Photos of XD parts - exploded view

Discussion in 'General SA-XD/XD(M) Talk' started by Caribou, Aug 9, 2006.

  1. Caribou

    Caribou XDTalk 100 Member

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    There used to be a thread with photos of all the parts of the XD, in an exploded view layout. I had it bookmarked, but it was from the old HS2000talk days, and my bookmark doesn't work anymore :(. Anyone know how I can get to it again?

    Thanks!
    Dan

     
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    tec,
    No, but these are great too! The ones I was thinking of were actual photos someone took after detail stripping their pistol. He (or she) had them all laid out on their table.
     
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    This, perhaps? [​IMG]
     
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    dleong,
    THAT'S IT! Thanks!
     
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    There is a part missing in this pix!

    Ed
     
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    [TASF]Overkill XDTalk 2K Member

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    The washer for the guide rod? Or do the tacticals not require that?
     
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    What tools did you use to take apart your XD? And the $ question is how long did it take to put it back together. I guess the big $$$$$$$ question is did it work after you stripped it and put it back together.

    I would like to be able to replace the parts on my XD if and when they become available.
     
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    You are correct. The Tacticals do not employ a captured recoil spring.

    (By the way, the recoil spring in the picture is a Wolff 24 lb. 1911 spring. It is a "drop in" fit and does wonders to improve the felt recoil of the Tactical.)
     
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    Aside from a variety of pin punches used to drift out the assembly pins, no special tools were required. The extractor was removed simply by banging the rear of the slide down on a wooden block (make sure you remove the firing pin before doing this).

    Reassembly of an XD is fairly straightforward, as the parts go together in a mostly idiot-proof fashion. The only real hitch in the process was the magazine catch assembly--it took me a while to figure out how to retension the coil spring.

    And yes, it did function correctly after I put it back together--perhaps even a bit better as I polished most of the contact surfaces of the trigger mechanism while I had the gun apart. My XD currently has over 25,000 rounds of my handloads through it, and I do not recall it ever jamming (though the locking block did crack a while back, and Springfield sent me a replacement part).

    This is what my Tac looks like today:

    [​IMG]
     
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    dleong, is Overkill correct on the washer? or is he correct
    that it is not needed?

    Ed
     
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    No washer on the tacticals. Only the guide rod and spring. I don't have an ACP tactical so I can speak for sure on that one.

     

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