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#6950220 - 11/07/17 01:46 PM Hot 9mm
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I've been trying to shoot up some off-brand ammunition I've accumulated over the past several years.

This is the highest failure rate for a single box of ammunition that I've ever experienced.


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#6950224 - 11/07/17 01:50 PM Re: Hot 9mm [Re: Pineywoods2theHood]
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Wow
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#6950233 - 11/07/17 01:55 PM Re: Hot 9mm [Re: Pineywoods2theHood]
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Glock pistol?
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#6950251 - 11/07/17 02:08 PM Re: Hot 9mm [Re: Pineywoods2theHood]
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are you ok? hows your gun?
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#6950274 - 11/07/17 02:20 PM Re: Hot 9mm [Re: ChadTRG42]
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Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
Glock pistol?


Yep!

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#6950279 - 11/07/17 02:22 PM Re: Hot 9mm [Re: Teal28]
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Originally Posted By: Teal28
are you ok? hows your gun?


I'm fine. Thanks for asking.

Pistol (Glock 17,) in all outward appearances, seems okay. I just field stripped it a time or two for inspection. I'll break it down further this evening.

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#6950299 - 11/07/17 02:32 PM Re: Hot 9mm [Re: Pineywoods2theHood]
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Isn't that remanufactured ammo?

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#6950331 - 11/07/17 02:46 PM Re: Hot 9mm [Re: Pineywoods2theHood]
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Why would you keep shooting it?
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#6950339 - 11/07/17 02:50 PM Re: Hot 9mm [Re: JCB]
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Originally Posted By: JCB
Isn't that remanufactured ammo?


Yes, it is. Bought this batch from Cabela's on closeout. I'm quite aware almost every manufacturer says in their warranty or instructions not to use reloaded, handloaded, re-manufactured ammunition.

I suspect what happened here was a combination of things. Poor QC on the re-manufactured ammunition and the Glock not having a fully supported chamber.

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#6950345 - 11/07/17 02:51 PM Re: Hot 9mm [Re: SapperTitan]
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Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
Why would you keep shooting it?


I knew that question was coming and it was deserved. I just couldn't imagine it was that bad of a box. Very stupid choice.

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#6950386 - 11/07/17 03:09 PM Re: Hot 9mm [Re: Pineywoods2theHood]
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Please notify Cabelaís, the manufacterer, and the ATF.

They need to issue a recall right now and conduct an inspection of the manufacturer.

You are proof guardian angels exist. WOW! eek2
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#6950404 - 11/07/17 03:18 PM Re: Hot 9mm [Re: jeffbird]
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Originally Posted By: jeffbird
Please notify Cabela’s, the manufacterer, and the ATF.

They need to issue a recall right now and conduct an inspection of the manufacturer.

You are proof guardian angels exist. WOW! eek2


X2 have he lot number handy when calling if there is one on the box


Edited by kmon1 (11/07/17 03:19 PM)
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#6950451 - 11/07/17 03:43 PM Re: Hot 9mm [Re: Pineywoods2theHood]
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Yes, that load is a little HOT!!!
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#6950698 - 11/07/17 06:24 PM Re: Hot 9mm [Re: Pineywoods2theHood]
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Have put many thousands of rounds of 9mm through Glock pistols over the years, including +P and +P+ rounds. Never seen anything like that, though...

Iíve shot several boxes of Ultramax .357 Mag and .40 S&W with no issues. Was not very accurate, but didnít blow cases either.

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#6950924 - 11/07/17 09:32 PM Re: Hot 9mm [Re: Pineywoods2theHood]
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That does need to be brought to Ultramax attention and I am sure they would appreciate the heads up and take care of it.
I have used some of thier 223 Ammo with excellent results
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