planing on getting in at least a 100 rounds over the next few days. maybe ask one of the more exprinced shooters at the range to take a look. but im fairly confident after everything i read here and places i called around town its normal. although everyone says it should have never of left the factory with those blemesis. the store i bought it has an excellent reputation so doubt they would have sold a used one when said it was newThe P365 is superior to the PPK, in all regards. As for the blemishes, did you wipe down the slide with a rag and some oil? Now for the slide movement up and down. Most defensive type pistol have plan between the slide and frame rails. The pistols will get dirty from shooting and if they are tight, this will affect reliability. If you have a target pistol, it should be tight. The P365 and other defensive pistols are not intended for target shooting, reliability is of foremost importance, second to tightness of fit. Remember, no one is pulling up on the slide when the pistol is fired.
but now i guess its like they say with tattoesl you get one you want more. i for sure want a PPK. pre smith and wesson days.
also want an old west revolver, not for carry but for collection piece. something like a colt 1892 service revolver. double action