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Old October 2nd, 2009, 07:54 PM   #1
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Anyone have a Springfiled Armory XD pistol? What are your thoughts?
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Old October 2nd, 2009, 08:01 PM   #2
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buy an xd compact with the i think 8 round short mag and the 13 round full size mag. it give you a compact gun with the versality of a full size and a compact. oh and go with a 45. GO BIG OR GO HOME.
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Old October 2nd, 2009, 08:21 PM   #3
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I want a .40 for a carry gun, I have had both and prefer the 40 cal. Thanks for the info.
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Old October 2nd, 2009, 08:28 PM   #4
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I really considered the XD as a primary carry, but the grip just felt too small in my hand. The gun itself is fantastic though.
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Old October 2nd, 2009, 08:38 PM   #5
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Do it......if it feels right in your hand. Nice piece. My girl has a .40 I love the gun, but it just doesnt feel right in my hand.
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Old October 2nd, 2009, 08:48 PM   #6
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Just thought I would inquire because they are fairly inexpensive too.
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I have one in a 9mm. I've put a ton of rounds through it with mostly cheap ammo and it has been great. I would buy another...
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Shot a XD last weekend in 9mm. I like how it felt. But its also the only semi-auto I've seen that failed to eject. It only did it once and I pulled the mag out and rack the slide manually and it ejected. Cycled fine the rest of the day. We put about another 80 rounds threw it after that happened.
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Shot a XD last weekend in 9mm. I like how it felt. But its also the only semi-auto I've seen that failed to eject. It only did it once and I pulled the mag out and rack the slide manually and it ejected. Cycled fine the rest of the day. We put about another 80 rounds threw it after that happened.
Ive seen glocks stovepipe too, I think it has more to do with cheap underpowered ammo than weapon design.
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i have the XD 40 sub-compact. i love it.

have no complaints at all.
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Old October 3rd, 2009, 07:54 PM   #11
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i have the XD 40 sub-compact. i love it.

have no complaints at all.
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i love my fullsize xd45
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.40 subcompact.

Works well. Fits well. Carries well.
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itchy has the xd9 i dont care for it really grip just doesnt feel good in my hand at all. im a big dude with big hands and it feels fat in my hands. just my .02
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Ive seen glocks stovepipe too, I think it has more to do with cheap underpowered ammo than weapon design.
It didn't stovepipe. The spent round was still in the camber. Had to remove mag. to get out. With mag in round stayed in camber, even when slid was racked manually. I think the extractor wouldn't grab the round for some reason with mag in.
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Ive seen glocks stovepipe too, I think it has more to do with cheap underpowered ammo than weapon design.
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I shot the xd 40 sub and the glock 27 back to back at the range a few weeks back. Both shot very well but FOR ME the XD just didnt feel right, I dont know if it was the back strap saftey or what but the glock was more comfortable, FOR ME. I would go to a range and shot them both side by side, run 100 rounds through both, see what you like. Based on what I have read you cant really go wrong with either, just a matter of what works best for you.
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I really considered the XD as a primary carry, but the grip just felt too small in my hand. The gun itself is fantastic though.
Try the XDm .40. Has 3 different sized backstraps so one is bound to fit your hand better.
Also, put about 1000 rounds through mine without 1 failure to shoot or eject.
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I have a XD 40 compact love it its cheap comes with some goodies and shoots great! plus it breaks down fast and easy for cleaning.
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Try the XDm .40. Has 3 different sized backstraps so one is bound to fit your hand better.
Also, put about 1000 rounds through mine without 1 failure to shoot or eject.
I might have to look into that. I was really into the M&P as a primary carry, as it fit my hand like a glove, and offered similar features as the XD. But first and foremost, Im going to pick up my 10mm cannon for open carry before I get another concealable pistol.
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