First Look: Apex Tactical Threaded Barrel for 3.6-inch S&W M&P M2.0 Compact

posted on May 7, 2020

The new Smith & Wesson 9 mm M&P M2.0 Compact pistol continues the legacy of performance of the M&P line of automatic pistols. Small, lightweight and with a full set of features, the pistol is a popular choice for people who want the features of the M&P line in a more unobtrusive package.

Now, Apex Tactical Specialties is rolling out a new 3.6-inch Apex Threaded Barrel for the Smith & Wesson 9 mm M&P M2.0 Compact pistol. This new barrel is based on the proven, patented design of the Apex Grade fitted barrels. The Apex Threaded Barrel for the 9 mm M2.0 Compact (3.6-inch model) is a cold hammer-forged stainless steel barrel with a black Melonite finish and features a 1:10-inch twist rate. Designed for optimal accuracy performance, the barrel has an undercut thread intercept which can accommodate a wide variety of attachments. The thread pattern is 1/2-28 and a thread protector with captive O-ring is included. Best of all, the new 3.6-inch Apex threaded barrel is a true drop-in replacement for the factory barrel and requires no fitting.

Features and Specifications:

  • For 9 mm M&P M2.0 Compact 3.6-inch pistols
  • Cold hammer-forged stainless steel
  • Black Melonite finish
  • 1:10-inch twist rate
  • 1/2–28 thread pattern
  • Thread protector included
  • Accommodates a wide variety of attachments
  • No additional fitting required


MSRP for the new 3.6-inch Apex Threaded Barrel for the Smith & Wesson 9 mm M&P M2.0 Compact is $199.95. More information on this barrel and other parts from Apex Tactical is available at


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