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Old March 16, 2013, 12:29 AM   #26
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Living in California and it's high prices suck. I just bought a Xd9 Tactical for $639 plus tax and dros fees. I couldn't find it cheaper even if i bought it from gunbroker.com. These next 10 days is going to be a really long wait.
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Old March 16, 2013, 12:41 AM   #27
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I wouldn't care if it was 200 dollars I'd rather have a Glock. Then a H&K or a Sig then a 1911 , then a..... XDs are way down the list for me.
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Old March 16, 2013, 12:43 AM   #28
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I guess after you did own one for awhile then you'd have something to write on that P.O.S. post. Lol
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Old March 16, 2013, 03:51 AM   #29
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I think you should buy one, but not at $700. I bought my 2-tone barely "used" (I mean it was bought by a guy that buys the new stuff, barely if ever shoots it before trading it in) for $450 extra mag, box and all. Look for a deal or wait for a normal street price.
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Old March 16, 2013, 07:47 PM   #30
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I just bought a bi-tone XDm in 45acp for $729, you got a pretty good deal.
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Old March 16, 2013, 07:52 PM   #31
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Saw a black one for $519 w free shipping today.
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Old March 24, 2013, 11:07 PM   #32
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Just got one today for $519. Came with a nice case, holster, mag carrier, 2 mags, and even extra fiber optic stuff for the front sight. Not bad for the money.
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Old March 24, 2013, 11:23 PM   #33
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I guess if all the Glocks are sold, you just have to settle for whatever you can get
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Old March 24, 2013, 11:31 PM   #34
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I picked up a XDS last week for $568. Love the gun fun to shot.
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Old March 25, 2013, 11:32 AM   #35
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Old March 25, 2013, 11:49 AM   #36
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XDs

I paid $425 for my xd9 about 8 months ago.
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Old March 25, 2013, 01:40 PM   #37
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I see where bless by having 2 troys.
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Old March 25, 2013, 01:59 PM   #38
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I just got one for $600.
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Old March 26, 2013, 09:55 AM   #39
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Saw one at the LGS for $559.99 new.
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Old March 26, 2013, 10:15 AM   #40
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The shop I work at sells them for $ 519, We sell alot of them...$700 NO WAY.
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Old March 26, 2013, 12:52 PM   #41
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I got mine at Academy last week for $549. Coming from a Glock guy, here's my quick review:

Pros - small, nearly pocketable in jeans (smaller than a G36), and shoots something bigger than 9mm. Comes with FO front sight. Potentially very accurate: With care, I can already hold my shots in group just as small as my Glocks, even with the grip adjustment for the smaller frame.

Cons - comes in a case that's too large to be useful, with accessories that don't benefit me. (I won't be using a OWB holster for a gun that's tailor-made for concealment) Trigger reset is good, but not nearly as pronounced as a Glock. And the big one: Light strikes. Lots of them - about 30 or so through my first 250 rounds in several different brands: Rem, WWB, Blazer - with the exception being American Eagle. And FtRTBs. Quite a few.

For now, I'm going to treat the Light Strikes as an ammo issue, as I'm sure quality SD ammo will be more reliable. I'll give it a good cleaning before going back to the range - perhaps the FtRTBs (which occurred more later than at first) will go away.

Sorry, this went longer than I intended - hope it benefits someone.
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Old March 26, 2013, 02:48 PM   #42
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@barefoot ... Send it back to Springfield. That doesn't sound ammo related. Mine has never had a light strike with around 1300 rounds so far.
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Old April 5, 2013, 11:59 PM   #43
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Quick update regarding my XDs: I took it to the range today after a routine cleaning, and shot 150 rounds without a single function issue (Rem, Blazer and AE). I was concentrating on my grip, getting used to the nuance differences compared to Glocks. I didn't shoot as accurately as before, but that's something I can work on.
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Old April 6, 2013, 12:25 AM   #44
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xdm 3.8 45 acp carried daily in a desantis pro stealth.

For comparison's sake I also own these other fine handguns.

Sig Sauer p229 .40
HK usp 9mm
Glock 23
CZ Rami 9mm

And the xdm is my daily carry
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Old April 6, 2013, 09:21 PM   #45
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I got one for $539 + tax.

I like the XD / M lineup, but have been somewhat disappointed in this lil guy.

Easy to carry for sure, but thin frame/slide kinda chews me up compared to everything else I have.

I wish, perhaps, I had gotten a SP101.

Now come tomorrow morning, everything will have changed
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Old April 8, 2013, 12:22 AM   #46
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To flgunguy, you have those guns and carry the XDM ? That the piece of crap compared to all the others. Just me but I don't believe you'd carry the XDM if you had all those others. But I guess it sounds good
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Old April 8, 2013, 06:51 AM   #47
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Just in case you guys missed my post earlier, I ended up an XDs at another LGS for $549 and jumped on it right away. I've had the gun now for about a month now and I love it. Have about 750 rounds down the pipe and will be putting this little bulldog into the regular rotation soon.
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Old April 8, 2013, 12:05 PM   #48
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XDs

This might sound crazy or coming out of left field but.....I was having a ton of light strikes and was getting dejected. A lot more info and this issue over on xdtalk

I ended up treating it with Frog Lube. Ever since then my last few range trips have been issue free. Action is smoother and feels slicker. I've also added a Talon grip. Now I don't know if Frog Lube was the answer but right now it seems to be. Same ammo as well
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Old April 8, 2013, 12:17 PM   #49
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Though I didn't use Frog, my XDs straightened out after a good cleaning, too. (Ballistol is my lube of choice.) I have heard several instances of XDs pistols that had minor (light strike) issues in the first few boxes of ammo, but did well after break-in.
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Old April 8, 2013, 12:25 PM   #50
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Glad it worked out for u guys. Usually after a break in period (100 rds) and after a good cleaning you'll be fine. If not I'd send it back for warranty, which sometimes can be a pain in the butt.
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