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Why don't Glock 26 mags hold 11 rounds?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by american lockpicker, Mar 3, 2010.

  1. american lockpicker

    american lockpicker License to Il

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    Why don't G26 mags hold 11 rounds? Most Glock 9mm mags hold 2 more rounds than the .40 versions except the G26 mag.
     
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    It is what it is..........:whistling:
     

  3. tango44

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    Because it uses a 9 coil spring, which is the same spring the the G19/G23 mags uses.
    No cutting coils won't work.
    I will recommend the Glock 7151 +2 extension on your G26, Pearce PG-2733 or my personal favorites G19 mags on my G26.
    Simple as that.
    Enjoy the G26.
     
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    How long is a piece of string?:whistling:
     
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    Remember math in grade school when they were teaching proportions, a.k.a. percentages?

    9mm and 40 caliber rounds are the same. If the rounds changed size proportionally with the magazine, then it should hold 2 more rounds.
     
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    Most of my G26 mags hold eleven rounds. Try it you might like it.
     
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    I would venture a guess that the G26 magazines only hold 10 rounds because the gun was designed during the 1994-2004 AWB. Since the advantage of having a "high capacity" magazine was rendered moot, Glock designed a pistol around a 10 round magazine, and viola! Glock 26.