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Mag. "adjustment" question

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing and Repairs' started by Steve H, Nov 24, 2006.

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  1. Steve H

    Steve H Member

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    Please look at the photo. The magazine on my Mustang has a hard time with a hollow point loat that I use in my other .380. The lip of the top front edge of the magazine is "in the way" by about .030" - .050". Do you think that I can remove that much material and still have the magazine function properly? Or can/should I bend the lip? When the magazine is in the gun there seems to be a gap of about .075" between it and the ramp.

    Thanks much
    Steve

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  2. vesmcd

    vesmcd Member

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    I would suggest that you take the spring out of the mag and bend the top coil up a little to keep the top round from nose diving into the mag body. Cutting on the mag is a last resort.
     
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