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Posted: 2/23/2006 6:44:31 PM EDT
Looking to add some magazines to my pair I have for a Colt Defender.

What do y'all recommend for great reliability and reputation?

Thanks.
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 6:56:46 PM EDT
Defender....officers size, right?....Wilson mags...with CMC as a close second.
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 7:15:24 PM EDT

Originally Posted By marc1979:
Defender....officers size, right?....Wilson mags...with CMC as a close second.



Officer-sized, correct.
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 7:32:25 PM EDT
$35-$45 for a single Wilson magazine

Must be worth it!
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 7:53:22 PM EDT
Wilson mags. If you look they can be had for $20.00-$25.00. The last time I bought 10 wilson 47Ds for 210.00 Shipped from a dealer on the EE.
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 7:55:17 PM EDT
+1 for Wilson #47D or use some Novaks
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 8:28:54 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 8:37:18 PM EDT

Originally Posted By kblagg:

Originally Posted By roboman:
$35-$45 for a single Wilson magazine

Must be worth it!



You're paying too much if your paying that much.



That's good to hear. I saw the prices on Wilson's site and assumed that was the general cost area.
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 9:00:06 PM EDT
wilson is the only way to go bro.
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 9:44:25 PM EDT
I'm a heretic here, I know. I got a few of the Tripp Research Cobra mags, and my failure to lock the slide problems went away. Extra power wolff springs did the same thing for my Wilson mags, but the Tripp have worked better for me.
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 10:39:27 PM EDT
Wilson Combats
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 10:51:27 PM EDT
Another Vote for Wilson
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 2:52:28 AM EDT
Wilsons and ChipMC. You can get both at midwayusa.com for around 20-25$
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 3:24:05 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/24/2006 3:24:39 AM EDT by Dog1]
Wilson...

You can get them retail through Brownell's for around $26...

My discount they are $21..
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 4:56:53 AM EDT
Wilson or Novak if you've got the money. CMC's if you're willing to do some tinkering to make them work. If you want to be cheap, get some actual USGI 7-round mags (not the Chinese copies that are often passed off as USGI).
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:42:09 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/24/2006 6:42:27 AM EDT by DocGun]
Wilson
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 7:19:56 AM EDT
Wilson 47OX, or 47OXC. 7 rounds. Look on the EE, if no luck, try ebay.... you'll find them either place if you give it a week or so.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 9:16:08 AM EDT
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 1:51:35 PM EDT
+1 for Wilson 47-Ds
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 3:15:30 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/24/2006 3:15:56 PM EDT by TBoneDetroit]
47D's aren't the answer here, at least for the mag in the gun. Those are for full sized 1911's. They'll work fine in the Defender (a compact) but will stick out of the grip, making them better suited for reload/back up mags. The Wilsson Combat 47 OX and 47 OXC are the compact sized version and would be a good choice.
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