PRO MAG M&P 9 SHIELD Magazine 10 RDS-- Opinions?

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  1. ReggiesFree

    ReggiesFree Member

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    Hey Guys,

    Been looking @ these off & on for some while now.
    Most of the reviews are decent. Yet, I've heard a few old timers say some hateful things about Pro Mag in general!

    What has been your experience with "Pro Mag" in regards to the 9mm Shield?
    I have one for my CANIK TP9SF that is "almost like OEM!";)
    I have a few extra 8 rd mags, but I wouldn't mind stepping up a couple of rounds. I also see there are some optional base plates out there that add up to 4 extra rounds!

    Hmmm...
    Pro Mag 10 Rd Clip for S&W Shield.jpeg
     
  2. 1KPerDay

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    I usually say pro mag is good for practicing malfunction clearances only. However you really never know. I got some polymer pro mags in a package deal with my SCAR-17 and they’ve been 100%. If you want to try it and it’s worth the gamble to you.... *shrug*

    I wouldn’t use them for carry or other serious use.
     
  3. ReggiesFree

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    Hey great feedback.
    Range use and plinking deep in the country @ my Dad's farm...that is all.

    NO everyday carry or home defense duty.
    I went ahead and made a move on this instead.
    $21.00 is ok with me.

    ETS 12 round (9mm) mag fits S&W Shield
    ETS 12 RD Mag for 9mm Shield.png
     
  4. TomJ
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    TomJ Contributing Member

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    Magguts sells a plus 2 extension for the Shield, which adds very little to the length of the magazine. They’ve worked perfectly in mine.
     
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  5. psyopspec

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    My forays into after-market mags for auto pistols haven't been good. ProMags and ETS are both great for when I want to practice clearing malfunctions without manually inducing them.

    Some 10+ years ago when I was in Afghanistan I remember posting on this forum that if ProMag airdropped its products to the Tailban they'd have been doing US forces a favor.
     
  6. kcofohio
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    kcofohio Contributing Member

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    Promag, in my limited experience, is hit and miss. A little more hit then miss. Usually good for the range.
     
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  7. Electricmo

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    Mec-Gar.
     
  8. sevt_chevelle

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    Mec-gar doesn't make shield mags.
    A 12rd shield mag....might as well carry a full size.
     
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  9. Electricmo

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    Didn’t research it. I’ve had no problems with Mec-Gar. Pro-mags not so.
     
  10. Homerboy

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    Good Lord, that is ugly. Takes away from the whole point of the gun, concealed carry. If you’re gonna use it as a back-up mag then I would advise against it. Pro-Mag does not have a good reputation. I guess they’re ok for range use, but not for serious carry.
    Mag Guts makes a kit that turns an 8 round Shield mag into a 10 round mag, while adding very little size to the 8 round mag. Same capacity as the Pro Mag with smaller size and a much better reputation.

    I have a Shield. Never even use my 8 round mags. For me, size and weight matter big time for carry.
     
  11. ReggiesFree

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    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
    Here is the purpose of my post:
    Range use and plinking deep in the country @ my Dad's farm...that is all.
    NO everyday carry or home defense duty. :D
     
  12. Walkalong

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    Agreed
     
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  13. FFGColorado

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    The only non OE magazine I threw in the trash was a ProMag magazine...YMMV and all that.
     
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