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How do you store/organize your magazines ?

Discussion in 'Gun-Parts & Access.' started by URGueyes, Mar 14, 2010.

  1. URGueyes

    URGueyes

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    I have various calibers at about 12 mags per.

    You guys never cease to amaze me with ingenious methods you come up with for things like this.

    How do you store and organize your magazines ?
     
  2. Glockaholic

    Glockaholic Millennium Member CLM

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    I'm in your same situation and I have been using the cases below for years. I'm easily able to fit 8 Glock mags per case (6 in the pockets and 2 across the top). When I first started buying these they were $6.00, however, they are on sale at Midway from time to time for about $8.

    http://www.midwayusa.com/viewproduct/?productnumber=174266
     

  3. ronin.45

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    I store mine the same way but I use California Competition Works pouches. They are more expensive but also much heavier construction. Either way they keep mags organized.
     
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  4. community

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    I store mine like this: one on top of my desk; one in my car; one in my nightstand; one on my belt; and one in the great room.
     
  5. NYresq

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    A big +1 for the california comp works bags.
    They come in 4,6 and 8 mag sizes and different colors. I use the 6 or 8 mag size pouches with a different color for different caliber mags. 9mm- purple, 40/357- red, 45- green and 10mm- black.
    Heavy nylon with heavy duty stitching. I just grab the proper magpouch and toss it in the range bag with whichever pistol I am taking and dont have to worry about sorting through a box full of mags.
     
  6. NYresq

    NYresq

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    I also write on the cover flap with a black sharpie which caliber, and the black bag I used a silver sharpie...
     
  7. RickyD

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    That is easy to answer and a picture says more than a thousand words...

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  8. Njanear

    Njanear Nagant-ophile

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    I bought some inexpensive small storage boxes with fitted tops, so that I can put all of my extra Glock mags in one, my S&W & Beretta mags in another, my extra AR mags in another, etc. The boxes are clear, so I can look in and see what is in each.
     
  9. Taz

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    Bought one of those rubber maid 3 drawer cabinets for my garage. One of the drawers is for mags. Each caliber/gun type goes into a gallon sized zip lock baggie which is them labeled with a sharpie. I also label each magazine with gun and ID number like 21-1 for failure analysis. The zip locks are ok and will hold a dozen mags comfortably. Plus they are cheap.
     
  10. smullen

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    Are you refering to when they are at home and in use for a bit or say daily carry or going to the range???

    I like those... Do you use them for Home, Carry, range or ???

    For Home Storage, I'd like to ahve about 4-6 of those and see if I could Velcro them or attach them somehow to the inside of my Safe and my Metal Locking Cabinet's Doors....
     
  11. Morgo

    Morgo

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    My metal magazines are stored sitting on shelves, the polymer magazines are stored in ammo cans.
     
  12. G36Packer

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    I color code the mags for caliber using fingernail polish in the factory caliber markings and the locking tab of the base plate. This way you can tell the caliber whether the mag is in or out of the gun and it doesn't scratch off. One could use matching colored slide cover plate.
     
  13. chewybaca67

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    Stored in my 2 safes, except when I'm carrying a couple. Having various Glock cal./models I keep all my 9mm mags separated and identifyable with some red model paint on the base pad. 40 S&W mags are untouched. I also keep my mags sorted out in cut to fit small boxes in me safes.
     
  14. RedHaze

    RedHaze Handgunner

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    Other than whats in the gun. My glock box has 10 mags in it. The other guns mags just go in the big gun box with the pistols.