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This is not a comparison, however, I did get a chance to hit the range and took both my LCP :eek: (it's third trip I think) and my CZ PO1 it's second trip. The LCP while not flawless did a pretty good job 2 FTF, both cleared easy. I found I actually shot a bit better when I didn't try so hard just bring the gun up and pop off a round kept I'd say over 95% within 3 inches at 7 yards. It's a fun little gun but rather snapppy I shot a bit over 100 rounds so I was pretty pleased. True the PO1 is much more pleasant and I ran close to 200 rounds and it was flawless, and as hard as it is to believe I found it much more accurate ( ???) go figure. All in all a pleasant day and I'm starting to really trust the little LCP for what it's designed to do. I'm sure the P3AT is a fine gun, I don't have one but I do have and like my Kel Tec PF9 it is more comfortable than the LCP to shoot and it's small but it's not NEAR as pocketable or easy to carry as the LCP. More to the point, this is really an LCP report and she seems to hold at an A-minus in my short book. 8)
 
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I'm off this week and with two days of sun shine took both the LCP and the CZ PO1 out again. I didn't clean them just packed up more ammo and had similar results. Fired 100 rounds with the LCP all at 7 yards had again 2 FTF but as the day before just a shove on the rear of the slide and she was ready and fired without a hitch. Accuarcy is decent at this range clearly combat lethal. Although hitting the bullseye at times but I wasn't shooting it out. I found a bit more relaxed grip helped, thought at first it might result in the dreaded "limp wrist syndrome" but seemed to help me. Now the PO1 WAS shooting the out the center out and did pretty well even out to 15 yards (didn't try the LCP out that far) Again, very positive and I mean "my" experience with the LCP--
 

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I'm off this week and with two days of sun shine took both the LCP and the CZ PO1 out again. I didn't clean them just packed up more ammo and had similar results. Fired 100 rounds with the LCP all at 7 yards had again 2 FTF but as the day before just a shove on the rear of the slide and she was ready and fired without a hitch. Accuarcy is decent at this range clearly combat lethal. Although hitting the bullseye at times but I wasn't shooting it out. I found a bit more relaxed grip helped, thought at first it might result in the dreaded "limp wrist syndrome" but seemed to help me. Now the PO1 WAS shooting the out the center out and did pretty well even out to 15 yards (didn't try the LCP out that far) Again, very positive and I mean "my" experience with the LCP--
Lube the rails up good with a grease and rack the slide about 500 times and my bet is that it will loosen up and bo OK. That gentle tap you gave the slide is just a sign of not mating up yet with the slide and frame. Also a polish job on the feed ramp only enhances feeding reliability. None of that voids ur warranty...I don't shoot my lcp good beyond 7 yards but it ain't a target gun and I can still run pretty good at my age. Element of suprise is the most important thing with these little pocket rockets. Just don't leave hme without it...
 

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David, different folks have different techniques but what works for me, is to first polish the feedramp and throat with 400 or 600 grit wet/dry paper, back and forth several times. To get inside the throat, wrap a piece of the wet/dry paper around a pencil or suitable size dowel. Afterwards, do the same thing with 1000 or 1200 grit wet/dry paper. 'Final step is to polish at medium speed with a Dremmel, FELT bullet tip and Flitz polishing compound - again, the feedramp and throat. The goal is to polish NOT to take off metal or alter the geometry of the feedramp in any way. Polish to a high lustre and clean the barrel of all residue. With larger caliber guns, feedramp and throat polishing comes under the heading of optional assuming the gun feeds, fires and extracts with no problems. In these little guns, where tolerances are tight and there is not a lot inertia to drive things home, polishing IMHO is very important, easy to do, and will not harm your gun in any way.

PS: Dr. Scooter, are you a medical doctor by chance because I've got this little....
 

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Thanks Kraigster, That is pretty much how I thought to do the job. I just was not sure if there was a dedicated gun product for this job. I would also be tempted to try a valve lapping compound using a dry fire bullet for the form.
 

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I have polished the feedramp on every auto I have ever owned, my belief is it can't hurt and I have never had feed problems on any pistol. John
 
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