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 Can a 10 round GSG5 Magazine be converted to a 22 rounder ?
1981  [Team Member]
12/7/2009 1:36:04 PM
Guys,

I was wondering if 10 round GSG 5 Magazines can be converted to 22 rounders.

Thanks,

1981
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Papi4baby  [Member]
12/7/2009 1:53:31 PM
I don't think so. I believe the body itself is smaller than the actual 22 round one.
mullerjd  [Member]
12/7/2009 3:25:07 PM
Yes they can, some have stretched the spring but you can get a proper 22rounder spring as well. Why not sell us poor restricted guys your 10 rounder and pick up some 22s from DDs!
PimpedGSG  [Member]
12/7/2009 5:24:46 PM
I converted the 10 to a 22, it worked, stretch the spring slightly and it will be pretty reliable.
1981  [Team Member]
12/7/2009 7:20:50 PM
Originally Posted By PimpedGSG:
I converted the 10 to a 22, it worked, stretch the spring slightly and it will be pretty reliable.


How did you do it ?

Thanks,

1981

haLfLiFe  [Member]
12/7/2009 7:25:21 PM
All you need to do is break the 2 fake floor plates on each side and pull the 4 screws out that hold the mag together. When you do this you will be able to take it completely a part and replace it with a 22 round spring or stretch the 10 rounder.
1981  [Team Member]
12/8/2009 5:39:52 AM
Originally Posted By haLfLiFe:
All you need to do is break the 2 fake floor plates on each side and pull the 4 screws out that hold the mag together. When you do this you will be able to take it completely a part and replace it with a 22 round spring or stretch the 10 rounder.


I did that and the mag can only hold about 16 rounds. I think the follower is different form a 22 round mag?

Thanks,

1981
stevenkids  [Member]
12/8/2009 8:27:08 AM
Originally Posted By 1981:
Originally Posted By haLfLiFe:
All you need to do is break the 2 fake floor plates on each side and pull the 4 screws out that hold the mag together. When you do this you will be able to take it completely a part and replace it with a 22 round spring or stretch the 10 rounder.


I did that and the mag can only hold about 16 rounds. I think the follower is different form a 22 round mag?

Thanks,

1981


I converted 3 of the 10 rounders to 22 (actually 24) rounders doing exactly as stated above. No problems, works flawlessly on all the mags.
haLfLiFe  [Member]
12/8/2009 9:21:24 AM
Originally Posted By 1981:
Originally Posted By haLfLiFe:
All you need to do is break the 2 fake floor plates on each side and pull the 4 screws out that hold the mag together. When you do this you will be able to take it completely a part and replace it with a 22 round spring or stretch the 10 rounder.


I did that and the mag can only hold about 16 rounds. I think the follower is different form a 22 round mag?

Thanks,

1981


The only thing different is the mag spring and 2 floor plates, in which you will use neither to convert the mag to a 22 rounder. After taking it a part use a 22 round mag spring and the spring will use the magazine bottom as the floor plate instead of the 2 you took out already. The follower is identical.
1981  [Team Member]
12/8/2009 4:02:20 PM
Originally Posted By haLfLiFe:
Originally Posted By 1981:
Originally Posted By haLfLiFe:
All you need to do is break the 2 fake floor plates on each side and pull the 4 screws out that hold the mag together. When you do this you will be able to take it completely a part and replace it with a 22 round spring or stretch the 10 rounder.


I did that and the mag can only hold about 16 rounds. I think the follower is different form a 22 round mag?

Thanks,

1981


The only thing different is the mag spring and 2 floor plates, in which you will use neither to convert the mag to a 22 rounder. After taking it a part use a 22 round mag spring and the spring will use the magazine bottom as the floor plate instead of the 2 you took out already. The follower is identical.


GREAT!

Thanks,

1981
Ridge_Runner_5  [Team Member]
12/8/2009 5:30:41 PM

Originally Posted By 1981:
Originally Posted By haLfLiFe:
Originally Posted By 1981:
Originally Posted By haLfLiFe:
All you need to do is break the 2 fake floor plates on each side and pull the 4 screws out that hold the mag together. When you do this you will be able to take it completely a part and replace it with a 22 round spring or stretch the 10 rounder.


