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+2 magazine extenders

Discussion in 'Band of Glockers' started by BrassKnuckle, May 2, 2009.

  1. BrassKnuckle

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    Been using +2 magazine extenders (with the stock mag springs) on my Glock magazines for years and never had any problems. In addition the the 2 extra rounds they give, they also make tactical reloads easier as they give me something extra to grab onto as I remove the partially-empty mag.

    Is there anything that I need to know about them that might make me change my mind about using them? What I'm after is maximum reliability out of my pistols.
     
  2. zorkd

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    none that i know off, been using them with glock26, no problems. but the additional 2 rounds can be a bit tight to get in the small glock26 mags, even with the + basepads
     


  3. atmarcella

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    overwatch....
    just use the original "glock" extenders. stay away from scherer, but arredondo makes excellent extensions.
     
  4. Allegra

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    Sakin , if your not competing w/ the gun , aanhin pa yung plus 2 sa mags
    In my experience , hindi sa practice nagjajam baril ko
    During the match sya binibisita ni Murphy
     
  5. BrassKnuckle

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    Yes, they're original Glock extenders.
     
  6. BrassKnuckle

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    I only have the extenders on the spare mag/s. I use a stock magazine on the gun to maximize concealability while carried.
     
  7. g17green

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    Hi how about pearce grip mag extensions??? are they ok for the glock 17's???
     
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  8. Allegra

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    May dala kang spare mags pang carry? ang bigat
     
  9. BrassKnuckle

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    I leave the spares in the car so I have the option of packing one or both of them if I feel like it. Medyo mabigat nga, but not too bad. G19 lang naman.

    I used to carry a j-frame revo (SW 649), so really, the 15rds on the Glock is a 300% improvement already. I just take along the spare mags anyway because they're there.

    If I carried the spares more often I'd probably remove the extenders.
     
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  11. Allegra

    Allegra

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    Allergic kasi ako sa any mods sa pang carry
    I dont even mess w/ the trigger nung 1911 ko dati
    Even the most reliable na baril ang parating weakness ang mags
     
  12. BrassKnuckle

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    This is what prompted me to start this thread on the +2 extenders.

    Been googling the subject also but have not yet come across a definitive account of them causing problems.
     
  13. atmarcella

    atmarcella

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    overwatch....
    i dont have any experience with pearce but to be absolutely sure if you ask me i trust only arredondo and.....arredondo ( i was going to say dawson but i have no experience with dawson )

    brass,

    you can use extra power mag springs for added reliablility, stock is 11coils, EP has 12coils.
     
  14. Allegra

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    The best way to find out is to keep shooting it :)

    I'd put a mod on my gun dati and shoot it ng hundreds of rounds w/ out a problem then pagdating sa match , dun sya magloloko
    Sabagay , baka naman karma yun haha
    I'm not saying they are worthless but I doubt they would be more reliable than orig mag. Lalo kung wala naman siya bibibigay na advantage over the orig
     
  15. akula

    akula BizDuc NM Millennium Member

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    All my three G26 mags are with +2 pearce grip mag extension. Gives my pinky an area to grip on.

    I have actually used them on a few clubshoots just to refresh my G26 'capabilities'. No problem, except during inserting new mag (change-mags situations), the pinky gets caught and its quite painful.

    No reliability problem. Most of our group who has G26 carries with a plus 2 'insurance'.
     
  16. BrassKnuckle

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    I've heard of those... Will those springs still allow the full +2? Using the stock spring I find that I have to push hard to get the 2nd extra cartridge in the mag.

    Are the extra power springs made by Glock also, and would Final Option have them?

    Thanks!
     
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  17. BrassKnuckle

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    That's the thing. I haven't encountered any problems with the +2 extenders in a couple thousand rounds fired through my G17, and about a thousand through the 19.

    One time I got to borrow an FSSG and tried it on the 17 for a couple hundred rounds. No problems whatsoever despite the high rate of fire with +2 extenders on the stock mags (though the 33rd mags were more fun).

    Then again that was just my experience and I didn't consider it "statistically significant". Hence this thread. Offhand though, I'm inclined to keep the +2's on, and maybe just try the extra power springs.
     
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  18. g17green

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    thanks!
     
  19. atmarcella

    atmarcella

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    overwatch....
    the ones i have are made by ISMI, i dunno if final option has them. nakakahiya, pero meron ako 3pcs that im not using.
     
  20. toxic

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    heres a link probably related to the topic.
    http://journal.drfaulken.com/scherer-glock-27-magazine-extension-review/

    Im out of the box person so iwas din ako sa any mods specially pag pang carry..to increase the capacity of my g26 i just bought a couple of g17 mags with a&g grip collar para walang gap sa grip and feels great..mabigat and mas mahaba yung mags helps in the recoil as well..yung stock mags w/ 10 cap iwan sa loob ng car ang dala ko lage x2 17rounders, why do i carry too much rounds ..la lang bopols kase ako baka di ako tumama.