Rob Pincus got an exclusive chance to try out the new Springfield Armory XD Mod 2 handgun a few weeks before it was released to the public. This new compact defensive handgun dramatically improves the ergonomics of an already great pistol with new contouring and Gripzone™ textures. In this video, Rob describes some of the features of the Mod 2, compares it head to head with the original XD on the range and tests it for reliability with defensive ammunition. Rob also gives another shooter a chance to run the Mod 2 through some drills with the Jedburgh Target System.