Originally Posted by RangerWolf
I like my 9mm Shield with one exception: the safety lever is difficult to operate. If it were full off, Ok, but many times I have to actually look at the lever to know in what position it is. I prefer my thumb to do that, not my eyes. OTherwise a fine carry pistol. Smooth and accurate.
The Shield in .40 that I looked at recently gave me the impression that the safety is difficult to operate.
I was drawn to the Shield by positive performance reports and the manual safety feature. I'm less interested now because the safety lever seems undersized and awkward to engage/disengage.