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    I had the same issue with mine the first time out. Now that I’ve ran a few hundred rounds through it an loaded the mags a few times they seem to be running better. Still not good enough for me to run it at a match.
  2. I picked up mine the late last year, and mine was dirty too. I gave it a good strip, clean and lube before I ran it. I kinda thought thought the same thing, but you could tell how tight it was it only had one or two rounds through it. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. Lots of repetitive practice. Seeing as it's not a natural thing for you, you'll have to ingrain it in. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. This looks like it will make it a little easier to install as well. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  5. On my Stock II's first trip I was hitting my buddy's full size IPSC target at 135 yards 8/10 times. I couldn't believe the consistency of it at that range. With just some springs and some polishing the trigger is easily twice as good. With all the CGW goodies and some polishing, you will be amazed at the quality you can get out of a DA/SA trigger. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  6. I recommend the BOSS holster, or at least the hanger, if you are going to be using a Kydex holster. I used a blade tech with the DOH for my limited gun. Needed a new holster for production and went with the BOSS and it is so secure and stable compared to the blade tech hanger. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. My Stock II does the same thing. I actually like it when shooting competition and you go to slide lock. It's a little faster than having to push the slide lock lever or racking the slide again. If the slide is locked back and you are inserting a full mag why would you not want the slide to go forward and chamber another round?
  8. Check out the CCOP 1-6. I just picked one up. I can't speak about durability yet, but it's a pretty nice quality scope for the money. I've seen people say they think it comes from the same place in China that make the Vortex Strike Eagle and the Primary Arms 1-6 scopes. I picked mine up for $189 if I remember right. It has a plane dot reticle with a crosshair etched on the glass. It has capped turrets which is nice when your throwing it in a dump can. The glass is even pretty damn good. On 1x it's got a good eye box and good relief. The only bad thing I can say is the lighted reticle is barley visible in bright sunlight. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  9. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk I'm going to see how loading quads goes with the stock port before I take a dremel to the first brand new shotgun I've ever bought lol I thought the same thing. I went through a shotgun course with it and it was great, but we weren't running and gunning. I shot my first 3gun a couple weeks ago and decided to open it up and WOW what a difference it makes. I really struggled with quads so I used load 2 during the 3 gun match so I knew I wasn't fumbling shells throughout the match. It took me about an hour and a half to two hours and am kicking myself for not doing it before. If you are at all mechanically inclined I would say go for it. You will not be able to load nearly as good with the stock opening, and mine is a new model M3K with the front of the loading port that dips down a little. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. Yeah mine was really tight when I first got it too. Slide to frame was really tight and the barrel lockup was great too. If it's brand new I would contact them. That's one of the selling points for these are the tight tolerances. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. Typically powder will run faster in the heat and slower in the cold. WST is the opposite. You may need to bump it up a little in the summer for same power factor. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  12. When I first moved from a striker fire to 1911/2011 it felt very strange riding the safety. Now whenever I shoot my striker it feels weird and my strong thumb rides the slide lock. You just need repetition and it'll come around. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  13. I'll put another vote in fir the Giraud. Works great, doesn't throw shavings all over, deburs and chamfers and is very quick to use.
  14. ^^^ This is the key. I had the same problem when i started about 8 months ago. It happened in my second match so bad that i still have a scar at the base of my thumb from where i pinched it between the mag well and mag. I had to shoot the rest of the day with a bloody hand. I learned the hard way. It happened a couple times in dry fire but i thought nothing of it until I was moving at match speed and focusing on targets and sights instead of my reload. It is definitely flawed technique like i had. Start slow and build the muscle memory before trying to speed up. Once you get the technique down you can go blazing fast...and expose other faults in your technique.
  15. I think this is a great idea. Then we would see how those Unicorns being limited to the same capacity do against SA metal guns like 1911. I think this would be a game changer in production if you could use ANY factrory gun but limiting the capacity.
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