This is a discussion on ammo question within the Defensive Ammunition & Ballistics forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by AZ Hawk
I never use a round in my carry gun that's been chambered more than once. Any round chambered more than ...
November 7th, 2011 06:41 PM
Thanks for the info. It's something I've never considered. With the Glock, my practice has been to rack one, unload the mag and replace the round, and reset the mag. I'm somewhat skeptical that the action of running the round up the feed ramp would distort the round to the point of failure, but does anyone have any empirical evidence? Since I rotate thru 3 carry mags, this means I've re-racked the first two rounds of each mag numerous times. I just pulled them and layed them side by side to discern a difference. Nothing out of the ordinary. But, if need be, I'll just lay a fresh round in the pipe and leave it alone until some scum bag begs me to release it. This is a new issue to me. What say ye?
Originally Posted by AZ Hawk
November 7th, 2011 10:46 PM
You shouldn't really have issues as 9mm isn't known for having issues with bullet setback.
Originally Posted by Yankeejib
Like I said before, the reason I never chamber a SD round more than once in my EDC is because I don't want this practice to translate over to my carbine. With a carbine, chambering a round twice can cause enough setback to cause a FTF.
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