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Welcome to Shadow Systems

The company that is shaking up the polymer pistol market

Makers of the revolutionary MR918

The world’s highest-value pistols…designed, built, and tested by our nation’s front line protectors, for every man and woman, for any carry situation.

Shadow Systems designs and manufactures premium firearms including the Multi-Role Lightweight 9mm MR918 Elite and Combat. Based in Plano, Texas, the company is committed to offering the most competitively priced, highest-value, U.S. made pistols and parts on the market.

Our team is made up of combat veterans and former law enforcement officers. Every product is designed to be used and abused. While others may focus on looks alone, Shadow Systems creates hard-use tools that are properly engineered and perfectly executed.

MR918 Combat and Elite Pistols in Black and FDE


The Art of Firearm Design

13 Aug

Technical Tuesday: MR918 vs Squib...

Our first Technical Tuesday in a while, we’re taking a look at...
06 Aug

How to Mount your Optic...

Optic ready pistols come with the cover plate pre-installed and torqued at...
Backstraps 06 Aug

MR918 Backstrap and Magwell Features

Your Shadow Systems pistol features the NPOA (natural point of aim) interchangeable...
06 Aug

Maintaining, Cleaning, and Lubricating your...

Frequency of Maintenance You should follow a regularly scheduled maintenance program to...
06 Aug

Beyond the Basics of Firearm...

Sight Picture 06 Aug

Introduction to Pistol Marksmanship

We realize that not every customer is an experienced shooter with access...

About Shadow Systems

The Shadow Systems team is made up of combat veterans, former law enforcement officers, and competitive shooters. Therefore, every product is designed to be shot and carried, used and abused.

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Shadow Systems is serious about becoming a leader in this industry and has invested in the resources to do it. We have created a manufacturing facility that allows us to do in-house manufacturing of slides, barrels, triggers, and internals. We have proprietary MIM and injection molding tooling for frames and small parts. All springs and connectors are manufactured to Shadow Systems engineering specifications, to provide upgraded performance and reliability. This investment offers unparalleled value for our customers in every product that we create.

We stand apart from our competition because we are a gun manufacturer in America that has the philosophy to create a product that provides unparalleled quality, reliability, price, and delivery in everything we do. Our quality comes from premium materials, premium machining, and REAL testing in carry, combat, and competition roles. Our philosophy on reliability is that “a 4 lbs. bang always beats a 3 lbs. light strike.” We engineer for reliability first and foremost. We have focused on vertical integration to yield cost savings for Shadow, which allows us to provide the best value in the industry. Sophistication in our supply chain management yields shorter lead times and on-time deliveries.

If you have any questions about our products and want to learn more, contact us at (469) 458-6808.

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