OVERVIEW


Do you need an affordable pistol for home defense?  Perhaps you're unfamiliar with handguns and want something that is easy to use but don't know where to start.  Or maybe you just need that extra pistol in your collection.  The Smith & Wesson SD9VE is a great option to fill all of these roles.

SD9VE 9MM

SMITH & WESSON

The SD9 series was created precisely to be an affordable, easy to use self-defense handgun.  This no-frills model is similar in form and function to most other polymer frame pistols on the market today.  While the low cost may concern some, the fact that it is a Smith & Wesson ensures you are getting a quality firearm.

The SD9VE is a full size, polymer frame, and striker fired pistol much like Smith & Wesson's M&P Series, the Springfield XD line, and Glock models.  It is simple to operate and easy to learn for even the most inexperienced users.  Important features include:

Polymer Frame

Chambered in 9mm

16 Round Magazine

SDT

Picatinny Rail

Textured Grip

Textured Finger Locater

White 3-Dot Sights

FEATURES


SD9VE 9MM

SMITH & WESSON

  • Caliber: 9mm
  • Capacity: 16+1
  • Barrel Length: 4"
  • Overall Length: 2"
  • Weight: 4 oz (unloaded)
  • Trigger Pull: 8 lbs

Pros

Easy to Use

Reliable

Textured Grip Design

Cost

Cons

Heavy Trigger

Slide Lock Issues 

Sights

CONCLUSION


SMITH & WESSON SD9VE 9MM

The SD9 series is extremely impressive for the cost.  No other major manufacturer of pistols is currently making a gun at this price point with this many features or reliability.  The easy to use design is great for novice users, and experienced shooters will find the controls familiar.

While the trigger pull is heavy and spongy, it won't really matter if the time ever comes when you need to rely on this pistol to protect your home.  Train yourself, attach a weapon light, and rest easy knowing that if you need a high quality, low price pistol for self-defense your SD9 will not let you down.