Factory Barrel vs. Apex Grade Barrel

We get asked about the difference between an Apex Grade Barrel and the Factory Barrel in the 9mm M&P. These two target graphics show you the difference – at 50 yards. Both were shot from a Ransom Rest to eliminate the human factor and test the mechanical accuracy of the OEM barrel versus ours. It’s a big difference, and why...

paul / December 15, 2015 / Random Apex / 5 Comments

Installing The Apex Semi Drop-In Barrel

Below are step-by-step instructions for installing the Apex Grade Semi Drop-In Barrel. (You can download a PDF version HERE.) Due to the wide variations in tolerances with the M&P pistol, the barrel may in some cases fit without any additional fitting. However, it is likely that some minor fitting will be required, which is easily accomplished using the proper tools...

paul / December 3, 2015 / Gun Maintainence Tips / 8 Comments

Apex Announces 9mm M&P Barrels

LOS OSOS, Calif. – Apex Tactical Specialties, best known for their aftermarket upgrades for the Smith & Wesson M&P line of pistols, announced the upcoming release of their newest product, the Apex Grade 9mm Semi Drop-In and Gunsmith Fit Barrels for the M&P. Since its introduction the Smith & Wesson M&P has experienced accuracy issues with owners frequently reporting only...

paul / December 2, 2015 / Apex News / 113 Comments

Give Your Revolver That Custom Feel With Apex Hammers

LOS OSOS, Calif. – Give your Smith & Wesson revolver the feeling of a custom tuned action with an Evolution IV or Mass Driver Hammer from Apex Tactical Specialties, the premier custom revolver house in the country. Known for converting factory K-, L- and N-Frame Smith & Wesson revolvers, including those from the Performance Center, into highly coveted state-of-the-art custom...

paul / November 16, 2015 / Apex News / 29 Comments

Apex Sponsors S&W IDPA Back Up Gun Nats

LOS OSOS, Calif. – Apex Tactical Specialties announced it is returning as a major sponsor of the Smith & Wesson IDPA Back Up Gun Nationals taking place this weekend in Springfield, Massachusetts at the Smith & Wesson Shooting Sports Center. “Smith & Wesson always puts on a great match and Apex is very pleased to again be supporting the IDPA...

paul / November 3, 2015 / Apex News / 0 Comments

Apex Now Shipping Flat-Faced Trigger for Smith & Wesson’s M&P Shield

LOS OSOS, Calif. – Apex Tactical Specialties is now shipping the new Apex Flat-Faced Action Enhancement Trigger for the popular Smith & Wesson M&P Shield pistol. The new Shield Flat-Faced Action Enhancement Trigger replaces the factory hinged trigger with an anodized aluminum trigger body featuring a Flat-Faced profile and a center mounted pivoting safety. The trigger reduces pre-travel and over-travel...

paul / August 31, 2015 / Apex News / 1 Comment

Apex Sponsors Smith & Wesson New England Regional IDPA Championship

LOS OSOS, Calif. – Apex Tactical Specialties announced it will be one of the major sponsors of the 2015 Smith & Wesson New England Regional IDPA Championship taking place this weekend at the Harvard Sportsmen’s Club in Harvard, Massachusetts. “Apex is very pleased to once again be supporting the New England Regional IDPA Championship, one of the strongest regional events...

paul / August 12, 2015 / Apex News / 0 Comments

Apex’s #OperationApex Looks To Upgrade Your Pistol, Starting With The M&P

LOS OSOS, Calif. – Apex Tactical Specialties is launching #OperationApex with its goal to “Leave No Pistol unApex’d.” To kick off #OperationApex, and starting with the Smith & Wesson M&P, Apex is offering for a limited time a free 4-Pack of Apex 10-8 Performance M&P Polymer Base Pads with the online purchase of one of five popular Apex trigger and...

paul / June 5, 2015 / Apex News / 0 Comments

Apex To Debut New SD Flat-Faced Trigger Kit At 2015 NRA Show

Apex Tactical Specialties announced that it will be debuting its latest drop-in aftermarket trigger system for Smith & Wesson pistols when it showcases the new Flat-Faced Action Enhancement Trigger & Sear Kit for SD models, at the Apex booth (#3219) during the 2015 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits, April 10-12 in Nashville.

paul / April 6, 2015 / Apex News / 21 Comments

paul / March 4, 2015 / Apex News / 0 Comments


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