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I have enhereted a star ps model .45 acp unfortunately my grandfather only had one mag for it and I was wondering if anyone knew of a website or gun shop near New Orleans that would be able to get mags and parts for this beautiful weapon.
 

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Welcome, Google - Star 45 acp + mags for sale.
There are only about a million available.
 

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Quick search came up empty. It seems the Star PS(added mag safety) was produced in small numbers, roughly 7,500 most dating back to 1973. Due diligence may reward you with a second mag down the road, Sarco, Bob's Gun Shop and Gunbroker. Enjoy the keepsake from your Gramps and welcome to the forum.
 

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I have a site bookmarked on my home computer that might have one, but I am not at home. Check back on Saturday and I will have taken a look.
 

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It is possible, although I am not sure, that a more easily found Star Super P magazine would work.

These folks offer a Star PS magazine: Magazines for over 1100 Models, Bob's Gun Shop

DO NOT settle for a Pro-Mag magazine for this pistol! It won't work.
 

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Sorry I guess we are talking a different pistol so I will now shut up and let the pro's handle it.
 

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Order it yourself. A gunsmith will markup the price.
 

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If you can't find one, then you could ask your local gun shop. But Star hasn't exported guns into the US in quite a while, as far as I know, so it is not like the regular wholesalers are going to have stock. The internet is probably your best bet, followed by gun shows.
 

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Take note of floor plate thickness. Seems Star made some of these to recess into the frame.
 

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I looked, they did not have a PS mag. Sorry, will keep an eye out for you.
 

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Your post has intrigued me since I had a Star in 9mm about 35 yrs ago. It was good gun. Fun to shoot and fairly reliable. So I did some research and found the following information:

They were made from 1970 to 1987, with only a total of 7,657 made. The majority (4,525) were made in 1973. The company went bankrupt in 1997. On a couple of auction sites the guns are selling anywhere between $500-$600, depending on condition.

I am sorry, I have checked every possible source for magazines I could think of and there is not a one available. Having so few of the pistols made does not make it any easier. You have a fine piece of history and a shooter, but in a way it would have been better if it had been a different model. Good luck in your search.
 

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Considering the rarity of pistols like the Star PS, it might be worthwhile to consider having a gunsmith make one with a little creative filing on some 1911 magazines. I would imagine you can probably use 1911 magazine springs. I've never made one before, but with all the custom work out there, it's probably not rocket science to do.
 

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Considering the rarity of pistols like the Star PS, it might be worthwhile to consider having a gunsmith make one with a little creative filing on some 1911 magazines. I would imagine you can probably use 1911 magazine springs. I've never made one before, but with all the custom work out there, it's probably not rocket science to do.
I will add to only do modifications that comply with all applicable laws as well. I'm not a lawyer or a BATF agent, and I'm not advising you to start manufacturing magazines, just to look into whether that's a viable option legally and practically.
 
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