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AR-15 7.62x39 magazines

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by USP45usp, Nov 24, 2004.

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  1. USP45usp

    USP45usp member

    Nov 7, 2004
    Anyone know where to get them in a brand that works? I found one 20rd that works but the company is sold out of them. I tried two from CDNN and they didn't work, sent them back.

    I "heard" that you can take an .223 mag and put on a AK-47 spring and follower and those seem to work but I haven't tried. With the price of .223 and AK mags, I think that it may be worth a try but has anyone here tried it?

    I have the .223 upper for it so I do have standard cap. mags for the .223 but I wanted to get a couple of (would it be tech. hi-cap mags since Colt didn't make any over 10rds?) mags for the more powerful 7.62.

    Thanks in advance.

  2. crewzer

    crewzer Member

    Jan 21, 2003
  3. NMshooter

    NMshooter Member

    Jun 13, 2004
    Original Colt 20 round magazines had a different follower, but used the same tube as the .223 magazines. Since you cannot buy the followers seperately you could purchase some 5 round Colt 7.62x39 mags and use the followers in some straight 20 rounders. I do not know if this will work in the new curved 20 round mags that some companies offer.

    Hope that helps. :)
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