Check-Mate mags.

Discussion in 'General 1911 talk' started by PSLMAN, Dec 8, 2011.

  1. PSLMAN

    PSLMAN New Member

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    Dec 3, 2011
    Last Friday I bought an RIA 9mm tactical. It came with one Check-Mate mag and I'm not sure I like it that much. The mag spring seems to have a slight 'bind' in it after about the fifth round is loaded. I got to shoot four rounds through this pistol Saturday between downpours in the backyard and the slide failed to lock open after the last round. I realize it could very well have been a new pistol/mag glitch that never happens again so I'll withhold judgment until I get to shoot it some more.

    Those of you who have one of these pistols, what magazines do you use?
     
  2. knedrgr

    knedrgr Low capacity, low tech...

    Aug 15, 2011
    Wilson, Checkmate, Kimber, Colt.
     

  3. diesel44

    diesel44 NRA LE Handgun Instructor

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    Sep 26, 2011
    I use CheckMate and have had zero problems in over 400 rounds.
     
  4. DRYHUMOR

    DRYHUMOR Well-Known Member

    Sep 20, 2011
    I don't have an RIA in 9mm, but I have some Checkmate mags I run in 3 other 9mms. They work fine. I also have older Springfield, and Tripp mags, no issues with any of them.
     
  5. Kokopelli

    Kokopelli Schütze

    Aug 17, 2011
    only 1911 in 9mm that I have is the Springfield. I have twelve Springfield metalform's that run great, but that's all I've tried.. Ron
     
  6. bw210

    bw210 Active Member

    210
    Aug 23, 2011
    I run Chip McCormick 38 Super Power Mags in my Spartan 9mm... 10 rounds flush fitting.
     
  7. CMG

    CMG Member

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    Aug 20, 2011
    I use Check-Mate and Metal Form mags in all of my 9mms without issues.
     
  8. John

    John Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Oct 7, 2011
    I mostly use Metalform mags, have a few CMCs, a couple Checkmates, and a couple Tripps. But I don't have a 9mm 1911, just .45s.
     
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2011

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