Recent Topics
Ravenol vs. Redline / for M cars
by 330indy
8 minutes 2 seconds ago
VP Racing Oil
by Aerochris
53 minutes 30 seconds ago
Could this actually be correct?
by Speak2Mountain
Today at 08:20 AM
How many times do you dip your stick?
by ZZman
Today at 07:15 AM
2000 satur n l series ok? 108,000 miles
by ziggy
Today at 03:33 AM
Help me pick a oil for equinox
by Dylan1303
Today at 01:28 AM
Turbo motor raspy exhaust
by Dylan1303
Today at 12:59 AM
1995 Buick Roadmaster. Low speed metallic noise
by 10WSmuckers
Yesterday at 11:48 PM
Vornado fan
by Throt
Yesterday at 11:19 PM
Wash Pads - Tried Three
by JHZR2
Yesterday at 09:24 PM
Which UTF/UTHF for Allis Chalmers D17?
by SOHCman
Yesterday at 09:16 PM
98 leaves needs work or 02 taurus,which one?
by ziggy
Yesterday at 09:06 PM
equinox 0W40
by mobilaltima
Yesterday at 09:00 PM
New/Old F1 guy?
by Camprunner
Yesterday at 08:28 PM
Schaeffer's on "Wicked Tuna"
by salesrep
Yesterday at 08:14 PM
AMSOIL Euro Classic 5W-40 (EFM)
by The Critic
Yesterday at 06:27 PM
Occasional battery dummy light
by dja4260
Yesterday at 05:59 PM
Weird experience with old separating brake grease
by d00df00d
Yesterday at 05:54 PM
Ceiling Finish Help
by coopns
Yesterday at 05:10 PM
Thunderbird to Outlook Converters??
by doitmyself
Yesterday at 04:41 PM
Newest Members
Maurizio, jefftang, PlzRepond, Teggy695, DrDanger
65490 Registered Users
Who's Online
83 registered (A310, 330indy, 2002 Maxima SE, Aerochris, ARCOgraphite, 2015_PSD, 9 invisible), 1647 Guests and 41 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
65490 Members
67 Forums
287093 Topics
4790425 Posts

Max Online: 3590 @ 01/24/17 08:07 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#4696713 - 03/16/18 01:11 PM Magazine loader
bigj_16 Online   content


Registered: 07/03/17
Posts: 1290
Loc: Douglas County, Colorado
Do you use a magazine loader? I use the Uplula for pistol magazines. I think it works great.

Top
#4696721 - 03/16/18 01:17 PM Re: Magazine loader [Re: bigj_16]
newbe46 Offline


Registered: 01/19/17
Posts: 206
Loc: Ontario, Canada
I would love to save my strength and my thumb for something else, so yes I do use the Uplula and I only get 10 round magazines in up here which means I go through a magazine a bit sooner comparing to those who live in the free country.
_________________________
2003 E46 M3 Convertible
2004 Odyssey EX-L
2004 Impreza TS Wagon

Top
#4696722 - 03/16/18 01:17 PM Re: Magazine loader [Re: bigj_16]
Leo99 Offline


Registered: 03/30/14
Posts: 3109
Loc: NJ
I use it. It's great! I will hand load a few magazines per session to keep some muscle memory for how to do it manually.
_________________________
Without data you're just another person with an opinion. W. E. Deming

2003 Corolla 250,000 miles
2004 Rav4 359,000 miles
2015 Camry 59,000 miles

Top
#4696746 - 03/16/18 01:47 PM Re: Magazine loader [Re: bigj_16]
funkymonkey1111 Offline


Registered: 02/07/18
Posts: 110
Loc: Englewood, CO
yes, uplulas are great!

Top
#4696747 - 03/16/18 01:47 PM Re: Magazine loader [Re: bigj_16]
Al Offline


Registered: 06/08/02
Posts: 18094
Loc: Elizabethtown, Pa
Some mags it is easier and quicker to use all hand loading. On others use hand for jthe majority and then the loader for the last few.
_________________________

Top
#4696781 - 03/16/18 02:05 PM Re: Magazine loader [Re: bigj_16]
Reddy45 Online   shocked


Registered: 08/15/08
Posts: 3023
Loc: USA
Most of my pistols have come with a "thumb saver" device that I have been able to use across different guns.

The one that came with my XDM9 is perfect for 9mm double stack mags. The one from my Taurus PT145 is wide enough for 45 double stack mags.

1911 mags are easy enough to load.. don't need a tool.

Top
#4696795 - 03/16/18 02:20 PM Re: Magazine loader [Re: bigj_16]
billt460 Offline


Registered: 03/30/15
Posts: 4542
Loc: Glendale, Arizona
I use the UpLula as well. For me they fit into the same category as a microwave oven, remote control on a TV, or a backup camera on a car. Once you have one, you'll wonder how you lived without it for so long.

Top
#4696814 - 03/16/18 02:51 PM Re: Magazine loader [Re: bigj_16]
i_hate_autofraud Offline


Registered: 05/19/16
Posts: 712
Loc: Canada

I don't have a Uplula loader, might be nice to try it out.

Currently I reload by feel only so I'll always be able to reload even in the dark.
Yup, some mags are a pain!

Top
#4696865 - 03/16/18 04:17 PM Re: Magazine loader [Re: bigj_16]
EdwardC Offline


Registered: 11/14/13
Posts: 1885
Loc: Chicago, IL
Uplula for me as well, great gadget.

Top
#4697419 - 03/17/18 09:45 AM Re: Magazine loader [Re: bigj_16]
funflyer Offline


Registered: 06/26/14
Posts: 708
Loc: Northern Arizona
I have a generic loader that is identical to the uplula but was half the price. I only used it for my 45 mags until they were broken-in.
_________________________
2016 Prius 1.8L
2001 Tacoma 2.4L
1966 GTO 6.5L
2015 Cub Cadet
Honda CT70 (X6)

Top
#4697720 - 03/17/18 04:14 PM Re: Magazine loader [Re: bigj_16]
road_rascal Offline


Registered: 12/09/02
Posts: 833
Loc: Stillwater, MN
I use the Uplula for my 9mm and .380, the .22LR mags are easy to load.
_________________________
2012 Toyota Rav4 V6 4WD (65,000 mi)
2018 Chevy Equinox 1.5T (3200mi)

Top
#4697936 - 03/17/18 07:40 PM Re: Magazine loader [Re: bigj_16]
klt1986 Offline


Registered: 04/08/09
Posts: 393
Loc: Southern VA
UpLula for me unless I'm just shooting a magazine or two.
_________________________
Wife: 08 Honda CR-V 4WD, M1 5W-20
Me: 11 Toyota Tundra DC 4WD 5.7L, PP 5W-30
Me Work: 06 Ford Explorer 4WD 4.0L, Pennzoil 5W-30
Son: 14 Toyota Corolla S, M1 AFE 0W-20

Top
#4698235 - 03/18/18 02:27 AM Re: Magazine loader [Re: bigj_16]
billt460 Offline


Registered: 03/30/15
Posts: 4542
Loc: Glendale, Arizona
I will say that when shooting my Rock River Arms 9 MM AR Carbine, trying to load the 32 round magazines without a UpLula is a lesson in futility.... And very sore thumbs.

Top