Gun Review: Springfield XD-M 3.8 9mm

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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…

Springfield XD vs. Glock: The “Squishy Trigger” Gap?

Wayne over at The American Firearms School can shoot the eyeballs out of a newt at ninety paces. With a Glock. Any Glock. ‘Cause all Glocks have the exact same grip and trigger. Shoot one Glock, you’ve shot ’em all. The Springfield XD-M shown here is different from a Glock in many important ways. As far as Wayne’s concerned, the XD’s trigger is the Big Kahuna. He doesn’t like it. Not a bit. It’s too “squishy.” Wayne prefers the Glock’s on-off-style clean trigger break and shorter reset. Hang on; Springfield’s sales literature claims that the XD-M has “the shortest travel than any currently available polymer pistol along with a similarly short reset.” We’ve put a call into Springfield, and not about their grammar. Meanwhile, time for a test fire . . .

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Wayne over at The American Firearms School can shoot the eyeballs out of a newt at ninety paces. With a Glock. Any Glock. ‘Cause all Glocks have the exact same…

Irresponsible Gun Owner of the Day: James Howell

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Gun safety rule number one: treat every gun as if it’s loaded. Unfortunately, most gun owners—and even firearms professionals—take that to mean “always unload your gun.” That ain’t it. Treating…