Guns Springfield XD-E Langdon Tactical Edition Pistol Announced Patrick Roberts August 30, 2019 Join the Conversation It isn't often that a product announcement catches me off guard, but that is exactly what happened when the Springfield XD-E Langdon Tactical Edition was announced. Renowned Beretta nerd, Ernest Langdon, stepped out of his comfort zone and looked beyond the Beretta line for the fifth firearm to get Ernest's special sauce. He says that because the Springfield XD-E is the only viable single stack DA/SA pistol on the market, it was the only obvious choice. The base Springfield XD-E is outfitted in a very similar fashion to the PX4 Carry and PX4 Compact Carry with a Sniper Gray Cerikoted slide, LTT Trigger Job, and a lower profile hammer. Langdon Tactical's upgraded Springfield XD-E carries an MSRP of $738. You can find more information on it and the rest of the outstanding LTT guns on the Langdon Tactical website. More from Langdon Tactical: Springfield Armory's XD-E is the only viable DA/SA single-stack on the market. Reliability and safety are the two major advantages of this action type, but rarely are they an option in a single-stack 9mm. Lesser-trained shooters may struggle with learning two trigger modes, but Langdon Tactical has found a way to lessen the learning curve by enhancing the trigger and action. Introducing the Springfield Armory XD-E Langdon Tactical Edition. Like the Langdon Tactical Beretta 92s and PX4s, the Langdon Tactical Edition XD-E features greatly enhanced trigger feel and performance without sacrificing safety or reliability. Improvements made by Langdon Tactical on the Springfield Armory XD-E have also further enhanced Springfield Armory's Low Effort Slide by reducing effort needed to rack the slide and cock the hammer even further. The Springfield Armory XD-E upgraded by LTT includes: LTT emblem engraved on Sniper Gray Cerakoted slide LTT Trigger Job with the option of a 12lbs. or 12.7lbs. hammer spring 20% reduction in pull weight with a 12.7 lbs. spring for reliability with US and NATO-spec ammunition. 25% reduction in pull weight with a 12 lbs. spring provides reliability with US-Spec ammunition. New low-profile hammer for better concealment and snag-free draws Two 8- and one 9-round magazine included. Option of two different hammer spring weights. Upgraded Ameriglo CAP Sights. MSRP: $738 About the Author Patrick primarily focuses his range time on sharpening his pistol shooting skill but effectively using precision rifles and carbines are also skills he works on polishing as best he can. When he isn't writing, spending far too much time on the range, maintaining his website, or filming a video, he spends his time with his wife, son, and his dog. Website: FirearmRack.com YouTube: youtube.com/firearmrack Instagram: @thepatrickroberts Facebook: facebook.com/firearmrack Explore RECOILweb:Marty Hayes joins Panteao lineupReview: Vortex Strike Eagle 1-6xRECOILtv NRA 2017: Hudson H9 Ship DatePremium Leather Holsters from Blackhawk NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.