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New G34 FTF

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by JBD, Jan 8, 2011.

  1. JBD

    JBD

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    I took my brand new out of the box G34 to the range today. It failed to fire the first shot. Had 2 more FTF with the first 17 round magazine. Another 2 FTF with the 2nd magazine. A total of 5 FTF with the first 50 rounds. The slide did not stay open when the mags were emptied. I reloaded with new ammo (Speer Lawman), Shot another 50 rounds and it was flawless.
    Im new to Glocking but this seemed a bit unusual to me.
    Should I be concerned? Anything I can check on the gun? Could it have just been bad ammo?
    Appreciate any input.

    PS- When it fired it was ON! Didnt have to be embarrased when pulling the target in like with my G27!
     
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    JR Moderator Millennium Member

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    You were shooting cheap underpowered 115 gr ammunition. Use 124 or 147 during break in and you should not see another problem.
     

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    true. thank you
     
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    JR Moderator Millennium Member

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    Once you break it in with standard powered ammo you should go back to the cheap stuff. Most the time it will run....
    How about a range report in about 300 rounds?
     
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    150 rounds of 124gr NATO, Then 300 rounds today of 6 different ammos- everything the range had. No issues.
     
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    JR Moderator Millennium Member

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    FYI: The NATO is good hot ammo.