Anyone used or heard of ACT pistol magazines?

Discussion in 'Guns, Ammunition, and Reloading' started by demented, Dec 18, 2010.

  1. demented

    demented Well-Known Member

    I have a trade working for a SIG 220 .45, noticed that ACT magazines cost just 2/3 what a name brand SIG magazine cost. The factory SIG mag, made by MEC-Gar is Italian made, same as the ACT, I wonder how the quality matches?
  2. Mr. Chitlin

    Mr. Chitlin Administrator Staff Member

    NE Ark
    Personally I'd stick with factory mags. Even if they do cost a little more, they will last a lifetime. How often do you actually have to replace mags? Unless you damage one, they will last decades of hard use.

  3. flintknapper

    flintknapper Moderator/smokepole pimp

    With very few exceptions, I've been disappointed by aftermarket mags. Factory is usually the way to go.
  4. dusty3030

    dusty3030 New Member

    ACT is also out there under the Novak name.
    They are good mags, not junk. I've used in 1911's and for a 220 with good results after several years.