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Old 08-19-2010, 01:39 AM   #21
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I think if you CC, go for the XDsc 9mm. I have one and it is a great CC weapon, in a super tuck holster it feels just right.

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Old 08-19-2010, 01:41 AM   #22
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I love mine. +1 to anyone who recommended crossbreed.

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Do it or not? Find a range with rental capability for both if possble. IMHO the XD40 Sub is not a horrible choice as a first gun. One recommendation: Find an instructor and have him/her run you through some Fam training. For a small gun, I found it surprisingly easy to get comfortable with. It's also my opinion that nothing that small should shoot so well. Once you adjust to the trigger, it's really easy to shoot it well. It will shoot everything I have put through it including cast reloads. It ain't a target gun, but:

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The XD series is one of the very few plastic guns I like. I still prefer a steel gun but I had to buy one plastic gun to see what the big hype was. I shot about 10 differents brands and models and I got a 9mm XD with a 4" barrel. I like it just fine but it's tough to teach an old dog new tricks. Most people from my generation grew up shooting metal guns.

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