ETS Expands Glock Magazine Lineup with G22 .40 Magazines

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ETS Magazines has come along way. From their original release of translucent AR magazines, to being sued by MagPul (now resolved), to now quickly becoming a go-to source for 9mm Glock magazines, has expanded yet again with a full-size .40 Glock magazine suitable for G22 and G35 models.

Base capacity of the magazine has been increased by a single round to 16 total loaded rounds without changing the overall length. The magazines will still be flush against the frame.

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The magazine maintains the standard form and function of the factory Glock magazine though this time without the metal insert molded into the polymer body. ETS’ offering is 100% translucent polymer, which ETS claims is/has “Extremely Impact Resistance–won’t crack of break when dropped”. Further, ETS states that the magazine lips will not spread over time when being stored, even when loaded to the max.

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Improvements over the standard Glock magazine include ETS’ flared floorplate with larger gripping surfaces to help remove the magazines. The ETS magazine is compatible with standard Glock and aftermarket floor plates, allows for quick capacity expansion with adapters such as those from Arredondo or MagPuls (ironic, considering the earlier lawsuit).

Pricing is set at $16.99 with the magazines available now direct through ETS or through their dealer and distributor network.



Nathan S.

One of TFB’s resident Jarheads, Nathan now works within the firearms industry. A consecutive Marine rifle and pistol expert, he enjoys local 3-gun, NFA, gunsmithing, MSR’s, & high-speed gear. Nathan has traveled to over 30 countries working with US DoD & foreign MoDs.

Nathan can be reached at Nathan.S@TheFirearmBlog.com

The above post is my opinion and does not reflect the views of any company or organization.


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  • Dickie

    Nice. Wonder if ill need a new follower to make it for the .347sig

    • Tim U

      Don’t know why it would be needed. Aren’t the .40/357 sig mags identical aside from markings? I don’t have any .357 sig guns so I don’t know for sure.

      • Roadsterjosh

        You can use these mags for a .357sig glock. The factory .40 and .357 mags are identical, accept the markings which is there only to identify the mags for packaging purposes. At least as far as I can tell. I have used both mags in my 23 and 27.

  • Matt

    uh? dont’ plastic magazine lips wear out???

    • SGT Fish

      everything wears out. I have been using their 22rd 9mm mags for a little while now with my gen4 glock 19. they are on sale at botach (ugh) for 12.50 shipped if you buy a few or more. these mags are excellent. I was very very skeptical at first but cant say enough good things. the only bad thing was that I did not fit a full 22rds in it. I could only get 21. But the benefits of seeing your round count in competition is great, especially when you have a specific round count you are allowed and you lose count loading them. the length is perfect for pushing a mag in fully on a closed slide, and easy to strip in case of a malfunction (which ive had none). they are also easy to pull out of mag pouches but not too long to get in the way or feel awkward when shooting. I had my doubts about their durability but they have held up perfectly, even with my girlfriend using them in competition too. they get dropped onto concrete regularly, empty and halfway loaded. no cracks. the only wear I see is inside the mag body from the rounds going up and down, or maybe its just residue. I would trust these mags in almost any situation. and the clear/smoke plastic may seem novel or just for show, but its handy enough that im probably gonna order some AR mags of theirs

    • Vizzini

      Yeah. I hate plastic feed lips. Saying “everything wears out” is trivially true, but plastic wears out a LOT faster than steel. Especially under spring pressure and when having rounds and bolts shoving along them at high speeds.

      Had an old Mountain Eagle .22 pistol that was actually a pretty fun gun — think a mostly-plastic Ruger Mark II with 20-round magazines — but it was no longer manufactured and nobody made magazines for it, and all the feed lips on my existing mags were breaking (after fairly minimal, light use), which rendered it useless.

      • SGT Fish

        I suggest you buy some and try them out. you may be surprised. they are 15 bucks or less. what will it hurt? and plastics have come a long way recently. like I said in my response, I had very little hope for these mags before actually using them

        • Vizzini

          Fair enough. 🙂

    • Edeco

      That’s a concern of mine. Somewhat. I bought a few due to the price and interesting size… just have to see what happens.

    • maodeedee

      “don’t plastic magazine lips wear out???” Eventually, but I have a Korean 50 round drum mag that I’ve put 300 rounds through it and if there’s any wear, it can’t be seen with the naked eye.

      Even so, Glock factory mags are 100 percent reliable and from what I’ve heard, so are the magpul mags but I don’t have any information about these ETS Magazines and wouldn’t rely on one for self defense until they’ve been proved beyond a doubt to function 100 percent and even then I still think I’d prefer to carry only genuine Glock mags in my guns. If they made a Plus-2 mag in 10mm however I might like to try it out.

  • john huscio

    45acp mags please.

  • USMC03Vet

    ETS lurker that is reading this. Make some Springfield XD mags please.

    • Edeco

      FNX 45 extendo also please, lurker.

  • now glock just needs to make transparent pistol grips and we’ll be set

    • Edeco

      Someone cutting a window in 5… 4… 3…

      • Bill

        It worked on the old ASP.

  • Giolli Joker

    Has anybody in TFB tried these?

  • Mike

    10mm extra capacity please

  • VF 1777

    well, you can count me out. Call me old fashioned. I’ll stick with glock brand glock mags in my glock. with my luck, the one time I’d actually need it to work, the plastic lips would break and I’d die because i wanted to save 9 bucks.

  • MR

    Looks cool, have to get a couple to try out at the range.

  • Blake

    I love the company for the sole fact that they’re releasing limited capacity mags. I hate seeing new mags come out that I either will never get to use or have to wait for someone with an FFL to release a block for it. These are especially useful as my blocked Glock Pmags have no way of easily visualizing how many rounds are in the magazine.