This is a discussion on Walther PPS review from the 1911forums within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by AKsrule Thin and light are not the ONLY requirements for a carry gun. Just two of the more important ones. I don't ...
It dont do a thing for me ... on the other hand the case kinda floats my boat lol .
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Its not so much that he fired +P rounds but that he complained that his gun broke after 20 rounds of +P. Well, duh.
Where on the technical specs does it say this gun is rated for +P? (Serious question--I just don't want to have missed something)
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I've never heard a discussion on the proper rounds with which to break-in a new pistol. If it's spec'ed for +P then wouldn't +P be okay?
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Yea, but I haven't found any specs that says its rated for +P.
I like the slimness of it - still want to handle one first
What I want to know is, What do you think you are breaking in? The Barrel? Nope if that had to be "Broken In" with several hundred rounds you would find yourself with no accuracy after a couple thousand.
The chamber is designed to contain the pressure. It doesn't care what you put in it as long as it doesn't go over the max.
As long as you clean the weapon first and inspect it to make sure everything is properly de burred and polished you should be able to run whatever you want through it. If it's rated for +p there should be no problem shooting it from the beginning.
I do understand "Breaking In" a gun in the sense of "I want to run a few hundred rounds through it to make sure that it isn't broken and is going to function properly, and to print where the gun shoots.
Your springs are either rated for the ammo or not. Springs will wear over time. Running "HOT" ammo through them will wear them faster but thats normal.
This is my opinion as a machinist, metal worker, engineer. I may be wrong but this is what my experiance has taught me.
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