Finally broke down and got one

Discussion in 'General Firearms Discussion' started by CCHolderinMaine, May 20, 2020.

  1. CCHolderinMaine

    CCHolderinMaine Garandaholic Supporting Member

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    Always looked at magazine loaders and scoffed.
    Was at my cousin's working on his truck a couple weeks back, and I was using his. He must've seen the smile on my face.
    He got me one for my birthday today...well, he ordered it and sent the pic lol
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  2. jwdurf

    jwdurf Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    I use one to load my Sig mags, I think George turned me on to it. And I use the thumb saver type for my Ruger Mark II mags. those are must.
     
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  3. Clipped-in

    Clipped-in Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    I have one for every piece I carry or shoot regularly.
     
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    gdmoody Full Time Moderator Moderator Supporting Member

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    I love mine, I wish I could find one that would handle the 5.7X28 magazines (Ruger57).

    When I checked the birthdays this morning, I did not see your name on the list so:
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    Happy Birthday - Yes that is the best money I ever spent was buying the Uplula loaders, love them. Just got another one a while back, this time for my Keltec PMR30.
     
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  11. sharps4590

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    Easy cure for magazine thumb....shoot more revolvers....:D

    I had heard of magazine loaders but never saw, used...or needed one. Then a friend of my wife's came down after she'd taken a firearms training course. She had one of those loaders and I was impressed. If I shot much semi-auto stuff I'd have one.
     
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    th.jpg Happy late birthday, CC.
     
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  13. CCHolderinMaine

    CCHolderinMaine Garandaholic Supporting Member

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    Since I turn wrenches for a living, I have mechanic's bionic hands. No issues with the thumbs. The bigger issue is, I was cramming rounds into his mags showing off my thumb strength :) and he pointed out that it was great that I could overpower the spring, but look closely at what else I was overpowering.
    He was right, and the loader calls this out to. Most of the force applied pushed the spring down, a lot though spreads the feed lips.
     
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    sharps4590 Well-Known Member

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    I didn't have any issues with my thumbs either....until I was about 60. I'm confident it has something to do with 42 years of twisting wires and missing the ground rod with a 4 lb. hammer.
     
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    If you have a 10-22 you will like the one Maglula makes for it too.
     
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