Originally Posted by orangello
If you read enough of these ever-spawning threads about leaving mags loaded, you will notice the smart people explaining to the rest of us that springs are weakened by cycling through compression and extension, not by just sitting compressed.
I do usually load one round short for some silly reason.
Well, usually I aim to learn something new every day. So now I'm good for today. The only time I fill my staggered magazines to max cap is at the range. My single stack mags are usually always loaded to capacity.