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  • Illustrious_Work_423

    July 11, 2021 at 11:11 am

    Long time lurker, first time poster.

    Was shooting my FNX45 Tactical today. Got through 5 mags just fine (and even shot it before). But I don’t know what caused this failure.

    While shooting on the 6th mag today the slide got stuck back. I thought maybe it was a FTF or the gun was out of battery. So I tried to smack the back of the slide to get it to go forward, which didn’t work.

    Then I didn’t think to do tap and rack, so instead I dropped the mag and tried to rack it. No dice, thought maybe it was caught on the slide release tried that no luck either.

    No amount of pulling or smacking the slide gets it to budge. It seems like it’s caught on something, not sure if I’ll be able to get the slide off to check.

    Any idea of what happened or what I need to do to check would be appreciated.