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Old 11-11-2018, 05:11 PM   #1
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Wife’s Micro 9

Need helps for my wife’s new edc Micro 9, 2 different issues. She purchased the M9 new. 1st issue: While first day at the range and when she fires the magazine is dropping out about 50-60% of the time, on first or second round. I thought the recoil was causing her thumb to hit the mag release so I shot slow motion video and there’s no way her thumb is hitting the release. Thumb is nearly inch away. 2nd issue: 3 of 15 magazines loaded (same magazine) first round is jamming into the feed ramp. Any help would be appreciated.
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I would call Kimber customer service and let them fix your problems.

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I agree with JC. Several owners have had that magazine dropping out issue. I don't remember reading about a DIY fix, I do remember Micro's being sent back to the mothership for correction. Maybe someone else knows what it takes to correct.

Full disclosure I don't own a Micro9.
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Read this thread. It should help you possibly pinpoint the problem.

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Full disclosure I don't own a Micro9.
But you COULD!
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But you COULD!
I should have added: "but I'm an expert shot with my friend Snowtao's Micro's!"
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Need helps for my wife’s new edc Micro 9, 2 different issues. She purchased the M9 new. 1st issue: While first day at the range and when she fires the magazine is dropping out about 50-60% of the time, on first or second round. I thought the recoil was causing her thumb to hit the mag release so I shot slow motion video and there’s no way her thumb is hitting the release. Thumb is nearly inch away. 2nd issue: 3 of 15 magazines loaded (same magazine) first round is jamming into the feed ramp. Any help would be appreciated.
Same issue dropping mags. I fixed mine by installing a stiffer spring in the mag catch. The spring was one I had laying around and was slightly larger diameter than stock. I clipped coils off to fit it.

Next issue: Mine randomly nosedives first round [7 round mags], but only if I have loaded the chamber with an 8th round. I called Kimber customer service and a nice lady there told me there is nothing wrong and that the Micro 9s are made with such close tolerance that the 8th round can cause this. She said to use it only as 7 rounds total with a 7 round mag. When I load only 7 it runs 100%.

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Welcome to the forum mxl, how about stopping by our "New Member Introduction" sub forum and introducing yourself to the membership?
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