If you have already found and paid for your seat on the micro red dot bandwagon for handguns you might be excited to hear that another pistol is joining the club. Springfield Armory has taken their long-running CCW pistol in the XD-S (Xtreme Duty – Single Stack) and gave it the OSP (Optical Sight Pistol) goodness. Today they have launched their New XD-S Mod.2 OSP 9mm series of handguns! You have your choice of what you might call the base model in the XD-S Mod.2 OSP which is cut for you to adapt a micro red dot of your choosing, or there is a factory model that comes with a Crimson Trace CTS-1500 Micro Red Dot. The specifications for the XD-S Mod.2 OSP 9mm handguns can be read below as presented by Springfield Armory:
- CALIBER: 9mm
- COLOR: Black
- BARREL: 3.3″ Hammer Forged Steel, Melonite® Finish, 1:10
- SLIDE: Forged Steel, Melonite® Finish
- FRAME: Black Polymer w /Enhanced Grip Texture
- SIGHTS: White Dot Front, Serrated Rear | Crimson Trace CTS-1500 Red Dot
- RECOIL SYSTEM: Dual Captive Recoil Spring w/ Full Length Guide Rod
- GRIP WIDTH: 0.9″
- MAGAZINES: (1) 7-Round, (1) 9-Round Extended
- WEIGHT: 21.5 oz w/ Flush Mag, 22.5 oz w/ Extended Mag
- LENGTH: 6.3″
- HEIGHT: 4.4″ w/ Flush Mag, 5″ w/ Extended Mag
- MSRP: XD-S Mod.2 OSP – $425 | XD-S Mod.2 OSP w/ Crimson Trace CTS-1500 – $549
The MSRP for the Springfield Armory XD-S Mod.2 OSP 9mm is $425 while the XD-S Mod.2 OSP 9mm with the Crimson Trace CTS-1500 Micro Red Dot is benchmarked at an MSRP of $549. In the rare event that you should ever need service for your firearm, Springfield Armory has a Lifetime Warranty that stands behind all of their firearms. A press release statement can be read below from Springfield Armory which talks about the XD-S Mod.2 OSP 9mm handguns in greater length:
Our most popular single-stack EDC is now optics ready. The XD-S Mod.2® OSP™ comes with a factory milled slide for low-profile, direct mounting of compact optics for an intuitive sight picture and uninterrupted focus on target. Available with an optional Crimson Trace micro red dot and chambered in 9mm, the XD-S Mod.2 OSP features a 3.3” hammer forged barrel and a passive grip safety for confident carry. Shipping with both 7 and 9 round magazines, the XD-S Mod.2 OSP offers a new take on this trusted platform.
One of the only questions that remain yet to be answered is if the OSP cut on these handguns will allow for other makes and models of micro red dots besides the Crimson Trace footprint we already know that fits. The Trijicon RMRcc would be one I would definitely want to see if it could fit on the XD-S Mod.2 OSP 9mm. The other question I had in mind is what do YOU think?! Are you all micro red dotted out? Or would you dive in on this? If not, are you leaning towards a Hellcat OSP with more capacity? Let us know all of your thoughts in the Comments below! We always appreciate your feedback.
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