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Old October 17, 2012, 01:03 PM   #93
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Joe, interesting thread....If we're counting FTF's, FTE's, Magazine insertion problems - all fixable using standard, slap and rack procedures with an automatic - but did prevent instantaneous response to the trigger finger, then I'd have to say by a factor of 30 to one, maybe even more, it's the automatics that have problems. Correctable, yep, but they did tie up the gun for a little bit...

Revolvers subject to ejector rod back out, grit under the ejector star, high primers and the like are almost non-existent in my experience, and I'm far from anal in cleaning my's just not happened in the 50 years or so that I've been a hand-gunner.

Best Regards, Rod
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