Apex Announces Available Upgrades For New M&P M2.0

PEORIA, Ariz. – Apex Tactical Specialties, the leading manufacturer of aftermarket drop-in firearms parts, announces available Apex upgrades for the new M&P M2.0 from Smith & Wesson.

“We’ve been working with the new M&P M2.0 pistol and are pleased to announce that several of our existing parts designed for the M&P are compatible in the new M&P M2.0, in 9mm and .40S&W, and deliver the kind of performance upgrade customers have come to expect from Apex,” said Scott Folk, vice president of Apex Tactical Specialties.

The Apex Action Enhancement Trigger, in either Polymer (#100-025) or Aluminum (#100-064), replaces the factory hinged trigger for a more ergonomic and responsive trigger featuring a center-mounted pivoting safety. When combined with the Apex Action Enhancement Kit (#100-062), the result is a smoother, lighter trigger pull with an overall reduction in trigger travel of approximately 30%.


“In addition to improving trigger performance with upgrades to the fire control components, our patent pending Apex Grade 9mm Barrels, originally designed for the M&P, fit the new M&P M2.0 allowing for greater accuracy than what is achievable in the stock configuration,” noted Randy Lee, founder and CEO of Apex Tactical Specialties, who designed and developed the Apex Grade Barrel.

The list of Apex parts compatible with the new M&P M2.0, and currently available, are as follows:

100-025 Apex Polymer Action Enhancement Trigger

100-064 Apex Aluminum Action Enhancement Trigger

100-062 Apex Duty/Carry Action Enhancement Kit

100-066 Apex Duty/Carry Spring Kit

100-063 Apex Fully Machined Sear

100-075 Apex Ultimate Safety Plunger

100-036 Apex 10-8 Performance Base Pads

105-050 Apex Grade 9mm Gunsmith Fit Barrel – 5.00”

105-051 Apex Grade 9mm Gunsmith Fit Barrel – 4.25”

105-052 Apex Grade 9mm Semi Drop-In Barrel – 5.00”

105-053 Apex Grade 9mm Semi Drop-In Barrel – 4.25”

105-058 Apex Grade 9mm Threaded Gunsmith Fit Barrel – 5.00”

105-059 Apex Grade 9mm Threaded Gunsmith Fit Barrel – 4.25”

105-060 Apex Grade 9mm Threaded Semi Drop-In Barrel – 5.00”

105-061 Apex Grade 9mm Threaded Semi Drop-In Barrel – 4.25”

Apex will continue development of additional replacement parts for the new M&P M2.0, including work on adapting their patented Forward Set Sear and Trigger system which does not currently function in the M2.0 but is one of the most popular upgrades available for the original M&P line of centerfire pistols.

For more information on parts and services from Apex Tactical Specialties, visit www.ApexTactical.com, like Apex Tactical on Facebook or follow @ApexTactical on Instagram and Twitter. Instructional videos on the installation of Apex parts are available on Apex’s YouTube channel.

paul / January 5, 2017 / Apex News
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  1. Josh - January 21, 2017 @ 9:29 am

    Great news! Glad to see the M2.0 getting the same support and upgrades as the original M&P!

  2. Darrin Raymond - January 21, 2017 @ 9:29 pm

    Does the new 2.0 eliminate the early unlocking issue that plagued the early m&p models and hindered accuracy?

  3. paul - January 30, 2017 @ 10:38 am

    Somewhat but still does not perform as accurately as the Apex Grade Barrel.

  4. Carlos - February 5, 2017 @ 10:08 am

    Who makes the magwell that is in the picture?

  5. paul - February 8, 2017 @ 10:23 am

    Speed Shooters Specialties

  6. Donnie - February 12, 2017 @ 9:04 am

    Any idea when the forward set trigger and 3lb spring set will be available for the 2.0. Trigger is horrible compared to my Apex enhanced PC Core.

  7. Max - February 15, 2017 @ 5:32 pm

    I hope Forward Set Sear and Trigger system for M 2.0 be available soon.

  8. paul - February 28, 2017 @ 7:27 am

    No date is set for release of the Forward Set Flatty for the M&P M2.0. It is being worked on right now. When we have a release date we will announce it here on our blog, on Facebook and Instagram. We’ll also announce it in our weekly email newsletter.

  9. Hutch - February 28, 2017 @ 7:44 pm

    How long before you will have 9mm conversion barrels for the 5 and 4.25 MP 40 M2.0?

  10. Mark Grandaw - March 4, 2017 @ 8:29 pm

    I just purchased a M&P 40 M2.0 and don’t really like the trigger. I have the compact with one of your trigger kits that is really nice. How can I get the same in the 2.0? It’s a little under 5lbs.

  11. paul - March 6, 2017 @ 3:23 pm

    Your can upgrade with the Action Enhancement Trigger & Duty/Carry Kit, which is available now. https://store.apextactical.com/WebDirect/Products/Details/192528

  12. paul - March 6, 2017 @ 3:25 pm

    40S&W to 9mm Apex Grade Conversion Barrels are available now.

  13. Thomas - March 23, 2017 @ 1:30 pm

    Can you clarify for me please. Do you have a Sig .357 barrel that will drop into an M2.0 40SW frame? Thanks in advance.

  14. paul - March 23, 2017 @ 1:32 pm

    We have 9mm barrels only.

  15. Alan Pratt - March 29, 2017 @ 8:56 am

    When will the videos for installing the 2.0 action kits be available? How close are the videos for the original M&Ps?

  16. paul - March 29, 2017 @ 7:04 pm

    We are hoping to have that done within the next two to three weeks, along with on overview of the M2.0 Forward Set Flatty Trigger Kit and how to install it.

  17. Bob Wiley - April 6, 2017 @ 8:35 am

    Forward set flatty! I’m not a slacker! Please! Gimme! Gimme gimme! I need, I need, I need! Gimme gimme!

  18. paul - April 10, 2017 @ 8:47 am

    It is being worked on now.

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