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Interesting Range experience

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by DontBurnMyFlag, Oct 7, 2005.

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  1. DontBurnMyFlag

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    So I went to the gun range with my girlfriend yesterday. The girlfriend who dislikes guns. Shes been warming up to them recently and sees that Im safe with them and that I keep them locked up etc.

    But nots not the interesting part. I brought my kel-tec carbine, and started plinking rounds at 20 yds. So I figure Ill give my new magazines a try.

    I recently bought 3 glock 17 magazines off of the internet. When I got them, they were made of metal and the quality felt less of a glock polymer mag. So i loaded one up, and shot...the magazine fell out of the gun. I thought maybe i hit the mag release with my thumb on accident (i have big hands and its a small gun). But no, shot after shot, the magazines fell outta the gun.

    Word to the wise, if you are going to order magazines off of the internet, do a little research and dont end up like me. I just looked at the 3 glock mags for 15 bucks and thought it was a bargain. Now I know why.
     
  2. Kramer Krazy

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    By any chance did you get them from "reddogalaskan" or a similar user ID name?
     
  3. DontBurnMyFlag

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    nope, i forget the guys name. I have it on my home computer, but thats not where I am now.

    another added feature to the mags, was the fact that they looked like beretta mags. they had the diamond shaped indent on the side of the magazine. I thought so and so did the range owner. But they arent beretta mags. It was the weirdest thing.
     
  4. Sheldon

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    That's the problem with a LOT of aftermarket magazines. You probably have some Pro Mags or USA brand ones....I have had problems with them in the past too.
     
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    ReddogXX strikes again? :neener: The lousy turd still owes me a $50 refund....
     
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    It's not like Glock mags are expensive... order them from a reputable dealer next time.
     
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