Springfield XD Mod 2 discontinued
The Springfield XD Mod 2 is a popular pistol series that has been discontinued. Many people are speculating as to why the XD Mod 2 has been discontinued and what this decision means for Springfield. Here is an examination of why Springfield discontinued the XD Mod 2 and what the result has been.
What Was The Springfield XD Mod 2?
The Springfield XD Mod 2 was a polymer framed, striker-fired handgun first released in 2012. It was marketed as a “slim and ultralight” handgun that offered superior control with improved ergonomics. It featured an ergonomic grip texture to provide a firmer grip and was available in various calibers from 9mm to .45 ACP. The series also features an ambidextrous magazine release for left or right handed use.
Why Did Springfield Discontinue The Xd Mod 2?
There are a few theories as to why Springfield discontinued the XD Mod 2. The most commonly accepted one is that Springfield could not keep up with the demand for the Mod 2. Springfield had to make the difficult decision to discontinue the Mod 2 in order to satisfy orders for other handguns in its lineup.
Another theory is that Springfield felt the gun had become outdated as competitors have released more updated designs. Switching production to more up to date models may have been a more cost effective decision for Springfield.
The Results Of The Discontinuation Of The Xd Mod 2
The discontinuation of the Springfield XD Mod 2 has been met with disappointment by many gun owners, who had grown to like the handgun. Fortunately, Springfield has other popular models such as the Springfield XD-E that can offer gun owners a similarly slim and lightweight experience.
However, gun owners still feel the loss of the XD Mod 2, as many had grown to appreciate its features. Springfield has yet to announce any plans to bring the Mod 2 back, though some rumors indicate that may be a possibility in the future. Until then, gun owners will mourn the loss of this popular handgun.
The discontinuation of the Springfield XD Mod 2 was unfortunate but necessary. It remains to be seen if Springfield will bring the series back, though for now, it looks unlikely. Gun owners will continue to miss the features and design of the popular pistol, though Springfield’s other models can help to fill the void.
What is the difference between the XD Mod 2 and the original XD?
The Springfield XD Mod.2 is an improved version of the original XD. The Mod.2 has improved ergonomics, an improved grip texture, an enhanced trigger system for smoother operation and a smaller profile for easier concealment. It also features an improved recoil system, an enhanced slide serrations for better gripping, interchangeable backstraps to customize the grip and a full-length guide rod to reduce recoil. Lastly, the Mod.2 has slimmer slide and frame contours, allowing it to fit more comfortably in holsters.
What is the difference between the XD Mod 2 and the XDM?
The XD Mod 2 is the latest version of the Springfield XD series of pistols. It has a longer grip and a higher capacity magazine than the original XDM. It also has a threaded barrel, adjustable grip safety, improved trigger system, and improved ergonomics. The XDM is an earlier version of the Springfield XD series of pistols and has slightly less capacity and feature set than the XD Mod 2.