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After six trips to the range over three months, and 1700+ reload rounds and no cleaning whatsoever, my FNP-40 jammed for the first time.

The slide was locked up, probably from all the powder residue and excessive heat - I had put about 300 rounds through it before it jammed.

I field stripped the weapon and gave the slide a quick blast of break-free, wiped it down and shot 200 more rounds with no malfunctions or hiccups whatsoever.

SA/DA trigger is still clean and crisp, no heavy wear or chips on the finish, except at the chamber where the slide pushes the barrel down, but that's expected.

Now its time to give it one heck of a cleaning...
 

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I clean all my weapons right away as well, but this was an exception to quieting down a LEO friend of mine who would not stop trash talking my FN over his BLOCK.

It was necessary to show him what abuse a real weapon can take...Ha ha.

He did the same thing with his Block 23, but his began stovepiping quite a bit (1 round in every four mags) around 1400 rounds.
 

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Great Job!
I wondered how it would hold up with the insides the way they are.
Good to know! Thanks!

I too clean mine after each outing!
 

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Thanks for posting this information. My impression of my FNP-40 has been that it should be at least are reliable as a Glock (I had a Glock 23 that I sold after buying the FNP). I'm glad to see testing that confirms that impressions.
 
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