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Posted: 10/15/2004 2:37:22 AM EST
Pulling the trigger on a 220 purchase today. Only has 1 mag. What's with the mag situation. I see 7 rd, 8rd and 9rd mags that appear to be flush fit. Also a few larger that protrude. What's the best mag for this pistol? CDNN has a factory demo mag that is 7rd and the cheapest price. What to get?
Link Posted: 10/15/2004 2:42:04 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/15/2004 2:44:15 AM EST by cyanide]
I just purchased a few of those mags from CDNN --- almost in brand new condition.

I would only buy Sig mags or mags made by Meg-Gar (who makes them for Sig)

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Link Posted: 10/15/2004 2:46:50 AM EST

Originally Posted By cyanide:
I would only buy Sig mags or mags made by Meg-Gar (who makes them for Sig)



word

I bought a batch of 8 Meg-Gar's for my Sig P220 on Ebay a few years ago for $100. Haven't had a problem with any of them.
Link Posted: 10/15/2004 2:46:56 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/15/2004 5:02:47 AM EST by gotm4]
ACT mags are just as good as factory mags and are less than 1/2 the cost. From my source at SIGARMS, the ACT mags will be factory mags in the near future. 8 round is standard for 220s nowadays. www.copesdist.com/sigsauer.htm They come in bright nickel or polish blued. All 7 of mine have worked flawlessly in my EL 220ST and 220.

Here's some pics of a genuine stainless SIG mag and a blued and nickel ACT mag. From what I hear its a relative of the people who make the MecGar mags that started ACT mag.






Link Posted: 10/15/2004 2:48:51 AM EST
Novak/Mec-Gar Italian-made 8 rounders. CDNN has Novak mags for 22.99 but you should do a search to see if there is a better price. Do not buy Pro-Mag as they are a POS.
Link Posted: 10/15/2004 2:51:07 AM EST
Be careful of ProMags. I have several that work flawlessly and a few that will jam EVERY time.
MecGar are very good, no problems with any of mine.
ActMags are ready for the range. I hope to test them out this weekend.
Link Posted: 10/15/2004 2:55:49 AM EST
Cool man. I'm gonna get the pistol from CDNN also, so I'll just add a few to the order.
Link Posted: 10/15/2004 3:44:18 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/15/2004 3:44:57 AM EST by JIMBEAM]

Originally Posted By C-4:
Novak/Mec-Gar Italian-made 8 rounders. CDNN has Novak mags for 22.99 but you should do a search to see if there is a better price. Do not buy Pro-Mag as they are a POS.



I bought a pro-mag. It worked twice feeding all 8 rounds. After that, it didn't feed properly and wouldn't hold the slide back.

I suggest getting the Factory Demo mags from CDNN ~$19.

Link Posted: 10/15/2004 3:58:13 AM EST
My 220 came with two seven round mags when I bought it in 98. As far as I know, all SIGs come with two mags. You might want to go to another dealer.

Seven or eight round mags are fine; I would go with SIG mags only. Nine round mags - I have no experience with them and would probably avoid them.
Link Posted: 10/15/2004 5:39:47 AM EST

Originally Posted By Bailey:
My 220 came with two seven round mags when I bought it in 98. As far as I know, all SIGs come with two mags. You might want to go to another dealer.

Seven or eight round mags are fine; I would go with SIG mags only. Nine round mags - I have no experience with them and would probably avoid them.



CDNN sells them with only one mag but you can buy additional used mags for ~$19. It's a cheap sales tactic.

Link Posted: 10/15/2004 10:00:55 AM EST
Ordered it today from CDNN. Add 2 additional 7rd Sig mags and 2 normal capacity mags for my Sig pro.
Went for the night sites and hand select. Might have wasted $20 on the hand select, but I'll see next week when it gets here.... Can't wait.
Link Posted: 10/15/2004 10:03:35 AM EST

Originally Posted By Gun-fan:
Ordered it today from CDNN. Add 2 additional 7rd Sig mags and 2 normal capacity mags for my Sig pro.
Went for the night sites and hand select. Might have wasted $20 on the hand select, but I'll see next week when it gets here.... Can't wait.



Keep us posted Gun-fan, I'm planning to do exactly the same thing early next month and I sure would appreciate pics of the example you receive.
Link Posted: 10/15/2004 10:11:26 AM EST

Originally Posted By -Duke-Nukem-:

Originally Posted By Gun-fan:
Ordered it today from CDNN. Add 2 additional 7rd Sig mags and 2 normal capacity mags for my Sig pro.
Went for the night sites and hand select. Might have wasted $20 on the hand select, but I'll see next week when it gets here.... Can't wait.



Keep us posted Gun-fan, I'm planning to do exactly the same thing early next month and I sure would appreciate pics of the example you receive.



Will do so happily. May have to send them to you as I'm not sure I have a web host for he pics.
Link Posted: 10/15/2004 12:27:30 PM EST
I bought a bunch of Chip McCormick mags form a cop on one of the gun auction sites. They were used, but appeared new. They are much nicer mags than the stock Sig mags that came with My 220.Oh yeah, $12 each.....
Link Posted: 10/15/2004 3:19:47 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/20/2004 5:05:07 AM EST by AMHsix]
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Link Posted: 10/15/2004 3:28:02 PM EST

Originally Posted By Stopper:
Be careful of ProMags. I have several that work flawlessly and a few that will jam EVERY time.
MecGar are very good, no problems with any of mine.


I've never had any problem with my 9mm Para Promags for my Sig 229.
Link Posted: 10/15/2004 4:37:13 PM EST

Originally Posted By gotm4:
ACT mags are just as good as factory mags and are less than 1/2 the cost. From my source at SIGARMS, the ACT mags will be factory mags in the near future. 8 round is standard for 220s nowadays. www.copesdist.com/sigsauer.htm They come in bright nickel or polish blued. All 7 of mine have worked flawlessly in my EL 220ST and 220.

Here's some pics of a genuine stainless SIG mag and a blued and nickel ACT mag. From what I hear its a relative of the people who make the MecGar mags that started ACT mag.

img.photobucket.com/albums/v408/gotm4/Picture008.jpg
img.photobucket.com/albums/v408/gotm4/Picture007.jpg
img.photobucket.com/albums/v408/gotm4/Picture006.jpg
img.photobucket.com/albums/v408/gotm4/Picture005.jpg
img.photobucket.com/albums/v408/gotm4/Picture004.jpg



Damn, those sure are purdy! I need some more

Never could figure out why they cost so damn much for a stinking .45 mag.
Link Posted: 10/20/2004 12:39:54 PM EST
Bump cause I had to search for this thread and the time to order mags is fast approaching.
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