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I sent my XDS .45ACP in for the recall back in mid October, even though I never experienced a problem. The latest email from Springfield says I should have it back by next month.
Has anyone else sent there's in and gotten it back already? Did you get a 7rnd mag for your troubles?
 

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What gives? Good question...massive recall on all XDS pistols for a problem I never had. But hey, who's to say I wouldn't start having the problem? Atleast Springfield stepped up and is fixing the problem. When I sent it in, I was expecting it back by now, but they apparently ran out of supplies for the fix. As long as I get a 7rnd mag...I was about to buy one when I got word of the recall.
 

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Apparently if you managed to pull the trigger, remove your hand from the grip safety before the trigger reset and released the slide, either from locked position or between rounds, the firing pin would stay loose and could possible fire a round (without trigger pull), or double (possibly more) fire, from the inertia of the slide slamming home.
 

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Apparently if you managed to pull the trigger, remove your hand from the grip safety before the trigger reset and released the slide, either from locked position or between rounds, the firing pin would stay loose and could possible fire a round (without trigger pull), or double (possibly more) fire, from the inertia of the slide slamming home.
yea what ruination said , basically it was a weird situation where some people were racking the slide with out the grip safety engaged and the trigger reset

Thats kinda why they had a hard time figuring it out because most people have a firm grip on the grip safety when they rack the slide

And it only effected the xds 3.3 (single stack) apparently its first trigger group was a knock off of glock so when you copy glock design you copy glock recalls lol
 

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In the mail on its way back to me …..arrives tomorrow. Sent it in on Sept. 24.
Extended Mag is listed on the e-mail shipping invoice. Total time out will have been 3.5 months. Been using my old standby S&W Airweight .38 in a pocket holster and/or the little Sig P238 in the interim.
 

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In the mail on its way back to me …..arrives tomorrow. Sent it in on Sept. 24.
Extended Mag is listed on the e-mail shipping invoice. Total time out will have been 3.5 months. Been using my old standby S&W Airweight .38 in a pocket holster and/or the little Sig P238 in the interim.
Geeze. I think I would've lost my patience and demanded a refund or a replacement gun. Barring that I'd sell it and never deal with Springfield again. I understand products can sometimes take awhile to get the kinks out. I can even forgive that. I can't forgive lousy customer service.

Just seems like an extended magazine is a slap in the face after 3.5 months.
 

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Geeze. I think I would've lost my patience and demanded a refund or a replacement gun. Barring that I'd sell it and never deal with Springfield again. I understand products can sometimes take awhile to get the kinks out. I can even forgive that. I can't forgive lousy customer service.

Just seems like an extended magazine is a slap in the face after 3.5 months.
They recalled every XDs pistol that had been made. That's more than a dozen or two. They recalled them before they a had a solution to the problem. They ran out of parts during the fix. I felt like they provided great customer service. Free mag and gave me at least weekly updates and then a tracking number when it was picked up and returned to me.

Personally I thought it went pretty smooth.
 

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Geeze. I think I would've lost my patience and demanded a refund or a replacement gun. Barring that I'd sell it and never deal with Springfield again. I understand products can sometimes take awhile to get the kinks out. I can even forgive that. I can't forgive lousy customer service.

Just seems like an extended magazine is a slap in the face after 3.5 months.
Normally I'd agree, but the XDS is such a handy powerful weapon. It's quite accurate, VERY concealable, and, of course, fires the .45ACP (my favorite) I like the gun enough to put up with the inconvenience I suppose. I also like Springfield Armory….They of course make the M1A….my preferred long gun. I don't mind supporting them as I believe they have the right attitude for a manufacturer, and they produce products that I like very much.
 

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I sent mine in only after they finally figured out how to fix the problem. It's still gone, and I don't expect it back until February.

I'm actually pretty annoyed over how the entire recall went - as far as I'm concerned it rolled out about like Obamacare.

What sort of morons order a general recall when they not only don't have a solution designed and ready to go, but they don't even have a complete understanding of the problem? Then after their shipping departments are completely overwhelmed, they finally invent a solution, un-kludge the design, and order parts manufactured to fix pistols -- which they then run out of. I'm certain that even Springfield Armory would describe this entire episode as a "fiasco".

My pistol showed signs of being finicky even before the recall was announced. Unless this POS performs flawlessly, I'm likely to sell it, swear off Springfield Armory for all time, and go purchase something reliable like a Sig. As far as I'm concerned the recall has been a 3-ring circus.
 
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