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Posted: 2/19/2006 4:28:06 PM EST
1977 walther p1 fails to feed after first shot. Using UMC ammo. Rounds seem to get stuck in magazine. Whats going wrong?
Link Posted: 2/19/2006 7:59:17 PM EST
The "usual" in these P1's is years and years of dried storage lube.
The magazines are simply sticky inside.

Strip the gun and magazines and give them a good cleaning, then lube with fresh lube.
Link Posted: 2/20/2006 2:59:26 PM EST
Found trouble with magazine. After the recoil of the first shot all the rounds are thrown forward in the magazine where the brass case gets stuck on a seam that is spot welded down the length of the magazine. I filed this seam thinner on the inside and now the pistol feeds fine. Maybe some roundsother than umc have longer bullets so the brass does not touch the seam.
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