The latest model of the favored XD-S pistol is right here. The newest version of Springfield’s hottest pistol is engineered in a slim, single-stack body, holding 6 rounds of .45 ACP in a premier concealed-carry firearm.
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XD-S® Mod.2™ 3.3″ Single Stack .45ACP Options and Specs
Springfield Armory’s XD-S Mod.2 affords upgrades from the within out. A better hand place, enhanced grip texturing, thinner slide, an Ameriglo® Professional-Glo™ entrance sight with tactical-rack rear sight, and an enhanced set off advance this polymer-framed pistol’s acclaimed “level and shoot” ergonomics. Different options embrace a loaded chamber indicator and a grip security that instantly readies the gun for motion but renders it just about incapable of firing if dropped.
The XD-S Mod.2 body strikes the shooter’s grip larger on the weapon, nearer to the bore axis, to boost management, soften recoil and enhance accuracy. This Mod.2 enchancment, coupled with the thinner prolonged beaver tail, makes this light-weight pistol much more comfy to shoot than its predeccesor.
The width of the grip is a mere .975”, and the Mod.2 grip texturing provides the operator a stable really feel and safe maintain of the pistol – particularly necessary in defensive encounters. Longer Posi-Wedge™ serrations make the slide simpler to seize and rack.
The brand new XD-S Mod.2 options an Ameriglo® Professional-Glo™ inexperienced tritium entrance sight inside a yellow luminescent circle, paired with a tactical-rack serrated metal rear sight with U-notch, making goal acquisition extraordinarily quick in low-light. The improved short-reset and constant set off is the proper selection for a defensive carry pistol.
Chambered for .45ACP, this newest version of Springfield’s hottest pistol is engineered for a slim, single-stack body simply 6.5 inches lengthy and below 5 inches excessive – splendid for the invisible match and straightforward draw required of a concealed-carry pistol. The three.3-inch barrel is Melonite® handled hammer-forged metal, with a 1:16 twist for excellent accuracy in a sub-compact measurement. Twin springs and a full-length information rod handle .45 recoil and assist maintain rounds heading in the right direction with out punishing the shooter’s fingers.
The XD-S Mod.2 comes with two chrome steel magazines: a flush-fitting 5-round magazine, and one 6-round magazine with Mid-Magazine X-Pressure™. These magazines, unloaded and seated within the pistol, give the XD-S Mod.2 a weight of 21.5 ounces and 22.5 ounces, respectively. The only-stack magazines present ample capability in a remarkably slim design, giving the XD-S Mod.2 the perfect profile for hid carry functions.
For these searching for a constant-carry pistol, the brand new XD-S Mod.2 is the proper selection. It embodies all the things Springfield Armory stands for: fixed enchancment, high-quality, and a relentless dedication to at least one purpose – forging firearms that allow accountable residents to protect their proper to maintain and bear arms within the protection of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
World Champion Workforce Springfield Shooter, Rob Leatham, covers among the highlights of the brand new XD-S Mod.2. The primary variation is being launched chambered for .45ACP with different calibers anticipated to observe quickly.