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Old 09-20-2010, 09:06 PM   #92
Rush4theYehO
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Originally Posted by Fisch330ciTopasBlau View Post
How often should I cycle magazines to keep the springs optimum? I usually load the magazine fully and cycle the first into the chamber then load another for my "emergency" gun.
With 2 (-1 round) loaded magazines as backup.

I usually swap with empty mags every couple of weeks...too often?

What magazines recommended? I've tended to buy the magazine that matches the gun maker in the past.
Keep your mags loaded. It's the constant loading & unloading that wears out springs. I'd be more worried about bullet setback if you're loading/unloading the same round over and over again.
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