new toy

Discussion in 'Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers' started by llama.45, Mar 25, 2008.

  1. llama.45

    llama.45 New Member

    406
    Jan 21, 2005
    sewanee,tennessee
    went to a few of the local shops today and a n.i.b smith and wesson m & p in 357 sig followed me home. 538.00 out the door with 2 boxes of ammo. the only problem that i see is that it is hard to squeeze all 15 rounds into the clips. maybe they will loosen up
     
  2. dusty9

    dusty9 Member

    62
    Jan 1, 2008
    West Texas
    Congrats on the new M & P. Sounds like you got a good deal on it.

    The magazines being hard to load fully is common with new magazines. Load them both fully and leave them that way for awhile and they will become easier to load.
     

  3. llama.45

    llama.45 New Member

    406
    Jan 21, 2005
    sewanee,tennessee
    i cant even get the 15th round into one of the clips.when i try it dents the one below it
     
  4. Mosin_Nagant_Fan

    Mosin_Nagant_Fan Active Member

    Jan 18, 2007
    Montgomery, AL
    Leave the 14 rounds in and leave it for a few days and see if you can get that 15th one in. My current pistol was like that but I left the max load and, in about a week, loading became easier.

    Congrates, though. I think I'll wait till that $600 tax rebate 'ill come in, in May, and pick up another pistol.
     
  5. RIPBiker13

    RIPBiker13 New Member

    43
    Dec 5, 2007
    El Paso, Texas
    Just got a new Sig229 a couple weeks ago. Same problem with the mags. They are very tight, so I left them loaded for a few days. Loosened up enough to load easily now.
     
  6. llama.45

    llama.45 New Member

    406
    Jan 21, 2005
    sewanee,tennessee
    i need a leather holster for this thing.any suggestions on what kind?
     
  7. llama.45

    llama.45 New Member

    406
    Jan 21, 2005
    sewanee,tennessee
    now i can only get 11 rounds in the clip.this is really makin me think that i should have went with another brand of firearm
     
  8. Mosin_Nagant_Fan

    Mosin_Nagant_Fan Active Member

    Jan 18, 2007
    Montgomery, AL
    See if there is a speed-loader for your pistol. I know they make 'em for the Glock. ALL brand new mag's will do this, you just need patients and a good thumb.
     
  9. llama.45

    llama.45 New Member

    406
    Jan 21, 2005
    sewanee,tennessee
    i finally got all 15 in it.it tore a big chunk out of the end of my thumb to do it tho.
     
  10. llama.45

    llama.45 New Member

    406
    Jan 21, 2005
    sewanee,tennessee
    will a 40 cal barrel out of an m and p drop right into this one and work?i know the mags will
     
  11. RIPBiker13

    RIPBiker13 New Member

    43
    Dec 5, 2007
    El Paso, Texas
    Sorry for the late reply. I've bought my leather holsters on Ebay. You'd be surprised what you might find on there.
     
  12. Taurus_9mm

    Taurus_9mm New Member

    Congratulations on your purchase. Any pictures of your new acquisition? :)
     
  13. thunderstruck507

    thunderstruck507 New Member

    107
    Jan 12, 2006
    my roommates berettas and my taurus were both that way with the magazines...no biggy just leave em loaded
     
  14. llama.45

    llama.45 New Member

    406
    Jan 21, 2005
    sewanee,tennessee
    i have pictures but have no idea how to post them
     
  15. Mosin_Nagant_Fan

    Mosin_Nagant_Fan Active Member

    Jan 18, 2007
    Montgomery, AL
    When you are posting there is a button to add attachments. Click that and a pop-up appears, there you upload your pictures from where-ever you saved 'em at, on your PC.