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Posted: 12/1/2007 6:44:28 PM EDT
How can I tell the difference between a preban Sig 226 mag and a current production?
Link Posted: 12/2/2007 10:15:43 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/2/2007 10:18:18 AM EDT by NVCapCop]
Without date stamps or capacity restrictions, I don't think you can. I just bought new P229 mags last month and they are identical to the ones I purchased pre-94.

eta: Same goes for all my Sig Mec-Gar +2 mags. The prebans and the current mags are identical.
Link Posted: 12/2/2007 10:40:30 AM EDT
The only one Sig marked sre the high cap ones made during the ban I believe.
Link Posted: 12/3/2007 3:08:21 PM EDT
The pre-ban standard capacity P229 factory magazines were manufactured by J.P. Sauer & Sohn in Germany. Mec-Gar became OEM during the ban, so if they are made in Italy, they are not pre-ban. If they are German and do not have the restricted markings, they are pre-ban.

Go to our FAQ's. www.topgunsupply.com/faq.html The 6th question has details and pictures to determine if your magazines are German made.
Link Posted: 12/3/2007 3:21:16 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/3/2007 3:26:38 PM EDT by NVCapCop]
If mags were made DURING the ban, wouldn't they be 10 round mags or restricted high capacity LEO/govt/import only mags?

Shouldn't the question be: How do I distinguish a pre-94 mag from a post-04 mag?

Should someone living in a not-so-free state assume that if a mag is available for sale in his local funshop, it is legal to purchase and possess?

Link Posted: 12/4/2007 2:14:33 PM EDT
Thanks for all the info. I'm good to go!!!!
Link Posted: 12/4/2007 3:46:41 PM EDT
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