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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 06-23-2008, 09:44 PM Thread Starter
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Got me a new toy....

I picked me up a new Springfield Armory XD-45 today for my new carry gun...


One of the nicest pieces I've ever put my mitts on... Comes with the hard case, holster, and 2 high cap. mags for only $529.00 Plus, it packs 14 rds. of 230gr. FMJ madness... :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:




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Nice piece of iron there Doug. Why don't you send it down here and I'll make sure that it gets broken in right and loosened up a bit for you.

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When you get done with it, send it to me :!:

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You guys are all heart... I'll have to think hard on that one.....




























NOT!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:





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Best ET: 1/8---6.17 @ 112 mph N/A @ 1200'
6.34 @ 112 mph N/A @ 5000'
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Very nice! A friend of mine has a Sig 220 equinox .45. That's too much $$$ for me, but I liked the Taurus 24/7 Pro after fondling it a bit. Of course the XD gets lots of great reviews too and I'd rather have that than the Taurus. I just hope I happen upon some more money soon. Let us know how she shoots and if it has any issues (such as jamming with hollow points or whatever).

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nice. I don't own any .45's, so how much would a box of 100 plinking rounds cost?

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When you get done with it, send it to me :!:
Sure will. Now we just need to convince Doug to send it here so we can play. 8)

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Hey

When you gents get done loosening it up, send it my way so I can scientifically compare it to my Commander and Para limited. Then I'll post the tabulated results here so everyone can see. :twisted:

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nice. I don't own any .45's, so how much would a box of 100 plinking rounds cost?
'bout $18.00... Esentially the same ones I use for defense as well... The FMJ's will out penetrate a HP because they don't open up as fast, but from my military and other experiences, the FMJ "will" definitely dish out a bad time on the recieving end...



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6.34 @ 112 mph N/A @ 5000'
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Nice, you will be happy with it. I own the same model but in 9mm...

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Where do you get a box of 100 plinking/target rounds for $18? At the local Wal-Mart, it's $29. It's only in the 18-20$ range for 9mm plinking rounds.

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