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    Default XDS 45 Spring Upgrade Kit

    Well, one of my friend's came to me on Friday and asked me if I knew of any good gunsmith's in the area. He bought an XDS 45, and the a spring upgrade kit from Powder River Precision. No instructions with the springs or anything. He took it to one of the local shops and they told him 4-6 weeks to change five springs for $50....

    He didn't want to wait. So I told him I would take a look and see what I could do.

    Anyhoo, checked instructions and one video on the net from Powder River Precision.....about an hour and half of my time, and I got the spring changed out. Went slow and took my time and made sure I didn't have any wayward springs go flying during assembly.

    Got it all back together and function and safety checked it. Seemed better with the trigger pull than before. They used a lighter trigger safety spring, lighter striker safety spring, new sear spring, new disconnector spring and extra power striker spring.

    Seems better than before. Now I got an idea of how to do it, he wants to get another one and have me set it up....



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    OCS - thanks for that info. I've been looking at how to change the creep and excessively long pull on both my XDM and XDS. Looks like a great place to start.
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    Lots of info on XDTalk.com...the Springfield Armory XD talk forum.
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    The PRP kit is the way to go. I replaced the trigger, seer and all the springs in mine and it is like a different gun. Took about 30 to 40 minutes using the you tube video as OC455 said. Lighter trigger pull, nearly no pre-travel or overtravel and quicker reset. Well worth the money in my opinion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BittenbytheBug View Post
    OCS - thanks for that info. I've been looking at how to change the creep and excessively long pull on both my XDM and XDS. Looks like a great place to start.
    Spring kit is $15....pretty easy if you check the disassembly instructions and then watch the PRP youtube video...



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    Quote Originally Posted by OC455 View Post
    Spring kit is $15....pretty easy if you check the disassembly instructions and then watch the PRP youtube video...
    where could I find one of these spring kits? Does the manufacturers sell them or do I need to find a distributor/reseller?

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    Ordered a spring kit for my XDs yesterday. I'll be watching the video a few more times before I proceed with the install, but looking forward to improved trigger (although the stock trigger wasn't horrible) and performance. Hey a $15 upgrade, what's not to like?
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    I did mine sitting at the desk in front of the puter and just kept pausing the video till I caught up. It really gives you a good knowledge of the internal workings of your gun.

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    It's actually pretty good and gives you an idea on how everything functions...



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