New 17 mags

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  1. Fireglock

    Fireglock Which is worse?

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    I just loaded up 5 new 17 magazines and they loaded with absolutely no problem. I received 2 with my new 17 I received this week and 3 when I ordered magazines a month or so ago. The 3 were in their wrappers until I opened them tonight. I wonder if they've modified things again?
     
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    ? Are you having a problem with any of the mags ?
     

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    Fireglock Which is worse?

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    Most new mags take a bit of effort to load number 10. This last 5 let number 10 go in with no effort what so ever. You can still load just 10 but they seem to have lost that last bit of tightness that was previously present.

    sven - I'm 6'3" and 260lb., I wouldn't say I've ever had a problem loading magazines, I just noticed a difference

    It's nothing special, I just noticed a change.
     
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    I've noticed the same thing. I use the Glock mag loader and never have a problem, even though the last round is tight for two of my mags for some reason.
     
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    Jerry,

    Perhaps since you are now using gunpowder in your reloads, the extra weight makes the mags easier to reload.;e
     
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    Fireglock Which is worse?

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    Admitedly that may be a possibility. :) I know it makes my range bag heavier....
     
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    Jerry, perhaps its all the Groceries in the range bag that is adding the weight.;f ;f ;f ;f ;f
     
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    Fireglock,

    I noticed that the last G17 LE mags have a more pronounced taper at the top end. The difference in shape is noticeable. Are your mags like this? Any thing to make those 10 rounders easier to load is a big plus. Some of us have to charm those last 2 or 3 rounds in. As to gunpowder, it's expensive. I have found that those magnum primers are the way to go.;)
     
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    260 LBS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Jerry, what do the scales read when you stand with BOTH feet on them!!!!!!;f ;a ;) ;P
     
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    Fireglock Which is worse?

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    You nailed it Jim, big difference, no problem seeing it either. They also seem to drop out of the 17L better as well. As to my use of powder I was merely testing the lower limits last year, I'm being a little more free with powder this year! :)
     
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    Fireglock Which is worse?

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    Be nice Bubba or one of those feet may step on you! ;f Are you ready for Statesville? Did you sell those nasty old Bomars? ;f
     
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    Sent the bomars back to Brownell's, we'll see what happens. Starting to practice the plates more and will pick it up as the month goes along!Look forward to seeing you and the rest of the Florida Felons!!!;b
     
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    Fireglock Which is worse?

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    Don, I know you little guys are just jealous! ;f