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#3124482 - 01/15/13 07:42 AM Screwed up one of my Glocks...
Nyper
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Last night I decided to do the old 25 cent trigger job on a couple of my Glocks. I did the G21 SF first and had no problems.

Next, I did the G17. I finish it up, and am testing it. I grab an empty magazine.. rack the slide.. it locks back properly. Seems fine. I grab a round and load it in to the magazine. I toss the magazine in.. rack the slide.. it tries to load the round but jams.

What the heck?

I clear it.. try again.. jams. Round wouldn't load in to the barrel. Very weird..

I tried a third time. Same result.

I disassemble the gun again... don't see anything wrong.. put it back togther. Try again.. jams.

Now I'm flustered. I put it down, and leave the room for a minute. Then it hits me...

I went back, took the round out of the magazine and inspected it.

Folks.. you can't load a .40 in to a 9mm.

(obviously the gun wasn't screwed up... )

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#3124533 - 01/15/13 08:19 AM Re: Screwed up one of my Glocks... [Re: Nyper]
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snicker \:D
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#3124538 - 01/15/13 08:22 AM Re: Screwed up one of my Glocks... [Re: Nyper]
ratsnakeboogy
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A pessimist would say you have to many guns.

An optimist would say you have to many guns. \:\)

A realist would say you can never have to many guns.

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#3124752 - 01/15/13 11:14 AM Re: Screwed up one of my Glocks... [Re: ratsnakeboogy]
Mausermeister
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You can't load a 9x18 in a 9x19 either.
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#3124773 - 01/15/13 11:24 AM Re: Screwed up one of my Glocks... [Re: ratsnakeboogy]
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 Originally Posted By: ratsnakeboogy
A pessimist would say you have to many guns.

An optimist would say you have to many guns. \:\)

A realist would say you can never have to many guns.
Beaware of the man who has but one gun...
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#3124848 - 01/15/13 12:23 PM Re: Screwed up one of my Glocks... [Re: Mausermeister]
Locksley
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 Originally Posted By: Mausermeister
You can't load a 9x18 in a 9x19 either.


But you might be able to load a 9mm in a Ruger if you have the right cylinder . (Incidentally, Taurus is coming out with several .38/.357/9mm combination revolvers.)

http://thefiringline.com/forums/archive/index.php?t-50900.html
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#3124880 - 01/15/13 12:39 PM Re: Screwed up one of my Glocks... [Re: Locksley]
WVBulldog
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I read the title of the post and thought to myself "Did he hit it with a sledgehammer, or drop it off a 25 story building, I gotta see this".
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#3124924 - 01/15/13 01:00 PM Re: Screwed up one of my Glocks... [Re: WVBulldog]
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that was the point i realized i really needed reading glasses
i tried putting a 338mx in my 308mx and my nephew looked at it and told me i had picked up the wrong shells

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#3125094 - 01/15/13 02:40 PM Re: Screwed up one of my Glocks... [Re: 1 good shot]
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#3125112 - 01/15/13 02:51 PM Re: Screwed up one of my Glocks... [Re: WVBulldog]
Nhill
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 Originally Posted By: WVBulldog
I read the title of the post and thought to myself "Did he hit it with a sledgehammer, or drop it off a 25 story building, I gotta see this".


That's what I was thinking.

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