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Old January 29, 2013, 03:47 PM   #1
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Range Report: Springfield XD-9

I was able to get out today and put some rounds through my new Springfield XD-9. I expected it to perform well and I got nothing less. 300 rounds and not a single hiccup. I went though a variety of ammuntion. Federal FMJ 115 gr, Winchester PDX1 124 gr +P, Hornady TAP 147 gr, Hornady Critical Duty 135 gr, and Federal Hi-Shok. All fed perfectly and extracted to the rear and right. I fired both 2 handed and 1 handed. Slow fire and rapid fire. The only issue I had early was the take down lever was stinging my support hand's thumb. But learning to hold with my thumb just below it was easy and I do it naturally now. After seeing how well it works, I feel confident that I can carry 5this for a long time.

Slow fire standing. Ignore the 2 flyers. I anticipated recoil and pulled it low.


All these were rapid fire. Double taps to the head.
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Old January 29, 2013, 04:14 PM   #2
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Nice work, it's a great gun. If you put a Powder Precision kit in it, it will become a super gun. At least mine did.
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Old January 29, 2013, 04:16 PM   #3
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Nice man!
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Old January 29, 2013, 04:37 PM   #4
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What is a powder precision kit and where can I get one?
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Old January 29, 2013, 07:00 PM   #5
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Look up Powder River Precision, they have several kits. you can eliminate the pre travel as well as the over travel and get a very crisp trigger. Kit used to be about $70, but I don't what the cost is today.
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Old January 29, 2013, 07:29 PM   #6
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Thanks verdun. I have been wondering if there was a way to eliminate the pre-travel. That is what caused me to pull those shots low.
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Old January 30, 2013, 06:47 AM   #7
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While I'm admittedly not a fan of poly frame autos, the 'original' XD line has been the exception to the rule for me.
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Old January 30, 2013, 07:26 AM   #8
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Congrats on your new XD. I've had mine for like eight years or something. I love it. Conceals very well for a full size and shoots great. If you plan on carrying it check out Comp-Tac's CTAC holster. I have had one for a while ND it works great.
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Old January 30, 2013, 08:21 PM   #9
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I have been looking at Comp-Tac Holsters actually. Good work and decent prices. How are the turn around times? I'm a "want it now" kind of guy.
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Old January 30, 2013, 09:59 PM   #10
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I honestly don't know about their turn around time. I actually bought mine from a guy on here.
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