Gun Review: Springfield Armory XD Mod.2 9mm Sub-Compact

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About a decade ago, I was married to my Ruger P90 for EDC and chained to my Berretta 92FS for duty. A friend brought out his brand new XD in .45ACP. I assumed…

Gun Review: Springfield Armory XD-S .45 ACP

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“The .380 was a cute fad,” Springfield Armory’s print ads proclaim. “Now, let’s get back to business.” Back to business indeed. Forty-five caliber single-stack striker fired pistols aren’t exactly a…

Gun Preview: Springfield Armory XD-S .45 ACP With Extended Grip

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I received a surprise email from our friends at Springfield Armory last week. Their girl Friday (a.k.a., Deb) was sending an .45 caliber single-stack XD-S pistol to my FFL. Following…

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Gun Review: Springfield Armory XDm 5.25″ 9mm

Competition shooters shell-out thousands of dollars for tricked-out polymer pistols. Glock has long been the big dog in the field (“Ole Reliable”). Over the last few years, more and more mainstream…

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Gun Preview: Springfield Armory XDm 5.25 9mm

Springfield Armory’s much talked-about competition class XDm is in the hands of your faithful correspondent. Crimson Trace marketing maven and Top Shot champ Iain Harrison reckons the 9mm 5.25  is…

I Went to the Range and All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt

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Everyone and their mother has tested the new Springfield XD(M) 5.25 Competition Series pistol. Except us. Rest assured TTAG will review the gun in full. Meanwhile, you can get your…

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Springfield Armory’s Hosting a Duel. (Not THAT kind of duel.)

Every so often, a gun manufacturer comes up with a promotional idea that involves free stuff. (Here at TTAG, we like free stuff.) Unfortunately, we came away from the NRA…

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Gun Review: Springfield Armory XDm-45ACP

JM Browning was the greatest firearms designer that ever lived. The Utah-born gunmaker held 128 unique firearms patents. His work is one of the main reasons that I’m typing this…

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Gun Review: Springfield XD-M 3.8 9mm

My mother has a “shit list.” You do NOT want to be on my mother’s shit list. She can make Devil’s Island seem like the Ritz Carlton. And once you’re…

How Many Bullets Do You Need in Your Home Defense Handgun?

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A handgun is not a shotgun. A handgun doesn’t fire as much lead as a shotgun. A handgun is harder to aim than a shotgun. Provided the shotgun in question…

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Gun Review: Springfield Armory M1A Scout Squad

Che Guevara wore a Rolex GMT Master. He also drove a Norton motorcycle. He would have loved the Springfield Armory M1A Scout Squad rifle. Like the watch and the bike,…

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Hollywood Hooey: The Phantom (SyFy)

I’m blowing off a little steam tonight, watching the SyFy network, with one of their original movies – an updating of the Phantom franchise as what was apparently a two-part…