You want to know a secret tell about people who shoot handguns a lot? They show up at the range with a whole pile of magazines. Way more than the 2-3 you might get in the OEM box.
The reason is simple. Time. More mags means more shooting.
So with that all being said, I decided it was time to fluff the X9L training mags a little bit. Firstly I am relegating the 15 round tube to permanent bag-status, since I NEVER use it.
Secondly I am adding two more 18 round mags to the stash to increase shooting time. And since I need to mark and number them, what a good time to refresh the markings on all the X9L shooting mags.
Note: There are close to 30 NIB, unused, 18 rounders in stock at the armory. Second note: In the over 10,000 rounds fired running the X9L as my main squeeze, not once has a single magazine come out of spec or needed to be replaced. Not a training magazine. Not a carry magazine. Not a single one.
These things are looking to be almost bomb proof. Which shouldn’t be a surprise since rumor has it the Wilson X9 tubes are lifted directly from the Walther PPQ line.
Also keep that in mind when you see 2011 guys running around with $130ish magazines which probably still aren’t as durable and reliable as modern 9mm tubes.
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