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Technical Tuesday: Identifying Types of Handgun Malfunctions – Nose Up Jam

 

Technical Tuesday: This week, we are talking about some common handgun malfunctions that we hear from our customers. One that we see often, especially with P80 builds, is a “nose up” malfunction, in which the round doesn’t feed properly and ends up jammed in a nose up position.

It can be tricky to troubleshoot the P80, so be sure to watch our video above. We’ll look at how this malfunction happens, what can cause it, and a few ideas for fixing the issue.

If you are in the market for a polymer 80 kit, try out our P80 Frame Completion Kit with Shadow Systems Elite Trigger.

Hopefully, this can help you with identifying malfunctions on your own, but of course, give us a call at (469) 458- 6808 with any questions. We are always happy to help!

6 Replies to “Technical Tuesday: Identifying Types of Handgun Malfunctions – Nose Up Jam”

  1. taeho powell says:

    hello, watched the video. Our 920 has no issues, but our 918 elite has this issue not during firing only on using the slide release chambering the 1st round.

    Any ideas on what we can do?

    1. Jessica Roe says:

      Hi Taeho, Can you please give our Technical Manager, Richie, a call when you have a chance? (469) 343-6831

      1. Nicholas says:

        I have the same issue as well with the slide release chambering the first round with my 920.

      2. Jessica Roe says:

        Nicholas, please call Richie, my Technical Manager. His direct line is 469.480.9199.

      3. Joseph Berlinger says:

        My MR918 does the same thing. It FTF when releasing the slide. I f there’s a kit or something that would fix this issue I need it like Dennis and Dee Reynolds need crack.

      4. Jessica Roe says:

        Hi Joseph, please call Richie, my Technical Manager. His direct line is 469.480.9199

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