XD Talk

  • Home
  • Forum
  • Active Topics
  • Gallery
  • Social Groups
  • Search
  • Today's Posts
  • Mark Forums Read
  • Register
  • Advertise

Hi Y'all

This is a discussion on Hi Y'all within the New Member Welcome Center forums, part of the Information category; Hi all, Well to start off most people refer to me as Gunner(not because I like Guns) and to tell you the truth I've been ...


Reply
Old 06-29-2011, 04:30 PM   #1
XDTalk Newbie
 
USPSA_Shooter's Avatar
 
Member #: 60196
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Near Pittsburgh, PA USA
Posts: 2
Hi Y'all

Hi all,
Well to start off most people refer to me as Gunner(not because I like Guns) and to tell you the truth I've been shooting USPSA competition for just about 4 years now. I started shooting competiton with a Ruger P95 and have upgraded to a Ruger SR9. I know this is a forum about the XD, but just bear with me and I'll get there. I have had 2 SR9's one that I retired to my carry gun and the other I just bought last August for competition use only. I love the SR9 and it has never failed me yet, until a couple weeks ago when I had a really bad malfunction with the gun. Well just this past weekend was my local club's USPSA match and I went and did my work for setup and stayed to hang out with the rest of the staff who are some of my greatest friends while they shot the match. Of course they all asked me why I wasn't shooting and I told them all about what happened to the Ruger and that I had to send the gun back to Ruger to get it repaired. Well one of my buddies mentioned to me that I could use his Springfield XD and shoot the match on Sunday since most of the staff gets to shoot a second gun again on Sunday which I took him up on. Boy did I love the gun. It was the Springfield XD Tactical Long slide in 9mm. Well I loved it so much. I know that it had a trigger job done on it and grip tape on the grip. He mentioned that it was all done at Canyon Creek. The trigger had to be sub-3lb and had a very short reset. Well now I'm hooked because I shot my best match ever with the greatest accuracy and quickness that I have ever had. I am looking at getting an XD now to shoot and get rid of the Ruger. So I'm looking to jump the Ruger bandwagon and join the Springfield bandwagon. So I thought that I would join the forum here and learn as much as I can about the gun and it's quirks from people that use them a lot.
Gunner
USPSA_Shooter is offline   Reply With Quote
Remove Ads
Old 06-29-2011, 04:31 PM   #2
XDTalk 80K Member
 
slugger6's Avatar
 
Member #: 14053
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: NW Ohio
Posts: 81,014
Welcome to the forum, Gunner.
__________________
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us". - Ralph Waldo Emerson
slugger6 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2011, 04:35 PM   #3
XDTalk 3K Member
 
Elkbow's Avatar
 
Member #: 57630
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Colfax, CA
Posts: 3,765
Hello Gunner! Welcome from Northern California!
__________________
SA 1911, Loaded
XD40 Service, Black
XD9 Service, Bi-Tone
Sig P226 9mm
Colt 1917 .45
Elkbow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2011, 05:45 PM   #4
XDTalk 100 Member
 
Boone's Avatar
 
Member #: 53250
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 128
Ya hey 'dere Gunner! Welcome from Central Illinois buddy!
Boone is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2011, 06:45 PM   #5
XDTalk 15K Member

 
jimdanos's Avatar
 
Member #: 50458
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: South Louisiana
Posts: 16,003
Hello Gunner. Welcome from Louisiana.
__________________
Read John 14:6
NRA Endowment Member
GOA Member

My name is Jim, but most people call me ......... Jim.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 post(s).
jimdanos is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2011, 06:48 PM   #6
XDTalk 500 Member
 
vaderdaman's Avatar
 
Member #: 41821
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Springfield, IL
Posts: 663
Welcome from central Illinois. Again.
__________________
What you allow, You encourage.
'Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest'. - Mohandas Gandhi

vaderdaman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2011, 07:28 PM   #7
XDTalk 50K Member
 
usmamg's Avatar
 
Member #: 29563
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 53,354
howdy
__________________
But Sir it was still moving Sir
usmamg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2011, 07:31 PM   #8
XDTalk Newbie
 
Member #: 59812
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 11
Welcome from Houston, new here myself. Enjoy!
Keysercade is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2011, 08:22 PM   #9
XDTalk 1K Member
 
ETexPops's Avatar
 
Member #: 28471
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Longview, TX
Posts: 1,795
Think I just answered your other post and forgot to welcome you to the forum. My bad. Welcome to the site.
__________________
Ya'll be careful out there...ETexPops

XDm .45 5.25 Competition
XD9sc w/ TFO's
XDM 40 DP fiber optics, PRP trigger
STI Spartan 9mm
2-STI Spartan .45;s
S&W M&P 9 Pro
Kahr CW9
2-Browning Buckmarks
S&W 686
ETexPops is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2011, 10:22 PM   #10
XDTalk 4K Member

 
LJenkmd's Avatar
 
Member #: 47176
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Laramie, WY
Posts: 4,479
Welcome from Wonderful Wyoming
__________________
XDM 9mm, 3.8",4.5",5.25"
XDM 40SW, Comp & 4.5"
XDSC 40SW Bitone
SA Trophy Match 1911
LJenkmd is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Lower Navigation
Go Back   XDTalk Forums - Your XD/XD(m) Information Source! » Information » New Member Welcome Center

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On