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Personal experiences with Mec-gar magazines?

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by BTR, Nov 25, 2008.

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  1. BTR

    BTR Member

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    I would like to hear about your positive/negative experiences with Mec-gar pistol mags. Thanks!
     
  2. jwr747

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    they produce the "factory" mags for a double arm full of auto loaders.lot of mags have stamped on them "brand name" by Mec Gar. jwr
     
  3. PO2Hammer

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    Mec Gar makes the OEM mags for Sig, CZ and others.

    My P226 came with Mec Gar mags and they have been flawless.

    Mec Gar and Metalform are the only two brands I will buy.
     
  4. eerw

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    My experiences have been all good.
    all for CZ guns
     
  5. old_ironsights

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    Mec-gar are well-made and dependable magazines, and that's why their 'original equipment' for:
    AMT
    Armscor
    Astra
    Beretta
    Bernadelli
    FN
    Browning
    BUL
    Charles Daly
    Colt
    CZ
    IMI
    Kel-Tec
    Kimber
    Llama
    North American Arms
    Remington
    Sigarms
    Smith & Wesson
    Springfield Armory
    STI
    Standard Arms
    Star
    Steyr
    Tanfoglio
    Taurus
    Walther
     
  6. gb6491

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    The good (never a problem):
    Kel-Tec P32 (7 rnds.) and P11 (10 rnds.)
    CZ75B (16 rnds.)
    SIG P229 .40 (12 rnds.)

    Bad
    Kel Tec P11 (12 rnds.) Rounds nose dive; I've tried two different magazines and extra power springs to no avail (I believe the follower skirt is too short). Then again, this could be particular to my pistol as others report no problems. I'll stick with the ten rounders as they feed perfectly in it.

    Regards,
    Greg
     
  7. PRM

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    Got 3 for my Walther PP - work great, as good or better than original.
     
  8. The Lone Haranguer

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    No problems to report here.
     
  9. Nicky Santoro

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    I have four for my 1911 and am just about to order four more.
     
  10. OOOXOOO

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    I have a couple for my Berettas, thousands of rounds with no problems.
     
  11. bmxr4life87

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    yeah they are OE in my dads kel tec p32 and heritage stealth 9mm no problems so far
     
  12. mgregg85

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    I've never had a problem with them, they seem to be the best of the pistol magazine producers by far.
     
  13. brin747

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    Has anyone had any experience with them in a Ruger P95?
     
  14. grimjaw

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    Has anyone had any experience with them in a Ruger P95?

    Not exactly. I've used their magazines for a Beretta Bobcat, Browning Hi-Power, CZ75 Compact, and Ruger PC9 (which uses the same mags as a P95). I got the PC9 to feed great from both the P89/95 Mecgar mags, AND the CZ mags. :)

    jm
     
  15. DB

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    Yes... I bought a couple of MecGar's a few years ago for my Ruger P95DC which is my "car gun". I couldn't be more pleased! The magazines are stored in my car stuffed to capacity at all times, through all kinds of temperature extremes, etc... They have always worked flawlessly when I go to the range.
     
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    I own five 9mm hicap Mec-gar mags for my Hi Power. I have found them to be very reliable. I heard that they make the factory Browning mags, so I guess you can't really call them "aftermarket." I'll gladly take the Mec-gar's and pocket the extra $20 that the factory mags cost.

    I guess the floorplate and Browning emblem are expensive to make?:rolleyes:
     
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    I have a large number of MecGar magazines for a number of different pistols. They all work exactly as intended.
     
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    I actually had a bad Mec-Gar I got used for a Browning HP. Weak spring after who knows how many rounds. Still, the vast, vast majority of these magazines are absolutely fine. Mec-Gar replaced mine for free ;)
     
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    What we're trying to is ...

    EH, They're Okay
     
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    Another +1 on them. I've used them for a couple different pistols, and never had any problems with the 4-5 I've owned.
     
  21. dullone

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    I use them in my Ruger P95, only good experiences :)
     
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    I have one for my CZ75BD and it is the only mag I have had problems with.
     
  23. shamus

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    Mec-gar makes OEM mags for CZ and they work great.

    I have a Kel-Tec mec-gar masg for a P11 and it works fine, but they make OEM mags for Kel-Tec as well.

    As far as mags for any pistol: I'd buy factory or mec-gar. Nothing else.
     
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    No problems here either. Mine work without a problem.
     
  25. searcher451

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    I use Mec-gar mags in my Walther PPKs, and they perform flawlessly. They produce high-quality products and have for years and years.
     
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