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Posted: 6/10/2009 4:34:04 PM EST
Which backstrap do you prefer?
Link Posted: 6/10/2009 4:54:31 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/10/2009 5:04:50 PM EST

Originally Posted By cruze5:
i have small hands and use the medim grip

There you go. I used the small grip and didn't like it much. The medium is a better fit.
Link Posted: 6/10/2009 5:14:53 PM EST
M&P9?

Whatever came installed. Medium, I guess.

Link Posted: 6/10/2009 6:19:15 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/10/2009 6:19:29 PM EST by danpass]
I've tried it without ANY backstrap and it was great.

I use the small.
Link Posted: 6/10/2009 6:38:00 PM EST
I use the medium on both of mine but which palm swell you should use depends on the size of your own hands and which points best for you.
Link Posted: 6/10/2009 6:45:09 PM EST
I wear a Large size glove, but I use the medium backstrap.

Link Posted: 6/10/2009 7:20:24 PM EST
I tried all 3 and I like the medium the best.


Link Posted: 6/11/2009 12:38:10 AM EST
I have a full-size MP357. In my hand, the medium grip feels best, but I shoot the pistol equally well with any of the grips, so I carry it with the small grip installed. The small grip gives the pistol the slimmest profile and makes it most comfortable to carry in an IWB holster.

Link Posted: 6/11/2009 2:30:20 AM EST
My M&P is still fairly new to me and I haven't really decided between the small and medium backstraps.

At this point, I'm leaning in the direction of the small size.
Link Posted: 6/11/2009 8:43:59 AM EST
I have larger hands and use the small. I like the slimness and its closer to the 1911 size for me.
Link Posted: 6/11/2009 9:26:32 AM EST
I like the small on my M&P 9.
Link Posted: 6/11/2009 9:33:43 AM EST
I have fairly large banana hands and I use the mediums. They feel like they were made for me.
PS: I love my M&P.!
Link Posted: 6/11/2009 1:35:02 PM EST
The only difference I can tell from the small to medium is that the medium has palm swells. Everything else remains the same.
Link Posted: 6/11/2009 8:16:22 PM EST
Love my MP40 and I use it with the large backstrap.
Link Posted: 6/12/2009 5:51:13 AM EST
I've got large hands but prefer the small backstraps.
Link Posted: 6/12/2009 5:35:08 PM EST
As I said above, I love my MP40 full size, but I'm looking for a carry gun. Anyone here try the MP40 compact? Comments?
Link Posted: 6/13/2009 2:30:44 AM EST
I used the medium on my M&P9 but use the small on my .40c.
Link Posted: 6/14/2009 11:15:53 AM EST
I have smaller hands and was looking for a fell close to my HiPower. I took off the back strap and used a ranger band to form finger grooves and new back strap. It gives it a nonslip feel and is custom fit to my hand. I got the idea from using the innertube on my AR.
Link Posted: 6/14/2009 6:09:02 PM EST
Originally Posted By operator81:
I have larger hands and use the small. I like the slimness and its closer to the 1911 size for me.


Me too
Link Posted: 6/15/2009 3:46:47 AM EST
I have large hands but prefer the small backstrap for some reason.
Link Posted: 6/15/2009 4:30:54 AM EST
Link Posted: 6/15/2009 4:37:20 AM EST

I have an M&P 9 and I use the small backstrap.
Link Posted: 6/15/2009 6:47:29 AM EST
Friend is armorer for local department, adopted M & P about a year ago. At least 80% of officers use the medium grip.
Link Posted: 6/15/2009 2:23:52 PM EST
I like the feel of the small backstrap the best, but I switched it out to the medium one for my dad to shoot it and noticed that I was getting significantly tighter groups with that one, so the med. is what I've stuck with.
Link Posted: 6/15/2009 2:25:55 PM EST
I could never figure out how to remove the backstrap grips. I stick with the medium sized as they fit me like a glove. I don't plan on trying the other straps out either.
Link Posted: 6/15/2009 2:37:40 PM EST
i had a tough time with this. i was back and forth quite a few times between the small and medium. the medium has been on now for a long time. think they won out...
Link Posted: 6/17/2009 4:34:40 PM EST
Small for the thinnest grip. Feels the best to me, my dad however runs with the medium size
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