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  1. cocked and locked?

    General Springfield XD/XD(M) Talk
    Hey all, So I've had my xd40 5" tactical for about 6 months and I love it. As a new gun owner who has done a decent amount of research here's my question: can you explain to me in simple terms why can I be convinced that it is "safe" to store or carry cocked and locked, and have faith that...
  2. XD40 Magazines issues

    General Springfield XD/XD(M) Talk
    Hello to everyone, I own an XD40, when I bought the gun it only came with two magazines that have the following engraving: "Restricted Law Enforcement Government use only S.I Geneseo, IL. USA ". These are 12 round magazines and have 4, 8 and 12 round holes on the back of the mag. Now that I...
  3. XD 40 Stippling/Grip modification

    XD Gunsmithing and Maintenance
    So i wanted to share my first stipple job i did on my XD 40. Stippled the chaotic pattern along with cutting a custom xd logo into the grip. feedback welcome.
  4. Hail from SoCal! New XD40 owner

    New Member Welcome Center
    Hi all... new to all of this. Bought my first Springfield on the 5th of July. Still waiting for it just a few more days! Pretty excited after feeling the heat of all the California restrictions... we all gotta make due with what we got i guess! While I'm waiting for the 10 days of hell to be...
  5. Site/Accuracy Issues

    XD Gunsmithing and Maintenance
    I had a student having accuracy issues during a class so I test fired the weapon to see what was happening. It indeed had a 8-inch drop over 8 yards. The only thing I can say is it was consistent with every round. I suggested he contact Springfield and see what they had to say. In short, he sent...
  6. xd vs xd mod 2

    General Springfield XD/XD(M) Talk
    With the xd mod 2 out and all the other models coming out for that specific line of handguns, does this mean the end of the original xd line up, I've been searching everywhere for an answer, even emailed Springfield armory about this and they never replied so at this point I have nothing...