Do you guys keep your polymer mags loaded or unloaded when stored? A co-worker told me they might spread or swell apart some if stored for a long period of time, fully loaded.
So would Magpul be ok to leave loaded? I've got 2 of the gen-2 ones for my AR.The following pertains mostly to rifle magazines although there are some low quality pistol magazines in circulation.
There are, and have been, many manufacturers of polymer magazines. Some of these magazines are of high quality others, not so much. The bodies (sides) of some of these 'not so much' magazines have a tendency to bulge when left fully loaded for extended periods of time. The 'bulge' can interfere with insertion into, and removal from, the mag well.
Therefore, if you're a belt-and-suspenders guy, do not store your polymer magazined fully loaded.
I've got a few 20 round PMags, a 40 round, and a couple Daniel Defense 32 round mags that have been loaded over a year without having been fired. (Covid and Ammo Prices dang it.)So would Magpul be ok to leave loaded? I've got 2 of the gen-2 ones for my AR.
If you are going to make such a proclamation, perhaps you would care to qualify how you come to such a broad conclusion.Your co-worker is full of themselves.