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Old 03-30-2017, 07:15 AM   #16
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I use black pmags for 223/556 and sand pmags for .300 Blk.
I do the same thing, haven't figured out one for handguns yet though...
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Old 03-30-2017, 07:23 AM   #17
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I use black pmags for 223/556 and sand pmags for .300 Blk.
Was considering the same, but had a concern about low light conditions. Went with plain P-Mags for .223/5.56 and added Ranger Plates to the 300 blk mags.

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Wow ... I think that counts as a LOT.


+1. I'm a magazine nut too, but I think I'm doing it wrong as I have nothing close to that many LOL
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Old 03-30-2017, 07:55 AM   #19
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Was considering the same, but had a concern about low light conditions. Went with plain P-Mags for .223/5.56 and added Ranger Plates to the 300 blk mags.

I really like that idea!
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Old 03-30-2017, 01:01 PM   #20
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+1. I'm a magazine nut too, but I think I'm doing it wrong as I have nothing close to that many LOL
Well you start out with a new gun, so you get 6-8 extra mags for it, then you buy 3 or 4 more that use the same mags but come with 2 or 3, buy conversion barrels and then you have the 6-10 new caliber mags and pretty soon you have a pile...
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Old 03-31-2017, 01:28 AM   #21
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Ditto on the nail polish. I did my Glock mags for my 27 with the LW 9mm barrel so I can tell them apart easily. has held up for a couple of years now.
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Old 03-31-2017, 01:59 AM   #22
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I only marked the .357 mags of my wife's P239 to make it easier to identify them. I just took a gold sharpie that I had laying around and put a band around the mag body just above the base plate.
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Old 03-31-2017, 03:26 AM   #23
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Brother label maker, so, I wouldn't have to remember what color was what.
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Brother label maker, so, I wouldn't have to remember what color was what.
What size labels does it use and can if fit a second line? What is the model label maker?
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Old 04-02-2017, 06:01 AM   #25
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I never thought of a label maker ....

I know I have one in my garage ... somewhere. Looks like another good reason to do some spring cleaning.

So far I'm thinking the following
  • Nail polish the numbers and caliber stamping on the sides of the mags. I'm thinking of using grey.
  • Small labels on the base plate for the Model. In my case 320-C, 320-CA or 320-F and 320-SC.
  • I'm still on the fence with color coding. I'm looking at Red for carry/defense, blue for sub-sonic and grey for 'normal'. I could use nail polish in the base plate lettering or maybe a strip of colored label maker tape (with or without printing) around the mag just above the base plate.
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Here's something that might of of use:

SIG P320 9MM NUMBERED Magazine Base Plate STICKERS LIME, Set of 6 | eBay

If what you want/need isn't shown contact the seller---he's very easy to work with, will print up most anything without extra cost.


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Going by the recommendations here for a label maker, I received one and marked and labeled my mags

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They are all the same color....

...but are numbered so I rotate them at USPSA matches and can pull out those that need maintenance or a fix.

Then my OCD kicks in and I have to load them and shoot them in numerical order

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Going by the recommendations here for a label maker, I received one and marked and labeled my mags

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