Anyone have experience using Kimber 1911 mags in pistols other than Kimber?
That is a Check-Mate Industries magazine with their "Bull Nose" follower (CM45-. Handgun Magazines | Check-Mate Industries, Inc.but you'll notice the only difference is the follower is shaped a little differently and the Kimber has a flat bottom, whereas the Taurus has a pad.
Is there any tactical, practical advantage? Is it easier to do a tap, rack malfunction clearance?They aren't critical to using in the pistol itself, you can used either type magazine. They are critical to the magazines themselves though, because they function as the base plate.