Springfield Armory Semi-Automatic Review

Gun Reviews By Women – Springfield Armory XDS 4.0 – Tara

Springfield XDS 4.0 Gun Review

By Tara

 

Specifications

Model: XDS 4.0

Caliber: 9mm

Barrel Length: 4 inch

Ammunition Capacity: 7 and 8

Price: $460.00

 

Springfield XDS 4.0 Usage & Features

Primary Use:

Concealed Carry

Are you right handed or left handed?

Right

What features does this gun have that appealed to you?

Grip safety which forces high proper hold, slimness of the grip and ability to change back strap as needed.

Tell us about shooting this gun:

I have shot the Springfield Armory XDS twice for a total of 100 rounds plus I shot a rental of 50 rounds prior to purchasing.  I found this gun easy to handle, easy to grip and the recoil was easy to handle.  This gun does feel extremely heavy in the hand.

How does it fit your hand, how do you like the sights, how difficult is it to rack the slide, how would you describe the trigger pull, and how would you describe the recoil?

The Springfield Armory XDS fits in the handle comfortable even with the textured grip.  I am still working on how to use the sights but the sights are Fiber Optic Front & Dovetail Rear.  I was first concerned with the slide but found it easy to maneuver.  The trigger pull was not an overly heavy trigger and crisp.  Minimal recoil.

How reliable is it?

I have found it to be extremely reliable.

Any problems with any type of ammunition?

I have only shot 115 gram Federal white box but have not had any trouble with ammunition.

Does this gun have any specific ammunition requirements? If so, please explain:

No specific ammunition requirements.

What do you dislike about shooting this gun, if anything?

Do not dislike shooting this gun.

Was it easy to take down and clean?

This is an easy to gun to take down and clean.

Would you recommend this gun?

Yes.

For someone considering this gun, what would you tell them?

It is easy to use, teaches proper grip, slim grip and not extremely heavy to carry.

Springfield Armory xds

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