Springfield Armory XD 40

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By Lance Chaar

As an instructor I always find myself trying many different guns and many different grips on pistols.  However as soon as I got a stock XD in my hand, I felt like this is the proper fit for me. The 4” barrel makes it easy to handle and manipulate the gun in any situation that combined with the force and power of a .40 Caliber round,  makes it a great gun for me.  As of today I have about 100+ rounds through the gun and it still functions like its new.  I have shot every thing through this gun from hallow points to range ammo and it just works no matter what the situation is.

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Claim to Fame: Ergonomic comfort, ease of operation, features and performance.

Target Market: From target range goers to tactical users.   xd40

FNBs (Features & Benefits of this product):

  •  The double safety on the gun
  •  Ease of disassembly for maintenance
  •  Shorter shot to shot recovery time
  •  High capacity magazines 12+1
  •  Loaded chamber indicator

What other aesthetic options or finishes are available?: The Springfield Armory XD 40 is available in Black, bi-tone, FDE, and OD Green.

What others are saying?:  

  • “Shooting the XD 40 was really a ton of fun. I really liked the way it pointed, so I had no trouble greeting targets. This gun is very accurate for a duty pistol and the excellent trigger really helps.”  
  • “The Ultra Safety Assurance Trigger System guards against accidental discharge from dropping or bumping by locking the XD's trigger in place until direct, rearward pressure is applied. The Service model combines the standard XD grip frame with a shorter 4" barrel for comfortable carrying.” Gander Mountain 
  • “The gun will shoot as well as you can hold it. I shot about 100 rounds of various named rounds, to include mixing rounds into the magazine. She never thought about having a problem. Ate everything and kept asking for more.” Gun and Game

Price Point:xd40-1

I need it now! Availability:  Not always so readily available. But you can find them at gun stores like Cabela's.  

Our Rating:

+_Safety +_Accuracy

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Score: 8.0 Great80