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Who's got an XDm 4.5? Opinions vs their XD?

Discussion in 'Handguns' started by EmptyWallet, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. EmptyWallet

    EmptyWallet Member

    Oct 14, 2013
    I've got some experience with the XD9. I'd like to hear some experiences of the XDm, any regard. Ergonomics, fit, finish, recoil..muzzle flip...etc. How is the XDm different for you?

    Any comments? I like the XD fine....but I like that the Glock 17 is a little larger for an HD naturally I'd float towards the 4.5 XDm since it's roughly the same size as a Glock 17....any comparisons there?

  2. itchin

    itchin TGT Addict

    Jul 15, 2011
    Corpus Christi, Texas
    Not sure about the m but my xd45 is pretty big. It took me some practice to shoot it well. Its a rugged gun and I like it. 13+1 is pretty nice.
  3. Younggun

    Younggun Doer of Deeds TGT Supporter Admin

    Jul 31, 2011
    hill co.
    I have one in .40, ordered a 9mm barrel for it also. Can't compare to the Glock 17 cause I've only shot a 19.

    I can say as far as that comparison goes it take the Springfield hands down. Glocks don't fit me well and the XDm has a much nicer trigger.
  4. just jk

    just jk TGT Addict

    Feb 27, 2011
    dee eff dub
    i have a 4.5 in .40 as well - love it. really cant compare it to a Glock because i'm not a big glock fan........i used to have one and like Younggun - it didnt fit my hand at all. The springfield grip is a favorite of mine - as I've got the 3.8, and the 5.25 as well.

    i dont have the XD - but do have an XD subcompact in .40 - i really like the feel and weight of the XDm
  5. IXLR8

    IXLR8 TGT Addict TGT Supporter

    May 19, 2009
    Republic of Texas
    I have an XDm 9mm. I did not mind small premium over the XD. It is a fine pistol, and either one would be great addition. This time of year Springfield may run their special again where you get 5 magazines, paddle holster, and a double mag pouch at no additional cost. They did it the last two holidays seasons.
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2013
  6. Rangel

    Rangel Well-Known

    Mar 11, 2012
    Crosby Tx
    XD and XDm I own(d) have been extemely accruate and fun to shoot. Very ergonomic. I shoot well with any of them out of the box.
    XDm 40
    XDm compact 45
    XDm 4.5 9mm
    2 XDm Competion models
  7. Green-Harley

    Green-Harley New Member

    Aug 4, 2013
    I have the XDm .45 and carry it about half the time. Shoots great and reliable. Heavy with 13+1 and a light, but about the same feel of my 1911 with 8+1. I hated the sights and changed to Tru-Glo Tritium 3dot.

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