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I was watching Youtube video titled "LCP misfire issues" seems I found someone else with a misfiring LCP, however he was using different brand ammo.

I have shot 7 shells of which 1 was a misfire.

Got a box of Remington ammo on 7-19-08 from Walmart in order to do a break in. Cost $16.90 for a box in Meadville PA, last box of .380 on the shelf. I shot though one clip, slipped in the next clip and fired 2 shots (2nd shot 2nd clip was a misfire) mark in primer. Got a full refund on ammo the next day, even though Walmart has a no return policy on all ammunition. Contacted Remington Monday morning the 21st and talked to a lady who got rude when I questioned the ammunition.
 

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Mine misfires occasionally with Magtech ammo, which I've normally found to be very good in other calibers (9mm, .40, .45). I've had five misfires out of 200 rounds. Four of them fired on a second strike; one took three hits and didn't go off.

However, I've fired 228 rounds of Gold Dot through the gun so far with no misfires, and CCI primers are not known for being soft.

My plan for the moment is to get some Speer .380 practice ammo and run another 500 rounds through the gun to verify it will continue to bust the CCI primers.
 

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rugardan said:
"Ruger LCP Break-in Issue" was the actual title of the video

Guess I'll be calling Rugar now
Wow, first you have one misfire out of 7 rounds, and you take it back to Wal-Mart for a refund, then you call Remington about it. What did you expect them to do, now you want to call Ruger about it. Did you even try to refire that round to see if possibly you had a lite strike due to firing off the hammer block of your lcp which is caused by not fully releasing the trigger. this will produce lite strikes every time and no fault to the gun or ammo. 7 rounds tells most here not a damn thing. Did you throughly clean the gun when you got it and lube it to make sure everything was OK. Not saying you like stroked it either , but I would have retried that same round to see if indeed it was a lite strike or just a bad round. Misfires can and do happen, no doubt about that but I don't think you even tried to eliminate any other variables, you just jumped to the conclusion that it didn't go bang so it has to be the ammo or gun and nothing else :-\ :-\ :-\
 

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*Wow, first you have one misfire out of 7 rounds, and you take it back to Wal-Mart for a refund, then you call Remington about it. What did you expect them to do,

-Since I have fired thousands of rounds in dozens of guns- since I was a kid and they all went bang (some shells WWII shells that sat for who knows how long) , I expected the Remington to go bang as well.

I just called Ruger last night, after seeing others are having the same problem with different ammo

*What did you expect them to do, now you want to call Ruger about it. Did you even try to refire that round to see if possibly you had a lite strike due to firing off the hammer block of your lcp which is caused by not fully releasing the trigger. this will produce lite strikes every time and no fault to the gun or ammo.

-I have a box of bad 45ACP ammo here in the house that the lead hangs over the casing Manufactured by "American Ammunition"

-Quality control is less than par on things I view as extremely important, Remington could be heading down that same path IMO

-It ruined my barrel on my Taurus I have since fixed.

*Did you throughly clean the gun when you got it and lube it to make sure everything was OK. Not saying you like stroked it either , but I would have retried that same round to see if indeed it was a lite strike or just a bad round

-Yes, cleaned & lubed first day I got it

-Yes, Tried the shell again too

*Misfires can and do happen, no doubt about that but I don't think you even tried to eliminate any other variables, u just jumped to the conclusion that it didn'tgo bang so it has to be the ammo or gun and nothing else

-It's the gun or the ammo IMO

-The gun now has a return sticker paid by ruger to re-machine and they said lengthen the barrel? It is an early model LCP that was not manufactured to the same print of the newest models. Soooo Its gotta go back to be machined

-having a new model gun increases the odds of IT being the problem IMO
 

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probably meant the chamber.....

But I gotta admit, going through all this trouble and sweat after firing ONLY 7 rounds it a wee bit too drastic in my book !!
 
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