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Glock Drum Mag

Top 11 Glock Drum Mag 9mm

Glock is the pistol-caliber carbine (PCC) with lower recoil and more affordable ammo, so shooters take advantage of it to improve their range experience and personal-defense practicing.

Why do we need a Glock Drum Mag 9mm?

Some Glock-Style Drum Magazines are designed for use in all Glock magazine-compatible ARs on the market that are some of nowadays well-known PCCs. 50-round mags due to their high capacity allow owners of 9mm PCCs to spend time with pleasure on shooting, not on constant reloading.

#1 PRO MAG – POLYMER MAGAZINES 9MM FOR GLOCK 43

PRO MAG - POLYMER MAGAZINES 9MM FOR GLOCK 43

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Specification

Cartridge: 9 mm Luger
Capacity: 50-Round
Quantity: 1
Finish: Black
Material: Polymer

The Single-Stack magazines for Glock G43 ensure the much-stopping power of the 9mm cartridge and easy-to-carry shootable CCW gun. The small 6-round magazine that comes with the pistol doesn’t allow long shooting because of the constant reloading. Pro Mag offers 3 options of capacity: 6, 10, and 50 rounds. The mags are crafted from a proprietary Zytel polymer, making the construction rigid and durable. The Glock 43 Mags are equipped with a heat-treated stainless-steel magazine spring, and an injection-molded follower.

Pros
  • Made in the USA

  • With these 50-round drum mags, spend more time for shooting and less time for reloading

  • For construction reinforcement an upper tower with full-length steel, stamped and welded, is inserted (like on OEM Glock mags)

  • All-black finish

Cons
  • Literally would not function at all: rounds all nosed down into the mag front, had to pry them up with a screwdriver to eject them by hand

#2 PRO MAG – DRUM MAGAZINE FOR GLOCK 17/19 9MM

PRO MAG - DRUM MAGAZINE FOR GLOCK 17/19 9MM

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Specification

50-round drum magazine
Fits the Glock® Model 17 & 19 9mm pistols
Magazine body constructed of a proprietary DuPont® Zytel™ based polymer
Injection-molded magazine follower
Magazine spring formed from heat-treated chrome silicon wire
Made in the U.S.A.

50-round drum mags are compatible with the Glock Model 17 & 19 9 mm guns. The magazine body is manufactured of a proprietary DuPont Zytel based polymer. It comes with an injection molded magazine follower and spring, which is made from heat-treated chrome silicon wire.

Pros
  • USA made

  • Quality Construction

  • Dependable feeding

  • 50-round drum mag takes time to load, but it is worth the time and effort

  • Good for Self Defense, Target Practice

  • Functions flawlessly in a pistol caliber carbine at my range

Cons
  • Hard to load because of its heavy spring tension: the included loading device is useless

  • Difficult To Adjust

#3 PRO MAG – AR-15 GLOCK STYLE DRUM MAGAZINE 9MM

PRO MAG - AR-15 GLOCK STYLE DRUM MAGAZINE 9MM

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Specification

Cartridge: 9 mm Luger
Capacity: 50-Round
Quantity: 1
Finish: Black
Material: Polymer

These Glock-Style 9mm Drum mags feature the exceptional design to fit only AR-style magazine wells, but will not operate in Glocks. The Lock-Style magazines are crafted from long-lasting Zytel-based polymer. The 9mm mags are outfitted with a heat-treated stainless-steel spring and an injection-molded magazine follower. This high-capacity 50-round unit has a stamped and welded full-length steel insert in the upper magazine tower like an OEM Glock mag.

Pros
  • Provides owners of PCCs a tremendous magazine capacity, holding up to 50 rounds

  • Durable Polymer construction

Cons
  • Not yet rated

#4 PRO MAG – DRUM MAGAZINE FOR GLOCK 48/43X

PRO MAG - DRUM MAGAZINE FOR GLOCK 48/43X

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Specification

Cartridge: 9 mm Luger
Capacity: 50-Round
Quantity: 1
Finish: Black
Material: Polymer

This 50-round drum magazine provides users of 48 and 43X Glock pistols with even greater magazine capacity due to the special design. The Glock 48/43X Drum mag body is constructed using a proprietary type of Zytel-based polymer, primarily manufactured by DuPont. The upper feed tower comes with a carbon-steel over-molded lip reinforcement to ensure necessary lubricity and durable operation. ​The drum is equipped with a heat-treated stainless-steel spring and an injection-molded magazine follower put on it.

Pros
  • Made in the USA

  • All-black finish

  • Provides more time for shooting at the range and less time for reloading

Cons
  • Not yet reviewed

#5 PRO MAG – DRUM MAGAZINE .40 S&W FOR GLOCK 22/23

PRO MAG - DRUM MAGAZINE .40 S&W FOR GLOCK 22/23

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Specification

Cartridge: 40 S&W
Capacity: 50-Round
Quantity: 1
Finish: Black
Material: Polymer

Apart from 9 mm magazines, Pro Mag engineered drum magazines for Glock 22 and 23, chambered for .40 S&W. The Glock 22 / 23 Mags are outfitted with a heat-treated stainless-steel magazine spring, and an injection-molded follower. An upper tower with full-length steel, stamped and welded is inserted to reinforce construction (like on OEM Glock mags).

