Gun Report

Springfield Armory XD45 Service Model 45 ACP

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The XD45 with thumb safety did everything it promised. We think it is one of the best values in a home-defense pistol.

Springfield Armory XD45 Service Model 45 ACP

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Law Enforcement
Concealed Carry
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
Overall Length
Barrel Length
Sight Radius
Overall Height
Front Strap Height
Back Strap Height
Maximum Width
Grip Thickness Max
Grip Circumference Max
Frame Material
Barrel Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Double
Trigger Span Double

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With the slide locked back, the takedown lever was rotated upward, passing through a cutout in the slide.
The indent at the top of the grip (both sides) accommodates the thumb when shooting with one hand. We found it easy to operate the slide release with the pad of the thumb and the safety with the inside of the knuckle. Magazine release and thumb safeties were ambidextrous.

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