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*Update* Magazine won't accept 6th round

Hello, new member and my first post. I picked up my Solo from my FFL dealer today and loaded the magazine and chambered a few rounds. I have not had a chance to shoot it yet, planning for this weekend.

I cannot get a 6th round into the magazine. It would only take five. What should I do to get it to loosen up? Anyone else see this? Any insight is appreciated!

Update:
I let the magazine sit for 24 hours with five rounds in it. Today I was able to add a sixth fairly easily. Good news, maybe knowing the spring is a little on the stiff side when new I had some extra "motivation." in any case, problem solved.
 

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Welcome to the forum from Ohio. The Solo owners will be around and I'm sure they can help you.
 

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Welcome to the forum. I had troubles initially. I have a magazine loader for my Beretta that I had to use to force the 6th round in. But it did loosen up after a few loads and letting sit loaded. The springs and loading were very difficult at first but it is fine now. I recommend a magazine loader. Really helps. Check at your range or anyone that sells sporting equipment in your area.
 

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Welcome to the forum. I had troubles initially. I have a magazine loader for my Beretta that I had to use to force the 6th round in. But it did loosen up after a few loads and letting sit loaded. The springs and loading were very difficult at first but it is fine now. I recommend a magazine loader. Really helps. Check at your range or anyone that sells sporting equipment in your area.
Right on the money!!
 

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Welcome to the forum from northern Illinois Rowdyroady, once you get your magazine loaded try letting it set for about a week to get the spring broken in.
 

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Thanks for the help everyone! I will pick up a magazine loader! Any suggestions for a good 3rd party magazine that will work well with these pistols?

Austin, TX here!
 

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I don't think anyone is making one besides Kimber as of yet.Wilson was rumored to be in the process of making one. The Uplula loader was a Godsend when it came to loading our Solo mags.
 

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I reckon everyone has said it already.... that 6th round will go, let the mags set loaded and it should work itself out.
 
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