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10 round mag issue

Discussion in 'Smith & Wesson Club' started by Linux3, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. Linux3


    Dec 31, 2008
    I just bought some 10 round mags for my 9MM Pro.
    Getting the 10th round in the new mags is a total pain. They are really, really tight. The follower hits the bottom of the mag and the spring is very springy.

    I have a bunch of older 10 round mags and when 10 rounds are in them there is still a little play in the top round, not so with the new ones.

    I took them apart and the follower and spring are like the ones in a 17 round mag, not like the old 10 rounders. The follower is deeper and the spring is thicker and has more turns.

    A friend said he has seen this before and I should just clip the bottom of the follower and 2 coils of the spring. I don't feel I should have to do this.

  2. fastbolt


    Jun 9, 2002
    CA Central Coast
    Don't clip factory mag springs.

    They make revisions for reasons they feel are appropriate (just like other manufacturers).