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I am new to this form. Has being shooting from an year now and started carrying from a month now. Have M&P 9 which ...
October 20th, 2012 11:20 AM
New From Dallas Texas
I am new to this form. Has being shooting from an year now and started carrying from a month now. Have M&P 9 which I carried but was too uncomfortable.
got a Ruger LCP after all the reviews. Cleaned it thoroughly and went to range and had shot around 40 rounds without issue but the problem started and bullet get stuck in barrel.
I cannot recycle it manually now.
Talked to Ruger support and sent back the gun. Let see what they have to say. Hope fully it will be ok.
October 20th, 2012 11:33 AM
Welcome from Wisconsin! I sure hope you get the problem with your Ruger resolved soon. Meanwhile get used to carrying your M&P so you don't go unarmed. A Police Officer friend of mine carries his duty M&P 40 off duty even though he has several smaller guns. He evidently figured out a way where it was comfortable & concealable. I think it was just a matter of changing holsters. I've seen him carry it IWB at the appendix & at his side at about 4:30. I wouldn't have seen it unless I was looking for it & he showed me.
Keep us updated on Ruger's customer service & how the problem was ultimately taken car of.
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October 20th, 2012 12:07 PM
First things first - welcome!
Originally Posted by rednirb
Clint Smith (Thunder Ranch) says "carrying a gun should be comforting, not comfortable." You didn't mention what kind of rig you carried the M&P in, but a quality holster AND a gun belt worthy of the name (not just a wide belt from the department store rack) will make a big difference in the ease of weapon carriage. And speaking of holsters, even pocket guns (your LCP) need and deserve 'em. Just ask here if you need guidance.
Pretty odd to get a bullet stuck in the barrel of your LCP unless you had a squib round, but those do occur. Ruger will make it right for you.
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October 20th, 2012 12:10 PM
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October 20th, 2012 12:54 PM
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October 20th, 2012 01:21 PM
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October 20th, 2012 01:44 PM
Welcome from Fort Worth, Texas.
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October 20th, 2012 02:59 PM
Welcome from Delaware. Ruger customer service is quite good, they should fix, or replace your gun.
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October 20th, 2012 03:04 PM
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October 20th, 2012 03:43 PM
Welcome from Mesa, Arizona via Fort Bliss, Texas
October 20th, 2012 04:51 PM
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October 20th, 2012 05:52 PM
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October 20th, 2012 06:20 PM
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October 20th, 2012 11:45 PM
Hello Rednirb and welcome from Missouri to this forum. Great people and LOTS of good info here!
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October 21st, 2012 04:43 AM
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