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 Post subject: SW9VE Magazines
PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2010 4:09 am 
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Here's an odd question for you guys:

Does anybody know if the Sigma SW9VE will accept 59 Series magazines? I think I remember seeing somewhere online that it could, but cannot find anything.

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 Post subject: Re: SW9VE Magazines
PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2010 4:18 am 
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I don't think the mags are interchangeable, but I don't know for sure.

If they are, that would be very interesting.

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 Post subject: Re: SW9VE Magazines
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doesnt LOOK like it. differant angle and differant notch cut. but i dont have any in hand to test

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 Post subject: Re: SW9VE Magazines
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Offhand, I can only recall three other weapons that accept S&W 59-Series magazines.

- KelTec Sub2000
- Marlin Camp 9
- Daewoo DP51/DP51c

Based on a quick visual, I'm going to say the M59 and Sigma are non-compatible.


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 Post subject: Re: SW9VE Magazines
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Alright, thanks guys! It kinda makes sense, I mean why would they market two different magazines at two different price points if they're swappable? Oh, well...

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 Post subject: Re: SW9VE Magazines
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I don't have either so I may be making this up, but its the internet so I'll give it a shot. They may be interchangeable with a slight modification to the mag. There are several firearms that use the same size mag body. The only real difference is the notch for the mag release. Beretta 92/sig 226/s&w 59/walther p99 and others, the sw9ve may be one of them. A new notch can be very carefully cut to make them function in different guns. It needs to be pretty precise, it doesn't take much to overcut it. I've used Beretta mags sucessfully in my sig.

If Hoppy is correct and the angle is also different then disregard everything I said.

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I maybe game for breaking something, gimme a good link to one.

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 Post subject: Re: SW9VE Magazines
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yossarian wrote:

If Hoppy is correct and the angle is also different then disregard everything I said.



im just going by visual so i could easily be wrong

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I was looking at one of these, but for normal capacity this seems to be a good price.

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tripple K mags suck i do believe. Factory or MecGar should be who you stick with

( many times MecGar is the factory Mag)

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 Post subject: Re: SW9VE Magazines
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Damn, thought it might be too good to be true. Mags are expensive...

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i believe ( by my brief search) MecGar makes 15,17 and 20 round mags for the 5900 series ( 5900 is model 59 right?)

http://www.cdnninvestments.com/599mm17blman.html
http://www.midwayusa.com/viewProduct/?p ... ber=689380
http://www.midwayusa.com/viewProduct/?p ... ber=437287 ( out of stock)

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I agree, the angle does look slightly off on the feed lips, dunno if it'll be a big enough difference to cause issues though. Also, the nitch (based upon holding a magazine up to my monitor) looks about the same to me, so...I dunno. :?

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zombiegristle wrote:
I agree, the angle does look slightly off on the feed lips, dunno if it'll be a big enough difference to cause issues though. Also, the nitch (based upon holding a magazine up to my monitor) looks about the same to me, so...I dunno. :?

Never put it past a manufacturer to use parts already in production with minor variations (like the buttplate angle)

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