There aren’t that many toys available for the XD and XDm pistols. You also get a OWB holster for the gun and a magazine holster that holds 2 magazines! While sharing many features with the original XD and XD-M, the XD-S included a new pre-set trigger and a disassembly fail-safe, neither of which were available in XD or XD-M models. I own the xdm40 and also a kimber 1911 45 cdp and I have to say while the kimber is prettier girl, the xdm40 is an incredible shoot. XD(XDM) 9MM Compensators; XD(XDM) Barrel & Compensator Combos; XDM Threaded Barrels; Smith & Wesson M&P. This was soon followed by 9×19mm Parabellum (9mm) and .45 ACP chamberings. In 2006, HS Produkt decided that their gun wasn’t extreme enough so they updated it a bit. There has been an almost cult like devotion to this gun. [6] The most noticeable differences from the original XD models are the interchangeable back-straps and match-grade barrel. Not so much. For maintenance, I give it a 4.5 out of 5.  It was primarily used by the Croatian military and the 9mm version was also exported to the US by a company called Intrac. The first XD-M was chambered in .40 S&W with a 4.5-inch (110 mm) barrel, holding 16 rounds in the magazine. Like the Glock, the XDm has a trigger safety and an internal firing pin safety.  No further accessories are needed!  Now when someone asks, I will say “I would go with an XDm, hands down.”  I will certainly be added an XDm .45 to my personal collection as soon as I can. Limited-capacity magazines are available for states with a, Capacities in the below tables reflect magazine capacity "plus one", for a round in the. The fourth full paragraph reads poorly. So I don’t know if this was a change or if our dealer snagged one. The XD sub-compact was named "Pistol of the Year" by American Rifleman for 2003,[2][3] followed by the XD chambered in .45 ACP being named "Handgun of the Year" by both American Rifleman and the Shooting Industry Academy of Excellence for 2006.[4]. This model, at only 1 inch (25 mm) wide and initially available only in .45 ACP, is specifically designed for concealed carry. You’ll be seeing a few comparisons to the Glock in this review. Can anyone direct me to where I can buy the XDM starter kit advertised in this article?  Lever twisted, slide moves forward and off. Thanks Dave, glad you're loving your XDm! Like the Glock, the XDm is a polymer, semi-automatic pistol with a striker fired action and double stack magazine and retails for about the same price as a Glock. So...that said, I was looking at an American 9mm. $60.00 View Product Springfield Armory. XD/XDM Extended Magazine Release - Production/ESP. Excellent fit and finish. The XD Mod.2 includes ergonomic improvements, the most notable of which is the "Grip Zone"; three differently textured areas on the grip, each with their own unique texturing, in contrast to the original XD design with traditional grip texturing. You’re messing with a gun that’s been around the block.  Then they’ll go off and buy a .44 Magnum and then complain that the recoil is horrific and that they can’t shoot it very well. The XD-S in 9mm was named "Handgun of the Year" by American Rifleman for 2013. Articles written by TheNoob from before its acquisition by Pew Pew Media in 2016. Learn all the important stuff about handguns...with none of the attitude. Accurate, well built, ergonomic grip and a case full of goodies. I got the XDm 4.5 9mm with the carry case, holster, magazine holster and not 2, not 3, but 5 magazines!!!!!!! Gawd I'm sick of hearing about Glock. [85], Springfield Armory, Inc., consistently uses a hyphen in the names of XD-series variants, such as XD-M, in published documents such as press releases. Averaging up the scores leave us with our first ever 5 out of 5 hats! The second sentence should be broken up into two separate sentences. //