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1911 Magazines

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by G2LOCK3, Jan 13, 2010.

  1. G2LOCK3

    G2LOCK3

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    Fill me in. I have a Springfield TRP and A loaded model. I would like to buy some extra mags. A guy at work told me to get Wilson Combat because he believed them to be the best. Help me out guys. Any input? Lets put value or pricing aside. Just function here.
     
  2. MADBMW

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    I don't really like Wilson Combat mags. The springs don't last long, they have an all plastic follower (that is notorious for not working with some Springfield guns by the way) and have thin walled mag tubes. I personally thing CMC power mags and Tripp cobra mags are the most reliable and durable 1911 magazines money can buy (for a serious use deffensive gun). Wilson's are fine for the range.

    Go to 10-8 performance.com and look at the articles section for magazine recommendations. Hilton Yam's recommendations are based on real world hard use guns, not range guns. I have a few Wilson mags, but they are reserved for range use only. Many have no problems with their Wilson mags, and for a long time, they were some of the best on the market.
     

  3. JK-linux

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  4. Eyescream

    Eyescream hates you

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    Wilson, Chip McCormick, Checkmate, Tripp; all good magazines.

    Make up your own mind which you want to use after reading this and this.
     
  5. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Yep,....I've also had good luck with 7 round Ed Brown mags
     
  6. Zagato

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    i like my Metalforms.
     
  7. SIGShooter

    SIGShooter Hucklebucks

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    Checkmate Magazines

    Nothing more needs to be said.
     
  8. den888

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    Colt factory mags are excellent...
     
  9. txgolfer45

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    Are the Springfield Armory factory mags that came with my TRP any good?
     
  10. zdragon23c

    zdragon23c s&w&me

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    KimProTag.... if your looking for a reasonably priced excellent all around flush fitting magazine.
     
  11. Eyescream

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    Yup. They're Metalforms, I believe.
     
  12. Screaming .357G

    Screaming .357G 598ci big block

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    Plus 1 on the KimProTac mags.
     
  13. I am plastic

    I am plastic

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    WC 47D

    Keep them on rotation and they haven't let me down yet.
     
  14. sgt1911

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    The newest gen Tripp mags are great, as well as Certac mags. And the Wilson Elite mags are good also. All of these are truely designed 8 rd. .45 acp mags. I use the Wilson 47D's as range mags as do others.
     
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  15. sns3guppy

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    I like Chip McCormick mags.
     
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    I am a Tripp's 7 rounds only type of guy. For range use and comp, any type of mag I can find.
     
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    Never had problems with Wilson Combats 47D's and Chip McCormick power mags, so I stick with those.
     
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    +1 to above
     
  19. G2LOCK3

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    i just bought 2 CMC 8 round Power Mags. I thought Id try them out and see what i thought before i go and buy 10 at a time.
     
  20. nam02G

    nam02G First throwing ax bullseye.

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    Mec-gar and Metalform. I have several of each in 45 and 10mm. Use them extensively in matches. Always work flawlessly.