encore Pro Hunter rifle weighs in at 7.5 pounds making it easily carried during long days in the field. To assist both right and left-handed shooters, the rifle features Thompson/Center’s Swing Hammer design allowing easy access to the hammer once a scope has been added. All barrels in the Encore lineup are drilled and tapped allowing owners to easily add the optic of his or her choice.

Like its rifle counterpart, the T/C Encore Pro Hunter pistol is standard with a stainless-steel frame and barrel. The Encore Pro Hunter pistol features a 15" fluted barrel with a 1:10 twist in .308 Win and a 1:12 twist for the .223 Rem model. Other standard features on the single-shot pistol include ambidextrous rubber grips, an overall length of 19.5 inches and adjustable front and rear sights.

About $779.00 & up
800-331-0852 tca_customerservice@tcarms.com


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