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Mack g17 04-22-2012 09:37 PM

glock 19 magazine
 
Is it OK to leave your magazine loaded for long periods of time?

trip286 04-22-2012 09:39 PM

Yes.......

mountainman13 04-22-2012 09:40 PM

Yes its fine. Constantly working the spring is what wears it out.

Mack g17 04-22-2012 09:56 PM

Thanks for your response.

mountainman13 04-22-2012 09:58 PM

You're welcome. Here to help.

trip286 04-22-2012 10:02 PM

There was some company, can't remember who, a gun maker or magazine maker, who did a long term test. Had left a mag loaded for something like 30-50 years. Functioned flawlessly. Wish I could give you details...

okdonk 04-23-2012 01:13 AM

Mag not clip ;)

rifleman1 04-23-2012 02:40 PM

spring set can occure on lighter springs commonly found in high cap mags, its less likely to occure in heavier gauge springs found in 7 and 8 round mags found in 1911s though, read about it if you would like at www.gunsprings.com/faq

rifleman1 04-23-2012 08:46 PM

i keep my mags loaded but i also have mags that are new in the box that i do not use at all.but i do rotated the mags i use for range and selfdefense

Tackleberry1 04-23-2012 08:55 PM

After my dad passed I found a 1911 mag that I had personally loaded 12 years earlier, still sitting on the shelf where I'd placed it. Slapped in my colt and it worked just fine.

Tack


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