Smith and Wesson continue to impress with their new lines of handguns. Their products are acceptable for use by shooters of various experience levels. This particular model, the SD40 40SW has some distinguishing features that make for a unique shooting experience. This semi-automatic series performs with the expected prestige that has come to have been a trademark of the brand.
The SD40 40SW comes with an attractive price tag at under $500. The visual aspect is different from the basic black, sporting a two tone silver and black exterior. The stainless steel finish adds to its durability. These pistols are specifically designed for self-defense making them an easy to engage and carry weapon of choice.
The trigger pull weighs in at around 8 pounds making it on the heavier end, but still quite manageable. The comfort grip is ergonomic and textured for a secure and comfortable grip. This is an important feature in emergency situations where you need to have a steady hand.
As far as targeting is concerned, the front and rear sights are instituted with white dot ability. This varies from some of Smith and Wesson’s other handguns, but is no less effective.It is especially visible in low lighting. Nighttime shooting will be as dependable as day with this feature. An accessory rail allows for addition of a laser light if higher visibility is something of importance to the consumer. Other accessories are able to be attached to this as well.
While this Smith and Wesson is accessible for right hand use only, the features are conveniently designed for use in high stress situations where fast and easy function is key. The slide top andthe magazine release button is placed to avoid accidental use, yet easy to find and engage when required.
Smith and Wesson designed this line with some similarities to their MP series. One of these qualities involves the indicator of a loaded chamber. The importance of being able to know if your gun is loaded with a quick glance is pertinent to effective emergency use. Variability of ammunition use is also a positive point of this handgun. Compatibility with a large number of different brands is a plus.
Reliability and effective use are a signature of Smith and Wesson and this series stays true to both. Large numbers of rounds can be used with no problems. Most experienced gun users have an understanding and tolerability of recoil, however, this handgun is suitable for a wide range of shooters. This model is also a dependable accurate shot at a range of about 25 yards. Efficiency and accuracy reign high up on the list of coveted aspects concerning serious gun owners, and they won’t be disappointed with this series.
Smith and Wesson offers a variety of feature on all of their weapons, making this series just one of their excellent choices in the handgun category. Protection and concealed carry has never been more convenient.