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Magazine different with defensive ammo?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by sfreiman, Jan 6, 2010.

  1. sfreiman

    sfreiman

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    I've noticed that my G23 13 round magazine is harder to push in and sticks out a slight bit when using my Federal defensive rounds vs. the cheap American Eagle practice ammo. Since I recently returned back to the hobby and this is my first Glock, I was wondering if it is normal for it to do this with defensive ammo? It fires just fine, in fact my very first shot at the range with the Federal (165gr) ammo was dead in the bullseye.
     
  2. Butch

    Butch RetiredDinosaur CLM Millennium Member

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    Well, since the mags all lock into the gun via the same mag catch, they can't stick more due to what ammo is in them, but the hollow point ammo may not slide against the steel liner in the front inside of the mag tube quite as easily as the FMJ practice rounds do, which could make it a little harder to get the mag locked in.

    Are you just using the two mags that came with the gun? Or did you buy other/new one's too? Do any of them have the 'ambi' cutout on the front of the mag tube? If so, they may stick out a touch more than the old one's do.
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