favorite XD caliber

Discussion in 'XD Forum' started by DrFunkenstein, Oct 10, 2007.

  1. DrFunkenstein

    DrFunkenstein New Member

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    What is everyone's favorite XD caliber; 9mm, .357 SIG, .40 S&W, or .45 GAP?
     
  2. aussierogue

    aussierogue New Member

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    I've only tried it in 40 cal

    John
     

  3. reklaw

    reklaw New Member

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    x-d 9mm 4 inch,clip has bookoo ammo
     
  4. Bidah

    Bidah New Member

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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
     
  5. shoez

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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.
     
  6. Balou

    Balou New Member

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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?!?
     
  7. mausermax98

    mausermax98 New Member

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    i had the 5" tactical model in 45 acp
     
  8. 7896

    7896 New Member

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    XD 4"compact 45 acp love it I live in CA only 10 round mags here
     
  9. GhostWolf7017

    GhostWolf7017 New Member

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    XD .45 Compact 5" Tatical
     
  10. SimonTuffGuy

    SimonTuffGuy New Member

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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.
     
  11. Chester

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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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  12. GunnBugg

    GunnBugg New Member

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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.
     
  13. Chortdraw

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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
     
  14. exdee

    exdee New Member

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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.
     
  15. xd45

    xd45 New Member

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    XD 45 Auto of course...out of a 4" service model...
     
  16. gorknoids

    gorknoids New Member

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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.
     
  17. docholiday

    docholiday New Member

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    I have the XD .45 tactical. I am not really a caliber snob though. I own my share of nines.
     
  18. reptile45

    reptile45 New Member

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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.
     
  19. stalkingbear

    stalkingbear Well-Known Member

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

    spittinfire New Member Supporter

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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.