SA XD-9 Sub-Compact


The Springfield Armory XD-9 Sub-Compact is a variant of the best selling semi-automatic handgun family.

XD-9 SC with Standard Mag

Sprinfield XD-9 Sub-Compact with Standard 13 Round Magazine.

The Springfield XD-9 Sub-Compact is small but high capacity semi-automatic handgun from the Springfield XD series of guns.  The full size Springfield XD-9 is based upon a Croation Military Pistol the HS2000.  This design was slightly licensed by Springfield and slightly modified for the U.S. handgun market.  Though marketed by Springfield Armory, it is still produced in its country of origin, Croatia (formerly part of Yugoslavia).   

The XD family now includes double stack variants with 3, 4, and 5 barrels in 9mm, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP chamberings.   Magazines of the same caliber are interchangeable accross the range of guns.  There is also a new XD-S series of single stack guns with 3.3 or 4 barrels in 9mm, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP chamberings.  As with the XD magazines of the same caliber are interchangeable accross the XD-S series.  Finally, there is a series of XD (M) pistols with match grade barrels and other accuracy improvements with 5.25”, 4.5”, and 3.8” barrels  in 9mm, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP chamberings.   XD (M) magazines of the same caliber are interchangable accross the XD (M) series, but not the standard XD series.  There are options for bright finished slides, night sights, and others, that bring the total number of variants to well over 50.

The XD-9 Sub-Compact is chambered in 9mm and holds 13 rds in the standard magazine and 16 rounds in the extended magazine.  However, 19 round magazines from the full size gun will also work.  The gun is striker fired, however in addition to the internal safeties usual with striker fired pistols, this gun also has a 1911 type grip safety, making it safe to carry with a round in the chamber.  Like most of the XD line the XD-9 Sub-Compact is also a great value because in adition to the gun with a standard 13rd Magazine, one gets a 16rd Extended Magazine, Magazine Loader, Double Magazine Pouch and Holster.

Though the gun only has a 3” barrel and it is polymer framed, its recoil is more like that of a full size steel gun thanks to an inovative double spring system for the main under-barrel spring.   The gun also has great natural pointing characteristics and in general shoots with the accuracy of a much larger gun.

Caliber - 9x19mm.

Barrel - 3.00"

Slide - Forged Steel.

Receiver - Polymer.

Action - Single Action, Short Recoil, Striker Fired.

Grips - Polymer - Integral with Frame.

Sights - 3 Dot.

Magazines - 13 rd and 16 rd detachable box.   

XD-9 Sub-Compacts

XD-9 Sub-Compacts with 16rd Extended Mag, top, and Standard 13rd Mag, bottom.

XD-9 Accessories

XD-9 Sub-Compact with Included Accessories.

XD w Light

XD-9 Sub-Compact with Insight X2L tactical light with laser attached.

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