• Work with Smith and Wesson 9mm M&P Shield 1.0, 2.0, and Plus
  • Make from lightweight 6061 aluminum
  • Uniquely angled front port single chamber design improve consistency
  • Reduce muzzle climb and recoil
  • Fit flush with the slide and has been optimized for Faxon branded barrels

*Compensators can affect the timing of your pistol and may require adjustments in lubrication, ammunition, recoil spring, and other areas.


  • Caliber: 9mm
  • Material: 6061 Aluminum
  • Finish: Anodized
  • Weight: 0.92 oz.
  • Length: 1.1"
  • Width: 0.9"
  • Height: 1.3"
  • Thread: 1/2"-28


  • Smith and Wesson 9mm M&P Shield 1.0, 2.0, and Plus

*The barrel should protrude .600” or less for a flush fit.

*Fitment with pistols or generations other than stated above cannot be guaranteed.


  • 1x Faxon EXOS-524 Pistol Compensator
  • 2x 6-32 Set Screws
  • 1x 1/16 Allen Wrench
  • 1x Thread Locker


The Smith & Wesson M&P Shield is an excellent pistol for concealed carry and self-defense. However, concealed carry pistols can sometimes be slightly difficult to control because of the smaller frame.

Easier to Control

The recoil impulse can feel more aggressive when shooting a smaller pistol. A great way to fix this problem is to use a pistol compensator. Compensators are designed to vent the exploding gasses from the barrel in a direction against the recoil impulse and hence can help control recoil.

Innovative Design

The Faxon EXOS-524 is an excellent compensator available for a wide variety of pistols, along with the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield. It is made from lightweight 6061 aluminum, which means that it is strong enough to handle the pressure of the muzzle gasses while also being light so that it doesn't make the pistol front heavy.

The Faxon EXOS-524 has an angled port on each side, which vents the expanding gasses in the opposite direction of the recoil impulse, and a larger top port, which decreases muzzle rise. Overall, The Faxon EXOS-524 makes your pistol more accurate and helps you shoot quicker since the pistol doesn't rise too much, and it is easier to retain your sight picture.

Installing The Faxon EXOS-524 is super easy, and it comes with all the necessary tools that you will need to install it.

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