First Look: MCP35 PI LW 9mm Pistol

Optics-ready and no magazine disconnect.

posted on October 4, 2023

EAA Corp and Girsan Firearms are rolling out the new EAA/Girsan High Power MCP35 PI LW. This cutting-edge pistol redefines the standards of concealed carry firearms with its exceptional lightweight design and versatility, all while retaining a traditional lightweight metal frame and single-action trigger.

"EAA Corp and Girsan have come together to create a pistol that offers unmatched performance, versatility, and comfort for concealed carry," said Chase Duffey, National Sales and Imports Manager at EAA Corp. "The MCP35 PI LW is a game-changer, and we are excited to introduce it to firearms enthusiasts who demand the best. I think if John Browning was around today he would give us a Thumbs Up for the MCP35 PI LW"

The MCP35 PI LW is available in four distinctive variants, ensuring that every shooter can find the perfect fit for their needs. The pistol is available in either a two-tone tungsten or an all black finish, and two different models are available, the OPS version with a Picatinny rail on on the dust cover on the frame in front of the trigger, or the Match version, which lacks a rail.

All variants of the MCP35 PI LW come optic-ready, accommodating RMS and RMSc footprint optics, providing enhanced accuracy and target acquisition for shooters of all skill levels. Chambered for the widely popular 9mm round, the MCP35 PI LW combines the proven High Power action with a 15-round capacity magazine, making it an great choice for self-defense and target shooting.

With a compact 3.88 inch long barrel and an overall weight of 21.44 ounces make the MCP35 PI LW model is optimized for concealed carry, ensuring both comfort and discretion for everyday carry. In addition to this, all models of the MCP35 PI LW feature G10 grips, ambidextrous safeties, an extended beavertail, straight trigger, fiber optic front sight and no magazine disconnect.

MSRP for the EAA/Girsan MCP35 PI LW vary by model. The OPS version with a Picatinny rail and black finish has an MSRP of $749, as the MATCH version with no rail and a black finish. MSRP for the pistol with a two-tone tungsten finish in either MATCH or OPS versions is $772.

For more information about the EAA/Girsan High Power MCP35 PI LW and other products from EAA, please visit


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