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XDs Backstrap Safety Does not Affect Slide Movement

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For those of us who are used to the XD platform (including the Mod 2), it might come as a surprise that on a XDs, you CAN rack the slide without depressing the backstrap safety.

I just discovered this and was so surprised that I called Springfield to verify that this is normal function for an XDs. They assured me that it is.

Of course, if you have a regular XD or XD Mod 2, the slide should NOT move significantly unless the backstrap safety is depressed.
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yep your right , I noticed that a while back on mine,
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