Hello, yes the PT111 is a great gun. The mags just need to be broken in. Try loading them then cycle them with your thumb over and over they will loosen up. And as far a FTE yes limp wristing has alot t do with it. Did you clean the gun before you shot it the first time? And as far as cleaning we all have our own schedules that we follow, I clean mine every other trip to the range, so about every 200-250 rounds. And last but not least, your sights all i can say is practice practice practice.