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Old January 29, 2007, 06:20 PM   #1
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Mec-gar mags...who uses them as OEM?

What manufacturers use mec-gar mags as original equipment? ANyone have experience and not being good for a particular brand/type of pistol?

Beretta? CZ? Sig? who uses these and what kind of luck have you had?
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Old January 29, 2007, 06:24 PM   #2
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I don't know who has them for OE but I have 3 17rd's for my ruger P95DC and they are the best mags I have ever goten. I've also heard alot of good things about them wich is why I got them in the first place.
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Old January 29, 2007, 06:31 PM   #3
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Our greatest success was to be qualified as the officiai supplier of the Beretta M9/92F 15 round magazine for the U.S Army and of the SIG P220-A1-7 round for the Federal Agencies.
from http://www.mec-gar.it/company.html

i thought they made para ordnance factory mags too.
don't have any but have also heard they were top notch.
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Old January 29, 2007, 06:37 PM   #4
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Keltec uses them.
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Old January 29, 2007, 07:05 PM   #5
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mec gar

I believe Sig uses them also.
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Old January 29, 2007, 07:23 PM   #6
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Almost every gun company uses Mec-Gar.

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Old January 29, 2007, 07:31 PM   #7
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What manufacturers use mec-gar mags as original equipment?
From the Mec-Gar website:
-Astra
-Beretta
-Browning
-Colt
-CZ
-Llama
-Luger
-Para-Ordnance
-Ruger
-Smith & Wesson
-Sig Sauer
-Star
-Witness
-Taurus
-Walther


H&K, Glock, and Springfield are among the most notable absentees on the list.

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Old January 29, 2007, 09:53 PM   #8
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They must have updated their website--Springfield is on there now.

http://www.mec-gar.com/main.html

Astra
Beretta
Bernadelli
FN Browning
BUL
Charles Daly Colt
CZ
IMI
Kel-Tec
Kimber
Llama
North American Arms
Remington Sigarms
Smith & Wesson
Springfield Armory
STI
Standard Arms
Star
Steyr
Tanfoglio
Taurus
Walther
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Old January 30, 2007, 09:04 AM   #9
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so I am assuming that they are good....correct? I just hate buying non-OEM mags because I have had some bad ones in the past, but Mec-Gar seems to be OEM and make good mags.
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Old January 30, 2007, 09:18 AM   #10
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My experience with Mec-Gar has been very good. In fact, I purchased a couple new "factory" 10 round mags from SigSauer. They will hold nine rounds easy and the tenth is a bitch to load. I have to use a handheld loader and even then the casing on round ten is dented from the force of loading. So, I purchased two from Mec-Gar. Much better and will easily load 10 rounds. Can't explain why. But I highly recommend Mec-Gar. Don't forget to clean them internally before using.
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Old January 30, 2007, 09:30 AM   #11
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I have purchased several in blister packaging that stated Beretta OEM Accessory, and the were flawless in form, fit, and function. There are new ones just recently released with an 18 round capacity and a thicker but still flush mount floor plate. I have heard only good things about those as well.

On my Kel Tec P11 9mm, it came new with 1 Mec Gar 10 rd mag (and I purchased another) that also have been perfect in terms of form, fit and function.
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Old January 30, 2007, 10:04 AM   #12
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Mecgars are great. The only issue I have ever heard about them is that they have thinner followers, which allows for more rounds lie 15 in a P228. I have not heard of them cracking but they are thinner in design.

I like them and as far as after-market non 1911 mags they are my brand of choice. I have used them in Sig, CZ & Beretta.
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Old January 30, 2007, 11:54 AM   #13
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They must have updated their website--Springfield is on there now.
Oh, thanks for the correction.

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Old January 30, 2007, 01:06 PM   #14
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I don't think they make them for Beretta anymore, or Beretta has more than 1 source. They used to, though.

And yea, my P99 mags are mec gar.
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Old January 31, 2007, 08:59 AM   #15
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I bought some for my new CZ p-01 (14 rounders)....good idea? According to the sales lady at Mec-gar...they are OEM for the CZ's a tthis time...can anyone verify this?
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Old January 31, 2007, 09:11 AM   #16
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I do not know if they are oem but the mags will work 100%
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Old January 31, 2007, 09:15 AM   #17
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I do not know if they are oem but the mags will work 100%
Good to know...they were about $8 cheaper than CZ-USA wants for a 10-rounder.
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Old January 31, 2007, 09:44 AM   #18
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Yeah I use them in my P01. I got them for $18 piece from CDNN.
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Old January 31, 2007, 09:55 AM   #19
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I use a few in my Sig along with Act, and OEM

The Mec Gar are 100% reliable (Sig P220 45ACP), over at least 2000 rounds.
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