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Guys, I just purchased a PMR 30 about a 3 weeks. I was so excited I couldn't wait to get to range. Well, after about 10 rounds into my 2nd mag. Kaboom. Here are the photos. Using receded CCI 40 gr maxi mag ammo

Sent gun to Keltec and asked for explanation. They told me it happens with CCI ammo. They are fixing it and sending it back. It's a shame. This gun will be up for sale. At least I still have my eyes and hands
 

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Tell me about it. If you look carefully you can see the bullet split the barrell about 2 inches. I was hoping for a better explanation from Keltec but I don't think I can ever shoot it again
This looks like what would happen with a squib round with a bullet stuck in the barrel. Any possibility of that? As the guy above asks; "what is receded CCU......" ?
 

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I must say, the occurrences of PMR 30's becoming little grenades is certainly discouraging!! I have a new one that I haven't fired yet. I bought it a few months ago and I'm in Maine. (need I say more?). If things keep going the way they have for the past month, it may be July before it gets above 30 degrees. I also bought four extra mags and, perhaps, 5-6 hundred rounds of ammo. The ammo is of different brands and weights.......all made in America.

Has anyone found a speedloader that's gentle on the casings? The subject of casing dents (with PMR ammo) seem to come up in all other Kel Tec forums as something to be avoided. Heck - one of the very cool things about the PMR 30 is having 30 rounds of zippy WMR in the palm of ones hand. But I see many who say they only load their mags to 20 rounds.

BTW, I wanted the tan PMR but won an auction on Gunbroker for the "tungsten" colored model, so.......
 

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Why would a company say that about CCI when that is what they recommend (CCI 40gr Maxi Mag ) is on my list of ammo to use

If this happens with the ammo they list then they need to RECALL THE COMPLETE BATCH OF THESE THINGS before someone get seriously hurt..... I've shot nothing but Hornady 30gr V-Max and the 45gr Critical Defense ammo since I purchased it 3100 rounds plus so far...I guess we will see about the CCI Maxi Mags I've got 1500 rds on the way
 

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I must say, the occurrences of PMR 30's becoming little grenades is certainly discouraging!! I have a new one that I haven't fired yet. I bought it a few months ago and I'm in Maine. (need I say more?). If things keep going the way they have for the past month, it may be July before it gets above 30 degrees. I also bought four extra mags and, perhaps, 5-6 hundred rounds of ammo. The ammo is of different brands and weights.......all made in America.

Has anyone found a speedloader that's gentle on the casings? The subject of casing dents (with PMR ammo) seem to come up in all other Kel Tec forums as something to be avoided. Heck - one of the very cool things about the PMR 30 is having 30 rounds of zippy WMR in the palm of ones hand. But I see many who say they only load their mags to 20 rounds.

BTW, I wanted the tan PMR but won an auction on Gunbroker for the "tungsten" colored model, so.......
I just bought this one off of eBay - Kel Tec PMR 30 Speedloader | eBay
 

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Read my thread it is NOT A AMMO ISSUE IT IS THE FEED RAMP ON THE BARRELS THEY ARE NOT GRINDED PROPERLY IF UR FEED RAMP DIDN'T GO ALL THE WAY TO THE BARREL IT WILL JAM UP EMAIL ME AT. [email protected] i have pictures i will send to ANYONE on how to fix it and every one check ur feed ramps and make sure that it goes alll the way to the barrel if it has a little lip on it it's BAD
 

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Just reading up on the PMR 30

Still looking for that answer...
In regards to the first reply of the gun blowing up?
I've watched several videos that gave this gun good reviews.

I'm became concerned when I read up on the PMR-30.
Kel-Tec sells a threaded barrel option for this PMR-30 model, but doesn't recommend using a silencer with it.
The added gas pressure from the silencer could blow up the gun, and the cartridge?! It would also void any warranties.

When I chose my pocket pistol to carry, I chose a Kimber 9mm Micro.
The video reviews showed dirt being thrown into it and it still fired.

It looks like I'm going south on this PMR-30, just like I did with their shot gun. Too many reviews showed bad performance.
There are way too many gun models out there, and way to many ways to get 30 rounds or more of ammunition into a gun.

I'm only looking for a 22 to use for cheap target practice and play fun at the range.
 

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I must say, the occurrences of PMR 30's becoming little grenades is certainly discouraging!! I have a new one that I haven't fired yet. I bought it a few months ago and I'm in Maine. (need I say more?). If things keep going the way they have for the past month, it may be July before it gets above 30 degrees. I also bought four extra mags and, perhaps, 5-6 hundred rounds of ammo. The ammo is of different brands and weights.......all made in America.

Has anyone found a speedloader that's gentle on the casings? The subject of casing dents (with PMR ammo) seem to come up in all other Kel Tec forums as something to be avoided. Heck - one of the very cool things about the PMR 30 is having 30 rounds of zippy WMR in the palm of ones hand. But I see many who say they only load their mags to 20 rounds.

BTW, I wanted the tan PMR but won an auction on Gunbroker for the "tungsten" colored model, so.......
Have been using an American SpeedLoaders 22Mag KelTec "nested" loader and it works great for me. Loades 30 rds. perfectly with no dents.
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Guys, I just purchased a PMR 30 about a 3 weeks. I was so excited I couldn't wait to get to range. Well, after about 10 rounds into my 2nd mag. Kaboom. Here are the photos. Using receded CCI 40 gr maxi mag ammo

Sent gun to Keltec and asked for explanation. They told me it happens with CCI ammo. They are fixing it and sending it back. It's a shame. This gun will be up for sale. At least I still have my eyes and hands
My new PMR 30 blew up and scorched my face. The Kel tec guy said it was the ammo - Federated. So I sent it in and they "fixed" it. I can't shoot 4 rounds with out it getting jammed. So much for self defense - it's a one round gun. I'd sell it but I don't want to do that to anyone. POS big time.
 

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Guys, I just purchased a PMR 30 about a 3 weeks. I was so excited I couldn't wait to get to range. Well, after about 10 rounds into my 2nd mag. Kaboom. Here are the photos. Using receded CCI 40 gr maxi mag ammo

Sent gun to Keltec and asked for explanation. They told me it happens with CCI ammo. They are fixing it and sending it back. It's a shame. This gun will be up for sale. At least I still have my eyes and hands
PMR30 manual recommends CCI 40 gr ----What gives here ?
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I must say, the occurrences of PMR 30's becoming little grenades is certainly discouraging!! I have a new one that I haven't fired yet. I bought it a few months ago and I'm in Maine. (need I say more?). If things keep going the way they have for the past month, it may be July before it gets above 30 degrees. I also bought four extra mags and, perhaps, 5-6 hundred rounds of ammo. The ammo is of different brands and weights.......all made in America.

Has anyone found a speedloader that's gentle on the casings? The subject of casing dents (with PMR ammo) seem to come up in all other Kel Tec forums as something to be avoided. Heck - one of the very cool things about the PMR 30 is having 30 rounds of zippy WMR in the palm of ones hand. But I see many who say they only load their mags to 20 rounds.

BTW, I wanted the tan PMR but won an auction on Gunbroker for the "tungsten" colored model, so.......
Just released & best speed loader on the market for ...- PMR 30 CMR-30 Nylon Polymer Nest Style Speed loader $34.99 on Amazon. With other speed loaders, the last 10 rounds or so are difficult to load. Not with this one!
 
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