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Old December 10, 2018, 11:01 PM   #1
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Increased capacity in Buckmark Magazine?

I have a Buckmark Contour 7.25. Great little gun. Very accurate. So I'm looking at the 10 round mags today and it looks like with a little surgery on the plastic follower part it could be closer to a 15 round magazine. Is this possible?

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Old December 10, 2018, 11:15 PM   #2
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I'm pretty sure the factory knew what they were doing when they designed the gun. If they could have made it reliable holding more, I'm sure they would have.
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Old December 11, 2018, 11:39 AM   #3
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There's no room to shave the bottom of the follower.

If you shave the top, you'll have to move the cross-pin/retainer and/or cut the mag body. Otherwise, the follower stops before feeding the last rounds.

Possible? Yea, probably.
Viable? Not in my opinion.
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Old December 11, 2018, 01:55 PM   #4
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I don't see anything for you on RFC.
An extra magazine seems the logical approach.
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Old December 16, 2018, 09:32 PM   #5
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Okay, yeah probably! :-)

Well, I haven't tried to change anything and probably won't. It's not really a matter of needing more capacity, but more like . . . I wonder if this is possible thing.

If I make the attempt I'll let you know how badly I fail or well I succeed.

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Old December 16, 2018, 10:39 PM   #6
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Is this possible?
I'm sure you can increase the capacity.

I'm pretty sure that it won't work as well after the modification.
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