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  1. Serious problem with loaded XDM

    XD Gunsmithing and Maintenance
    Hi Guys/Gals I've had my XDM for quite some time now and I've put hundreds of rounds through it with no real issues. Today, I went to the range and after 60-70 rounds it went 'click'. I followed the hangfire procedure - that is to say waited for a while and then dropped the magazine and tried...
  2. Out of battery?

    XD-S Discussion Room
    Hey guys! So I got my XDS on V day and though I haven't taken it to the range yet I've been trying to break it in as much as possible, racking the slide, popping the mag in and out, and especially, racking the slide 7 times with a full mag in so that the bullets can cycle. When doing this I've...
  3. slide won't lock back, FTE

    XD Gunsmithing and Maintenance
    Took my XDM .40 to the range yesterday. It hadn't been shot in about 8 months, but I perdically rack the slide and check things out. It shot fine at first, but then the slide started failing to lock back after the last round. I even had a FTE error. Thoughts? Recoil spring? Follower/Mag...
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