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  1. So why don't you feel it facilitates noticeably smoother reloads? Of the two I posted in my photo one has the magwell stepcut for factory baseplates and the other is the Standard Magwell with no cut. When practicing magchanges they both work equally well, as long as I use dummy rounds in the step cut magwell. An empty mag can sometimes get lightly hung up on the step, but in practical use they are as good as any magwell in their size catagory.
  2. Cerakote is your friend if it bothers you that bad. I painted one of my FDE pistols in Patriot Brown just to make it a little different. Most of my other pistols are black so the change is welcome. The picture does not show the difference very well but the brown is considerably darker in person. Im a bit perplexed as to why S&W chose to make all the 5" 2.0's in FDE. Its not because of the possible Mil contract from the M17 trials because they make a black 2.0 frame. They also make three different 2.0 5" slides. I just think somebody dropped the ball.
  3. I have the Carver on both my M&P 2.0's I got them here and they are in stock. https://www.shootersconnectionstore.com/CARVER-20-MP-Tactical-Magwell-P4964.aspx
  4. Recently got a P320-M17 and also had the opportunity to try a friends X5. Not at all a fan of the feel or bore axis of either. My M&P 2.0 isn't going anywhere. Stock trigger is terrible on the X5 for what is marketed as a competition gun.
  5. You already know the one to choose.
  6. Sounds like you're on the right track with the trigger. The next heaviest buffer may help with the dirty ness also when using the suppressor.
  7. Is the Vltor upper 300 BO? What trigger? What buffer weight? Have you verified headspace?
  8. Another resounding "NO". No factory M&P trigger can compare to an APEX FSS flat faced trigger. All my M&P 2.0's have them. Even my cary gun. Standard parts for me have way to long of a reset and too much take up.
  9. Mobil 1 is among the safest lubes you can come in contact with. This is from the MSDS sheets of all the following oils. Numbers listed are for Health, flammability, and Reactivity. Mobil 1 0. 1. 0. CLP. 0. 1. 0. G96. 1. 4. 0. Remoil. 1. 2. 0. Slick 50. 1. 3. 0. Slip 2000.1. 1. 0. LSA. 1. 1. 0. Hoppes. 2. 3. 0. Lucas oil. 2. 1. 0. Lucas grease. 2. 1. 0. Slide glide even had a warning of injection under the skin just like Mobil 1 had. Every single one said to wash your hands after. It became apparent that regardless of your choice they all carry very very minimal health risks. To argue otherwise is foolish.
  10. Did you email them or call? If you need something important like this, call and talk to a human. This will likely get things rolling in a positive direction for you. I needed something from them and called. It took a few tries but finally got a human on the phone and they helped me out. On a side note with my HMR, I tried a bunch of different ammo to seek out what shot best. My HMR does not like bullets lighter than 140 gr. 1-1/2" or there about with the light stuff. Not horrible but not what I expect from this rifle. 140 to 147 gr average well under MOA with most any I tried from Hornady. The big surprise of the day was the S&B Tactical 140gr at $12.00 a box that shot consistently under an 1". Managed several under 1/2". I went back and bought all they had of that stuff.
  11. https://www.joeboboutfitters.com/Pistol-Caliber-AR-Lower-Receivers-s/176650.htm For $129.00 the Joebobs Spartan (rebranded New Frontier) is hard to beat. Mine has been 100%. Use the rest of the money you save to put the parts you want in it.
  12. So it seems the signifcance of the part is less significant than you thought as it applies to the M3000.
  13. What length a PCC barrel has, has nothing to do with the discussion. This is not about Carbine vs Rifle. It is the definition of a pistol that is the issue here. The rules are clear, PCC is NOT a division for a Pistol. Its simple really.
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