Originally Posted by Franklin1995
I don't think you're correct. I've read in multiple places that it's good to downstack a magazine by 2 rounds, that way the spring isn't full compressed all of the time. If you have a spring that is fully compressed all of the time, it will wear out.
That's because the internet is full of "gun experts" and to many people pop off trying to sound smart while lacking any engineering or relevant experience.
...and even more folks simply need non issues to worry about.
I personally fired mags that been left loaded for years without any problems.
Inherited a loaded .45 ACP MAG that I know had been loaded for 12 years, it fired flawlessly.
Skip the you tube commandos and look up spring degradation info. Google is your friend.