You won't like it if it shatters
The tactical use a one piece guide rod and a separate spring.I have a dons guide rod in my service similar to tac. model really still simple to disassemble .But allows you to pick a spring.
Link to one piece rod http://www.pistol-gear.com/proddetail.php?prod=01PA
Yes the service uses the encased spring similar to the sub.
Unfortunately their is no replacement for sub .But both of my have functioned flawlessly.The shatter thing may be an urban myth but made me think twice I ended up getting a tungsten
A forum community dedicated to Springfield Armory XD and XD-M series firearm owners and enthusiasts. Come join the discussion about optics, gunsmithing, styles, reviews, accessories, classifieds, and more!