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I have several P229 13rd mags I would like to convert to 15rds. At one time, I bought some followers from Top Gun Supply that I think were the MecGar followers for the P228/229 mag that holds 15rds. I think there were about $8. I don't see them on TGS web site anymore.

Has anyone bought any of these recently from any vendor? Google yields 0 results. Will MecGar sell the part? They don't list mags parts on their site, just mags.


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Which 13 rd mags do you have? The German mags are different, they have the dimples on the bottom edge of the mag. I don't think a follower swap will work and get you 15 rds in these mags. The springs are different in the Mecgar 228 15 rds (not talking the 229-1 mags). They don't fit the older mags either. This might work in the straight side Italian mags. Might be cheaper / easier to just buy the 228 15's from Greg Cote. I think they are $25 ea?


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Mec-Gar will not sell the parts. Magazine parts have become increasingly difficult to find.



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That figures......

Syngin the followers I bought before were just MecGar P228 15rd mag followers. The springs that were in the 13rd mags work fine. The only reason a Sig P228/229 won't hold 15 rounds is the huge follower. I'm just going to chop them down I guess.

I wonder if a P229-1 follower will work in the P228 13 rd mag? Might have to try that. It sucks that MecGar won't sell parts.


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Posts: 1307 | Location: Ohio | Registered: October 12, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Mec-Gar will not sell the parts. Magazine parts have become increasingly difficult to find.
Yup, I once bought a bulk pack of P220 10 round mag tubes, 100 of them, only to find I couldnt buy the rest of the parts to assemble them. What a waste of $.
 
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