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David_Ely
03-27-2010, 17:32
I cannot get all 10 rounds into my G37 magazines and when I do, I either can't load them with the slide closed or they cause malfunctions. :crying: I just finished an 8 hour handgun class where I shot over 400 rounds out of my G38. As long as I only loaded 9 rounds in my G37 magazines, all was fine. When I forced the 10th round in and tried it, the gun jammed up bad.

Is there anything I can do, other than add mag extensions, to fix my magazines? Anybody else experience this? For the record, the standard G38 eight round magazines all functioned flawlessly with 8 rounds in them.

dbarry
03-27-2010, 18:01
Is there anything I can do, other than add mag extensions, to fix my magazines? Anybody else experience this?

Yes I have. Just load all ten in your mags and let them sit. I found that they work after sitting with all 10 rnds in the mags for awhile. They are some STRONG springs in those 37 magazines!:shocked:

BIG-DOG
03-27-2010, 18:16
Mine did the same thing until I loaded them and let them set a few days

Trey83
03-27-2010, 18:51
My thumbs HATED me after my first day at the range with my 37. I didn't have any failures caused by the springs though. I would say just let them sit loaded like others have metioned. I have had mine loaded for a while now and plan to say if they have gotten any better tonight

jeffreybehr
03-27-2010, 18:59
...and buy an UpLULA.

http://www.midwayusa.com/viewproduct/?productnumber=952670

Your thumbs will love you for it.

Trey83
03-27-2010, 19:13
...and buy an UpLULA.

http://www.midwayusa.com/viewproduct/?productnumber=952670

Your thumbs will love you for it.

Thanks for the advice but is that really much better than the factory loader?

David_Ely
03-27-2010, 19:31
My thumbs HATED me after my first day at the range with my 37.

:rofl: My thumb is killing me after an entire day of constantly loading GAP magazines!

Lotsa Glocks
03-27-2010, 20:59
Thanks for the advice but is that really much better than the factory loader?

Is the Uplula better than the Glock loader??? You bet your sweet bippy!!!:supergrin:
IMHO!

Njanear
03-27-2010, 21:29
...and buy an UpLULA.

http://www.midwayusa.com/viewproduct/?productnumber=952670

Your thumbs will love you for it.

Does your UpLula actually work on your GAP mags? I actually saw it in writing where you could NOT use it with the GAP rounds in the Glock (go down 1/4 page).

http://maglula.tripod.com/uplula.htm


* Does NOT load properly:

Glock G36 6rd .45 SS (Single Stack) (Beak will not come out of mag.)

Glock G37/8/9 .45 G.A.P. DS (Double Stack) (Beak will not come out of mag.)

S&W 7rd 9mm SS (Beak too wide, does not enter between lips)


Maybe that was simply lawyer-speak but....

Lotsa Glocks
03-29-2010, 16:49
Does your UpLula actually work on your GAP mags? I actually saw it in writing where you could NOT use it with the GAP rounds in the Glock (go down 1/4 page).

http://maglula.tripod.com/uplula.htm


* Does NOT load properly:

Glock G36 6rd .45 SS (Single Stack) (Beak will not come out of mag.)

Glock G37/8/9 .45 G.A.P. DS (Double Stack) (Beak will not come out of mag.)

S&W 7rd 9mm SS (Beak too wide, does not enter between lips)


Maybe that was simply lawyer-speak but....

They must have forgotten to tell my Uplula that. :whistling: I loaded 130 GAP rounds with it into G-37 mags today. I was able to get 10 rounds into each of the mags. It does not work as well as with 9mm, but it beats loading by hand. The beak would stick a little, then come clear. I will continue to use it for loading GAP mags.

Njanear
03-29-2010, 19:26
They must have forgotten to tell my Uplula that. :whistling: I loaded 130 GAP rounds with it into G-37 mags today. I was able to get 10 rounds into each of the mags. It does not work as well as with 9mm, but it beats loading by hand. The beak would stick a little, then come clear. I will continue to use it for loading GAP mags.

Interesting. I have an UpLula coming for my other guns, so I will have to give it a try too. :cool:

David_Ely
03-31-2010, 14:33
Here's what happened when I tried to run my G38 with all ten rounds in a G37 magazine:

http://www.elyfamily.com/images/glock-jam.jpg

dbarry
03-31-2010, 17:28
all that attention (peeps in the background) you'd a thought you had a KB...

David_Ely
03-31-2010, 17:40
all that attention (peeps in the background) you'd a thought you had a KB...

There were 20 people or more in the class not counting instructors. Everybody wanted to see a GLOCK that had 'failed'.

More pics from the class:
http://www.migunowners.org/forum/showthread.php?t=86116&page=7