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Old 12-10-2019, 06:12 PM
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Has anyone tried the pro mag drum mags??



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If you have tried them, how are they? Are they reliable? I saw 2 sizes available.
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Old 12-12-2019, 08:09 PM
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I'm testing the PM 22 round magazines (2) right now I've just started my test runs but I have a few thoughts I'll share with you now.

1. Quality. These magazines are cheap. I won't be breaking them down for maintenance or any other reason.

2. There's a "hitch" that I've encountered everytime I load these magazines. I'll load a few rounds (7-11 more or less) into the magazine when I'll encounter strong resistance trying to keep me from continuing the reloading process. The solution is to overcome this resistance and continue to reload the magazine.

3. Both magazines will load to their capacity (22 rds).

4. Both magazines have performed very well, no FTF, etc. after 88 rounds each using CCI Blazer and Aquila Super Extra ammunition.

5. Inexpensive. $11.99 each.

So guys.... that's my initial thoughts and impressions so far. If I don't get back to you with my results...at least I got you pointed in the right direction.
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Old 12-25-2019, 10:22 AM
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Update on PM22 Magazines.

I was thrilled by the performance of the Promag PM22 that I ordered two (2) more from Bud's.

Upon receiving my order, I began to load each magazine with ammunition and discovered I could only load 6-7 rounds in each magazine.

I sent a email to the company and they responded less than 12 hours later. So far, Promag is working with me to resolve my problems.

I'll keep you posted on the progress I've made.
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Old 12-25-2019, 10:43 AM
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Update on PM22 Magazines.
I could only load 6-7 rounds in each magazine.
Why?
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Old 12-30-2019, 04:45 AM
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... because they were defective. I'll ask Promag for the reason (s) why after they've inspected them.
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Old 12-30-2019, 07:47 AM
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... because they were defective.

I thought perhaps you could see why since the mag body is translucent.
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Old 12-30-2019, 02:41 PM
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Appears the top 6-8 rounds are a double stack and then they have to line back up for single stacking the rest of the magazine. maybe that is where you get the increased resistance when loading?
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Your observation is correct but something is stopping the follower from continuing. I looked at my first two fully functioning magazines for anything that could help me...but no luck.

The increased resistance, etc. was noted in my initial post.

Promag has replied to my email and will replace the defective magazines once they've received them.

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Old 01-03-2020, 01:33 PM
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Replacement sounds good! Other than the shipping cost. Folks were having similar problems with a few brands of 30 round mags a few years ago. Had to take a tool and scrape the excess plastic from the mold lines inside. Can these Promags be taken apart for cleaning?
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Old 01-03-2020, 10:15 PM
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Replacement sounds good! Other than the shipping cost. Folks were having similar problems with a few brands of 30 round mags a few years ago. Had to take a tool and scrape the excess plastic from the mold lines inside. Can these Promags be taken apart for cleaning?

I'm not going to take them apart. I'm sure someone else could...but I'm not going to be a R&D technician for Promag (...or anyone else). I paid my money for a product that doesn't work. For me, there are three options.

1. Replace/Repair.

2. Full refund.

3. If I'm not given options 1 or 2., I
absorb the loss and never purchase anything from that company again.

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Old 01-03-2020, 11:30 PM
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I'm not going to take them apart. I'm sure someone else could...but I'm not going to be a R&D technician for Promag (...or anyone else). I paid my money for a product that doesn't work. For me, there are three options.

1. Replace/Repair.

2. Full refund.

3. If I'm not given options 1 or 2., I
absorb the loss and never purchase anything from that company again.
Option #3 is when I go for the gold by scientifically taking it apart, analyzing, and then doing what it takes to make it better than new if its actually possible....the hope.
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Old 01-04-2020, 11:22 AM
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Back on topic though, has anyone tried the ProMag DRUM?
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Old 01-04-2020, 01:33 PM
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Back on topic though, has anyone tried the ProMag DRUM?
Ah ha, the $71 machinegunitis one.
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