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Marine Sniper/Milspin Engineer: Should You Keep Your Magazines Loaded Between Shoots?

Spring steel is made of a very specific alloy called music wire, and it is designed to stay in a permanent state of stress. YES you should leave your magazines loaded! The act of loading and unloading is actually worse for your magazine springs. Here's why:

 

Chet Peters is an Entrepreneur, Mechanical Engineer, and former Recon Marine Sniper.


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  • thanks: that cleared up a lot on magazine issues: i was wondering about always keeping a loaded mag full as people told me in time you will loose tension keeping it fully loaded without dis charging: one thing is for certain i do not need a mag failure in the moment of truth right??

    dean martin
  • thanks: that cleared up a lot on magazine issues: i was wondering about always keeping a loaded mag full as people told me in time you will loose tension keeping it fully loaded without dis charging: one thing is for certain i do not need a mag failure in the moment of truth right??

    dean martin

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