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Old 06-12-2013, 06:19 PM   #11
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Well I couldn't get in touch with him to borrow his 47D so I bought my own. This was after a range session. I'm not sure what magazines come stock with it but I'm not in the least impressed. It ran like a Llama, it jammed a third of the time with FMJs. I had to smack the back of the slide to get it to go forward. I got my 47D in shortly after & it loads nicely but I ordered a Tripp Super 7 kit for it. I'll let y'all know how it functions.

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Well I couldn't get in touch with him to borrow his 47D so I bought my own. This was after a range session. I'm not sure what magazines come stock with it but I'm not in the least impressed. It ran like a Llama, it jammed a third of the time with FMJs. I had to smack the back of the slide to get it to go forward. I got my 47D in shortly after & it loads nicely but I ordered a Tripp Super 7 kit for it. I'll let y'all know how it functions.
I haven't bought any extra mags for my Full size SR1911, but I haven't had any problems with the original mags!! I have had mine for about a year now and not one hiccup!!
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I haven't bought any extra mags for my Full size SR1911, but I haven't had any problems with the original mags!! I have had mine for about a year now and not one hiccup!!
Perhaps this mag was made during the scare when manufacturer quantity was more important than quality.
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Perhaps this mag was made during the scare when manufacturer quantity was more important than quality.
a lot of gun makers outsource the mags from different vendors. and some really cheap out with the mags. as much as i like my Remington R1 Enhanced, i was less than impressed with the OEM mags that came with it. i bought a few Wilson Combat mags for it. my AC Commander, didn't really care for the OEM mag that came with it either, but my SA Micro Compact 45 has some awesome SS mags that came with it.
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Y'all know the excited child that can't keep a secret after discovering something awesome? That kid is me. I got the kit in today & installed it. For grins I racked some rounds through it to see if there's any potential catching, there's none. Then I cycled .45 acp shotshells without any problems
I'll have a range report after tomorrow.

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If your going to spend $35 to $40 on a 1911 mag, it might as well be one of these:

http://www.trippresearch.com/store/store_1911.html

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If your going to spend $35 to $40 on a 1911 mag, it might as well be one of these:

http://www.trippresearch.com/store/store_1911.html
I read somewhere that the Wilsons have better tubes with weaker springs & vice versa for the Tripps (I can vouch for the spring difference). Can't find it but I'll paste it if I do.
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Range report: Two more FTFs. I think I've ruled out the mag. I looked at the unfired rounds, they're bulged reloads.

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I recently aquired a Ruger Commander 1911 with 2 factory mags. One mag's feed lips aren't uniform with the other. I want to start collecting mags to shoot FMJs & various JHP brands. Any opinions?
I have had great luck with Chip McCormick mags in 1911s. Wilson Combat is also good.
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MecGar makes good magazines, and very affordable.

Other good brands are Metalform and Checkmate.
MecGar makes a lot mags for the manufacturers. i have some that are OEM mags that were made by them. MecGar makes mags for just about any pistol.
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