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agosto 02-23-2013 06:55 PM

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I Just brought 5 new magazines and I started loading them with my brown bear ammo and I noticed that it was very hard to put the ammo in and when I went to cycle through my rifle it was jamming ? Do I need to oil the mags or maybe spray clr in them ?

tri70 02-23-2013 10:15 PM

Some mags do need to wear a little before they run smooth. What brand are they?

hawkguy 02-24-2013 02:39 AM

factory or after market?

never had a such a problem with my factory ruger mags. they are a bit stiff, but never any concerns feeding, they have all worked perfectly.

1911Jeeper 02-24-2013 04:10 PM

DO NOT oil your magazines.

Load them fully, and let them sit for a week or two. The springs will relax some during that time, and a bit more with use.

pioneer461 03-05-2013 05:20 PM

If you bought them very cheaply at a gun show, now you know why. There is a lot of "cheap" junk out there. Stay with brand names, such as Ruger factory (best), Thermold, Ram Line, etc.

Txquail 03-05-2013 09:03 PM

You can also take the mags apart and clean the inside of the body. The smoother the interior walls the better.

Do not put any oil inside a mag

KingANuthin 03-05-2013 10:28 PM

Here is what I use inside my mags:
No grease or oil of any kind.
Got it at Lowes.

santurce787 03-10-2013 12:44 AM

Ok guys thank u ill check into it . The mags I brought r after market ,but will check them out soon

santurce787 03-10-2013 12:48 AM

John masen is the brand . Hope they last me I brought 6 ....

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