Pros
  • Made in the USA

  • Not only 9mm guns are completed with 50-round mags, but also .40 S&W Glock pistols

  • Sturdy and long-lasting construction due to the proprietary Zytel polymer

  • All-black finish

  • High capacity of 50 rounds

Cons
  • Not yet rated

#6 KCI USA, INC 50RD DRUM MAGAZINE

KCI USA, INC 50RD DRUM MAGAZINE

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Specification

Fits Gen3 or later Glock 17 / 19 / 26 pistol (does not fit G43)
Also fits Kel-Tec Sub 2000 carbine & 9mm AR-15s that use Glock mags
Sturdy steel & polymer construction
Quick load lever for easy, fast reloads

The Ultimate High-Capacity 9mm Mags will work with the Gen3 or later Glock 17 / 19 / 26 or any 9mm Glock pistols that use double-stack magazines, but are not compatible with G43.

The drum magazines are crafted of lightweight reinforced polymer with steel reinforcements. The unit comes with a chrome silicon spring with plenty of energy to provide smooth, dependable feeding.

Pros
  • Reduces the number of times the shooter has to stop for a mag loading while range practicing

  • KCI’s fast-loading lever facilitates loading up the full 50 rounds

  • Strong steel and polymer mag body

  • Great way to increase the capacity of a 9mm Luger chambered Lone Wolf AR-15 and Kel-Tec Sub 2000 carbine, which use Glock pistol mags

  • The mag can be stored fully loaded without damaging the feed lips due to the reliable locking mechanism

  • Runs fast without a hiccup in a 9MM LWD SBR (near FA rates of fire)

Cons
  • Overall not reliable: failure to feed and eject

#7 PRO MAG  SPRINGFIELD M1A/M14 DRUM MAGAZINE

PRO MAG  SPRINGFIELD M1A/M14 DRUM MAGAZINE

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Specification

Cartridge: 308 Winchester
Capacity: 50-Round
Quantity: 1
Finish: Black
Material: Polymer

The Drum Magazine is constructed for the Springfield M1A (a commercial version of the popular military-issue M14 with 20-round mags). The 50-round Springfield M1A/M14 Polymer Drum Magazines are chambered for .308 Win/7.62 NATO cartridges only.

The magazine is equipped with an injection-molded magazine follower and a heat-treated stainless-steel spring. The Springfield M1A / M14 Drum Magazine is constructed of a proprietary type of Zytel-based polymer, manufactured by DuPont. The upper feed tower is reinforced by a carbon-steel lip and over-molded to be heavy-duty and highly smooth.

Pros
  • Manufactured in the USA

  • Now not only do AR-style rifle users have drum mags, but also owners of the Springfield M1A to enjoy shooting experience

  • All-black finish

  • Durable housing, made of DuPont proprietary type of Zytel-based polymer

Cons
  • Not yet rated

#8 PRO MAG MARLIN 795 DRUM MAGAZINES

PRO MAG MARLIN 795 DRUM MAGAZINES

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Specification

Fits Marlin® 795 .22 LR rifle
Fits 795 and 795SS
Magazine body constructed of impact-resistant polycarbonate
Injection-molded magazine follower
Magazine spring formed from heat-treated chrome silicon wire
Made in the USA

This drum magazine is compatible with Marlin 795 .22 LR rifle, 795, and 795SS. The magazine body is sturdy as it is made of impact-resistant polycarbonate. The Marlin 795 mags are integrated with a magazine spring formed from heat-treated chrome silicon wire and injection molded magazine follower.

Pros
  • Made in the USA

  • Impact-resistant polycarbonate construction

  • The unbelievable capacity of 55 rounds

  • Strong spring made from heat-treated chrome silicon wire

  • Stylish design with a Smoke finish

Cons
  • Not yet rated

#9 PRO MAG  CZ SCORPION DRUM MAGAZINE

PRO MAG  CZ SCORPION DRUM MAGAZINE

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Specification

Cartridge: 9 mm Luger
Capacity: 50-Round
Quantity: 1
Finish: Black
Material: Polymer

The CZ Scorpion Polymer Drum Mags are equipped with a heat-treated stainless-steel spring and an injection-molded magazine follower. The magazines are crafted of a proprietary type of Zytel-based polymer, which is made by DuPont. The upper feed tower has an over-molded carbon-steel lip reinforcement to enhance lubricity and sturdiness. This drum magazine is designed especially for easy-shooting pistol-caliber carbines like the CZ-USA Scorpion.

Pros
  • Made in the USA

  • More trigger time

  • Allows shooters to run their guns longer

  • Durable housing made from Zytel-based polymer

  • All-black finish

Cons
  • Not yet rated

FAQ

Is a 50 round drum legal?
The large-capacity ammo mags and assault firearms that were previously banned under federal law are now legal unless banned by state or local law.
Can you leave a drum mag Loaded?
If the spring is made of durable steel wire, the drum magazine can be left loaded without spring loose.
Are all Glock Magazines the same?
Mags can fit compatible within the same caliber and allow better versatility. The standard sidearm magazines can be used for backup firearms of the same caliber as well. High-capacity mags fit within the same caliber.
Do drum magazines jam?
Drum mags tend to jam more often making the shooter waste some ammunition.

Conclusion

Glock produces both small self-defense pistols and upped capacity guns such as G43X and G48, where you can use stagger-stack magazines. Compared to box magazines the drum ones are not so reliable. Drum mags are usually used for fun, not for precise shooting, because of weight, less mobility and carrying comfort. Check specific state capacity limits before purchasing drum mags.

Drum 9 mm 50-rounds mags are designed for the gun’s long shooting without frequent reloading. Pro Mag is one of the main manufacturers of the drum magazines for Glocks (Glock 43; Glock 17/19; Glock 48/43X; Glock 22/23; Glock 17,19, 26). There is no one the best among them because more or less they are similar (the same material and high capacity), you just need to choose one, which will fit your Glock type.

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