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Posted: 4/22/2016 3:06:30 PM EDT
For over 35 years, Springfield Armory has been a key figure at the National Matches at Camp Perry – providing countless numbers of donations to commendable competitors, year after year. But this year, at the 2016 National Trophy Pistol Matches, the company will be outdoing themselves with their most incredible donation yet.
Springfield Armory will potentially donate up to 20 new Springfield XD(M)® 5.25” pistols during the President’s Pistol Match on July 17, to competitors who place in the Top 100 (President’s 100) and fire the 20 highest scores using a Springfield XD® or XD(M)® during the match. Competitors MUST have competed with a Springfield XD® or XD(M)® in order to receive an XD(M) 5.25”.
Until reading this I had no idea XD's were allowed in the Service Pistol matches - I'd always assumed it was just 1911's and M9's. Turns out there are many approved makes/models.
So are the XD(M)'s competitive in these types of matches? Are many - or any - shooters currently using them?
Lol, Springfield will only have to donate 5 or 6
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