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What is the difference between the Chip McCormick Power Mag and the Chip McCormick Power Mag Plus besides the price? I'm thinking of getting a couple extra magazines for my PT1911 and looked at the description of the above-mentioned magazines. They seem to have the same specs except the Power Mag Plus is about $5 more. Please enlighten me. Thanks!
 

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Found this info when I was researching CMC mags: "Power Mag Plus have a special follower that won't tip forward on the last round and 'ding' the feed ramp. On steel pistols it is not a problem, but on aluminum-framed one's it can leave a divit on the ramp."

I purchased the slightly-cheaper CMC 10-rd Power Mag for my PT1911 (non-aluminum) and it has worked fine.

There maybe more to the Plus design, but that's the only difference I could find via online research. Hope this helps.

EDIT: Hope its OK to link to another forum, otherwise I'll remove it and ask for forgiveness. :unsure:
Includes detailed, closeup pictures: http://forums.1911forum.com/showthread.php?t=254464
 

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Found this info when I was researching CMC mags: "Power Mag Plus have a special follower that won't tip forward on the last round and 'ding' the feed ramp. On steel pistols it is not a problem, but on aluminum-framed one's it can leave a divit on the ramp."

I purchased the slightly-cheaper CMC 10-rd Power Mag for my PT1911 (non-aluminum) and it has worked fine.

There maybe more to the Plus design, but that's the only difference I could find via online research. Hope this helps.

EDIT: Hope its OK to link to another forum, otherwise I'll remove it and ask for forgiveness. :unsure:
Includes detailed, closeup pictures: CMC Powermag + vs. Powermag w/ pics - 1911Forum
I clicked the link and saw the photos comparing both mags side by side. I think the Power Mag + has a better follower design, preventing it from jumping forward. Now I know which one to get. Thanks for the help! :cool:
 
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