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Old January 19, 2019, 09:04 PM   #1
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Anyone own/shoot an XD-S 9mm 4.0?

I just shot one the other day and was very impressed, it was a very smooth shooter. I also noticed that it has been discontinued by Springfield. I really hope they bring it back in the 4.0 or maybe a 3.8 like the XD-E.
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Old January 23, 2019, 10:20 PM   #2
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I very much agree with you, I held one a few years ago and loved the feel. Ended up buying the shorter XD-s 9mm for carry and have put around 2500 rounds through it and to this day I'm amazed how well it will shoot!
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Old January 24, 2019, 01:24 AM   #3
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XD Mod2 4.0 in both 9mm and 45acp are two of my wife's pistols and she shoots the 45 acp as well as the 9mm. I shoot them also and like them though I am more partial to Witness pistols. I know many dislike and comment on the Mod2 "Grip Zone" printed on the grip but I honestly can't read it when I grip it.
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Old January 24, 2019, 07:33 AM   #4
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I have owned an XD9 4.0 for a few years now (Not XD-S). Similar platform. Very good shooter and easy to carry concealed.
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Old January 26, 2019, 10:37 AM   #5
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I have the first gen 3.3 in. 9mm with a gray frame. Very nice trigger, stock sights, and carries nice and flat at 3:00 owb. I'd get the .45 version in the 4.0 barrel if I found one at a great price.
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Old January 27, 2019, 02:53 PM   #6
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My brother has one and I've shot it at the range with him a couple times. I liked it alright, but not a big fan of single stack 9mms. It feels very narrow in my hand and sorta square, unlike my double stack 9s or my Sig P365. The trigger was better than I expected though, and the long sight radius made for fast target aquisition. I like Springfields stock sights with the fiber optic front.

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Old January 29, 2019, 06:23 AM   #7
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Springfield sold out America, betrayed us to the Russians, hates the first 5 amendments and eats puppies. I read it on the Internet!!!

I did shoot the 4.0 and thought it was quite good. Everyone is going crazy about the new Glock wonder-twins like "OMG, can you believe they made a single-stack with the muzzle length of a compact?" I think the 4.0 was actually a good blend, giving you the long slide with a short grip for concealment. It would be nice to see it return. I think the new Mod.2 grip on the XD-S is a huge improvement over the blocky "snow tire" grip on the original.
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