I have a brand new P3AT that I just completed my CCW qualifications with today. I put 48 rounds of green box Remington umc jhp though it without a hiccup. This was the first time the gun had been fired and I was very happy with my score and impressed with how well the gun performed. After getting home and disassembling it, I noticed the pocket in the frame where the end of the guide rod rests was rather worn looking. After further inspection, the big end of the guide rod was also deformed around the edge. The edge looks flattened and curled toward the spring in two or three places. It looks to me like there is some sort of mechanical interference like the base of the rod was getting pinched between the barrel and the frame somehow. I looked through the forum but couldn't find anything similar. I can confirm that it happened today as I had the gun apart last night and everything looked perfectly fine.