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randog
04-11-2010, 3:06 PM
I bought the gun used from a gun store. Put 300 rounds through it, I had no problems with it till now. I am having feeding problems, seems like it sticks every other round, failure to chamber round feed ramps look okay. Need your guys opinion! thanks here are some pics

http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i289/RanDog421/Photo_00018.jpg
http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i289/RanDog421/Photo_00016.jpg
http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i289/RanDog421/Photo_00017.jpg
http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i289/RanDog421/Photo_00001.jpg
http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i289/RanDog421/Photo_00014.jpg
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y77/pqdave/misc/xd/dsc03009.jpg

BamBam-31
04-11-2010, 3:15 PM
Try a different brand of ammo. If that doesn't improve things, I'd then try changing out springs (both mag and recoil springs).

HUTCH 7.62
04-11-2010, 3:16 PM
Send her back to springfield My XD eats all kinds of ammo no problem

BamBam-31
04-11-2010, 3:19 PM
^^^That's actually a good idea. SA has a good customer service policy, and they might even cover shipping as well. Again, I'd try the ammo and springs first (easier and faster), and if that doesn't do it, send it in and let the pros have a looksee.

jeffrice6
04-11-2010, 3:20 PM
Take her down & clean.....Then try different ammo. If that doesn't work
+1
I'd then try changing out springs (both mag and recoil springs).

Nor-Cal
04-11-2010, 3:59 PM
Clean and inspect try diffrent ammo and if problem consits give SA a call they have great customer service and they will do their best to help you out.

Crazed_SS
04-11-2010, 4:26 PM
Sig it back to SA.. it has a lifetime warranty

JJ1911
04-11-2010, 5:46 PM
My XD 40 would not take Aguila .40 S&W . I switched to American Eagle PMC, Speer Lawmans, Hollowpoints, and even factory reloads and never had another issue again.

Bobshouse
04-11-2010, 6:55 PM
Doesn't look like its hanging up on anything from the chamber...check your magazine for problems.

Super Trucker
04-11-2010, 7:42 PM
Does it happen with different magazines? If that isn't it have you switched brands of ammo?

luckystrike
04-11-2010, 8:21 PM
different ammo, new mags, an OCD type of cleaning. if that dosent fix the problem, send the xd back to springfield, they have awesome customer service.

Pryde
04-11-2010, 8:32 PM
Everyone knows Springfield has great customer service because people are always having to send guns back to them. I can't count the number of times I have seen people frustrated at the range with a malfunctioning gun they can't figure out and its a Springfield.... (in all fairness though, 60% of the time its some form of short-barreled M1A)