1911-380 Compact issues

Discussion in 'Browning 1911 - 380 Handgun' started by Jondav, Nov 18, 2017.

  1. Jondav

    Jondav New Member

    I'm new here and am hoping that I am following the appropriate protocol (if not please excuse/correct me).
    I purchased a new 1911-380 Compact from Cabela's 5 weeks ago. It sat in the safe for a week and on my first chance I took it out to try it. My first issue was a feed problem as it jammed several times. I removed one cartridge at a time until it started to feed with 6 rounds in the magazine. Next problem was when I pulled the trigger ... nothing. After several tries I inspected the primer to find not even a scratch, no mark whatsoever. I took the pistol back to Cabela's and they have sent it back to Browning. It has been 4 weeks and no news. I found remedies for the loading issue in your forums, has anyone had problems with a new gun not firing? The firing pin appeared to be fine. This is my first experience with a Browning, I fell in love with it when handling at Cabela's and could not wait to fire it, what a bummer!
  2. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 ON DUTY Staff Member Global Moderator Forum Moderator

    Sorry to hear about that problem...

    Browning Customer Service is pretty good...they will make it right.
  3. Jondav

    Jondav New Member

    Just thought I would follow up. Still no news on my 1911-.380. I am attempting to be patient.

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