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#7116035 - 03/19/18 09:01 AM I'm and Idiot and Barnes ammo rocks !!!
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Most of yall already know this, a while back I made a post blasting Barnes for a dud 9mm which could have gotten me killed. Well, I went to the range with a magazine full of HST's. The gun had been sitting at my bedside for a month. Took it to the range , first shot, "CLICK" another light primer strike, I racked it and ran the rest of the magazine, no problem. Cussed, and put the gun back in my range bag.

When I got home, I field stripped the gun with the idea, how, the striker spring and pin "might" be gummed up> What did I find?? Basically a "puddle" of "lube" floating the entire spring and pin.

I now know what "they" mean by oil SPARINGLY, DOH!!!!!!!!!!!!

Lesson learned, I emailed Barnes back and apologized for ripping their ammo. He thanked me for my honesty and said new ammo was on the way.

I'm sure he was thinking with a smile, "what an IDIOT"

So the moral of this knee jerk story, Think your problem through instead of being a knee jerk idiot!! hammer

I can go back to shooting Barnes ammo with confidence up


Edited by Buzzsaw (03/19/18 09:03 AM)
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#7116044 - 03/19/18 09:09 AM Re: I'm and Idiot and Barnes ammo rocks !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
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bang







roflmao cheers
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#7116098 - 03/19/18 09:58 AM Re: I'm and Idiot and Barnes ammo rocks !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Kevin, took my daughter and her boyfriend to Cabela's yesterday , David and they other guy were there and got him all fixed up. Thanks!!

They miss you!!!
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#7116101 - 03/19/18 10:02 AM Re: I'm and Idiot and Barnes ammo rocks !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
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What an idiot grin

We’ve all done something like that Buzz...don’t beat yourself up to bad, takes a bigger man to admit his mistakes.
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#7116114 - 03/19/18 10:20 AM Re: I'm and Idiot and Barnes ammo rocks !!! [Re: Judd]
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Originally Posted By: Judd


We’ve all done something like that Buzz...don’t beat yourself up to bad, takes a bigger man to admit his mistakes.


x2 wish that was the limit of stupid things I have done... no such luck.


Edited by redchevy (03/19/18 10:20 AM)
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#7116141 - 03/19/18 10:42 AM Re: I'm and Idiot and Barnes ammo rocks !!! [Re: redchevy]
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Originally Posted By: redchevy
Originally Posted By: Judd


We’ve all done something like that Buzz...don’t beat yourself up to bad, takes a bigger man to admit his mistakes.


x2 wish that was the limit of stupid things I have done... no such luck.


Facts.
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#7116184 - 03/19/18 11:10 AM Re: I'm and Idiot and Barnes ammo rocks !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Good man. The fact you owned your mistake speaks loud and clear about your character.
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#7116368 - 03/19/18 02:04 PM Re: I'm and Idiot and Barnes ammo rocks !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
Kevin, took my daughter and her boyfriend to Cabela's yesterday , David and they other guy were there and got him all fixed up. Thanks!!

They miss you!!!


Knew they would take care of him
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#7116447 - 03/19/18 03:17 PM Re: I'm and Idiot and Barnes ammo rocks !!! [Re: Judd]
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Originally Posted By: Judd
What an idiot grin

We’ve all done something like that Buzz...don’t beat yourself up to bad, takes a bigger man to admit his mistakes.


Yep, us "bigger" guys admit our mistakes. clap

Attaboy Buzz! Ever consider not cleaning and re-lubing your firearms after each range session? peep

Your shotgun better be in top functioning condition for the clay shoot!!!
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#7116595 - 03/19/18 05:08 PM Re: I'm and Idiot and Barnes ammo rocks !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
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DANG I NEED TO SEND MY ENTRY FEE IN
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#7116613 - 03/19/18 05:21 PM Re: I'm and Idiot and Barnes ammo rocks !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Pistol had an ID 10 T malfunction.
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#7116633 - 03/19/18 05:48 PM Re: I'm and Idiot and Barnes ammo rocks !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
DANG I NEED TO SEND MY ENTRY FEE IN


Dammit I forgot again too!!!

Glad to hear it all worked out Buzz cheers
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#7118018 - 03/20/18 07:54 PM Re: I'm and Idiot and Barnes ammo rocks !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
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I received 2, 20 round boxes from Barnes today, pretty stand up
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#7118987 - 03/21/18 06:04 PM Re: I'm and Idiot and Barnes ammo rocks !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Buzz, you're a good and honest man. up
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#7120601 - 03/23/18 09:56 AM Re: I'm and Idiot and Barnes ammo rocks !!! [Re: Buzzsaw]
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I had a funny feeling that was the issue, that is why I asked you how clean your pistol was in the other threads you posted. Since that same thing has happened to my dad's XDM, I have seen it happen to 2 others at the range. IMO they shouldn't have to be super clean or perfectly lubricated to function. Dad is also getting rid of his XDM.

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