XD and defensive rounds

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So I picked up a box of HST +p, Ranger SXT +p and Winchester Supreme Elite to test out in my .45 XD. Those +p's are something else, yikes. I shot 3 mags of ranger, 3 of HST and 1 of Winchester SE. All were hella accurate, but I'm sad to say I had a jam with one of the...sigh...HST's. I've read about some folks having problems with HST in the XD, but I was hoping I wouldn't be one of them. Y'all think 3 mags with one jam is enough to pass judgement? Anyone else have a similar problem with HST in their XD or any other brands for that matter?
 
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Why so set on the HST's? I'll assume it's because they have better ballistics?

Personally, in a self defense situation, I'd rather have the "less deadly" round go off than the meanest bullet on the planet jammed in my gun when I pull the trigger.
 
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"Dude" have you tried Hornaday TAP or CORBON? These cycle through my XD and my buddies XD every time! If you are truly worried about it, then call Springfield and they will happily assist you.
 
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I've tried the powrball corbon. I'm just trying to discern what I can and can't trust. I like what I've read about the HST's and I bought 100 of them. I also bought a 100 Ranger SXT's.

I've had no problems with Corbon, Rangers and Winchester SE's, so it looks like I'll stagger mags with those 3. I was originally unsure that 3 mags with 1 jam of the HST's was enough to form an opinion, but now I'm thinkin' why even bother. I'll just save the HSTs and try them in the next .45 I buy.
 
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gotta say i love my black talons. have had no feed issues and they tear **** up...i bought 5 boxes and they are spendy but i wanted something good... and i got it...:s0155::s0155::s0155:

The ranger sxt's are just like the black talons from what I've read...
 

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