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I am looking to downgrade from a double-stack to a single stack. I am crrently carying an XDm 3.8 9mm with 13 rounds. From my ring finger to the tip of my pinky is just barely long enough for a comfortable grip.

I found that my Kahr P9 fits just right in the palm. If a tad long, But is a little difficult to conceal(not terrible, but always trying to improve.

Can you guys show me some pics of your hands gripping the XDS? To give me an idea of the "Pinky Situation" I'll be looking at. My LGS doesn't have one at the moment :rolleyes:

Same length from bottom of magazine to the frame undercut?

Thanks in advance!
 

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Yeah, Id need a bobtail 1911 (would love one), but cannot afford it. Also looking for lightest weight to to a back injury
 

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You do realize that if you go to your LGS they'll actually let you hold one, right? ;)
 

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You do realize that if you go to your LGS they'll actually let you hold one, right? ;)
You do realize that if you actually READ my post, I addressed that very issue! :roll:
 

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You do realize that if you actually READ my post, I addressed that very issue! :roll:
Negative...zipped right past that part. It was a joke anyways bud.

Well in that case, if I had an XDs I'd show off my ugly mitts for you.
 

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Yeah, the Kahr fits really nice. Little too thin (hogue sleeve helps) but at least I get a fullsize grip with it.

Dont love the Kahr trigger, thus looking at the XDs. Pinky ledge is a dealbreaker though. Hopefully I can find some pics in someones hand
 

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How about the M&P shield with the 8 round mag?


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Six feet, 200 lbs, pinky completely under the magazine.
 

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Thanks guys for the pics. Glad I asked, doesn' look like a pistol I'd like to carry due to the Pinky hangoff. Maybe the Shield, need pics of it now...hehe. If not, the Kahr it probably is.
 

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Thanks guys for the pics. Glad I asked, doesn' look like a pistol I'd like to carry due to the Pinky hangoff. Maybe the Shield, need pics of it now...hehe. If not, the Kahr it probably is.
Well you shouldn't need the pinky, but if you do, there are solutions.

Here is my hand on a water bottle for size comparison, then 3 magazine options.
 

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Thanks guys for the pics. Glad I asked, doesn' look like a pistol I'd like to carry due to the Pinky hangoff. Maybe the Shield, need pics of it now...hehe. If not, the Kahr it probably is.
It's honestly not a big deal, depending on hand strength I suppose.
 
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