GUN Fondled a XDM today V. Mythoughts

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  1. James Hook

    James Hook Never trust a government that doesn't trust its ow

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    It felt great in my hand. Much better then the Glocks and HK USP .40 and HK45. Don't know why the hate? Yea, it's kind of ugly and big but I kinda like it. So, why all the hate?
     
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    Handled it the other day - decent gun but it's not all that great in terms of improvements vs. cost.

    This coming from an XD owner and fan.
     
  3. James Hook

    James Hook Never trust a government that doesn't trust its ow

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    It felt a little better then the XD .45 I shot a couple weeks ago. :dunno:
     
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    XD-45s have a larger frame than the XD-9/40.
     
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    The difference in cost through our main distributor is ~$115. That is a tough price point to move into. Especially in our market.
     
  6. James Hook

    James Hook Never trust a government that doesn't trust its ow

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    This one was $649.
     
  7. cantankerously

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    Our cost is $514. A regular XD-40 is $399.
     
  8. James Hook

    James Hook Never trust a government that doesn't trust its ow

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    Well that is a big difference. :o
     
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  10. Paul Revere

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    why not get a p226 in .40?
     
  11. James Hook

    James Hook Never trust a government that doesn't trust its ow

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    I do like those, I want cheaper so I can get another AK though.
     
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    $525 for a CPO one :dunno:
     
  13. James Hook

    James Hook Never trust a government that doesn't trust its ow

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    That's not bad at all. That's around what I'm wanting to spend.
     
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    I really think Springfield screwed up the pricing on the XDm . I like the gun, but for the difference I'd just get an old XD or Glock.
     
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    I didn't realize they were that cheap...
     
  17. cantankerously

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    We try to make about $100 on the handguns we sell. Regular XD Service models start at $499 - we're not intending on carrying any XDms.
     
  18. James Hook

    James Hook Never trust a government that doesn't trust its ow

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    Any WMD deals? :x:
     
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    I would buy an XD for $399 :o
     
  20. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    I got mine for $539.
     
  21. James Hook

    James Hook Never trust a government that doesn't trust its ow

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    :gander:
     
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    No - sorry.
     
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    so like, what's the diff betwee nthe XDM and the regular ones? Just customizable grip?

    Also, does it only come in .40?

    I've been toying with the idea of trading in my USP 9 for something smaller. But yet big enough to shoot comfortably all day. :hs:
     
  24. cantankerously

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    Only comes in .40

    match grade barrel
    higher capacity
    different grip checkering
    etc
     
  25. itchiban

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    I think the M has melonite standard now where the XD just had it on the .45. I could be wrong though.
     

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