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Old 11-05-2014, 05:48 AM   #1
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Hard to load Magazine?

I currently have 3 OEM Kimber 9mm mags. The original is fine loading to full, 2 of the other Kimber mags load a bit stiffer. One in particular I can barely get the last round in and if I have to remove last (first) round the edges of the mag usually scratch up the case pretty good. I have not had a chance to try the 2 new ones yet for function but I am wondering if there is anything I should be looking at regarding the really stiff one?

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Old 11-05-2014, 05:53 AM   #2
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I'd suggest you get a UpLUlA, with 20+ 1911 magazines I couldn't imagine loading them without it.
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I completely agree with Chuck. Best gun accessory you can get.
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Originally Posted by twistedlim View Post
I currently have 3 OEM Kimber 9mm mags. The original is fine loading to full, 2 of the other Kimber mags load a bit stiffer. One in particular I can barely get the last round in and if I have to remove last (first) round the edges of the mag usually scratch up the case pretty good. I have not had a chance to try the 2 new ones yet for function but I am wondering if there is anything I should be looking at regarding the really stiff one?

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I have five 9 rd mags (3 Kimber and 2 Checkmate) for my 9mm Tactical Pro II. I have to say that getting that ninth round into any of them is a bear.
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I have five 9 rd mags (3 Kimber and 2 Checkmate) for my 9mm Tactical Pro II. I have to say that getting that ninth round into any of them is a bear.
I gladly would trade 8 or 9 rounds from a Kimber for 15-17 from a Glock
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I never load without it...
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Old 11-06-2014, 05:34 AM   #8
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and that's what I'm talking about, thanks for the video Jeff.
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Old 11-06-2014, 06:29 AM   #9
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As cool as the 'load' function is, (and it's very cool!), that simple little tit on the back
side has saved my thumb from unloading trauma as well. Must-have accessory. I have one
for .22 to .380, and another one for up to .45acp
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Can't say use that loader enough. 45s are not too hard but 9mm towards the end just plain sux. As I get older, I have less strength to grab those lil 9s and quite often, slip, cut my cuticals, etc. that device is worth it's weight in gold. Especially if you load a lot of mags non stop.I got them for my pistols and rifles. Never regretted it. I'll say it again...getting old sux.
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