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Posted: 10/5/2004 7:50:50 PM EST
Just wondering if people on here keep all their extra magazines loaded? If so Max? Half? I only currently own 8 good magazines and was just wondering if I leave them loaded if it would weaken the string or something over time... What do you with your magazines????
Link Posted: 10/5/2004 7:56:57 PM EST
Load em up and dont worry about them
Link Posted: 10/5/2004 8:00:45 PM EST
The only time your magazines should be unloaded is just after you emptied them through your shooter.
Link Posted: 10/5/2004 8:11:21 PM EST
+1

h/w, i just load 28 rds in my 30rds, just to be sure the spring and feed lips remain ok
Link Posted: 10/6/2004 1:52:29 AM EST
Link Posted: 10/6/2004 11:31:41 PM EST
It is a good idea to only load up 28 rounds in a 30 round mag, if....uh....you only have 28 rounds handy.
Link Posted: 10/6/2004 11:33:06 PM EST
If you have Orlites dont leave them loaded.
USGI your ok.
Link Posted: 10/6/2004 11:37:38 PM EST
All 45 of them.
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 12:41:50 AM EST
Isn't the purpose of the mags to be ready ?
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 5:13:36 PM EST
[quoteThe only thing 28 rounds in a 30 round magazine assures is you're two rounds short...
quote]

or how about being able to tac reload a magazine on a closed bolt.....
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 9:11:33 PM EST

Originally Posted By Harv24:
[quoteThe only thing 28 rounds in a 30 round magazine assures is you're two rounds short...
quote]

or how about being able to tac reload a magazine on a closed bolt.....


I hear ya, but I've never really had a problem with full mags. They just require a very firm smack to lock 'em in.
Link Posted: 10/7/2004 9:36:18 PM EST

Originally Posted By Eric:

Originally Posted By Harv24:
[quoteThe only thing 28 rounds in a 30 round magazine assures is you're two rounds short...
quote]

or how about being able to tac reload a magazine on a closed bolt.....hr

I hear ya, but I've never really had a problem with full mags. They just require a very firm smack to lock 'em in.



Huh, all I do it slide the mag in, and then give it a push with my thumb to lock it in.
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 1:45:41 AM EST

Originally Posted By Chuck:
The only thing 28 rounds in a 30 round magazine assures is you're two rounds short...

-- Chuck



+1 to that!
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