MagLULA’s New Items for 2017


MagLULA’s New Items for 2017

Several years ago, I watched a guy at the SHOT Show demonstrating a magazine loader. I stopped briefly, then walked away in that jaded SHOT-induced daze that many show-goers experience.

But it stuck with me, and I later got in touch with Guy Tal, the inventor of the MagLULA (Magazine Loader and UnLoader). I’ve always been glad that I sent that email because it allowed me to experience the ease of loading handgun magazines with the original Universal Pistol Loader (UpLULA).

So these days, I make a point of swinging by the MagLULA booth to see what’s new. Here’s a quick look at the 2017 highlights:

LULA for the SIG MPX 9mm



All-in-one magazine speed loader and unloader; fits SIG MPX 9mm-type polymer magazines Ver #1 & Ver #2.

AR15 StripLULA


The AR15 StripLULA has been revised and the Universal 5.56/223 AR15/M4 model now handles all metal and polymer stripper clips.

It will also handle ten loose rounds, and their site says it will unload an M16 mag in 5 seconds.

HK G36 BenchLoader – 5.56/223


The BenchLoader is an amazingly effective loading tool and has been imitated by others since its introduction. The HK G36 model has been revised; their older version would only load HK factory translucent magazines, but the new model loads both HK factory G36 mags and PMAG G36 mags.

They’ve got a lot more stuff, but these are the 2017 highlights. I have used many MagLULA products over the years and they’re always thoughtfully designed and well made.

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Editor & Contributing Writer Russ Chastain is a lifelong hunter and shooter who has spent his life learning about hunting, shooting, guns, ammunition, gunsmithing, reloading, and bullet casting. He started toting his own gun in the woods at age nine and he's pursued deer with rifles since 1982, so his hunting knowledge has been growing for more than three and a half decades. His desire and ability to share this knowledge with others has also grown, and Russ has been professionally writing and editing original hunting & shooting content since 1998. Russ Chastain has a passion for sharing accurate, honest, interesting hunting & shooting knowledge and stories with people of all skill levels.

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