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Picked up a Springfield Armory XDs .45 today

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by 3rdgen40, Jan 3, 2013.

  1. 3rdgen40

    3rdgen40 .45 fanatic

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    Sold my Shield yesterday.Decided to change up to a .45 for my EDC.Stopped by my LGS to see what he had.There were a lot of Glocks, a few Sigs,M&P's..:yawn:.Then, I saw it...a bi-tone XDs.I checked it out and was really impressed with it overall.So...I bought it.Brought my range bag with me when I picked it up,then headed to the range.It was dry so I greased the slide rails and loaded it up for a quick test run.Only had 50 rounds of ball ammo.I shot a couple mags of my carry ammo, GD 230gr,to make sure it would feed.It functioned perfectly.Very accurate and mild recoil.Hope to get more ammo soon and break it in.So far, I really like it.

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  2. Nakanokalronin

    Nakanokalronin JMB & MTK

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    Congrats, it really is an accurate and soft shooting little 45. :cool:
     
  3. deathpriest

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    Congratulations, my experience with XDS is a similar one.
    Mine is being packed daily!
     
  4. G26S239

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    Congrats, the XDs looks like a nice little gun.
     
  5. troy_v

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    I've been very pleased with mine. I've put about 200 rounds of FMJ through it as well as about 20 of my carry ammo. No hiccups whatsoever.
     
  6. 3rdgen40

    3rdgen40 .45 fanatic

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    Anyone know where I can find a good kydex OWB holster for it?
     
  7. troy_v

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    I'll be interested to see the responses to this question.

    I prefer Kydex OWB paddle holsters for concealed carry, specifically the Comp-Tac one. I've been asking them for months to make one for the XD-S but they keep saying that there's not enough interest. :steamed:
     
  8. 3rdgen40

    3rdgen40 .45 fanatic

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    Think I found the one I'm looking for...

    http://www.jmcustomkydex.com/p/OWB.html
     
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2013
  9. cowboywannabe

    cowboywannabe you savvy?

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    mini 45s are cool, getting one to work right out of the box is better.
     
  10. Magus

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    Congrats, they are nice little pistols.
     
  11. BuckyP

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  12. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Wow,.......first bi-tone I've seen!
    Looks REALLY good,.....congrats on the new heater!
     
  13. coachg

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