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Posted: 1/3/2003 7:01:57 AM EST
[Last Edit: 1/3/2003 7:10:57 AM EST by Praxus]
I stumbled upon this pistol a few days ago and I was wondering if the ports actually reduce the recoil?

www.impactguns.com/store/spring_xd40_ported.html
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 5:46:43 PM EST
In handguns of this caliber I doubt the reduction in felt recoil would be much. The only plus for ports in a handgun IMHO is reduceing muzzle flip. Keeps the front sight down. But I am opposed to porting a handgun if it is ever to be used for defensive purposes. But thast my opinion
Link Posted: 1/9/2003 5:20:37 AM EST
I agree with Bob. The ports are supposed to cut recoil, but how much does a .40 have to start with. They do screw with night vision in defensive modes. Other than that, XD 40 is a sweetie. I have a Tactical and love it.
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