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What to replace my Springfield pistols with???

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by jlott84, May 16, 2017.

  1. jlott84

    jlott84

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    I have a service model xd 45 cal, xds 9 & 45 but I can't see myself keeping them with the shady dealings Springfield is involved in. Any suggestions for replacements? My current pistol collection is Shield 9mm, Glock 19 & 17, Sig 1911 45 cal, and Sig P938.
     
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    Personally my opinion would be to look at the Ruger. I have a Ruger sr9c. I really like it and carry it the most. It feels great and carries very comfortably. Go pick one up in a storeor a range and see what you think. I would say you might be surprised. Have fun. By the way what is Springfield doing I haven't heard.
     
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    BuckyP Lifetime Member

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    G43 to replace the XD-S 9, and a Shield .45 to replace the XD-S .45. HK45 to replace the XD.45. :)
     
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  4. jlott84

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    Google springfield armory and rock river arms sell out
     
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  5. jlott84

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    Definitely leaning to the 43 to replace the xds 9, the other two I'm still thinking about all my options
     
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    HK .45C and Shield .45
     
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    I'm interested in checking out a FNX Tactical before I make a final decision on full size 45
     
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    As for 45acp i'd get a G21
    The other calibers try Ruger?
     
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    Springfield is offering 4 free mags, mag pouch, and holster to anyone buying a new XD handgun.
    Looks like they are hurting for sales anyway.
    I am not sure if selling your guns will hurt Springfield. Try writing letters or sending emails. Call customer service and complain every day keep asking for a supervisor. This will have more effect on them than selling your guns. I do not agree with what Springfield did. I only have one Springfield XDs but selling it will not hurt them.
     
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    They already made their money off of you. I you really like the SA pistols I would keep them. If not head to local range and try out other options to find out what works for you and there are a lot of good ones.
     
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    I know me selling or trading my springfields won't necessarily hurt their company but I don't want to have a brand thats apart of what they have got involved in. Not about me trying to hurt their company at all.
     
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    I'm just not getting this idea of selling an old gun because of what a manufacturer did "today".
    But if you're offering a real good price...
     
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    It's all about the man-drama
     
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    It's called principal, no I'm not a millionaire but I make enough to live comfortable and don't won't to have this brand in my safe or my side anymore
     
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    Look to Hk for some replacements.
    Mine are All Aces
     
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    Yeah, some people have principles, which is out of fashion these days.
     
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    Principles are great, but mean little when selectively applied.

    Not accusing the OP of doing so, but it gets exhibited a lot on this (and most every other) forum.
     
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    What of it? If he wants to dump his private property at a loss to no longer be associated with it, that is his business.