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Cadmium plated and "finger" magazines
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:59

Hi Ron,

Here's a photo of a blue, Cadmium plated (center), and finger type magazine (also blued). Just bodies but nice clear views.



  • Cadmium magazines, maybe moreJames Gammel, Sr., Sun Sep 9 14:40
    Hi Ron, I'm surprised at how often the Cadmium plated magazines show up on ebay. I already have probably 50 or so. The take-away is getting a GOOD one that hasn't swollen from interior rust so bad it ... more
    • Cadmium plated and "finger" magazines — James Gammel, Sr., Mon Sep 10 10:59
      • Cadmium Magazine on hand!Ron Cantrell, Mon Sep 10 11:43
        Hey Jim, I saw this last night as well and was a good reference for me. All these years and I haven't been familiar with this type magazine as I haven't had a gun in the time frame these were used.... more
        • Cadmium magazinesJames Gammel, Sr., Mon Sep 10 12:26
          Hi Ron, ALL 102's shipped with Cadmium plated magazines. It wasn't until the early 103's when they switched to blue with blue followers (metal). Some people call them black so I never know if they... more
          • Cadmium plated magazinesJohn J Stimson, II, Mon Sep 10 18:13
            Hello Jim, All 102's did not ship with cadmium plated magazines. The drawing change for the finish change was in August 1959 about a year before the 103's appeared. Certainly there was a time frame... more
            • Cad. Plated magsJames Gammel, Sr., Mon Sep 10 19:19
              Hello John and Ron, My apologies, I must have been thinking the round bottom weights vs. the flat bottoms with the 102/103 shift Sorry about that, Jim
          • Transition periodRon Cantrell, Mon Sep 10 13:57
            Hey Jim, the knowledge base here is obviously top drawer! Appreciate you all for your time helping others out. The reason I left open the possibility for a blue mag on the Citation was from a post... more
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