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FNX 45 Tactical.

Discussion in 'Firearms Talk' started by Rwjeter, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. Rwjeter

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    I've wanted one of these big bastards since I first saw them. I finally got it the other day. Took it out today, only had time for two quick mags through it, and all I had was Winchester White Box 230 grain FMJ. First mag had about 10 assorted failures. Stovepipe, FTF, and FTE. The second mag, (different magazine) only had one FTE. It was the next to last. Both mags were loaded to full capacity at 15 rounds. This is a brand new gun. I know these have a spectacular reputation for reliability, but does anyone else have any issues with any particular ammo out of theirs? I'm gonna get some other brand ammo and test them when I have a spare moment. BEBF3E3D-1114-46E7-8DA6-88E0D5754EAB.jpeg A7FA6C1B-5706-4966-9757-440C11528633.jpeg
     
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    This may be stupid, but it has to be asked.

    Did you give it a good cleaning and oiling before you shot it?
     
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    I took it apart and did a visual inspection. But that was it. It wasn't bone dry by any means, and had similar to the copper grease found on Glocks from the factory. Might not be a bad idea though. I've gotten so used to Glock's maintenance schedule.
     
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    I'm reading that they ship with really stiff springs. Lots are saying to leave the slide locked back for a week, the mags all fully loaded, and clean out the factory grease then LIBERALLY apply fresh oil during break in.
     
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    Agood cleaning and lube would be my first step.
     
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    Should have got the Dan Wesson. That was JMB that caused those malfunctions to punish you. Now go buy a 1911 before he fucks up your Glock too.
     
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    I’d agree with cleaning factory goo off and I won’t buy Winchester ammo for 22lr or 9mm anymore. Epic Fail in quality control dept. FTF FTE too often.
     
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    What do y'all find to be the most consistent economy/range ammo. I'd like to buy some bulk ammo, but I want to make sure it'll run it reliably first.
     
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    In .45ACP? Georgia Arms...if not reloads, then Speer Lawman. Those are my two main go-to's anyways.
     
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