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Posted: 12/7/2002 10:58:01 AM EDT
Is there and difference between the 7/8 round magazines,besides the obvious one round? The ones I've looked at seem to be the same dimensions. Just curious.Lonestar
Link Posted: 12/7/2002 1:55:52 PM EDT
The overall dimensions will be the same but depending on the brand of magazine the follower design may be different. Wilson Combat, for instance, uses a 7 round follower that has a long front leg and a sort of round or convex shape where it contacts the bullet. However, Wilson’s 8 round follower has a shortened front leg and is concaved where the follower contacts the bullet. I like the 7-rounders better and use them exclusively in my carry guns.
Link Posted: 12/10/2002 6:17:24 PM EDT
The only 100% reliable 8rds are the top of the line Chip McCormick or Les Baer. They feature +
strength springs and redesigned followers.
McGar work but the springs fatigue too easily.
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