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Finally got it

Postby 9_guy » Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:22 am

I finally picked up my CPX-2 last night!!! At the lgs they had both the newer and older versions of the slide and mag release. My wife didn't like the newer style ( I agree it was a bit harder to release slide). So we got the older style.

One of the mags loaded about 8 rounds decently. The other only 6. After taking them apart they were both void of oil. I'm gonna give them a light coat of oil and let them sit a while.

I'll let y'all know how the first trip to range turns out.
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Re: Finally got it

Postby HootmonSccy » Sat Oct 05, 2013 11:40 am

congrats...
Let them sit with as many bullets as you can get loaded in them.. This will loosen them up for the complement of 10..
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Re: Finally got it

Postby wknight40 » Sat Oct 05, 2013 11:53 am

Took about 2 weeks for mine to loosen up. I can now put 11 in the mag without a problem. Before anyone says anything about not storing the mag overloaded is bad, I do not. It does make it easier to do the 10 plus 1 carry though. Put the loaded mag, with 11, rack the slide and ready to go. Instead of 10 load, rack, remove, 1 more in the mag, reload. For those that prefer, and why wouldn't you for carry, have one in the pipe ready to go.
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Re: Finally got it

Postby oldmsgt » Sat Oct 05, 2013 3:00 pm

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Re: Finally got it

Postby GoesBang » Sun Oct 06, 2013 10:42 pm

oldmsgt wrote:UpLULA


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Re: Finally got it

Postby GKC » Mon Oct 07, 2013 12:47 pm

Some mags seem harder to load to capacity than others, when new. First of all, I use an UpLula, which makes loading a breeze. Second, when I have new magazines, I load them to capacity and let them sit for a week or so. That seems to help. I also leave the slide locked open on a new pistol for the same period of time, after a good initial cleaning. I've never taken a gun (even used) to the range without cleaning it first...that's just my preference.
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Re: Finally got it

Postby jax gunslinger » Mon Oct 07, 2013 7:56 pm

GKC wrote:I also leave the slide locked open on a new pistol for the same period of time,


That's a great idea, I've got a Kel-tec P11 that's hard to rack. I wonder if doing that will make it easier?
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Re: Finally got it

Postby hinterland » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:29 pm

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