PEORIA, Ariz. – Apex Tactical Specialties is expanding its aftermarket upgrade options for the SD and SDVE models pistols from Smith & Wesson with the addition of an Apex Threaded Barrel specifically for the SD9 and SD9VE.

The new barrel is available now for pre-order and will officially begin shipping on February 4th.

Designed to replace the factory 4.00” barrel, the Apex 9mm Threaded Barrel is machined from a premium cold hammer forged blank and then black Melonite finished.

The twist rate is 1:10” for improved accuracy performance and the thread pattern is 1/2–28. Each barrel comes with a thread protector with a captive o-ring. As a direct drop-in, this barrel requires no fitting.

The Apex Threaded Barrel for the SD9 and SD9VE can be pre-ordered at ApexTactical.com. Additional upgrades include Action Enhancement Kits in either Black or FDE and Plus 3 Extended Bade Pads for 9mm or .40S&W models.

Retailers and wholesale distributors that have not yet ordered and wish to stock the new barrel can contact Apex at dealer@apextactical.com or (623) 322-0200 for pricing and quantity availability.

Features and Specifications:
– For 9mm SD and SDVE Pistols
– Replaces 4.00” Factory Barrel
– Cold Hammer Forged Stainless Steel
– Black Melonite Finish
– 1:10” Twist Rate
– 1/2–28 Thread Pattern (thread protector included)
– No Fitting Required
– Apex Part #: 105-034
– MSRP: $199.95

For more information on parts from Apex Tactical Specialties, visit www.ApexTactical.com, like Apex Tactical on Facebook or follow @ApexTactical on Instagram or Twitter. Instructional videos on the installation of Apex parts are available on Apex's YouTube, Full30 and GunStreamer channels.