Type: Airsoft Pistol
Manufacturer: Air Venturi
Materials: Metal and polymer
Weight: 793.79 g (1.75 lb)
Barrel: 96.52 mm (3.8 in)
Power Source: Green Gas
Ammo Type: 6 mm airsoft BBs
Ammo Capacity: 14 rounds
Buy the magazine: AVT1039
Trigger Pull: The single action only trigger pull on the Air Venturi Springfield Armory XDM GBB Airsoft Pistol is what you would expect on a striker fired SAO pistol. There is very little take up with a light release, which should make for great action shooting and help with accuracy when slowing things down.
Accuracy: I got a 2 inch 10 round grouping from 30 feet away, shooting just a bit low on the target. Nothing a bit of hop-up adjustment shouldn’t be able to account for. The claimed FPS is 330 for the 4.5 inch version and I was able to average right around 300.
Build Quality: At SHOT Show this year I commented on the Air Venturi Springfield Armory XDM Pistols and how great they looked and felt. Nothing really different now that I have them in my hands for review. I did notice that my airsoft version with the silver slide had a kind of metallic, parkerized finish while my BB silver slide version has a more stainless steel look. I prefer the stainless steel look a lot more and I feel it makes the XDM pistols look higher quality. Hopefully Air Venturi sticks with the stainless steel finish. Build quality and finish are good throughout the gun.
Realism: The Air Venturi Springfield Armory XDM GBB Airsoft Pistol is one of the best 1 to 1 copies I have seen out there. It looks identical, including the licensing and markings in all the right places. It also is full blowback with a full size drop out metal magazine, and all the mechanical working parts work the same as the real steel version including the trigger safety, grip safety, slide catch release, take down lever, and magazine release. Field stripping is done just like the 9mm big brother, allowing for easy hop-up adjustments.
Comments: Defend your legacy, as Springfield Armory's main slogan goes, with this fully-licensed XDM green gas-powered replica airsoft pistol. Equipped with a heavy duty blowback-functional metal slide and injection-molded nylon fiber-reinforced polymer frame, this airsoft replica has a realistic look, feel, and weight like the real steel XDM. The gun comes with additional backstraps that can replace the current backstraps when they've been worn out, along with mag extensions if you want to use the extended full size XDM magazine. Like I said at SHOT Show this year I was super impressed with the entire Springfield Armory lineup and now that I have them in my hands I am still just as impressed with the Air Venturi Springfield Armory XDM GBB Airsoft Pistols. You are getting pretty much what everyone looks for in a Replica Airgun: 1 to 1 size and similar weight, full blowback action, full size drop out metal magazine, fully licensed, adjustable hop-up, filed strippable and similar build materials you would find as compared to the real steel 9mm version. I also like that you have a ton of choice offered by Air Venturi: Airsoft or BB, 3.8 inch compact or 4.5 inch full size, silver or black slide and even short lower capacity or longer high capacity magazines for the 3.8 inch version.
|Caliber:||6 mm (.24 cal)||6 mm (.24 cal)|
|FPS:||300 to 350||300 to 350|
|Power Source:||Green Gas||Green Gas|
|Front Sight:||Fiber Optic||Fiber Optic|
|Primary Material:||Metal & Polymer||Metal & Polymer|
|Barrel Length:||9.6 cm (3.8 inch)||9.6 cm (3.8 inch)|
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