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Springfield Armory XD (Xtreme Defense)

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Springfield Armory’s XD series of pistols is based on the polymer framed, striker fired Croatian HS2000 (Hrvatski Samokres). Unlike most modern polymer pistols, the XD incorporates a grip safety similar to that found on the M1911. Another unique component is the full length guide rod. According to the Croatian designers, this mechanism was intended as […]

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Ruger Mk3 Target Pistol

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One of the most effective ways to train with a pistol is to shoot it often. Shooting is a deteriorating skill and studies have shown that proficiency can decrease by as much as 40% in as little as one week away from a shooting session. With ammunition prices on the rise, a cost effective method […]

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