The thumb-safety equipped 4” Full-Size XD® adds the security of a thumb safety to the feature-packed full-size platform. Built on a full-size frame with a 4” barrel, this XD® delivers superior ergonomics and reliable performance. Read More. What could make the XD® line better? For some folks the answer is . The thumb-safety equipped 5” Full-Size XD® adds the security of a thumb safety to the feature-packed full-size platform. Built on a full-size frame with a 5” barrel, this XD® delivers maximum performance, capacity and controllability. Read More. What could make the XD® line better? For some folks the answer is “a thumb safety.”.
Feb 07, 2008 · The Springfield XD pistols have been described by some as a modern day 1911, and in fact the Springfield XD does draw much of it’s inspiration from the 1911. I have talked with numerous 1911 shooters who were never impressed by the Glock pistols, but who are enamored with the XD line. Many 1911 shooters appreciate the grip safety that is standard on XD pistols.Author: Richard Johnson. May 30, 2013 · I am thinking about a 45 auto and would prefer the thumb safety, but would like an opinion. Springfield XD Forum. Forums > XD Talk > XD-45ACP Discussion Room > XD45 with Thumb Safety Discussion in 'XD-45ACP Discussion Room' started by modrifle3, May 27, 2013. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > May 27, 2013 #1. modrifle3 XDTalk Newbie. Joined.
Jun 04, 2013 · I also prefer the XD45 with thumb safety. It is ergonomically identical to the 1911s I have carried, so I'm very comfortable with it. Anyway, I had a grip chop done by Springer Precision so it's identical in size to an XD45 Compact. The grip is a bit thicker than my 1911, but it's nice to have 11 rounds of Winchester Ranger with the compact mag. "Xd Tactical 45" For Sale. Springfield XD9624HCSP06 XD45 13+1 45ACP 5" Night Sights. By adding this item to your WishList, you will be notified automatically via email when this item's price has dropped. Springfield XD9664SP XD Tactical 10+1 45ACP 5" Thumb Safety.