Originally Posted by saluki6589
Extremely small, statistically insignificant sample size so far. No way to recognize or determine a trend by S/N at this time. Need more reports/data.
On your comment about the mags causing the issue...that would be the best of all scenarios, but it still wouldn't explain my firing pin damage.
Sure it does. The striker pin is designed to hit center mass on the primer. Further to the outside of the primer will naturally become harder with more rim support. If it hits that edge enough times it "could" cause damage. Imagine a car hitting a wall as opposed to a giant pillow.
The ledge that is chiped on your striker is very deliberate in design. I can't see SA not properly checking tolerances on that part. It has to be something else not lining up improperly and the misses are causing the damage.
In my experience bad mags can lead to a ton of issues. And that is SA's known weak link.