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I am looking at a way to mark or number my mags for rotation purposes. I use 3 at a time..1 in the gun, 2 on my belt. I know Robars used to do a number/finish type deal on them..anyone use this service? I am talking about Wilson Stainless mags BTW. Thanks!

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I borrowed the engraving pen (electric pen with a vibrating point,used to write on metal, such as marking keys, putting our name on equipment) from work and numbered all of mine on the back edge just above the pad. I got a mag from Wilson that was marked in this way and just continued the trend.
 

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There are inexpensive electric etching devices that you can use. You type or print what you want on a stencil and use it to etch what ever. I have one that I've used to mark my "brand" on several magazines.

I used one of the paint pens to mark my FAL magazines. They would work well on your stainless Wilson magazines. Different colors for each set of 3 mags, say red 1, 2, 3 and blue 1, 2, 2. etc. That way you would really be sure that the magazines stayed in sets.

And there is always a number stamp set and a 8# ballpeen hammer. LOL

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[This message has been edited by Jim V (edited 10-28-2001).]
 

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After losing a Wilson magazine at a match I went and bought a engraving pen from a hardware store for 16 dollars.

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Originally posted by Jim V:

And there is always a number stamp set and a 8# ballpeen hammer. LOL

PUT DOWN THE HAMMER AND STEP AWAY FROM THE MAGAZINE!!!!!


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I used a Dremal I had. I put on the finest tip and simply wrote specific numbers on the back spine of my mags. I numbered the Wilson mags first by the number of rounds they hold, the letter W for Wilson and then the number for the mag for the full sized mags such that I have
7W1 (7 round Wilson #1)
8W6 (8 round Wilson #6

For Officer's mags, I have
7WOM1 (8 Wilson Officer's Model #1

Chip McCormicks are
8CMC1

and you get the picture. There is no problem with identifying which mag is what type or configuration if I am keeping track of mag problems.
 
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