Glock 43x Shield Arms 43x magazine

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  1. nojamjimmy

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    What ammo were you using?
     
  2. peepaw

    peepaw Armed Ole Fart

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    The first guys that got them at ar15.com wore out the polymer catch in around 200 rounds. Everyone including SA thought they would last longer, they didn't.
     
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  3. Gfive45

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  4. AdamRodgers

    AdamRodgers "Facts matter, Feeling can lie" Docgkr

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    I am gonna have to get myself about 6 of these Mag's, I have been holding off to see what others will have to say about them tho.

    I have no problems with using some form of metal mag catch, my 19X is my favorite Glock so far but my G48 is a mighty close second. with a 15 round mag it would probably go to number one.
     
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  5. THE_PUNISHER

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    So this just arrived today.... 20200113_103144.jpg
     
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  6. AdamRodgers

    AdamRodgers "Facts matter, Feeling can lie" Docgkr

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  7. Fatboy2001

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    Congrats! Look forward to the T&E. :cheers:
     
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    Can someone point me to a helpful video on how to install a new mag release on the 43x/48? I installed a 3.5# connector and a new slide stop lever, but couldn't figure out how to release that spring on the mag catch button. Thanks.

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  9. Dismas316

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    Here you go;
    View: https://youtu.be/GemknKJ9vKQ
     
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    Perfect, Thanks!

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  11. Gfive45

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    O.K. when they become available I'll try them. Fifteen beats ten! :cheers:
     
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    This is pretty cool. Increasing capacity by 50% without extending the mag is pretty amazing. Hope Shield Arms didn't infringe on any of Sig's patents. I'm sure Sig is looking at these.

    When will Glock wake up and start doing all metal mags?
     
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    Just got my shipping notice.
    142XX
     
  15. Neal

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    Before I spend 40 buck per magazine plus the metal mag catch, I want to read most user reports saying they are just as reliable and trouble free as the stock Glock mags. So far, I am not seeing that. Will wait for a bunch more user reviews and hope it improves. Thank you to my fellow GlockTalkers that have reported your experiences with the Shield Arms magazines so far. I hope there are more on the way.
     
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    Just got my shipping notice too!
    144XX
     
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    FINALLY got my shipping notice too. They will be for sale along with my 43x as soon as I receive them.
     
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    Would you care to say why?
     
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    It has absolutely nothing to do with this mag. I own 3 p365 XL hybrids so the 43x no longer has a place for me with my usage when I have bunch of 19s too.
     
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  20. Neal

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    OK, Thanks. The 43X is very popular and I wondered if you had a problem with it.