Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com

Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com (http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/)
-   Semi-Auto Handguns (http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f15/)
-   -   Feed issues (http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f15/feed-issues-68478/)

forever27 07-18-2012 11:51 PM

Feed issues
 
First of all I know a lot of people have issues with Hi Point firearms, but this is a serious question, please don't just tell me how awful they are. This past weekend a friend and I went out to shoot some rounds for fun, I have a Glock 23 and he had a Hi Point 9mm. As the day went on his pistol was having trouble chambering the first round when he released the slide. The gun would fire fine and chamber each successive round without issue after he/we got the first round to chamber. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.

Commocarl 07-19-2012 12:23 AM

Is the Hi Point new?
I had a little trouble the first round with my CZ 75 the first few times manually pulling the slide. I am pretty certain that it was because it was new. I would think that he needs to make sure he is not riding the action. Just pull the slide to the rear and keep going, the slide will come out of his hand and load the first round.
I have noticed women still have trouble loading the first round in my CZ, wrist? not sure.

Just my 2cents

roscoguy 07-19-2012 01:04 AM

Many guns don't like to chamber the first round if you 'slingshot' the slide. If he's doing this, have him use the slide release instead & see if that fixes the problem.

JonM 07-19-2012 01:18 AM

if you have several hundred rounds through it and its still happening contact hipoint their customer service is stellar.

jjfuller1 07-19-2012 01:21 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by roscoguy
Many guns don't like to chamber the first round if you 'slingshot' the slide. If he's doing this, have him use the slide release instead & see if that fixes the problem.

My advice is just the opposite. I've fired several guns that would not feed the first round if you use the slide stop/release. But worked fine if you " slingshot" them. So Op, what method were you using?

canebrake 07-19-2012 01:26 AM

Have him NOT stuff the mag with every round that fits. Stop one round short and try that.

Sometimes the spring goes into bind and just doesn't have the poop to push the first round out. :o

jjfuller1 07-19-2012 01:34 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by canebrake
Have him NOT stuff the mag with every round that fits. Stop one round short and try that.

Sometimes the spring goes into bind and just doesn't have the poop to push the first round out. :o

Springs poop? Lol

Zombiegirl 07-19-2012 01:37 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jjfuller1

Springs poop? Lol

He called the sh$t poop. Haha. Sorry I watched Billy Madison yesterday. :)

canebrake 07-19-2012 06:01 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jjfuller1 (Post 874376)
Springs poop? Lol

Quote:

Originally Posted by Zombiegirl (Post 874380)
He called the sh$t poop. Haha. Sorry I watched Billy Madison yesterday. :)

Better than projectile diarrhea! http://i1060.photobucket.com/albums/...ns/PDT_old.gif

forever27 07-19-2012 04:12 PM

Thanks for the info, he just informed me he was also using a new 10 rd magazine rather then the 8 rd one that came with the pistol. Maybe that was the issue? Anyway, I will post an update after we get out to shoot again.


All times are GMT. The time now is 07:11 PM.

Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.