Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Grime Will Tell...

Another hundred rounds through the test gun yesterday morning. I loaded a box of TulAmmo 115gr FMJ into factory Glock 19 magazines and then, because it hadn't seen a lot of use with JHP ammo, I split a box of Federal HST in the standard-pressure 124gr flavor into a factory Glock 19 mag, a Magpul 15-round Glock mag, and the 20 round ETS stick.

The 20-rd ETS magazine finally suffered its first nose-dive failure-to-feed. This was the sixth round from the bottom of the mag (#1,681 of the test.)

A round of Tula nosedived in a factory Glock mag as well (#1,741 of the test.) This was magazine #3, which means I bought it when I bought the gun five years ago and used it all through the Gen3's original 2k-round test and in at least one class. It might be dirty, plus TulAmmo.

So, that was a hundred rounds more downrange.

That makes 1,766 rounds through the Gen4 19 since it was cleaned or lubricated with two failures-to-fire (#205, #1,290), two failures-to-extract (#1,367, #1,447), one failure-to-eject (#1,505), and four failures-to-feed (#814, #864*, #1,681, #1,741). 234 rounds to go.