Is it OK to leave 9mm magazines loaded?

Is it OK to leave 9mm magazines loaded?

When using quality magazines with quality ammunition, stored and maintained properly, you can leave them loaded as long as you want to without any reservation.

Why is it so hard to load my 9mm magazine?

That’s because most modern 9mm autos have a single stack feed on their magazine topside where it feeds into the chamber. Autos need to have a stiff magzine spring to insure positive feeding into the chamber. This makes it extra hard to load the magazine especially after you get most of the rounds in.

Is it called a clip or a magazine?

Is it magazine… or clip? The military history buffs among you probably already know the difference between clips and magazines, but other people might not be as informed. A clip is a device used to load a magazine, and a magazine is a device or holding area where ammunition is fed into the chamber of a firearm.

Should I keep my handgun loaded?

Technically speaking, unloading and reloading your gun isn’t bad for the handgun itself. However, repeatedly loading and unloading the same exact round can potentially become problematic over time. It’s best to rotate your rounds and make sure the reloaded ones are fired off on a regular basis.

How can you unjam a 9mm?

a. REMEDIAL ACTION: Perform a reverse Karate Chop as fast as you can to the protruding spent cartridge so that the web of your hand strikes it and knocks it out of the gun. This action will allow the slide to slam forward and completely chamber the next round.

How to unjam a 9mm?

Understand that a stovepipe jam differs slightly from a simple failure to extract jamb.

  • Keep the pistol pointed in a safe direction at all times.
  • Remove the magazine of the pistol.
  • Pull back on the slide or (in the case of pistols without a true “slide” open the action) and allow the round that failed to load to drop out.
  • How do you reload 9mm ammunition?

    Saving Money. This reason tends to pop up first…but it’s a little deceiving. I don’t think any reloader actually ends up saving money overall.

  • Maximizing Accuracy and Customizing Loads. This reason usually comes up second. And for good measure!
  • Restrictive Gun Laws. This falls a little under saving money.
  • For Fun. BONUS: Shoot better.
  • How do you unjam my 9mm?

    Sid the Kid. I was at the range last night and my XDM 9mm,which has about 1,000 rounds through it,jammed up.

  • psychocabbage. Once you are around tons of guns shootings hundreds of rounds a month,you find this happens quite a bit.
  • coach482
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  • ThumperIII.
  • ron mexico75.
  • SHOOT.
  • Shaniac.
  • jgordon.
  • Bonehead.