Guns & Ammo - Page 96 - TundraTalk.net - Toyota Tundra Discussion Forum
User Tag List

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1426 of 3013 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 01:19 PM
Senior Member
 
Tundra Hunden's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Colorado Springs
Posts: 247
Thanks: 138
Thanked 369 Times in 206 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bad Dad's Tundra View Post
You saying I need to pay someone to fix it? Or send this shit back and let remington fix it? I ain't payin no one anything to fix a fuked up gun from the factory!
Well first thing is to try it with a few kinds of ammo. But overall I would say the manufacturer did a poor job of manufacturing. Just try some other brands first; Speer, Federal etc... Finally if Rem wants to give you a hard time about it even if its charging lots of shipping you can easily polish a feed ramp with your dremel without damaging the gun just dont mess with the chamber.

"I come in peace. I didnít bring artillery. But Iím pleading with you, with tears in my eyes: If you f*ck with me, Iíll kill you all." General James "Mad Dog" Mattis
Tundra Hunden is offline  
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Tundra Hunden For This Useful Post:
Bad Dad's Camrys (01-17-2013), socal57chevy (01-17-2013)
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #1427 of 3013 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 01:23 PM
Banned
Premium Member
 
Bad Dad's Camrys's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: in the spiral...
Posts: 21,263
Thanks: 17,937
Thanked 35,832 Times in 15,366 Posts
Mentioned: 26 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 527 Post(s)
Thanks. That's exactly what the guy at EGR told me, to try polishing the feed ramp with my dremel. I'll do that tonight and see how it acts afterwards. Then, I'll try it out at the range this weekend and see what happens.
Bad Dad's Camrys is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to Bad Dad's Camrys For This Useful Post:
socal57chevy (01-17-2013)
post #1428 of 3013 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 01:45 PM
Administrator
Premium Member
 
JCv2.0's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: The Gunshine State
Posts: 42,843
Thanks: 6,508
Thanked 32,801 Times in 14,217 Posts
Mentioned: 38 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1016 Post(s)
Guns & Ammo

You're holding it wrong


Sent from my iPhone using AutoGuide.com App
JCv2.0 is offline  
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to JCv2.0 For This Useful Post:
Bad Dad's Camrys (01-17-2013), socal57chevy (01-17-2013)
post #1429 of 3013 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 02:05 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Beckley, WV
Posts: 701
Thanks: 2
Thanked 593 Times in 334 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Guns & Ammo

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bad Dad's Tundra View Post
Thanks. That's exactly what the guy at EGR told me, to try polishing the feed ramp with my dremel. I'll do that tonight and see how it acts afterwards. Then, I'll try it out at the range this weekend and see what happens.

ImageUploadedByAutoguide1358445641.896599.jpg

I agree. Looking at your pics the ramp is most if not all of your problem. Polish the shit out of it it until there are no tooling marks left and it shines like a mirror. Then it should eat anything you throw at it.


Sent from my iPhone using AutoGuide.com App

2012 CM TRD 5.7 Pyrite Mica
Zone 5" + Shims, Coach Builder's 3" Shackles, Ballistic Wizard 18x9 +14mm, 355/65r18 Terra Grappler
K&N CAI, Magnaflow Performance Exhaust P/N 16485, LED Interior Lights
Stubby Antenna, Nfabs, Floor Liners, Towing Mirrors, Python 574 Remote Start, TPMS Bypass Mod


Build Log
bigbair2002 is offline  
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to bigbair2002 For This Useful Post:
Bad Dad's Camrys (01-17-2013), socal57chevy (01-17-2013)
post #1430 of 3013 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 02:06 PM
Senior Member
Premium Member
 
LionsGate's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Larkspur, CO
Posts: 310
Thanks: 28
Thanked 118 Times in 73 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Garage
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bad Dad's Tundra View Post
I just got off the phone with Executive Gun Runners. The guy explained to me how finicky 1911's are, and that some of them are very specific on which ammo they will take. Even though the Remington Golden Saber JHP's are on the list of ammo this thing will take, he recommended putting a lot of rounds through it first (FMJ ball, which seem to be chambering/cycling properly). I'll try to put a couple hundred rounds through it this weekend, then try to see if it will take the JHP. He also recommended polishing the feed ramp some, that maybe there is a bur or something that is hanging the JHP up. I'll try that too. He said if it is still acting up, to call Remington and they will square it away for me. I really like the gun, how it feels and all...just hope that once I loosen it up some, I'll fall in love with it

Side note, wife saw her new 9mm today and loved it. She wants to go to the range right now. Then she found the .45. She texted me "you got a GD .45? holy shit!"
Plenty of guys I know have had issues running JHP through a 1911. Feed ramps tend not to like it. I've got 2 Kimbers and every now and then I'll catch a jam with a JHP.

