ESD Magwell

$109.99

The ESD Magwell enhances your reloading with a purpose-driven flare. Every curve, every angle, and every feature on the ESD Magwell is intentional and aligns with our mission to enhance a shooter’s capabilities using human-centered design. Featuring symmetrical side cutouts for stripping magazines, the ESD Magwell allows for easy removal of flush-fitting magazines as well as those that have an extension. Additionally, a third cut-out is located on the front of the ESD Magwell. This third cut-out is especially useful in low light/ no light conditions and serves as a reference point for the shooter and allows them to focus on the task at hand rather than worrying about fumbling a magazine during a reload. It can also be used as an additional access point for stripping magazines.

This product currently fits only Glock double-stack Gen 5 pistols chambered in 9mm and .40. Generation 3 and 4 magwells are in development and will be released later. The Glock 19s plug angle is different than the full frame Glocks, so while it can be installed you will sometimes run into an issue where your mags will stick. There are some light modifications that can be made to correct this that have worked for both our customers and for us. For more information or resources on how to make these modifications please reach out to us at contact@edgarshermandesign.com. We plan to release a plug specifically for the G19 in the future as well, so keep an eye out for that! We are restocking monthly and have dealers with inventory as well! Sign up for restock notifications here by entering your email in the color you’d like to be notified.

(22 customer reviews)

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The Edgar Sherman Design Glock Magwell enhances your reloading with a purpose-driven flare. Every curve, every angle, and every feature on the ESD Magwell is intentional and aligns with our mission to enhance a shooter’s capabilities using human-centered design. Featuring symmetrical side cutouts for stripping magazines, the ESD Magwell allows for the easy removal of flush-fitting Glock magazines as well as those that have an extension. Additionally, a third cut-out is located on the front of the ESD Magwell. This third cut-out is especially useful in low light/ no light conditions and serves as a reference point for the shooter and allows them to focus on the task at hand rather than worrying about fumbling a magazine during a reload. It can also be used as an additional access point for stripping magazines.

The ESD Glock Gen 5 Magwell allows for a greater margin of error when inserting a magazine and eliminates the potential for parallel surface contact by using a combination of wide angles countered by harsh angles. It will even “course correct” the magazine back on track if it is ever inserted at an off-angle. The angles on the outside of the ESD Magwell flow seamlessly with that of your firearm and create a nice shelf for your hand while simultaneously not creating any hot spots.

The ESD Magwell is proudly manufactured with the help of our good friends at Parker Mountain Machine. We want to support American manufacturing as well as our local community at every opportunity, so for us, this partnership was a no-brainer. For us, It’s important to not only source a quality product but also work with a company we trust to maintain strict quality standards at every step of the manufacturing process. The ESD Gen 5 Glock Magwell is made of high-quality 6061-T6 aluminum and includes all the hardware necessary to mount it. The ESD Magwell is currently available for Glock double-stack Gen 5 pistols chambered in 9mm and .40, with support for other handguns coming in the future. Gen 5 Glock 19s plug angle is different from full-frame Gen 5 Glocks. We are developing a Glock 19 Magwell plug and this will be available in the near future for those who want to use the Magwell on 19s with no fitment risk. Glock 19’s can use an ESD Magwell with existing plugs but there is a risk that your mags won’t drop freely depending on the tolerances of your frame and magazines so modification may be required. Glock 19X’s can use ESD Gen 5 Glock Magwells but require modifications to the 19x frame. Edgar  Sherman Design LLC is not liable for any modifications made to your handgun. Treat all firearms as if they are loaded and ensure you have properly cleared your firearm before installing the ESD Glock Magwell. 

We are restocking monthly and have dealers with inventory as well! Sign up for restock notifications here by entering your email in the color you’d like to be notified.

Below is a list of Functional magazine extensions that are known to work with the ESD Magwell. This list is most up-to-date with our CS team so if your magwell isn’t on the list feel free to email us at contact@edgarshermandesign.com for updates! The list below covers what we know to work, we are looking at design changes to accommodate a larger amount of baseplates but timelines for changes are unknown and our prioritization was for Glock OEM baseplates and extensions upon launch.

  • OEM Glock baseplates and extensions
  • Landers Weapon System
  • Arrendondo* (Small amount of sanding on the corners required)
  • SLR Rifleworks
  • Shield arm extensions on OEM mags* (Must back out the pin that holds the extension in place)
  • Odin Works
  • Train With Purpose
  • Jagerworks Engineering* (minor rubbing /wear towards the inner rear portion of the Magwell, mag locks into place)
  • Taran Tactical* (will push down the baseplate retention pin and scratch the back of the Magwell. With modification this can be prevented, email CS for more information)
2:02 Features
8:35 Baseplates
9:25 Form and grip
11:45 Finding the dot
14:00-15:40 Construction and tolerances
17:22 19x and modifications
20:05 Installation start
21:23-25:32 Troubleshooting fitment

Additional information

Weight 3.2 oz
Color

Black, Flat Dark Earth (FDE), Clear Anodized, OD Green

22 reviews for ESD Magwell

  1. Charles Rodriguez

    Impressive design, workmanship and function, love how it mounts on to my G45, non intrusive to my OEM mags w/Zev poly baseplate & PMAG’s. Backstrap screw is headless no xtra hump. 110% satisfied!!! Btw love the hockey tape.

