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Old January 19, 2013, 12:02 AM   #1
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My new (used) Springfield XD 40.

I picked up my Springfield XD 40 today. I was a bit suprised. It was in the used section of my local gunshop with a number of Glocks and S&W M&P (SVs, and even a Sigma). Other than the Sigma this was the cheapest of the group. While I was looking it over it felt very comfortable in my hand. I'm not normally a poly-framed kinda guy. I looked at the Glocks and the Smiths, and found I really like the XD. So at $389 (+ tax), I took a chance on it.


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Old January 19, 2013, 12:10 AM   #2
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XDs are good pistols, and now i would suggest getting a .357sig bbl for it.
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Old January 19, 2013, 12:14 AM   #3
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That's a good deal on a great gun. I have the same one with LOTS of rounds through it. I've never had a single jam or failure with it. Enjoy.
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Old January 19, 2013, 01:03 AM   #4
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nice kev...
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Old January 19, 2013, 01:08 AM   #5
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I just Bought a new ( used ) XD .40 sub compact yesterday... but I paid 500.00 total... came with a few extras.
From everything I have read and all the vids Ive watched on them, they are extremely good guns.
Nice purchase... and at a good price.
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Old January 19, 2013, 01:28 AM   #6
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Great buy! I love the trigger on my XDM. 45
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Old January 19, 2013, 03:09 AM   #7
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You made a great purchase. My XD40 has been a very good and reliable gun for me.
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Old January 19, 2013, 03:20 AM   #8
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Grats. I want to pick up a stainless one in 45.
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Old January 19, 2013, 06:24 AM   #9
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Thanks all.

This is my first 40 cal. Are there any recommendations on ammo? I bought some white box 165gr FMJ for the range, and also bought a box of Winchester 185 Bonded HP for defense.
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Old January 19, 2013, 12:59 PM   #10
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Are there any recommendations on ammo?
Whatever you can find. It shouldn't have any problem with any of it.

The XD Service is a big and heavy enough gun that I hope we don't hear any whining from you about how "snappy" the .40 is.
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Old January 19, 2013, 10:50 PM   #11
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Nope, no whinning from me. I get along with .40's just fine, this is just my first one.
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Old January 19, 2013, 10:57 PM   #12
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Kev, as far as ammo, you may want to look at the thread I just posted " why the 180 grain bullet is not a good choice for the .40 S&W"
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Old January 20, 2013, 03:59 PM   #13
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why the 180 grain bullet is not a good choice for the .40 S&W
Eh? The majority of what I shoot is handloads, using hand cast 180 grain lead truncated cone bullets.
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Old January 20, 2013, 09:30 PM   #14
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Thanks for the ammo update. Reading through the thread about 180 gr.
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