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Old 03-24-2013, 09:51 PM   #1
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I brought the Shield to the range over the weekend and discovered that I was having FTE issues. At first I thought my wife was limp wristing it, but when I tried it I got the same issue. I tired different magazines and still had the issues. Has anyone experienced this?


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Old 03-24-2013, 09:54 PM   #2
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Probably the ammo.


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Probably the ammo.
Might be .. I was using WWB a few weeks ago with no issues. I was using Remington UPC 115grn FMJ. I wonder if the rounds aren't hot enough to extract??
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Quite possible. Switch back to the other ammo and see if the issue is resolved. It's not uncommon for some guns to be finicky.
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Odd, not impossible, but odd. My friend's full size m&p eats wwb when we go out. That and Blazer and my Remington umc. But as Mountyman said, some guns are picky for some reason. Good luck, I'd be interested in knowing the result
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Was the pistol cleaned and oiled properly before shooting it?
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Was the pistol cleaned and oiled properly before shooting it?
Yes Sir... Clean all my pistols with Ballistol after every trip to the range. I make sure all my guns are properly cleaned and oiled.


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