I bought mine back when they first came out and it seemed like it had to brake in because the slide would not go into battery on some rounds and after about 4-500 rounds I didn't have any more problems.
One more small problem after dry practice for about two months 3 times a week the cocked indicater pin broke off after I pulled the trigger and the striker came down on a empty chamber the pin rebounded back thru the tube it rides in and hit me in the eye, I was pointed in on the target.
I really like the xd and have suggested them to alot of friends
and a couple of them have had the samething happen.
You might want to wear you safety glasses when you dry practice with your xd.
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Some GREAT information taken right out of their course curriculum that was previously only taught when you attended their courses!