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Glock 19X pistol in Glaco Stow and Go leather holster


Magnificent 7 — Pistols for Concealed Carry

If there is one category readers of The Shooter’s Log can all get interested about, it is an interest in the best pistols for concealed carry. However, if there is one thing likely to cause an argument, it is which pistols are best for concealed carry. Our staff threw in a few of favorites, but feel free to make your case for the pistols we missed.

Springfield XD pistol with three boxes of SIG Sauer ammunition


Range Report: Springfield .357 SIG with XS Sights

Our author began exploring a packing handgun for a specific scenario. The bottom line criterion was that the pistol must be completely reliable, accurate enough for personal defense and taking accurate shots at an adversary behind cover, and powerful enough for defense against both biped and quadruped threats. Vehicle penetration was important, and so was penetration against heavy bones. Springfield’s XD in .357 SIG quickly rose to the top of the list.

TRP Operator Tactical Gray


6 New Firearms for 2017: Springfield Armory

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to expand your personal arsenal this year? Well, you won’t have to wait long to fulfill that resolution, Springfield Armory has several new options you can get your hands on. Here are 6 new-for-2017 Springfield products shipping right now

Black pistol case, Springfield XD 9mm pistol, magazaine loader, holster, and magazine holder


Springfield Armory XD-9 Review

Guest blogger Annette Doerr, an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor and Range Safety Officer describes how she was debating between the Glock 19, Smith & Wesson M&P and the Springfield Armory XD-9 before making her first 9mm pistol purchase. After comparing all the safety features the XD offers, Annette is glad she chose the Springfield over any of the others. Here is why…

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Win a Springfield Armory XD-S

Want to win a Springfield Armory XD-S 9mm handgun? To help celebrate the pistol’s three-year anniversary, Cheaper Than Dirt! and Springfield are giving away this highly desirable concealed carry handgun. Enter to win before March 23, 2015.

Springfield Armory XD9 Mod2 Subcompact 45ACP


New in 2015—Springfield XD Mod.2 Sub-Compact .45ACP

Like all XDs, the Mod.2 .45ACP Sub-Compact is no exception and comes stacked with features—striker status indicator, loaded chamber indicator, grip-safety, internal firing pin block, and the Ultra Safety Assurance (USA) Action Trigger System. Read this article to learn more.

The Springfield XD side by side with the new Mod.2


SHOT 2015—Springfield XD Mod.2

For 2015, Springfield has another winner that will leave nothing but empty spaces on the shelves and retailers screaming for more. The Springfield XD Mod.2 with Grip Zone is a concealed carry dream. Read this article to learn more…