Since when did standard mags become "high capacity"??

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I am tired of seeing all of the ad's in the classifieds saying Glock "high capacity" magazines! Since when is a Glock 17 factory magazine "high capacity"?? Isn't that STANDARD CAPACITY for a Glock 17 unless you live in commi cali or possibly a few other states?? As far as I know most 10 round magazines are California Specials, so how does this make every thing over that "HIGH CAPACITY"??
Sorry for the rant, I am just tired of people posting misleading ad's!!

P.S. this does not just go for Glocks, it pretty much goes for anything of the sort!
 
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I don't know, but this is one of the few things that drives me nuts sometimes. People are just feeding into the stereotype. 33 round fun sticks are standard capacity for the Glock 18 correct? As far as I am concerned if the firearm was designed to use a 6, 7, 13, 17, 25, 30, 60, 100, .... round magazine or if said number of rounds is the common magazine size, then said number of rounds is standard capacity for said firearm. It really gets me when someone calls a Glock 21 high capacity, because it carries more than 10 rounds. What a joke.

In my personal experience, standard capacity for AR-15's is 30 to 100 rounds, full size 9mm 15 rounds is the lower limit for standard capacity(preference more more), Semi auto 22lr anything below 25 rounds is low capacity.
 
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I like that even the compact magazines for my XDm are "high capacity" The fact a pistol that small holds 14 rounds and 20 with the full size mag was a selling point to me. I also love the deeply flawed logic my pistol will become instantly more safe to myself and others if it held 3 fewer rounds...
 
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Some time around 1993 or 1994, I believe.
I think you are uninformed...If that is the case why is it that every gun as far as Glock lineup (and several others) sell "California Legal" (come with ten round mags) and everything else is STANDARD CAPACITY??!! Glock 17 Standard capacity is 17 rounds. Glock 17 standard is 15 rounds and so on and so on. It is NOT ten rounds. Look it up, anything typically that only comes with ten as far as this style of firearm amongst others are "California Legal" Not "HIGH CAPACITY"!
 
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I think you are uninformed...If that is the case why is it that every gun as far as Glock lineup (and several others) sell "California Legal" (come with ten round mags) and everything else is STANDARD CAPACITY??!! Glock 17 Standard capacity is 17 rounds. Glock 17 standard is 15 rounds and so on and so on. It is NOT ten rounds. Look it up, anything typically that only comes with ten as far as this style of firearm amongst others are "California Legal" Not "HIGH CAPACITY"!
It was a joke, meant to roughly reflect what MrNiceGuy said after me. It was something made up by politicians to sell a law.
 

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