W.E.C.S.O.G. - Mag Compatability 101:group excercise

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Post by Captain Wheelgun » Sat Aug 04, 2012 3:09 am

Jered wrote:Interestingly enough...

The magazine from an H&R .32 autoloader will fit in a colt 1903. The reverse is not true, however, because the H&R magazine has a hole where the magazine release fits.
Does it feed correctly?
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Post by Jered » Sat Aug 04, 2012 6:03 am

Captain Wheelgun wrote:
Jered wrote:Interestingly enough...

The magazine from an H&R .32 autoloader will fit in a colt 1903. The reverse is not true, however, because the H&R magazine has a hole where the magazine release fits.
Does it feed correctly?
Dunno. I didn't get that far. I'm on assignment in the San Juans, so I'll have to get back to you. A Cruffler was asking me about it, too.

As far as I can tell, the only difference between the two mags is that there's a hole in the H&R one.

I'll dink with it when I get home, and it might be worth buying a repro colt 1903 mag or two to see if I can get them to work in the H&R.
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Post by Dub_James » Sat Aug 04, 2012 6:26 pm

workinwifdakids wrote:
Durham68 wrote:The gun shops around here always have old spare mags with no labels on them for dirt cheap. They all look the same and I can never figure out what they belong to. I am always tempted to see if I can get them to run in my hi-power. Good thread idea.
Durham, if you ever run across any Sigma 9mm mags in that heap pick some up for me, would you? If they were $10/ea, I'd buy prolly five more. DubJames might be in for some, too. Not any big deal, just if you ever happen to run into some well-used mags is all. Anyone else here prefer used mags over new? I know I do.

Yup, count me in! I've also used by SD9 mags in the Sigma and vice versa with no issues. Haven't shot them much that way though...
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Post by The Wizard » Mon Mar 31, 2014 2:06 am

Necrothread I know but I had to chime in because no one mentioned converting AR15 mags to fit an AR180, not like many people have 180s but it just involves cutting a slot in the opposite side of the mag body from the 15 cutout.
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Post by Lokidude » Mon Mar 31, 2014 4:02 am

Jered wrote:Interestingly enough...

The magazine from an H&R .32 autoloader will fit in a colt 1903. The reverse is not true, however, because the H&R magazine has a hole where the magazine release fits.
Since it went all necro...

Got a link to either the H&R gun or the mag? If they're affordable, I'd love to buy and try one in my 1903.
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Post by Captain Wheelgun » Mon Mar 31, 2014 4:14 am

Lokidude wrote:
Jered wrote:Interestingly enough...

The magazine from an H&R .32 autoloader will fit in a colt 1903. The reverse is not true, however, because the H&R magazine has a hole where the magazine release fits.
Since it went all necro...

Got a link to either the H&R gun or the mag? If they're affordable, I'd love to buy and try one in my 1903.
If you don't find that one, I've actually had good luck with a Triple K magazine in my 1903. It runs just as well as my original Colt mag.
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Post by Aesop » Mon Mar 31, 2014 4:47 am

The Wizard wrote:Necrothread I know but I had to chime in because no one mentioned converting AR15 mags to fit an AR180, not like many people have 180s but it just involves cutting a slot in the opposite side of the mag body from the 15 cutout.
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Post by Lokidude » Mon Mar 31, 2014 4:48 am

Very nice. All I've been able to come across are the crappy "National Magazine" ones. I found originals once or twice, but at $100 each, I wasn't biting.
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Post by Cybrludite » Tue Dec 29, 2015 9:16 am

According to a post on Facebook on an M&P fandom page (for whatever that's worth...), the CZ P09 magazines will work in a 9mm M&P. They'll lock in, feed, and activate the hold-open.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2250098 ... 618763314/
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Post by Cybrludite » Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:03 am

Astra A-90 & A-100 magazines are interchangeable, and are reverse compatible with the A-80. A-80 mags lack the notch for the mag catch on the later models.
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