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Old 06-29-2013, 04:07 PM   #11
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When I bought my P226 it came with 2 "Italian" mags, 15 rounders.

Since then all my other mags purchased have been MecGar 18 rounders, bought as MecGar from either Dillon Precision or Top Gun Supply. These are great quality mags and cost significantly less simply because it doesn't have Sig stamped on them, same mag though. No FTF's.

I have no experience with the Checkmate's but sounds like I don't want any. I handled a couple of their 1911 mags, made a rude noise and stayed with my Wilson Combat 47D, way better construction. JMHO

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Figured sometimes it is actually good to go right to the source rather than endlessly speculate on a gun forum.

I know ... it's kind of unpopular.

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Here is the answer from Sig Sauer on my P226 mags....

Hey,
This is what those mags are

JP Sauer. Original German Zipperback Magazines. Old school magazines.
Email me if you have more questions have a good day.

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Which are highly sought after. There are only two mags that a Sig should have

1) German made Zipper back style

2) Mec-gar

3) see items 1 and 2

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Those zipperback mags look like USP mags. I wonder if they are made by the same people?

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Sigs are Metal and USP are Polymer. I own both guns. Both mags are great.

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My USP mags are steel. They are factory mags, .45ACP 12 rounders.

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My USP mags are steel. They are factory mags, .45ACP 12 rounders.
That is very interesting. Here is my German manufactured USP .40 with poly mags.
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I have aftermarket Mec-Gar mags for my P08 Luger, Browning HP, S&W 5906 and others. All (around 15) work well so they know what they're doing. It would be very annoying to get factory mags from a quality maker like Sig that don't work as well!

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Here are my USP .45 mags, metal with a zipper back.

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