First Look: Matador Arms Mag-X P320 Magazine Block

by
posted on May 18, 2019
matador-arms-mag-x-p320-f.jpg

The popularity of AR-style firearms in centerfire pistol calibers has greatly increased in the past few years, thanks to a variety of reasons. As 9mm ammunition is less-expensive than centerfire rifle rounds and also can be shot with less recoil, shooters have taken to AR-style pistol-caliber carbines for competition, self-defense and range use. This new boom led to many new accessories designed to allow AR owners to make use of different magazines to feed these popular platforms.

In general, the magazine types for pistol-caliber ARs fall into one of two categories: 9mm Colt-style magazines, which are dedicated 9mm AR-15 magazines, and larger capacity magazines originally designed for Glock pistols. While those options work for many people, many others have lots and lots of magazines for guns that are not a Glock or a 9mm Colt AR.

Now from Matador Arms comes a third option: The Mag-X magazine block, which allows you to use the magazines from a SIG Sauer P320 to feed your pistol-caliber AR.

The Mag-X magazine block slides into the magazine well of any mil-spec AR-15 lower receiver. No modifications are required to use the Mag-X with either the lower or the P320 magazine, and the Mag-X installs in mere seconds. The built-in magazine release on the Mag-X has locks into place and connects to the standard AR-15 magazine catch, allowing you to quickly get up and running with your P320 magazines in your pistol caliber AR. The Mag-X is manufactured from aircraft-grade aluminum with an anodized finish, and the ejector and magazine catch are both steel.

The Mag-X is available for sale throughout North America. Made in Canada, the Mag-X ships to USA customers directly from Matador’s warehouse in the USA. MSRP is $149.99 in US dollars, with special introductory pricing available.

For more information on the Mag-X, P320, visit matadorarms.com.

Latest

stopwatch
stopwatch

Controlling the Reactionary Gap

More space equals more time equals more opportunity to solve the tactical problem. The converse is also true: Less space equals less time equals fewer opportunities to solve the tactical problem. How can you create and control the reactionary gap affording you a tactical advantage when bad things happen to good people?

First Look: Mauser M18 Savanna Bolt Action Rifle

Blaser Group is adding a new bolt action rifle to value-oriented Mauser M18 stable of rifles.

Shotguns: What’s New In 2022

Although I tend to believe being well trained with any shotgun is better than being untrained with the best one, why not be well trained with a great gun? To that end, here are a few defensive shotguns for all tastes, and all-new for 2022.

First Look: DeSantis SlimTuk for the SIG Sauer P365

A new IWB holster option for a popular subcompact defensive pistol.

Springfield Armory Announces Gear Up Promotion for All Striker-Fired Pistols

Three free magazines and a pistol bag are yours when you buy select Springfield Armory pistols.

First Look: Gatorz Laser Defender

Protect your eyes from damage from more than one source of light.

Interests



Get the best of Shooting Illustrated delivered to your inbox.