W.E.C.S.O.G. - Mag Compatability 101:group excercise

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Post by Highspeed » Wed Apr 20, 2011 11:53 pm

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Post by Combat Controller » Thu Jul 28, 2011 5:06 am

The M1a and the Armalite AR-10 mags are semi compatible. It was designed IIRC that way to make converting the mags easy. It is the same body and profile just one has a cutout and the other has a tab. For a while Armalite was converting M-14 mags for people. You can actually hold one in and it works.

Now I wonder if I cut a tab in my m-14 mags..... hmmm....
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Post by 308Mike » Wed Nov 16, 2011 2:22 am

CombatController wrote:The M1a and the Armalite AR-10 mags are semi compatible. It was designed IIRC that way to make converting the mags easy. It is the same body and profile just one has a cutout and the other has a tab. For a while Armalite was converting M-14 mags for people. You can actually hold one in and it works.

Now I wonder if I cut a tab in my m-14 mags..... hmmm....
Are there any other GOOD compatible magazines for the M1A/M-14? Ones which work reliably (without spending an arm & leg)?
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Post by Thomas » Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:02 am

308Mike wrote:Are there any other GOOD compatible magazines for the M1A/M-14? Ones which work reliably (without spending an arm & leg)?
Victory M14/M1 GI Magazines?



$9.95 or $14.95
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Post by Combat Controller » Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:29 pm

Thomas wrote:
308Mike wrote:Are there any other GOOD compatible magazines for the M1A/M-14? Ones which work reliably (without spending an arm & leg)?
Victory M14/M1 GI Magazines?



$9.95 or $14.95
Yeah, I have quite a few. They are as good as GI. Some are blued instead of parked but AFAIK they are made on US equipment and under license.
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Post by Jered » Fri Jan 13, 2012 7:32 am

Thomas wrote:
308Mike wrote:Are there any other GOOD compatible magazines for the M1A/M-14? Ones which work reliably (without spending an arm & leg)?
Victory M14/M1 GI Magazines?



$9.95 or $14.95
I just ordered 5 of them. I'll see how they work.
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Post by bubblewhip » Mon Apr 09, 2012 3:57 am

Does anyone know if the polymer magazines for the Ruger Gunsite Scout work with any AICS mag system? the Gunsite scout runs on AICS magazines, but the polymer mags say "Not recommended for use with other M24/M40/AICS-style systems" I wonder if that's just for liability or they really don't work.

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Post by Jered » Sat May 19, 2012 9:20 am

CombatController wrote:
Thomas wrote:
308Mike wrote:Are there any other GOOD compatible magazines for the M1A/M-14? Ones which work reliably (without spending an arm & leg)?
Victory M14/M1 GI Magazines?



$9.95 or $14.95
Yeah, I have quite a few. They are as good as GI. Some are blued instead of parked but AFAIK they are made on US equipment and under license.
Did you ever have issues with the last round popping out? Even three of the five are horribly messed up, it was still a steal.
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Post by Yogimus » Sat May 19, 2012 9:41 am

WECSOG-ing the single biggest point of failure in autoloading rifles? NO WAY that could go bad.

But if we must, let's do this! The remington 597 .22 magazines

PROBLEM: Overengineered piece of shit
SOLUTION:

1. Take mag apart
2. make sure components are BONE DRY.
3. Take follower, and GENTLY file down the left and right lips, making them curve.
4. On reassembly, make sure the last bend in the spring is under the FRONT of the follower.
5. Pray it works.

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Post by Jered » Sat Aug 04, 2012 2:18 am

Interestingly enough...

The magazine from an H&R .32 autoloader will fit in a colt 1903. The reverse is not true, however, because the H&R magazine has a hole where the magazine release fits.
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