Springfield Armory XDs Bi-tone

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by PlayboyPenguin, Jul 19, 2012.

  1. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin
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    Has anyone seen a Springer XDs bi-tone model locally yet? I know they have them out east already. I am dying to get a hold of one of these.

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  2. SteelyDan

    SteelyDan
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    I felt one up at Baker's Shoes & Guns in Eugene. Frankly, I was disappointed....I guess there was so much hype I expected more. Give me an XD-M any day over this model. Oh yeah, it was the bi-tone.
     
  3. paid2sweat

    paid2sweat
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    I just saw one this morning at Discount Gun Sales in Vancouver on Hwy 99. Sweet gun!
     
  4. bikejunkie

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    Is the XDs any slimmer than an XDm? It looks to be the same thickness to me
     
  5. Skang

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    sure..

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  6. chemist

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    I held an XDs and it's amazingly slim. Placed it side-by-side with my Glock 36, and wow, what an obvious difference. I couldn't wield it reliably without that extended mag (Springfield XDs 45ACP 7rd Extended Magazine-XDS50071) to hold my pinkie, but it's the smallest "serious" .45 that I've ever seen.
     
  7. theflyguy

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    I've had a XD 9mm bi-tone for 3 years....sweet gun.
     
  8. PDXoriginal

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    When they come out with a 9mm version I'll pick one up.
     
  9. Misterbill

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    I have an XDM in .40 that is my carry mainstay. 9+1 for the short mag, 12+1 for the extended version.

    My one and only complaint about this gun is that it just isn't accurate at ranges over 25 yards. (3/14 inch barrel, no surprise).

    For long ranges I'm looking at extreme accuracy (ocular cavity with aimed fire) and I just can't get it with this gun. That's frankly a small complaint with a carry gun as a civilian. I'm EXTREMELY unlikely to have to engage past 7 yards and less likely yet to have to make a sniper shot at 25 yards +.

    Don't know anything about the bi-tones, and I think they are ugly to start with. But the XDM as a carry gun is something I carry all the time, which should tell you about what I think about it.
     

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