The last time at the rage with my P3AT it was FTE's and then trying to double feed. This was with WWB. I got a new extractor for it. I never replaced it and decided to try and give it another go with ammo I know works in my Kel-Tec, which was PMC. Well, now a new problem arose. FTF's. But a special new breed of FTF's I've never seen before. The rounds seems to be face planting right into the feed ramp a the very bottom where the edge of the feed ramp and the frame meet. It would then try to chamber the round but would not full chamber due to the damage done to the round. It's pushing the bullet back into the casing crooked, leaving a nice gash on the tip of the bullet. This could be a mag issue. I only have one mag that I bought with the gun.
Kel-Tec says there is a 200 round or so break in. In the first 200 rounds, I had 1 FTF. After the first 500 or so rounds, every single box of ammo has at least 3-4 failures of some kind. It seems to be getting worse.
I know Kel-Tec has good customer service. Sending it in probably wouldn't be a problem. But, I don't think I could ever 100% trust it. I started shooting my Glock 30 and it's like that gun's made of magic. If never fails. The Kel-Tec was good at first, but is quickly getting worse. At one point I had to push the trigger pin back into place because it wasn't releasing the hammer.
If you look closely, the picture doesn't do it much justice, but you'll see the round is set into the case at an angle
And here you'll see the nice gash on the tip of the bullet
I'm getting fed up with this thing. It seems to feed Hornady CD best of any round I've fired through it, but still not 100%. I, foolishly replaced my Kahr Mk40 with this thinking it'd be easier and lighter for pocket carry. Well it was. But I took a serious hit with power and reliability. I want a new pocket gun. I carry my Glock 30 primarily, but I can't at work. That's where pocket carry comes into play. I need a pocket gun. I'm thinking of getting a .38spl of some kind but even the smallest ones are a bit bulky for a pair of pants pockets.