Sig P365 mags are $40 .. Why?

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  1. doktarZues

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    Shot a P365 about a year ago and have been wanting once ever since. Finally have one on the way. If I had known their **** mags were **** $40 I probably wouldn't have **** bought one. (I feel a gun is naked without at absolute minimum a half dozen or so mags, 10 or better is better, so this is going to cost me.)

    OK I'm done crying...though curiousity remains.

    The P365 is one of the hottest guns on the market (the hottest?) and has been since it came out (over two years ago). Carry guns are hot hot hot right now across the country. Why are the mags $40 each?

    1. Sig is that greedy? They're jabbing us for MAGS???
    2. Sig is that inefficient? Despite the amount of P365s out there and the ability to leverage economy of scale they just can't get the price down?
    3. Or lord have mercy.. it's such masterful euro trash socialist engineering that they really cost that much?
    4. Or what else/what am I missing?
     
  2. -JCN-

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    #1.

    But hey, Maybe Magpul will come out with a polymer P365 magazine for $10... but the catch is that it’ll only hold 7 rounds. :D
     
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    Because they can ... and you will.
     
  4. B C

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    It's why I went with the Shield. I got new OEM mags for $10 each.
     
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    Most mags are $30-$40. I am spoiled by Glock mags.
     
  6. 835mag

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    Because it says Sig on it. Oh, and #'s 1 and 2 in OP.
     
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  7. Matt VDW

    Matt VDW Millennium Member

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    Magazine prices are strange in general. Still, it shouldn't be a surprise that magazines for a popular pistol are expensive when there's a monopoly.
     
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    Can’t imagine not buying the perfect size/capacity pistol there is because of mag prices. I personally don’t think you need anywhere near 10 mags for it either.


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  9. Bradd D

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    It baffles me why some metal mags are more expensive than others. I get Wilson Combat ETM mags for my 1911 for a lot less.
     
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  10. 0311INF

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    Sig and HK think their magazines are made of gold.
    Rifle mags are pretty bad too. Ruger mini 14 mags are ridiculous and Springfield M1A mags are downright criminal.
     
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  11. R.B. Riddick

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    There are a few dealers on Ebay that are selling 10rd P365 magazines for $28.99 and will discount on 2>purchases.


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  12. Terry G

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    CZ isn't much better. You can take a chance on after market and maybe get burned. I did on AK magazines and Colt 1911 ones too. I think my CZ 97 b magazines were close to $50.00 OEM.
     
  13. Bradd D

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    Ebay and Osage County Guns.

    Yeah, they are expensive, and yes, I bought them.
     
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    Everything Sig is expensive. I was able to get two mags from Scheels online. They were in sale and ended up being $34 each and free shipping.

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  16. Jeff S.

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    I wish they weren’t so expensive, but you can find them cheaper than $40 (I’ve been buying Sig magazines for $33 dollars at Provenoutfitters and other places). The prices have jumped a bit since this latest freak out.

    SA15 sells for $40 a pop, needs a new mag catch, and nobody complains about the price.
     
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    Because people pay it, that’s why
     
  18. Bradd D

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    The price is one of the reasons I'm not considering the SA mags right now.
     
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    Because Glock is too arrogant to make a Glock 43x short grip frame the same length as the P365's grip length with 10rd flush mags to compete with Sig. Amiright?
     
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  20. Bradd D

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    Wut?
     
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