  2. Damarius I (verified owner)

    I just received my ESG magwell and I have to say it is badass!!!!! I have a Grey Ghost Precision Glock 19 Gen 3 build and this magwell fits it! The tight tolerance allows for it to fit just fine with no alterations and no modifications to the build at all! So if you have a custom Grey Ghost glock build it will fit. I can’t promise the same for any other build so buy at your own discretion

  3. Jim K (verified owner)

    Awesome product!! Fits perfectly on my G45. I use Taran mag plates and the pin does rub when you feed the mag. The mag fits securely though!

  4. Reaper (verified owner)

    The ESD mag well is a welcome edition to the Glock Gen 5 build. The ease of installation is incomparable to the ease of mag loads. The design was extremely well thought out and focused on actual shooter mechanics and getting further left of bang. My only negative remark is now the rest of my weapons must wait for their variants of the ESD mag well. Truly a sensational piece E.

  5. Carl H

    A well designed and manufactured product, but with some limitations. The design does not allow for a beaver tail extension on my Glock 19 Gen 5. Due to the tight tolerance around the flair of the magwell, it creates a little bit extra tension on a fully loaded mag not allowing it to drop completely free. Though an empty mag will. Maybe this is a bonus. I’ve had no issues with a tac mag change. Still currently in the testing phase. Overall I like the tight tolerances and quality.

    • Edgar Sherman

      Hi Carl, with some small modifications to your back strap on the lower area that secures into the plug space of a Glock frame you can get the full functionality of your back strap with an ESD Magwell!

  6. Silas H (verified owner)

    Great looks, feels good. I thought the side cut outs would cause issues with magazines catching but I’ve had no instance of that yet. Not been to the range but have done quite a few dry fire reloads. I use aerondo mag extensions. That will not work unless you file down the front part of the baseplate. All in all this thing came with nice packaging. I really liked the fact that they include both Allen wrenches with it. Will keep an eye on other ESD products

  7. Luis Morales (verified owner)

    Very rugged feeling mag well. Design allows for an easy mag change. Perfect fit for my Gen 5 G17

  8. Matt C

    Love the design but have been having issues with Glock magazines not dropping freely. This has happened with both semi loaded and empty mags. The last 1/3 of the ejected mag ends up stuck.

  9. Grant Yount (verified owner)

    I love this magwell! I was having some issues with mags not dropping free, but apparently removing the rear screw is a part of the instructions that I missed. Once I did that, all problems gone. Seriously great magwell.

  10. tom wasilewski (verified owner)

    This company reeks of awesomeness and quality. EXTREMELY happy with my purchase. As The Terminator said; “I’ll Be back.” DE OPPRESSO LIBER.

  11. Dave G (verified owner)

    This magwell fit perfect on my gen5 G34. Beautiful design, quality craftsmanship, perfect fit!

  12. Jason C

    Love the look and function of the magwell with stock baseplates. I’ve ran into issues using extended baseplates such as Odin Works and Arredondo. Both extensions prevent the magazine from fully being seated.

  13. Abel (verified owner)

    Love it. Fits my G47 excellently and doesn’t print through my shirt.

  14. Nathan P (verified owner)

    The Quality of both the Packaging and the Magwell is MAGnificent!!! Easy to Install and Fitment is on Point. Purchased for both Gen 5 G17 and G34 in the OD and FDE as soon as they were restocked. Highly Recommend and will Purchase Again.

  15. Lukas Rodriguez (verified owner)

    Easy install, all tools provided, super clean look . 10/10 in my book!

  16. Jonathan

    Honestly, I can’t find an angle this thing won’t feed your magazine cleanly. Use it for basic range fun and competition use without issue. It’s hard to convey how high quality it looks as feels, while most magwells with this level of functionality just kind of feel like a hunk of metal by comparison. Took a dremel to the inside to make it work perfectly with Taran extensions, and have had zero issues after thousands of reloads.

  17. Aofan Xu (verified owner)

    Shipping was super fast, got the Magwell in my mail the next day. Installation was easy, and it fit my Glock pretty well. Will recommend to someone who is looking for a Glock Magwell!

  18. Matt (verified owner)

    Great product. Functions well. Great design and quality. Only suggestion would be to redesign in a way to better accommodate Taran Tactical magazine extensions, which have the retaining pin in the rear.

  19. Paul (verified owner)

    Top quality, perfect fit precisely manufactured and great company and customer service!

  20. MIKE A (verified owner)

    Used a dremel and made a little notch to accommodate my Taran Tactical Mags and it works great, love the design. Great magwell

  21. Sean (verified owner)

    For work, competition, carry this is the right magwell. The design is well thought out and it looks great. This product has only improved the function of the weapon. Impressive quality work without flashy cheesy colors or other non essential crap. Works. Looks good. Works. Takes a beating. Works.

  22. Gregory Coleman (verified owner)

    This is the best magwell I’ve used to date, and I’ve used a bunch. The design is perfect & simply genius.

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