I did that and the mag can only hold about 16 rounds. I think the follower is different form a 22 round mag?

Thanks,

1981


The only thing different is the mag spring and 2 floor plates, in which you will use neither to convert the mag to a 22 rounder. After taking it a part use a 22 round mag spring and the spring will use the magazine bottom as the floor plate instead of the 2 you took out already. The follower is identical.


GREAT!

Thanks,

1981

FYI, isnt that illegal in New York, due to the ban?
Foxnews_FTW  [Team Member]
12/8/2009 5:54:48 PM
Originally Posted By Ridge_Runner_5:

Originally Posted By 1981:
Originally Posted By haLfLiFe:
Originally Posted By 1981:
Originally Posted By haLfLiFe:
All you need to do is break the 2 fake floor plates on each side and pull the 4 screws out that hold the mag together. When you do this you will be able to take it completely a part and replace it with a 22 round spring or stretch the 10 rounder.


I did that and the mag can only hold about 16 rounds. I think the follower is different form a 22 round mag?

Thanks,

1981


The only thing different is the mag spring and 2 floor plates, in which you will use neither to convert the mag to a 22 rounder. After taking it a part use a 22 round mag spring and the spring will use the magazine bottom as the floor plate instead of the 2 you took out already. The follower is identical.


GREAT!

Thanks,

1981

FYI, isnt that illegal in New York, due to the ban?


Yeah, it is. the GSGs are by no means pre-ban. I sincerely recommend the OP doesn't fuck with his mag , none the less post it on a public forum
1981  [Team Member]
12/8/2009 9:36:49 PM
Thanks for the concern guys but I'm lucky enough to be a leo so the modified mags are ok until I retire from my PD (at which time I will leave this shxxy state).

1981
Ridge_Runner_5  [Team Member]
12/8/2009 11:02:01 PM

Originally Posted By 1981:
Thanks for the concern guys but I'm lucky enough to be a leo so the modified mags are ok until I retire from my PD (at which time I will leave this shxxy state).

1981

Some are more equal than others, I guess
1981  [Team Member]
12/9/2009 10:00:51 AM
Originally Posted By Ridge_Runner_5:

Originally Posted By 1981:
Thanks for the concern guys but I'm lucky enough to be a leo so the modified mags are ok until I retire from my PD (at which time I will leave this shxxy state).

1981

Some are more equal than others, I guess


I am NO better than the next guy! I'm just lucky and very blessed to be able to do what I do to support my family. I don't like these types of laws anymore then you. If I could change the law I would as I believe that a person with no criminal record should be able to have any firearm or magazine he or she wants. For what it's worth I'm always telling the guys at my PD about how these bullshxx laws only hurt the good guys (and how Jonny shxxbag doesn't give a fuxx). Please don't post this kind of stuff on my posts as I'm on your side. Not all leos are axxholes.

1981

haLfLiFe  [Member]
12/9/2009 10:45:01 AM
Originally Posted By 1981:
Originally Posted By Ridge_Runner_5:

Originally Posted By 1981:
Thanks for the concern guys but I'm lucky enough to be a leo so the modified mags are ok until I retire from my PD (at which time I will leave this shxxy state).

1981

Some are more equal than others, I guess


I am NO better than the next guy! I'm just lucky and very blessed to be able to do what I do to support my family. I don't like these types of laws anymore then you. If I could change the law I would as I believe that a person with no criminal record should be able to have any firearm or magazine he or she wants. For what it's worth I'm always telling the guys at my PD about how these bullshxx laws only hurt the good guys (and how Jonny shxxbag doesn't give a fuxx). Please don't post this kind of stuff on my posts as I'm on your side. Not all leos are axxholes.

1981



I agree with what your saying, I have seen LEO's taking a lot of shit all over this forum and especially in my HTF. I am surprised since I am in the field myself that folks feel the need speak harshly about those that help protect them and their families. Weird....
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