Hello all. The site is cool. I'm new to the Kahr family. I just picked up a P380 yesterday. The gun is really cool...but I have some questions:
Yesterday I put 50 rounds through it, I know the manual says break in is like 2 hundred. But I had failure to feeds often when I racked the slide. If the slide was locked back and released to load...no problems. The back of the round seemed to be catching the firing pin. Anyone else had this problem? Will break in cure it? BTW, I had NO failure to extracts. Thanks. Glad to be a member of the site.
Welcome.........and congrats on your P380. Kahr recommends chambering a round from slide lock, slingshoting will not reliably load. So your gun is ok, many times after a good break in and the gun loosens up a bit you can get way with slingshoting. Just have to rack the slide all the way back and release very crisply. Enjoy your new weapon !!! There you go Toney just posted the same answer ahead of me.....
Thanks guys. I'll dive deeper into the manual for the details. Lol. I guess I have to carry with one in the pipe(which I don't normally do)....using the slide release in a pinch doesn't seem good. Ha ha: "Bad guy, hang on while I use my slide release!" : )
The great thing about Kahrs is you can safely carry with one in the pipe. They do have a firing block safety, so the only way the gun will fire is with a full trigger pull. That is one of the reasons for the longer DA pull, and if you notice the trigger releases at the end of its travel. It's kind of a long travel compared to most others, but it is also one of the smoothest, if not the smoothest DA pull out there !!! For safety always use a good holster that covers the trigger even if you pocket carry, that of course goes with any gun.