Apex Announces Trigger Upgrades for M&P Shield 45

PEORIA, Ariz. – Apex Tactical Specialties announces that it is expanding its line-up of aftermarket drop-in parts for the M&P Shield with the upcoming release of an Apex Action Enhancement Trigger and Apex Duty/Carry Kit for the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 45.

The new aluminum Apex Action Enhancement Trigger for the Shield 45 reduces pre-travel and over-travel by approximately 20% and is a direct drop-in replacement for the factory polymer hinged trigger. The trigger body features a center-mounted pivoting safety which maintains factory safety values.

The Apex Duty/Carry Kit for the Shield 45 consists of an Apex Fully Machined Sear, Sear Spring, Trigger Return Spring and Striker Block Spring to provide a smooth uptake and reset while producing a trigger pull in the range of 5.0 to 5.5 lbs.

The new Apex Action Enhancement Trigger, part #100-160, and Apex Duty/Carry Kit, part #100-166, can be installed independently or combined (Apex Action Enhancement Trigger & Duty/Carry Kit, part #100-161) for the optimum performance upgrade. All three new parts will be available for purchase from ApexTactical.com late January, early February.

Dealers and distributors can order the new products for the M&P Shield 45 by contacting Apex at dealer@apextactical.com or calling (623) 322-0200.

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 10, 2017 / Apex News
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  1. Gare Juilfs - January 27, 2017 @ 3:45 pm

    Patiently waiting for this upgrade. Will you offer this in your thin blue line series, if so how soon? Retired LEO using the 45 Shield as daily carry.

  2. GP - February 7, 2017 @ 10:42 pm

    Real life ETA please?
    If ever there was a need for an upgrade to bring out the full potential of a pistol this would be it right here.

  3. paul - February 8, 2017 @ 10:22 am

    Shipping on Tuesday, February 14.

  4. MarkW - February 15, 2017 @ 7:16 pm

    Is this installable by a reasonably technical person or is a gunsmith recommended? I saw where for some of the Apex products a gunsmith was highly recommended. Thanks.

  5. paul - February 18, 2017 @ 1:43 pm

    All our parts are designed to be user installable. Watch the install videos we’ve posted on YouTube to see how comfortable you are with the process.

  6. Rod Combs - February 21, 2017 @ 11:47 pm

    Just bought a Shield from performance center 45. Not really impressed with this trigger. You guys did my nine shield and it is to sweet. Can you make this 45 feel that good ? Should I do the complete kit for this

  7. paul - February 28, 2017 @ 7:25 am

    Yes, the new Shield 45 Trigger & Kit will make the trigger in your pistol feel much better.

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