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I have the XD-9 Service. Works for me.

You may have trouble finding the .45GAP as that has been discontinued. There are some out there on Gunbroker right now.

-Bidah
 

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I had an XD 4" in 357 Sig. Wow. what a handful!! This gun got the attention of everyone on the shooting line at the range. My handload was 10 grains of Blue Dot, 124 grain plated flat point, a Winchester primer in a Remington case. Talk about muzzle flash! I cannot imagine using this gun in a defensive situation especially in the dark! It would have to be blinding (and brutally loud) Overall, the gun was flawless for 1000 rounds or so I put through, but no where near as accurate as my Taurus PT99 9mm or Rock Island Armory 1911 45, with handloads or factory stuff. That is why I don't have it anymore. However, I loved the way it felt in my hand and would someday like to have one with the 5" barrel in .45 Auto.
 

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45 ACP, 13+1 with another 26 on the hip. Man if Springfield would only make an XD Carbine that uses the same mags?!?
 

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I've owned an XD-9 Service and SubCompact... Shot a buddys 40 Service.

Out of all of them, I liked my Service the best, but the subcompact fits my hand better and wears a lot nicer than the service.
 

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I got a 40 and 45 haven't had time to get out and shoot the 45 as of now. The 40 is a sweet shooting babydoll.
 

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I have more than one. I shoot the XD9 most,,,cause it's less expensive to shoot. The XD40 gets more carry time....they didn't have the .45 out when I got that gun.
 

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Service-9

Bought my first Springfield XD in 9 mm today. Can't wait to shoot this thing.
Very little use, the owner wanted a 45 so I got this for 400.00. I already have a Ruger SR-9 that is going to be on the recall so now I have a good gun to use. Never shot one of these yet, but others tell me it will make me want to sell my SR-9. I have read a lot of positive reports on this gun. Just have to get to the range this week. :D
 

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Right now, all mine are in 9mm.(XD 4" & 3") Makes life easier, same ammo, same mags (long ones in 3" for reloads) & 9mm will kill you or stop you as well as anything else with proper marksmanship, so I practice regularly.
 

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Not to be facetious, but it depends primarily on what you intend to shoot at. My service model is an excellent example of what a double-stack 9MM should be, but I wouldn't want to have to shoot through a car at someone. That said, my next gun will most likely be a .45 revolver.
Mainly because I want a revolver.
 

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I have the XD .45 tactical. I am not really a caliber snob though. I own my share of nines.
 

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i have the xd-9 in 3 inch sub compact.fired about 400 rounds down range.never a ftf as of yet.the gun is very comfortable,i use as primary carry mostly.i bought a don hume holster that is more comfy and carrys the gun in closer.i shot most calbers in this gun and i like the 9mm best.
 

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I'm wondering why you neglected the .45acp in choices, bet it was simple oversight. The .45acp is my choice.
 

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I've got 2, 4" model in 45 ACP and 3" in 9mm. I've put thousands of rounds thru the 45 and love it. Haven't had a single problem with it yet, the 9 only has a couple hundred thru it. I got the 9 because it's a lot smaller and I wanted a CC gun. I'm not a very big guy so its hard for me to hide a full sized gun unless I'm wearing a jacket which I rarely do. That and I just don't care for a 40.
 
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