This is why for personal carry I use the Federal 165gr Guard Dog ammo. They just recently brought it back, originally ran it back in 2006-2007 and I had a stockpile from back then. It's a FMJ but underneath the cap is a silicon dimple that expands like a SOB when it hits. Not to mention that 165gr .45ACP round comes out zinging and when it comes to my guns - I always choose speed.


2008 C-MAX LTD 4x4 {SOLD}
2012 C-MAX LTD TRD

LionsGate is offline  
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to LionsGate For This Useful Post:
Bad Dad's Camrys (01-17-2013), socal57chevy (01-17-2013)
post #1431 of 3013 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 02:39 PM
F&@k Y'all, I'm from Texas
Premium Member
 
Toxarch's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Cool, Texas
Posts: 13,197
Thanks: 2,538
Thanked 12,232 Times in 5,049 Posts
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 371 Post(s)
Never had a problem loading JHP in my Springfield 1911 .45.


All mod descriptions and pictures © 2007-2014 by Toxarch. They may be copied only for personal use and the mods may be done for non-profit only.
Quote:
Originally Posted by MORON #1
Do not mention his name here. He spits on us and talks crap and you're directing people to him from our site? I don't think so. I know you're neutral and that's fine, but please do not mention him here.
Toxarch is offline  
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Toxarch For This Useful Post:
NightRodeo (01-17-2013), socal57chevy (01-17-2013)
post #1432 of 3013 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 05:16 PM
SP
Senior Member
Premium Member
 
SP's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: under my roof
Posts: 5,505
Thanks: 4,013
Thanked 3,567 Times in 1,728 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 12 Post(s)
Guns & Ammo

I just received 250 fmj magetch ammo from bulkammo.com I hope getting ammo in the future is not a problem. I plan on taking my .45 acp carbine to the range and enjoy it.


Sent from my iPhone using AutoGuide.com App


2014 1794 crewmax 4x4 5.7L 66 miles on her.
SP is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to SP For This Useful Post:
socal57chevy (01-17-2013)
post #1433 of 3013 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 05:37 PM
"Resident Liberal"
Premium Member
 
OkSlim's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Tulsa,OK
Posts: 11,943
Thanks: 1,133
Thanked 18,846 Times in 7,465 Posts
Mentioned: 16 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 931 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by SP View Post
I just received 250 fmj magetch ammo from bulkammo.com I hope getting ammo in the future is not a problem. I plan on taking my .45 acp carbine to the range and enjoy it.


Sent from my iPhone using AutoGuide.com App
How much per round delivered?

The voices in my head don't like you.

If you are a fan of fat girls, Dave Matthews CD's are better than a ham on a fishing pole.

Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin to slit throats.
H. L. Mencken


2008 RCSB 4.7 TRD Offroad 4x4
OkSlim is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to OkSlim For This Useful Post:
socal57chevy (01-17-2013)
post #1434 of 3013 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 05:42 PM
Administrator
Premium Member
 
JCv2.0's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: The Gunshine State
Posts: 42,843
Thanks: 6,508
Thanked 32,801 Times in 14,217 Posts
Mentioned: 38 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1016 Post(s)
Guns & Ammo

There federal is $.64 lol


Sent from my iPhone using AutoGuide.com App
JCv2.0 is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to JCv2.0 For This Useful Post:
socal57chevy (01-17-2013)
post #1435 of 3013 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 06:21 PM
Banned
Premium Member
 
Bad Dad's Camrys's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: in the spiral...
Posts: 21,263
Thanks: 17,937
Thanked 35,832 Times in 15,366 Posts
Mentioned: 26 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 527 Post(s)
Ok, 1911 update. After shooting both xd's, and the 1911, the 1911 is now my favorite gun ever. I put a little steel wool to the ramp, cleaned it up some. Took it to the range and did about 200rds through it, 50 of those being JHP. No problems whatsoever. Wife put a few mags through it at a target 15' away....not bad.






