Magazine Pinch

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  1. Bunny

    Bunny
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    Does anyone else have trouble with being pinched now and then by the magazine on their compacts or sub compacts? Especially with extensions?

    I can avoid it, but I have to make a conscious effort to keep my last two fingers and palm out of the way. It's not a huge issue, but it's a little annoying. How do you avoid that?
     
  2. oasis618

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    Any particular model of gun?
     
  3. Bunny

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    Glock 26
     
  4. ironhead

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    I have a S&W M&P 40c and 45c and they both at times pinch the **** out of me. There is a small gap between the magazine finger extension and frame when magazine is seated. Not every time, but if my fingers are in the wrong place, pinch city!
     
  5. mjbskwim

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  6. ak56

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    Been there.. done that.

    How to avoid? I'll let you know when I figure it out.:)
     
  7. darkminstrel

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    I slap the new mag in with the bottom of the expended one. In a reactive situation it's not gonna happen, but for target shooting it works.
     
  8. Bunny

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    But what if a pistol that fills my hand is too large or clumsy to conceal?
     
  9. buick455

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    Use a glock 19 or 17 mag for your reload

    it's no harder to hide a longer mag, you'll have more bullets, and it shouldn't pinch at least on the mag base.

    most self defence situations you won't need more than one or two rounds but carrying and practicing reloads is a good idea
     
  10. MA Duce

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