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My original mags were not feeding the final round using regular pressure 147 and 125 gr ammo.

Shield still hasn't answered me about springs for those. With this batch I bought the springs and will test this weekend.

They should just make them with the new springs standard.



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Posts: 6534 | Location: Cleveland, OH | Registered: August 09, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Shield arms answered an email to say they have no record of the order, try again.

No more springs...on back order.
 
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by Chowser:
I was having issues with the last round not feeding and am waiting for Shield to respond. My second order of three arrived with spare springs.
My 43X is a recent black slide model.
Installed the springs and will try it this weekend.


First two are used springs. Third one is new so you can see how much it’s compressed. Then the +10% springs.



That is worrisome.


why ? have you ever checked all of your other magazines to see how much they have compressed ? this could be something that happens to every magazine. are you worried the company won't stand behind them if there is an issue down the road? btw the magazines are back in stock I just got a notice.


I’ve had plenty of spring compress but usually after years of use. These mags have been out a couple of months.

Man! I wish mecgar was making these mags.


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Posts: 6966 | Location: Hoover, AL | Registered: November 06, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Just fired 28 Gold Dots thru the two new mags, they work fine.

Yes, 14 in each. There is NO WAY I could get 15 in there, 14 was a challenge. I'm OK carrying 14+1.
 
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For warm weather carry, I like the G43X using the Shield Arms 15rd mags. In cooler weather I like a G19. All nine of my SA15 15rd mags have so far been flawless in every way. I have had them for around two months. I bought two of them through SA and the rest got through Brownell's. They all lock in secure and drop free using the SA aluminum mag release, in my G43X pistol (black slide model). All nine of mine have the gloss black finish, with no blemishes. My pistol's functioning (feeding, extraction, ejection and last round slide lock back) has been perfect since day one with around 600rds of 124gr and 147gr FMJ, and 200rds (total) of 124gr+p AND 147GR FMJ HP ammo. I also installed the EP +10% mag springs in all of my mags from the start. While the mags were designed to feed and function loaded with 15rds, and mine have functioned fine loaded with 15rds, I will only be loading 14rds in my mags, because I feel it will increase the mag spring life.

 
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Just fired 28 Gold Dots thru the two new mags, they work fine.

Yes, 14 in each. There is NO WAY I could get 15 in there, 14 was a challenge. I'm OK carrying 14+1.


buy an uplula loader you will never go back to doing by hand super fast and easy.
 
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I put another 500 rounds through the 4 mags with upgraded springs for a total of 2,500 since doing so. No issues at all.
I think that it's a good idea to have the plus power springs no matter what.
And I agree that SA should just start shipping them with the extra power springs as standard.




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Posts: 26963 | Location: Westizzle Virgizzle | Registered: December 19, 2001Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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They're now showing back in stock:

https://shieldarms.com/glock-43x-48-15-round-mag

I back ordered two over the weekend and they're now on the way.
 
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They're now showing back in stock:

https://shieldarms.com/glock-43x-48-15-round-mag

I back ordered two over the weekend and they're now on the way.


Thanks for the notice Sigmund! I just ordered three myself. Unfortunately, the alloy mag catches are out of stock.
 
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Got the mags coming, but they're out of the springs
 
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Ran a bunch through the 15 rounder and one with the plus 5. No issues. I'm ready to order some leather for my skinny Glock 19 that has no rail Big Grin


 
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Brownells shows mags in stock, $39.99:

https://www.brownells.com/maga...-43x-prod132881.aspx
 
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My 3 mags have arrived. My alloy mag catch is on order. Does anyone anticipate any additional wear from the alloy mag catch to the frame or OEM mags?
 
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