SHADOW SYSTEMS MR920 Elite
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- MR920 Elite
The MR920 Elite is the top line pistol of Shadow System. This handgun incorporates everything we know about pistol design.
The lightweight & low recoil MR920 Elite took its inspiration from its predecessor, the MR918 Elite. The DNA of the pistol is the same as the MR918, but there have been some significant changes to the features and functions which make this pistol work for more people.
The MR920 features Shadow Systems’ new patent-pending optic mounting system.
The biggest news in this release is our new patent-pending universal optic mount cut. By redesigning internal slide components, we relocated portions of the operating system allowing three key attributes:
- The strongest, deepest screw placement in the industry
- Direct optic mounting of multiple brands without intervening adapter plates
- Extremely low optic placement permitting most optics to co-witness with typical iron sights
No past designs have combined all three of these game-changing attributes. The MR920 optic cut accommodates Trijicon RMR and SRO, Holosun 507c and 508t, Leupold Deltapoint Pro, Vortex Viper, and TruGlo Tru-Tec.
Because the MR920 is a Universal Optic Mount Pistol, it will likely accommodate additional brands and optics; testing for optic compatibility is still ongoing. The new system provides versatility without compromise and even exceeds the strength of past Shadow Systems mounts that had a dedicated Trijicon RMR footprint machined into the slide.
The MR918 set a new benchmark for low recoil and controllability in rapid-fire. The MR920 draws many of its design queues from the MR918, but the dust cover now includes a recoil control ledge for the support hand thumb. This control point further reduces muzzle flip in rapid-fire. The frame of the MR920 continues to feature the NPOA backstrap system which adjusts the ANGLE of the backstrap to match the shooter’s natural point of aim. The pistol system includes three backstraps, a removable magazine well, and a backstrap removal tool for your convenience.
Our frame is a ground-up Shadow Systems design, not a rebrand of another frame already on the market. Our tooling uses new technology to wrap more texture around the curves of the frame and put grip in places not normally seen on production guns.
The slide and barrel are machined in-house in Plano, TX. Barrels are 1-10″ conventionally rifled 416R stainless steel. Our bronze color barrels are coated in super hard Titanium Carbo-nitride or DLC. Slides are machined from 17-4 PH stainless steel and coated in DLC.
Slides feature front and rear directional serrations. Elite models also feature window cuts, top serrations, and additional slide machining. These serrations provide excellent traction when manipulating the slide, but are relatively frictionless when drawing the pistol from a holster. The MR920 features deeply recessed front serrations and corner chamfers. This thinned front profile gives greater control and reduces the difficulty of inserting the pistol into a holster, particularly a partially collapsed IWB holster.
Our pistols are built for reliability and performance first. We added the universal optic mount feature to the MR920 to make your life easier. Our triggers are improved over a stock trigger, but leave internal safeties fully intact and use stock weight springs. You can expect smooth take-up and a super crisp break at 4.0-4.5 lbs.
The Frame On Our Online Multi-Role Pistol
Compatible with Glock Gen4 G19 holsters, magazines, & accessories
Designed to dramatically decrease recoil and muzzle flip
Contoured to sit low in the hand
Features a double undercut trigger guard
3 interchangeable backstraps that provide backup for high, neutral, and low Natural Point of Aim
Extended beavertail prevents slide bite
Excellent grip texture on key surfaces
Included magwell extension enables quicker reload under stress
Our MR920 Elite’s Trigger
Flat-faced aluminum trigger
Includes a TTI Ultimate connector
A 4.0-4.5 lbs trigger pull
Carry safe trigger that has all drop safeties intact
This Barrel On This Pistol
It’s machined from 416R stainless steel
Conventionally rifled, around 1-10 in. — safe with lead bullets
Spiral fluting pattern for the barrel improves evacuation of debris and reduces barrel weight
Mated with our slide sets a new accuracy bar in this class of pistol
The Multi-Role Pistol Slide
Designed for recoil control and handling under stress
Front/rear directional serrations for better-quality handling
Thinned slide profile at grasping locations
It’s machined from 17-4 stainless steel
Sights for the MR920 Combat
Metal sights with solid black rear & a high-visibility green outline tritium front
It’s nearly as bright as a fiber optic in the daytime
Glowing tritium dot gives a nighttime index point for quick, precise shots at close range
Includes Shadow’s modified Gen3 recoil system
Single spring system is user adjustable and manufactured from high-quality chrome silicon
Internal slide parts are built from billet stainless steel
High-reliability enhanced LCI extractor features Shadow’s proprietary geometry and material selection to improve longevity and extraction of a wide range of ammunition