Author Topic: R9 slide stuck in open posission  (Read 6718 times)

Offline JR956678

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Re: R9 slide stuck in open posission
« Reply #15 on: January 13, 2012, 06:23:43 PM »
Glad your pup is back and worked well for you.

I suspect that the cause of this is - as sslater posted - some debris from an initial but self-limiting wear point. This is discussed here http://www.acbsystems.com/boards/rohrbaugh/basefile/frame-wear.htm and there's also a thread on this forum with some pictures showing the same thing. With the tight tolerances it doesn't take much to jam the slide.

I had the same thing as sslater - also when my pup was young, and found a lot of aluminum flakes inside after the first range trip a year ago. But I got back from another range trip about 3 weeks ago and when I cleaned the R9 it was pristine inside - still those wear marks but no progression of them (thus the self limiting nature). If this was the cause of your problem I wouldn't expect to see it return; your pup has now "come of age" and is ready to serve you for years and years to come.

Offline kjtrains

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Re: R9 slide stuck in open posission
« Reply #16 on: January 14, 2012, 11:31:56 AM »
I went to the range yesterday and fired the pup with no issues.  I also did some one hand hip shooting and there were no issues.  I am very happy with the gun.  Note: I shot Speer Gold Dots 115 grains.

l_elieze.  Happy to hear all went well.  Thanks for the update.
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Re: R9 slide stuck in open posission
« Reply #17 on: January 14, 2012, 12:10:36 PM »
l_elieze, welcome to the forum, so glad you got the pup going again, stick with the Gold Dot. Tom
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