New Springfield XDM 3.8 compact

    Springfield has introduced a compact version of the XD(m) pistol called the 3.8. Its name refers to the barrel length which is 3.8″ long, 0.7″ shorter than the standard XD(m). The name is sure to confuse many who will think it refers to the .380 cartridge.

    The 3.8 model features non-slip slide serrations which have a kink in them, unlike the standard model which has straight serrations.

    XD(m) 4.5 serrations.
    Caliber 9mm
    Magazines capacity 19 Round
    Barrel 3.8” Steel, Melonite®,
    Sights Dovetail Front and Rear (Steel) 3-Dot
    Trigger Pull 5.5 – 7.7 lbs
    Frame Black Polymer
    Slide Forged Steel
    Overall Length 7″
    Height 5.6″
    Weight w/ empty mag 27.5oz
    Available colors Black, Bi-Tone SS/Black
    MSRP $697 (black/blued model)

    UPDATE: Tyler Kris is the first to get his hands on one.

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