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How do they look in the gun? I never liked to look of the 7 round mags in the PM9s. I think they look dorky enough that if I bought a PM9, I would want two 6 rounders and no 7s.
 
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Any new info on the 7 round magazines or pics. I seem to have lost one of my magazines and am thinking about purchasing a 7 round magazine to replace it. I liked the feel of the 6 round magazine with the pinky extension but I don't like the unreliability of the pinky extension plus one more round sounds great to me. Thanks in advance
 

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Any new info on the 7 round magazines or pics. I seem to have lost one of my magazines and am thinking about purchasing a 7 round magazine to replace it. I liked the feel of the 6 round magazine with the pinky extension but I don't like the unreliability of the pinky extension plus one more round sounds great to me. Thanks in advance
If you go to the Kahr on-line store, the picture of the 7 round mag shows that they look nothing like the 7 round PM9 magazines. It looks like there is a collar over the base plate that matches up with the contours of the grip or possibly just the standard 6 round magazine with a hollow +1 baseplate. I posted a similar question over on Kahr Talk, but while everyone is interested in the 7 round mag, no one has purchased one. It appears that everyone is waiting for the mags to start showing up at places that will sell them for less than the Kahr factory. We may end up with no 7 rounds mags because Kahr will discontinue them for lack of demand. $44 plus shipping is pretty steep for a magazine.

 

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I guess I will just have you buy one and see. I can't wait, all I have is one magazine so I have 7 rounds and if I need more I will have to reload which isn't good since this is my everyday carry.
 

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I bought one. Looks good and works good. It is a true 7 rouinder. The front, base and the sides are covered with black plastic. The base plate can be removed just like the extended PM 9 magazine base plate always could and it works.
It does not look as good as the Pearce finger extension though
 

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I bought one. Looks good and works good. It is a true 7 rouinder. The front, base and the sides are covered with black plastic. The base plate can be removed just like the extended PM 9 magazine base plate always could and it works.
It does not look as good as the Pearce finger extension though
Now is it made from the same cheap plastic as the pinky extension. I stopped using my pinky extension because one broke pretty easy, I wish someone would machine some medal ones.
 

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It is a plastic cover of an extended stainless magazine. The magazine that extends from the grip is simply sleeved by a piece of plastic sleeve that can be removed just like a Pearce extension
 

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Well then no thanks, I will pass. Maybe someone will machine the pinky extension out of metal then I will buy it, until then I will only use the stock metal base plate
 

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Ok so is this just a sleeve over the mag with a steel bottom plate ? I am curious . If so could the sleeve be removed and then use this in the CT380 . I have seen these mags in stock for decent prices but no one has the CT380 k387 mags . Just a thought and looking at it I can see the writing on the side thats covered up some so that got me thinking if its removable it could work
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Unless Kahr has changed the polymer extended-grip bases, they don't add plus 1... just cover the magazine tube up to the grip. They don't really add length to the magazine... just the thickness of the polymer versus the metal baseplale.

I carry my P380 with the flush baseplate for maximum concealability, but I carry the 7-round extended-grip opposite side for a spare... my high capacity Kahr... 6+1+7.

Check out MagGuts... pricey, but you can add +1 to the .380 mags. They sell 6-to-7 and 7-to-8 round kits:

Kahr 380 | MagGuts

I think that they're thinking about a pinky rest model, too.

I've been thinking about a CT380 for Wifey and putting this kit into a few mags for her... 8+1+9 then... IF she can rack it. I personally like the slightly larger CT model. I've switched to the P-models for CCW... P40 & P9 instead of the PM9 or PM45. One day I hope to get a P45 DLC with NS and it might become my EDC instead of the Mag-na-ported P40.

Wynn :)
 
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Interesting Wyntrout. Thanks
 

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"I've switched to the P-models for CCW... P40 & P9 instead of the PM9 or PM45." (psot 11)

Why did you switch and are you satisfied you did?
 
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I found that carrying IWB, the P9 and P40 weren't any harder to conceal, especially after I switched from the "flush" polymer base to the metal base plates, as used on the PM9 mags.

I did get bit the the first time I fired the P40, though. I had to add a neoprene O-ring... 3/32" diameter by 3/4" inner diameter... to close up the gap between the baseplate and the bottom of the grip. I did the same for the P9. 1/8" was too fat and was too much pressure on the magazine catch to magazine lockup.






So for carrying these two, I have the metal-based shortest mags in the pistol and the extended-grip "high-capacity" 7-round .40 and the 9mm 8-round extended-grip mag as spares, carried in a OWB Kydex mag-holder opposite side.

Wynn :)
 

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Ok so is this just a sleeve over the mag with a steel bottom plate ? I am curious . If so could the sleeve be removed and then use this in the CT380 . I have seen these mags in stock for decent prices but no one has the CT380 k387 mags . Just a thought and looking at it I can see the writing on the side thats covered up some so that got me thinking if its removable it could work
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No, not just a sleeve. It's a resin base and base lock. You maybe COULD use the base plate and base lock from the 6 rounder, I've never tried that. But you'd have to disassemble a 6 round mag to do it, unless the parts are available separately.
 
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I would think you have to buy the mag..
 

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I got three mags with my PM9, and KP45, the seven round mag works fine in my PM9, but the seven R, for the KP45 wouldn't work at all, it wouldn't allow the bullet to go into battery, so I sent it back, waited three weeks and they sent me another one, this one wouldn't work either, I contacted KARH, and they didn't seem to care one way or the other, so I told them to swap it out for the six round mag, which works fine, at least the two that came with my gun do, now another three weeks to get it back, not happy with KARH service, at this point....
 

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I'm think'n it's not a service issue! Most likely a batch of bad mags or an out of spec mag well that will not stabilize a longer mag, but works fine with the 6 round mag.

Most of the time the customer service folks don't know crap about working on guns, they sent a new mag, didn't work, now don't know what to do.

Another 6rd mag should fix it. My problem is that with something like this I just gotta know WHY IT DON'T WORK. I would have to play with it until I figured it out, just one of my personality flaws I guess.

Please let us know if the 6rd new mag works when ya get it.
 

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Those are my feeling also , I took these mags apart and checked them, nothing seemed wrong, gave them a good cleaning and put them back together, checked there fuction, all seemed good, but they wouldn't load a bullet, they just would not allow the bullet to go into battery, something has to be out of spec in my opinion, but I'll be happy with the 6 rounder, and it looks better anyway....if you hear anything on this let me know, i'm very interested...
 

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I've always liked the way the old magazines fit. They have a mechanical tool kind of look. I'll be interested in buying you old mags if you don't want to keep them. My Kahr list is in my signature below.
 
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