My Kahr goes bang everytime thread...

Discussion in 'Kahr Club' started by monkeyevil, Sep 10, 2008.

  1. mwg27

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    Two PM9's (9093 carried daily and a 9094N on the night stand by the bed) and neither has ever had an issue (both VC's)

    Wouldn't trade either gun for anything else...
     

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  2. harrydog

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    I've had my K9 for about 5 years now and it's been 100% reliable since day one. I owned another K9 before I bought my current one and that was 100% as well.
     

  3. lance22

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    The photo that you refer to is a Sideguard Holster's "Double Snap". http://www.sideguardholsters.com/

    The kydex holster is the BearClaw Holster's "Hidden Asset". Bearclaw is now out of business. An equivalent design might be something from RM Kydex.
     
  4. Lew-G17

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    I have a K9 that I have had about 4 years with no problems. I just added a P9 Covert and so far have had no problems with it. Both feed and function with any ammo used including my soft IPSC reloads. Both are factory stock.
     
  5. BrthrB

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    Over 600 rounds through my PM45 in the last 6 months. Had just a couple of failures to eject within the first 100 rounds...no problems since. My number 1 Off-duty carry gun!
     
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    Have had my serial number va**** pm9 for years, one ftf in the begining (maybe in the first couple of mags, it was a federal 147 gr) since then I have replaced the springs and thats it, haven't had a mishap since. I just detailed stripped the slide and it's components and all looked well My carry load is the Gold Dot 124 grain +p, and that one has run great. Total round count must be around 1200 . I have a p3at and an LCP, but I can't get used to that idea for the life of me.
     
  7. Kahr Fan

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    Have owned a PM9 for about 7 months, first handgun I purchased and no regrets. Around 700-1,000 rounds and not a single malfunction. The slide and chamber was exremely tight at first but after the breakin period it loosened up. I love how people like to bash kahrs about reliability, but i guess with every brand/caliber you will find some one that thinks they are junk.
     
  8. datachk

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    I am a recent CCW convert from Kel Tec. I carried a P3AT 380 for a year or two and then considered the Kel Tec PF-9 9mm, wanting to move up to a more powerful round. I purchased one and it tured to be completely unreliable. I sent it back to the factory after an unsuccessful "fluff & Buff". It was returned with a few updates (metal mag release and feed ramp buff) but still FTF issues.

    Thinking it was the ammo, I spent quite a bit of money on different types of ammo but it still was untrustworthy. And that's a problem for a CCW weapon.

    I then saw the Kahr PM9 on a recent trip to the GS and decided, after reviewing the favorable comments on the your forum, that I would give it a try even though it quite expensive.

    Bottom line: This little lady is great! To date I have put 250+ rounds of various types of ammo through her and not one hickup. She's accurate, reliable and easy to carry. And a nice looking weapon to say the least!

    Good job Kahr!

    PS: You get what you pay for.
     
  9. Mark G.

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    I have a K9 & P9 Covert, never a hiccup even during the break-in period.
     
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    Welcome to the club. Like a fine Swiss watch.
    I'm an engineer and I just flat out admire the machinery.
     
  11. coverdog

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    Yep, I have 2. A k40 and pm9 that both go bang every time.
     
  12. rcprothero

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    Break in of about 800 rounds. Replaced mag release and recoil spring. 1000's of rounds later no ftf. Shoot everything with it. I keep it wet with CLP.
     
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    Developed a peening problem with my PM9 after about 500 rounds. Factory service was free and fast. Has been fine since. Carried almost daily and shot frequently. Very happy with my PM9.
     
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    500 rounds and not a problem with my PM9! Shot all ammo including +P+ !!!!
     
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    I've had my Kahr K9 for about 4 years now(got it used) and have shot about 800 rounds or more. I carried it everywhere I went. Right before Christmas the spring broke. It's a good thing I practice with 2 guns. I got it fixed after the holidays. I now use my SW M&P/c. for everyday carry and my Kahr as a backup.
     
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    The recoil spring actually broke? That's very unusual. Any idea how many rounds were on it when you bought it?
     
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    Just picked up my 'used' Kahr P9. It must have low mileage on it as there were very minor scratches on the barrel.

    Since getting it, I've shot :
    Hornady TAP 124gr - Perfect (50 rounds)
    Winchester whitebox 115gr FMJ - Weak but Perfect (50 rounds)
    Winchester Ranger SXT 127gr +P+ - WOW. VERY HOT but Perfect (14 rounds)
    Fiocchi 115gr FMJ - Perfect (150 rounds)
    Federal HST 124gr - Perfect (50 rounds)
    Federal HST 124gr +P - Perfect (14 rounds)
    Federal HydroShock 135gr Low-Recoil - Perfect (50 rounds)

    Speer golddot 124gr +P ammo stovepiped every 2-3 shots. The gun seems to hate that stuff, so I chalk that down to ammo problem.

    Otherwise I love this little thing. Will be great for summer deep concealment.
     
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    I've had my PM9 for 4 years now. Over 1000 rounds....ball, hollow point, 115gr, 124gr, 148gr,......this thing is "bullet" proof. No FTF except during the 200 round break-in. Not ONE since.

    It's my primary carry gun....it fits in the front or back pocket of everything I wear including dress slacks. I never leave home without it.

    I love my Glocks (5) and my 1911's including Baers. But my primary carry weapon is my PM9 because it "fits". I trust my life with all my glocks, all my 1911's, my AR's, etc.....but I carry my PM9......it works!
     
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    Kahr P40 in a SideGuard Holster's IWB. The thing really hides away. Flat, concealable, comfortable.
     
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    Just another "my Kahr goes bang every time" post.
    After a few failures of the trigger to reset in the first 100 rounds, my PM9 has been flawless. Around 1500 rounds through it now, everything from wwb to HST+P to several different handloads.
    I just bought a P45, haven't had a chance to shoot it yet, but I'll give a report when I do.