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Old January 1st, 2017, 08:20 PM   #31
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All M&P pistols are test fired before leaving the factory. The shell casings that used to be included were due to a state law that required it in a few states, the last state still requiring a fired case finally quit about a year ago, since it was no longer required, S&W quit sending the fired cases.

The last state requiring the fired case finally admitted that in all the years they required that, not one single case had ever been solved by it, so one more stupid misguided gun law collapsed under its own weight.
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My 40 came with a casing but it was bought over 3yrs ago. No casing with the 45.


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Old March 19th, 2017, 11:59 AM   #33
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All M&P pistols are test fired before leaving the factory. The shell casings that used to be included were due to a state law that required it in a few states, the last state still requiring a fired case finally quit about a year ago, since it was no longer required, S&W quit sending the fired cases.

The last state requiring the fired case finally admitted that in all the years they required that, not one single case had ever been solved by it, so one more stupid misguided gun law collapsed under its own weight.
Do you know if they clean them before sending them , or do they box them with some fouling? Perhaps not cleaning mine before shooting was part of the problem.
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Do you know if they clean them before sending them , or do they box them with some fouling? Perhaps not cleaning mine before shooting was part of the problem.
I`ve never bought a brand new gun in the box that had ever been cleaned before leaving the manufacturer. I was told by a manufacturer once, that they leave them dirty so that it can be "checked off" as been tested before it goes in the box. Now whether thats BS or not, it made sense to me at the time... but then again, that was 50yrs ago...lol. Fast forward to today... it would cost money to have employee`s stand there cleaning weapons all day before they were boxed up for storage/shipping.
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Its pretty standard for manufacturers to shoot a few rounds then box them up dirty, the ammo is non corrosive so it certainly won't cause a problem. I don't have a clue why they don't clean them afterwards.
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I`ve never bought a brand new gun in the box that had ever been cleaned before leaving the manufacturer. I was told by a manufacturer once, that they leave them dirty so that it can be "checked off" as been tested before it goes in the box. Now whether thats BS or not, it made sense to me at the time... but then again, that was 50yrs ago...lol. Fast forward to today... it would cost money to have employee`s stand there cleaning weapons all day before they were boxed up for storage/shipping.

PaPow are you on long Island ? if so perhaps we can meet at a range to gain your perspective ? Having never shot another pistol its hard to make a judgement with no point of reference.
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PaPow are you on long Island ? if so perhaps we can meet at a range to gain your perspective ? Having never shot another pistol its hard to make a judgement with no point of reference.

Noooooooooo, sorry, nowhere near long island, wish i could help ya out, but i dont like living anywhere near that many liberals...
i live in the more sane area of NY, the southern-tier of upstate NY.
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