The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on The Firearm Blog Rifles
Magpul are now shipping what they are calling “TACTILE LOCK-PLATES”.
According to Magpul they “have some professional customers that work nights who need a way to identify and differentiate magazines in the dark.”
The Tactile Lock-Plates helps those night owls to quickly identify three separate loadouts by tactile feel.
As some, and I might as well include myself in this statement just because of my fear of doing it wrong, have a problem in distinguishing 5,56 vs 300 BLK even in full daylight I’m surprised there aren’t more products to help with this issue.
I have to say I was VERY surprised that Magpul didn’t make the 300BLK magazines different by look and feel, they certainly had the opportunity. Here’s a reference picture.
On the other hand, the magazine doesn’t mind which ever ammunition you load it with, as long as it fits.
And no marking, color code or tactile…post was originally published on this site