Member of my club had a S&W Mdl. 41 that wouldn't run reliably.
He found it doubly frustrating 'cuz I also had one that never missed a beat.
We tried his with my (known working) magazines ... no go.
We eyeballed it against mine ... couldn't find anything.
It made three trips back to S&W ... no go ...
Apparently some individual examples of a reliable design are just lemons...
They'd created a vast, permanently unemployed underclass, dependent upon the Republic's stupendous welfare machine for its very existence, and in so doing, they'd sown the seeds of their own destruction. No one could place two-thirds of a world's population on the Dole and keep them there forever without the entire system crashing . . . but how in hell did one get them off the Dole? -David Weber, Flag in Exile
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