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Posted: 8/10/2005 8:40:12 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/10/2005 8:42:04 PM EDT by Guntoting_Spartan]
im going to be purchasing one of these tomorrow and was wondering if there are anything i should consider before buying, maybe a reason not to buy it? lemme hear your two cents, thanks
Link Posted: 8/10/2005 8:28:32 PM EDT
if you havent shot one, try it. .40 is pretty snappy in a subcompact
Link Posted: 8/10/2005 8:32:25 PM EDT

Originally Posted By TheRedHorseman:
if you havent shot one, try it. .40 is pretty snappy in a subcompact



+1 on that!

Though I like mine and it shoots very well



Link Posted: 8/10/2005 8:33:10 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/10/2005 8:35:10 PM EDT by Guntoting_Spartan]
is the service model still good for a carry gun? or what would be good for a subcompact?

Ranger, so its snappy, but can u still make effective and fairly quick follow up shots? oh and nice avartar :)
Link Posted: 8/10/2005 8:34:35 PM EDT
honestly for a subcompact I would go with a glock 26(9mm) or 27(.40) due to the lower bore axis, which means less muzzle flip. not to say that the XD is a bad gun, its just that the glock seems easier to control.
Link Posted: 8/10/2005 8:34:37 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Guntoting_Spartan:
is the service model still good for a carry gun? or what would be good for a subcompact?



Prett big for carry, IMHO, but I like my carry guns small. YMMV.

The Kahr guns are a great compromise between full size feel and concealability, as are the Taurus PT-111 and their cousins in .40 & .45.
Link Posted: 8/10/2005 8:41:04 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/10/2005 8:41:28 PM EDT by Guntoting_Spartan]

Originally Posted By TheRedHorseman:
honestly for a subcompact I would go with a glock 26(9mm) or 27(.40) due to the lower bore axis, which means less muzzle flip. not to say that the XD is a bad gun, its just that the glock seems easier to control.



ive already got a 9mm and really want something with a lil more umphh, ill have considered the G27, but with all the Kb hoopla i kind of forgot about it, maybe time to rethink...
Link Posted: 8/11/2005 5:56:26 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/11/2005 6:00:14 AM EDT by dave2184]
I have an XD40 service for carry, it replaced a Glock 17. I prefer the grip safty of the XD over just the internal saftey of the Glock. The XD also just feels better to me. They are both excelent weapons but as with most things YMMV. Just handle both if possable and see which feels better to you. I don't think you could go wrong with either one.

later, Dave

Damn! I can't belive it hasn't been said yet, GET BOTH! You guys are slacking.
Link Posted: 8/11/2005 6:05:18 AM EDT
Until my Sig 220 gets worked over and the VMII gets here, a 4" XD40 is my carry weapon. It's not too big at all. It disappears nicely and I'm only using a cheapo IWB holster. I'm not a little person by any means, 5'10" and 225 so smaller folks might have some trouble but I don't see why. The XD is a little thicker than Glock and as already mentioned, higher bore axis. I'd carry the XD over any Glock simply because when I draw, I'm staring at the top of a Glock slide instead of a sight. The XD just feels right and is easier to handle. MJD
Link Posted: 8/11/2005 11:31:12 AM EDT
well i went with the Glock 27, thanks for the advice guys, seems like it will be a nice shooter, and please spare me the Kb horror stories








p.s. should this be moved to the glock section now?
Link Posted: 8/11/2005 7:34:11 PM EDT
Your Glock looks nice, I went with the XD because the Glock felt like Sh#@ in my hand. For me, the XD is much more comfortable to handle. Glock makes a good weapons, you will be happy!
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