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Old November 23, 2017, 09:34   #1
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Marking Mags?

Very few mag manufacturers mark their mags as to make and model. Glock is great about this but not so much most others.
I have my mags segrated in bins.
How do you mark your mags?
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Old November 23, 2017, 09:49   #2
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Nothing I have is similar enough to get mags confused. Hard to confuse an AR15 mag with a FAL mag, or a 10/22 mag with any other kind, or a Glock 33 rounder with a CZ75 16 rounder. Even my Ruger Mk II and Browning Buckmarks are obviously different.

Mags that get taken to a match/shoot where there are others of its type (Buckmark, 10/22 and Ruger Mk II for me) all have my initials and a number in silver fine point sharpie marker on them. Just 'cause mags get loaned, piled up, moved by others, etc.

Mags that have given me issues get marked with a simple dot or two so I can keep an eye on them and test them more.
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Old November 23, 2017, 10:07   #3
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Electrical tape comes in a slew of colors.
A single stripe of a few raps around the bottom works well for me.
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Old November 23, 2017, 11:57   #4
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As usual, I'm obtuse in my issue description. I have a buncha cz, hp, 92, mags that all look similar to my untrained eye. I'm wanting to mark each mag as to mfr and model. I'm careless in my range bag so mags get mixed in for an outing and/or left in from the last outing.
I want to mark CZ75, HP, 92 on mags for easy id.
Rifle mags are not a problem as they are easily identifiable in my limited collection.

My handwriting is atrocious but if that is the only thing available I'll have a go at it with a sharpie.

I was hoping there were some oil proof, cleaning fluid proof id stickers out there.
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Old November 23, 2017, 12:06   #5
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I've not done this but just "thinking out loud".

A dot of automotive touch-up paint or maybe finger nail polish on the bottom?

Red dot = CZ
White dot = HP
Blue dot = 92
etc......
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Old November 23, 2017, 12:13   #6
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I use a white pen that I get from staples that leaves an oil base mark that works well. Works good on ammo cans too.
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