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10-03-2019 01:38 AM
ajole Iím putting a 9 mm together. Tennessee Arms poly lower for Glock mags, a cheap 4Ē barrel on a cheap upper with a cheap handguard and bolt, and Kak 6 position brace and buffer tubes. About $300 all in once itís finished.

Just waiting for the lower to come in at the FFL.
10-02-2019 06:27 AM
barnetmill If it is want and not need then get the 9mm.
At the moment since I can reload I am going 300 black out. Loads range from about like at .45 pistol to almost AK ballistics. It was designed for the AR.
I will play around about with pistol braces on my glocks set up with RMRs optics for 9mm for now. Maybe later a 9mm Ar just because I can.
10-02-2019 05:01 AM
thess02
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If you handload, make sure to not over-pressure loads for 16" barrels. When I started handloading I ended up with 2 case head separations and a broken extractor because my loads were a bit too hot. Now I stick with middle of the road loads, strictly with 124gr bullets. I also read in Speer's reloading book Volume 14 (I believe) that 147gr bullets can pose a risk in barrels over 10" due to not moving as fast as lighter bullets; adding potential for a stuck bullet. While I have shot factory 147gr 9mm through my PSA carbine, I've avoided it since learning that.
Stick with middle of the road powder charges when loading 147 grain projectiles for a 9mm carbine. I haven't had any issues with mine loading 90 grain up to 147 grain weights. I never load +P pressure loads but can see the dangers there as mentioned earlier.
09-28-2019 09:35 AM
Pinetreescent Make sure your timing right. You should be ejecting at 3 o'clock. If not your timing is off and could cause feeding issues.
09-27-2019 06:59 AM
MagnumWill http://taylorfreelancestore.com/tf-c...-smg-w-spring/

Do yourself a favor and replace all of your mag followers and springs with these. My 9MM also had some failure to feed issues that were somewhat prevalent, and these fixed the issue 100%. I haven't had a feed-related issue ever since.
09-16-2019 09:02 AM
Chili Some crappy photos of the internals of my wife's 9mm. I think everything looks pretty good. Nothing seems abnormal.





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09-15-2019 07:28 PM
Chili
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HA! Ok, well there is that out of the way......
Agreed![emoji106]

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09-15-2019 06:28 PM
4X4
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Sorry, I mean they were all failure to feed. So far I am happy with the primer strikes.
HA! Ok, well there is that out of the way......
09-15-2019 03:43 PM
Chili
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Do you think that was due to the firing pin getting gummed up preventing full extension? Not all manufacturers use the same primers and seating depth. Others use harder primers etc. I'm wondering if you could do something fairly easy enough to increase the strength of the strike of the firing pin? That might help to solve a couple of issues. I'm sure you already know this and have thought about it. I'm just thinking out loud as I have a friend who built an AR and was having some issues as well.

Sorry, I mean they were all failure to feed. So far I am happy with the primer strikes.
09-15-2019 01:09 PM
Jack Swilling
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Just buy a kel-tec sub-2000 to match the 9mm you're carrying.
Just don't buy a "kel-tec sub-2000..."

FTF often caused buy not fully seating the primer
09-15-2019 12:28 PM
4X4
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Sorry, they were all FTF

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Do you think that was due to the firing pin getting gummed up preventing full extension? Not all manufacturers use the same primers and seating depth. Others use harder primers etc. I'm wondering if you could do something fairly easy enough to increase the strength of the strike of the firing pin? That might help to solve a couple of issues. I'm sure you already know this and have thought about it. I'm just thinking out loud as I have a friend who built an AR and was having some issues as well.
09-14-2019 10:00 PM
Chili
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Sounds good, thanks for the follow up. Were they a FTE or FTF? Please post up some follow up if you get different results down the road!
Sorry, they were all FTF

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09-14-2019 08:54 PM
4X4
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I do consider it excessive. I figured any stoppages would be from the reloads. The stoppages came towards the end of the shooting session and the gun was very dirty and getting dry as well. This was the first time out and though I have built excess of 15 ARs, this was my first 9mm build. It will get shot next weeked too so I'll post another range report.

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Sounds good, thanks for the follow up. Were they a FTE or FTF? Please post up some follow up if you get different results down the road!
09-14-2019 08:19 PM
Chili
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Not trying to be snarky but you don't consider 8 stoppages in 100 Winchester rounds excessive?
I do consider it excessive. I figured any stoppages would be from the reloads. The stoppages came towards the end of the shooting session and the gun was very dirty and getting dry as well. This was the first time out and though I have built excess of 15 ARs, this was my first 9mm build. It will get shot next weeked too so I'll post another range report.

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09-14-2019 07:10 PM
4X4 Not trying to be snarky but you don't consider 8 stoppages in 100 Winchester rounds excessive?
09-14-2019 06:34 PM
OldCorps Just buy a kel-tec sub-2000 to match the 9mm you're carrying.
09-14-2019 03:52 PM
Chili UPDATE-- got a 16" upper from CBC industries and put it on a PSA lower. Everything mated up nicely with no issues. Used a ProMag magazine well insert and ASC 32 round stick magazines. Optic is a Vortex Spitfire 3x.

Fired 200 rounds, 100 factory 115gr Winchester and 100 125gr lead round nose reloads. Accuracy was excellent either load. Reliability was almost as good with 8 stoppages when using the Winchester factory ammo. No issues with my reloads. All 8 stoppages came towards the end of shooting session when the gun was dirty. Odd thing is my wife had 6 of the stoppages. She loves her new gun.


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07-29-2019 06:07 PM
bound for glory
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Posting just so I can come back and find this some day. I've had a 9mm stripped lower in the safe for over a year now.

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Me too!And I'm an AK74 man!
07-29-2019 05:20 PM
Chili
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Posting just so I can come back and find this some day. I've had a 9mm stripped lower in the safe for over a year now.



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I haven't had my stuff that long, but it feels like it.

So far I have the lowers and the parts to go in them. Bought bolts and charging handles too.

What mag block should I get? Looking to use stick mags. Thought about using endo mags, but want to stay with stick mags for quick recognition when noobs go shooting with me.

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06-11-2019 01:57 AM
strokes762
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I've watched many thousands of factory 147 grain 9mm go downrange through 16" barrels, never an issue.
That's fine and dandy, I've had the same results. But when it comes to handloading most books will go a little below factory loads. Just to cover themselves in case their data causes either a squib or an excessive load, they say 147gr 9x19mm may cause issues.

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variation in locking mechanisms and spring rates in 9mm... may exhibit sluggish function with the slower of 147 grain loads.
-Speer Vol. 13 Page 503
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