stovepipes and jams

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    1. #1
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      stovepipes and jams

      Finally took my new uspc9 out today to shoot more than 1-2 rounds out of it. I love the gun compared to my smith 686. Only problem was each round stovepiped and jamed. In all fairness I was given the box of reloads 124gnfmc. will this gun be ammo picky? anyone reloading a round that seems to work well? A fellow at the range gave me a few factory rounds these ran flawlessly I cant tell you whatthey were and he left after giving me the shells. being my father reloads tons of rounds for me I really would like to get some load input.

      Newbe Bob

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      Senior Member Baldy's Avatar
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      Any auto made can be a little choosey about what it likes. I would try different makes of factory ammo untill I found the one that's the best for my gun. Then see if you can reload it to the same specs. Sounds like the reloads you had were a little to weak to cycle the slide. Good luck.

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      I am not familiar with HK's but my M&P's like reloads in the middle to upper end of the load chart. They have to have enough steam to operate the mechanism.

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      Senior Member Mike Barham's Avatar
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      Yeah, the other guys are on the money. Not enough juice in the reloads to cycle the gun completely. Get better ammo.
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