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Centerfire Arms was having a sale on these a couple of weeks ago for
$9.95 each so I thought I would try a few out. Bought 3 and they arrived quickly. Right out of the box one loaded fully with some ease, one fought me after about half full and one was a challenge after four rounds. I took them apart and checked for rough edges and they were all pretty clean so I shot some Teflon spray all over the insides and put them back together. Two loaded without much resistance and one still kind of hangs up a bit. Never had a chance to load a Glock 33 rounder yet but it seem like the springs in these are a little on the funky side. They want to bind while compressing. As every two or three rounds they hang up and the mag needs to be tapped to release it to continue loading. They should break in OK but I wouldn't ever want to trust my life with them.
 

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$9.95each???? :-O
We pay through the NOSE up here.
If you buy 3 and one works flawlessly and the other two are only reliable with 10 rounds each, well at least up here a 33rd and two shorties is gonna run you over a hundred bucks. Yes KCI!!!
 

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Magazines are one of the leading causes, if not THE leading cause, of auto failures. I have never not regretted getting cheap mags. I guess if its just a range toy you might chance it. If it's a weapon that may be called on for serious use....that $20 savings could prove extremely costly.
 

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I bought a bunch of these awhile back when CDNN had them for $10 each. Like others have said, I wouldnt use them to carry, but I keep them in my range bag so while practicing, I dont have to reload as many times.

I was shooting with one and after about 15 rounds, the bottom broke off, the spring and all the remaining rounds fell to the ground :eek:

I have a bunch of Factory Glock models and have never had issues with them, so like I said, the Korean ones simply sit in the range bag, the factory mags stay in the B.O.B. with gear I trust
 

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I bought some in .40. Cleaned up the flashing, and thought they were great. I had 5 of them fully loaded for a little over a month, along with 5 Glock factory 22 round mags. ALL THE KOREAN ONES FAILED. Feeding issues, like the springs were weak, or the follower was stuck. They are great for training, especially FTF drills. But for serious work, nothing beats the factory Glock 15 and 22 rounders. I'm a believer.
 

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Seems like a waist to buy mags and not trust them. I only own true Glock Mags for all my Glocks and Sub 2000.

Talk about a well made mag. Have you ever seen the mags for the WWII Sterling sub mach gun. I shoot one alot and the mag followers have rollers on them very well built.




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I drink the Magpul kool aid so its on my list to eventually snag a few of the extended pmags for Glocks at some point.

Both of my Korean made 33 rounders have worked flawlessly from day one. I'm sad to see when folks post they've gotten bum ones. For the price if you get a good one you can't beat the value. I probably should take a chance and order myself a few more while they are still available and rather cheap. As I was just saying in another thread with the political climate the way it is lately you never know whom might get elected into office and tell you that your "not allowed" to purchase higher capacity magazine feeding devices any longer. God forbid that happens but if so poof. The market just dries up in a blink of an eye and the cost of those still floating around go through the roof. :( Those that remember the 94-04 era know what I'm talking about.
 

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Since my S.K. Mag that failed with the bottom of the mag falling out, I saved all the springs and forwarding mechanism that fell out. I've wondered if I added one of the Aluminum or Brass Floor Plates used in shooting competitions to make sure the mag drops free would fix it?

https://www.lonewolfdist.com/products.aspx?CAT=225

Granted, it would double the cost of the mag, but at least one that is broken is now useable
 

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Some here add the wolf +10% springs, Glock followers and base plates. Of course it adds up to about the price of a Glock magazine. You might save 2-3 dollars, and they still may have issues.
 

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I have 6 of the 33rd Korean mags, and they all work great. I also have the ETS translucent mags. They are US made, lifetime warranty, and function flawlessly. I will be getting 4 more at 14.00 each from gun mag warehouse while they are on sale. I would trust the ETS mags as much as a glock mag.
 
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