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Handgun Radio 348 – Diagnosis, Malfunction

Hello and welcome to Handgun Radio! I’m your host Ryan Michad from the wild woods of Central Maine, and this is your home for all the news, information and discussion in the handgunning world

This week, we talk how to diagnose common malfunctions!

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Week in Review:


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-Been Getting through North by Northwest


Drink Segment:

Strawberry Henny Cobbler

  • 2oz Cognac 
  • 0.75oz  Gran Marnier 
  • 0.5oz Simple Syrup
  • 0.5 oz Lime Juice
  • About 3 sliced Strawberries

Muddle the strawberries lightly in the shaker,  add the ingredients and fill with smaller ice cubes,  Shake and open-pour into a large rocks glass or a Hurricane Glass

Garnish with a Mint sprig

Main Topic: Diagnosing Malfunctions


-Double Feed

-3 point jam



-Limpwristing/non stable surface

-Failure to Extract

-Stuck Case

-Failure to Feed


Wrap Up:

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Until next week, have fun and safe shooting!