xdm 3.8 question

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  1. lil Nelson

    lil Nelson

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    anyone seen one yet. I have a XD9mm compact and was wondering if this 3.8 is bigger or about the same size?
     
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    deadmonkey90 Pro Bass Angler

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    The 3.8 is much bigger than the xdm compact. It has the same grip length as the standard xdm, and the 3.8 in barrel is the only change.
     

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    Quack Rent this space

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    same size as the XDm, just a shorter barrel.
    i don't understand the reasoning behind the 3.8" barrel with a full grip.
     
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    The XDM 3.8 is much more bulky than the XD9 compact. I don't understand why Springfield would introduce the XDM 3.8 and leave the grip the same size as the full sized XDM. The grip is the hardest part of the gun to conceal.
     
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    It's because it looks so spiffy. :supergrin:

    It is a snappy looking gun. It might shoot pretty decently too. But I'd have to agree with you, the butt of the gun is hardest for me to conceal.
     
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    I saw one today and didn't pick it up. There is no sub-compact form in that gun. It is still large with the full size grip. As others have stated, I wonder why they did that.