Foundation: Shadow Systems Makes a More Affordable Elite Series

Shadow Systems of Plano, Texas has been beating the drum of better Glock clones since 2016 with their (now discontinued) MR918 series and its follow-on DR/MR920s in Combat and Elite formats, the latter of which had all the Gucci high-speed features like compensators, gold barrels, and window-cut slides.

The thing is that their Elite series runs well above $1K which is twice what a stock Glock costs.

Well, Shadow Systems has split the difference in the pricing by introducing what they are calling the Foundation series of G17, G19, and G45-sized pistols. Standard features include optics-ready slides with suppressor-height steel sights, modular grips, a match-grade barrel, undercut trigger guards and intricate machining on the slide.

The cost is $672, which, when all things are considered, isn’t bad.

By Michael Crites

Michael Crites is el jefe around here. He has spent more than 30 years shooting, learning about guns, and collecting firearms old and new. He holds his Oregon Concealed Handgun License, and enjoys testing products in the back 40 of his farm.

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