Fired the taurus 9mm again too. After firing the xd 9 and .40, I find it boring.
Bad Dad's Camrys is offline  
The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to Bad Dad's Camrys For This Useful Post:
BigRed2007 (01-17-2013), JCv2.0 (01-17-2013), kstateskier (01-17-2013), socal57chevy (01-17-2013)
post #1436 of 3013 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 07:03 PM
Senior Member
 
R1 Hauler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 521
Thanks: 491
Thanked 623 Times in 262 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bad Dad's Tundra View Post
I just got off the phone with Executive Gun Runners. The guy explained to me how finicky 1911's are, and that some of them are very specific on which ammo they will take. Even though the Remington Golden Saber JHP's are on the list of ammo this thing will take, he recommended putting a lot of rounds through it first (FMJ ball, which seem to be chambering/cycling properly). I'll try to put a couple hundred rounds through it this weekend, then try to see if it will take the JHP. He also recommended polishing the feed ramp some, that maybe there is a bur or something that is hanging the JHP up. I'll try that too. He said if it is still acting up, to call Remington and they will square it away for me. I really like the gun, how it feels and all...just hope that once I loosen it up some, I'll fall in love with it

Side note, wife saw her new 9mm today and loved it. She wants to go to the range right now. Then she found the .45. She texted me "you got a GD .45? holy shit!"

I recently got a Kimber and it specifically said to go through at least 400 rounds of FMJ's before feeding it JHP's, as they will not feed properly during that break-in period. Perhaps it'll work the same for your Remington?

2011 CrewMax Rock Warrior
R1 Hauler is offline  
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to R1 Hauler For This Useful Post:
Bad Dad's Camrys (01-17-2013), OkSlim (01-17-2013), socal57chevy (01-17-2013)
post #1437 of 3013 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 08:19 PM
SP
Senior Member
Premium Member
 
SP's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: under my roof
Posts: 5,505
Thanks: 4,013
Thanked 3,567 Times in 1,728 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 12 Post(s)
Guns & Ammo

Quote:
Originally Posted by OkSlim View Post
How much per round delivered?
I paid 47 cents per round after shipping. Heck nothing is cheap anymore :-)


Sent from my iPhone using AutoGuide.com App


2014 1794 crewmax 4x4 5.7L 66 miles on her.
SP is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to SP For This Useful Post:
socal57chevy (01-17-2013)
post #1438 of 3013 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 09:39 PM
"Resident Liberal"
Premium Member
 
OkSlim's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Tulsa,OK
Posts: 11,943
Thanks: 1,133
Thanked 18,846 Times in 7,465 Posts
Mentioned: 16 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 931 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bad Dad's Tundra View Post
Ok, 1911 update. After shooting both xd's, and the 1911, the 1911 is now my favorite gun ever. I put a little steel wool to the ramp, cleaned it up some. Took it to the range and did about 200rds through it, 50 of those being JHP. No problems whatsoever. Wife put a few mags through it at a target 15' away....not bad.






Fired the taurus 9mm again too. After firing the xd 9 and .40, I find it boring.
The good thing about the 1911 .45 ACP is anyone of those hits would have put him down and with the cost of ammunition, she could put it in the cocked and locked position and finish him off with the butt of the gun if he still had any life in him.

That throat shot would have been extremely violent. Talk about bleeding out!

The voices in my head don't like you.

If you are a fan of fat girls, Dave Matthews CD's are better than a ham on a fishing pole.

Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin to slit throats.
H. L. Mencken


2008 RCSB 4.7 TRD Offroad 4x4
OkSlim is offline  
post #1439 of 3013 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 09:41 PM
"Resident Liberal"
Premium Member
 
OkSlim's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Tulsa,OK
Posts: 11,943
Thanks: 1,133
Thanked 18,846 Times in 7,465 Posts
Mentioned: 16 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 931 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by JCv2.0 View Post
There federal is $.64 lol


Sent from my iPhone using AutoGuide.com App
When I think about it, I just get pissed off. I got that new Tisas for $400.00 and I have spent $192.00 worth of ammo trying to get it broken in.

The voices in my head don't like you.

If you are a fan of fat girls, Dave Matthews CD's are better than a ham on a fishing pole.

Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin to slit throats.
H. L. Mencken


2008 RCSB 4.7 TRD Offroad 4x4
OkSlim is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to OkSlim For This Useful Post:
Bad Dad's Camrys (01-17-2013)
post #1440 of 3013 (permalink) Old 01-17-2013, 09:50 PM
Banned
Premium Member
 
Bad Dad's Camrys's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: in the spiral...
Posts: 21,263
Thanks: 17,937
Thanked 35,832 Times in 15,366 Posts
Mentioned: 26 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 527 Post(s)
How you like that Tesas? I was thinkin about gettin one. For $400, what could possibly go wrong? After shooting my new .45, I really want another one, just not sure if I want it in a compact glock or xd, regular size glock or xd, or just get another 1911....
Bad Dad's Camrys is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Closed Thread

  TundraTalk.net - Toyota Tundra Discussion Forum > Member Area > Off-Topic Discussion

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the TundraTalk.net - Toyota Tundra Discussion Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome