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#7078431 - 02/14/18 02:08 PM BARNES BULLETS COULD HAVE GOTTEN ME KILLED !!!
Buzzsaw Offline
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So, I went to the range today with a couple buddies. Now, its not the best practice but whenever it has been at least 6 months I will take my Home and Personal Defense pistols and rotate ammo. I take my Springfield XDM-9mm from the bed side drawer just as it is, I don't unloaded it, same with my little Kimber Micro .380. Put them SAFTLEY into my range bag and head out.

I get to range, put my target out, take the Springer out, turn the laser on, point at target and shoot, just as I would if a bad guy were trying to do me harm.

"CLICK" !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!DAMMMMM, not what you want when a bad guy is about to kill you. I racked the round out and proceeded to finish the magazine into the target with no further problems. I bend down, locate the misfired round. Top off another mag with it, put gun into battery, aim, CLICK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ammo is Barnes FACTORY TAC-XPD ammo, less than a year old.

So what should I do besides thank God, it was practice??? Here are some pictures




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#7078432 - 02/14/18 02:09 PM Re: BARNES BULLETS COULD HAVE GOTTEN ME KILLED !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
Buzzsaw Offline
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yes, I'm old and need to make myself reminder "to do" lists confused2
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#7078449 - 02/14/18 02:19 PM Re: BARNES BULLETS COULD HAVE GOTTEN ME KILLED !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
yes, I'm old and need to make myself reminder "to do" lists confused2


Must be a list for both of you. 'Vacuum, laundry'. peep
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#7078453 - 02/14/18 02:21 PM Re: BARNES BULLETS COULD HAVE GOTTEN ME KILLED !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Kind of reminds us to practice round clearing drills, too. Sometimes it sounds overboard but it could be the difference one day.

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#7078457 - 02/14/18 02:22 PM Re: BARNES BULLETS COULD HAVE GOTTEN ME KILLED !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Shoot up the mag in a defensive pistol at least once a month. Just guessing oil may have seeped in over time.

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#7078459 - 02/14/18 02:24 PM Re: BARNES BULLETS COULD HAVE GOTTEN ME KILLED !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
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I sent this to Barnes to see if they want to see the round.
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#7078481 - 02/14/18 02:40 PM Re: BARNES BULLETS COULD HAVE GOTTEN ME KILLED !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
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How many times have you chambered that round?
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#7078536 - 02/14/18 03:24 PM Re: BARNES BULLETS COULD HAVE GOTTEN ME KILLED !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
Retired Sgt. Gilliam Offline
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No bueno
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#7078554 - 02/14/18 03:35 PM Re: BARNES BULLETS COULD HAVE GOTTEN ME KILLED !!! [Re: Gwood88]
Buzzsaw Offline
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Originally Posted By: Gwood88
How many times have you chambered that round?


Once, loaded mag, inserted into gun, dropped slide, Press check and knock it with the back of my hand to make sure it was in battery.
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#7078556 - 02/14/18 03:35 PM Re: BARNES BULLETS COULD HAVE GOTTEN ME KILLED !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Itís bound to happen from time to time. At least you caught it now.
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#7078566 - 02/14/18 03:39 PM Re: BARNES BULLETS COULD HAVE GOTTEN ME KILLED !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
Buzzsaw Offline
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yes sir, anyway, I'll never buy Barnes again.
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#7078573 - 02/14/18 03:45 PM Re: BARNES BULLETS COULD HAVE GOTTEN ME KILLED !!! [Re: Sneaky]
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Originally Posted By: Sneaky
Itís bound to happen from time to time. At least you caught it now.
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#7078605 - 02/14/18 04:04 PM Re: BARNES BULLETS COULD HAVE GOTTEN ME KILLED !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
Sneaky Offline
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
yes sir, anyway, I'll never buy Barnes again.


Do you think there is an ammo manufacturer in existence that has never produced a dud before?
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#7078659 - 02/14/18 04:37 PM Re: BARNES BULLETS COULD HAVE GOTTEN ME KILLED !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
Originally Posted By: Gwood88
How many times have you chambered that round?


Once, loaded mag, inserted into gun, dropped slide, Press check and knock it with the back of my hand to make sure it was in battery.


Hmm. It's probably God punishing you for not finishing that chore list before you went shooting.

If it were me I would finish that chore list then promptly switch to Gold Dots or HST's.
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#7078667 - 02/14/18 04:47 PM Re: BARNES BULLETS COULD HAVE GOTTEN ME KILLED !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
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To be clear, this is Barnes ammo not Barnes bullets.
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