Housing for a cartridge magazine for a firearm and cartridge magazine for a firearm

  • US 10,866,045 B2
  • Filed: 08/23/2019
  • Issued: 12/15/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/30/2018
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A housing for a cartridge magazine for a firearm, which extends along an X-axis, a Y-axis and a Z-axis, comprising:

  • a front wall;

    a rear wall;

    a first side wall; and

    a second side wall, inside surfaces of the front wall, the rear wall, the first side wall and the second side wall forming an interior space consisting of a first region and a second region, between the first region and the second region a transitional region is formed which connects the first region and the second region with one another;

    wherein the interior space is limited by the inside surfaces of the front wall, the rear wall, the first side wall and the second side wall;

    wherein the inside surface of the front wall extends in the direction of the Z-axis in at least one of the regions along a first circular path;

    wherein the inside surface of the rear wall extends in at least one of the regions in the direction of the Z-axis along a second circular path;

    wherein the inside surfaces of the front wall and the rear wall in at least one of the regions are located at a first distance (A) from one another;

    wherein the housing has a housing bottom side and a housing top side, magazine lips are formed on the housing topside, and the housing bottom side is designed to be at least partially open, the first region being configured for accommodating four stacks of cartridges arranged directly adjoining one other and being offset in the Z-direction relative to one another, the second region being configured for accommodating two stacks of cartridges arranged directly adjoining one another and being offset in the Z-direction relative to one another,wherein the inside surface of the front wall has a first protrusion which protrudes in direction of the X-axis into the interior space of the housing and extends along the Z-axis originating from the transitional region at least partially into the first region and also at least partially into the second region, and the inside surface of the rear wall has a second protrusion which protrudes in direction of the X-axis into the interior space of the housing and which along the Z-axis features a start in the first region and an end in the transitional region or in the second region.

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