Kimber 1911 vs Smith & Wesson M&P 9 Shield Plus

Kimber 1911 facing right

Kimber 1911

SAO Competition Pistol Chambered in 9mm Luger, 45 ACP
vs
Smith & Wesson M&P 9 Shield Plus facing left

Smith & Wesson M&P 9 Shield Plus

Striker-Fired Subcompact Pistol Chambered in 9mm Luger, 30 Super Carry
Kimber 1911 For Sale

Dimensions

  Length L Height H Width W Weight W
1911 8.7 in 5.25 in 1.28 in 38 oz
M&P 9 Shield Plus 6.1 in 4.6 in 1.1 in 20.2 oz

Details

  Barrel BBL Trigger Website
1911 5 in SAO kimberamerica.com
M&P 9 Shield Plus 3.1 in Striker-Fired smith-wesson.com

Capacity

  9mm Luger 45 ACP 30 Super Carry
1911 8 (+1) 8 (+1) -
M&P 9 Shield Plus 10 , 13 (+1) - 12 , 15 (+1)

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Parts & Accessories

Choose from a selection of holsters, grips, lasers, and more

1911
M&P 9 Shield Plus
SnapSlide OWB Holster
M&P 9 Shield Plus
Freedom Carry IWB Holster
M&P 9 Shield Plus
Appendix Carry AIWB Holster
M&P 9 Shield Plus
DropSlide OWB Holster
M&P 9 Shield Plus
Cargo Pocket Rocket
M&P 9 Shield Plus
MiniTick IWB Holster
M&P 9 Shield Plus
Chest Rig