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columbo123 09-17-2013 12:22 PM

4006 magazine base plate colors??
 
What is the deal with the different base plate colors for magazines? Red?? Blue?? Black??

4506517 09-17-2013 01:42 PM

I have noticed there has been a recent glut of 40 caliber magazines with red baseplates for sale on GB. I would assume they were probably used to differentiate between types of ammunition in a training environment. As an example, I have two M & P 40 magazines with orange base plates. They came from a DOC training facility. They were only used during range training.

columbo123 09-17-2013 02:01 PM

That makes sense. Thanks for the reply. I have a 411 with only one mag and I am finding it hard to locate a few more. Will any of the other .40 mags out there fit this? I haven't had much experience with S&W pistols before.

4506517 09-17-2013 02:04 PM

As far as I know, 4006 magazines should fit your gun. 4006,4003,4043,4046,4026 all share the same magazine. Unless it is a compact or a compact single stack or a Sigma, they should all inter change.

columbo123 09-17-2013 02:17 PM

Good info. Thanks again

ar33 09-20-2013 03:24 PM

The ones with the red floorplate are selling for 9.99 at CDNN.


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