Is this a good magazine ?

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  1. Wanderling

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    No experience with them, but a magpul pmag has never done me wrong. You can usually find them for $15 or less, no terribly expensive when you consider how much the ammo is gonna cost you
     
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  3. Wanderling

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    Thanks. Ordered a pmag.
     
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    Just looking at the add, they seem Okay...

    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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    Thats funny
    magpul pmag good stuff
     
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    Okay mags are very well thought of over on Calguns.Net They are one of the top rated mags. P-Mags are good too, so you are OK on your order.

    But since you found a decent source for Okay Industries, I just ordered two off your link, thanks :D

    Free shipping and no sales tax, how can you beat that :)
     
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  7. M1key

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    You need a second magazine? You mean you don't already own a dozen?

    wow

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  8. z7

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    I seem to add a mag here and there, I think i have a dozen still in the plastic. . .maybe it is unhealthy but i want more gen3 pmags
     
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    Good mags and a good price. Mags are expendable, buy a couple or three at least. Sales are a good time to do it.
     
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    Okay has been an OEM for Colt/USGI magazines since before most of y'all were born. :)

    http://magfaq.tripod.com/mags1.htm

    They are the quintessential USGI spec magazines, because they are a USGI manufacturer.
     
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    I have some of their teflon magazines and so far, no issues. They seem well made to me.
     
  12. Wanderling

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    I only have a couple mags for each of my guns. Outside of zombie apocalypse I really fail to see why I may need a dozen. Just more **** to lose.
     
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  13. JO JO

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    Buy what you can remember we are just one president away from banning hi cap magazines, that is one reason many folks are buying them while at a all time low in price, at least in my opinion
     
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    Remember dirt cheap AR's and mags may not be the same in 4 to 8 years from now
     
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    I don't care for plastic magazines. The only plastic magazines I have for my ARs are the ones that came with the rifle. I haven't had any problem with them, but I have had significant problems with plastic magazines for other rifles that I own, so call it "guilt by association", but I don't care for them.

    I DO have ten of these and have had zero problems with any of them:

    https://www.cdnnsports.com/ar15-223-30rd-blk-sts-no-tilt.html?___SID=U

    Blackened stainless steel. Solid. Rigid. So far, indestructible. Twelve bucks (plus shipping).
     
  16. Browning

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    Yes, it's a good mag.

    NHMTG and Okay mags are the best aluminum USGI mags there are.
     
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    Okay is a good mag, as are pmags. You're good on the order.
     
  18. Speedo66

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    If you like the C brand mags, AIM Surplus has their black stainless steel mags for $9.95, their aluminum for a buck less. Postage additional. They've also got the Lancer translucent mags for $19 with free shipping.
     
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    Watch the PSA website for sales on the D&H aluminum mags. They will go as low as $6.99.
     
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    A second mag? Don't think I've ever seen anyone say that before lol. I personally feel that if you only have a couple mags you really don't have any. I can't even count how many AR mags I have at this point, but let's just say when I buy them I purchase them by the 10 pack lol. My favorite as of late has been the MFT 30rd (Mission First Tactical) They run $12 at Cabellas and 10 packs are like $80. Magpul mags are also good, and in the same price range as are many others like Lancers, C Products, Hexmags, Troy, IMI etc. I just bought a few more 20rd Pmags for use while sitting and shooting from a table and I paid $13 each at local shop. (30rd are a bit too long) This day in age everyone and their brother makes AR mags, and generally they all work pretty well and are priced similarly. Stick with larger companies that have the best prices and you'll be fine. Good luck.
     
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    <chuckle> Reading the "second mag" comment made me pause for a moment.

    Periodically I see a great sale on good AR mags and I have to go downstairs to talk myself out of needing more ...

    ... I just look at all the AR mags that I already have. :what:

    Funny thing is that even after seeing all of those mags in the basement, the tug to buy more does not completely disappeared. :uhoh:

    Perhaps an artifact from living thru the '94AWB ...
     
  22. Wanderling

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    I've survived with having only two mags for each of my Glocks for years, LOL. Not because I'm cheap, but because I honestly have no idea why I'd need more. Zombie apocalypse aside.

    (Stocking up for a possible ban does make sense... now would be the time I guess. Although I think if they ever get their way, they would make even owning the pre-ban mags illegal this time).
     
  23. imashooter

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    And sometimes, though rarely, you can have 2 magazines malfunction back-to-back and it's nice to have ready access to at least a couple of more. As others and you have now stated, this is a heck of a good time to "stock up" price / availability - wise.
     
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    If nothing more I like to store different types of ammo in different colored mags. Steel outdoor ammo in green mags, brass indoor range ammo in black mags. Don't want to use paid range time to be loading mags.

    I've been using Magpul exclusively because they're relatively inexpensive and have worked flawlessly in my rifle.
     
  25. DeadEye9

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    I like to have a lot of mags just because they're inexpensive and are the heart of any semi auto firearm. The firearm itself may last 100+ years but the mags will eventually wear out/break/get lost etc. The weapon itself is essentially useless without functioning magazines so to me they're just as important as ammunition. Also, i shoot a lot; atleast twice a week with a few hundred rounds per shoot. Sometimes a lot more than that, and I just don't like to spend time having to reload the same few mags over and over and over again. It just isn't fun and that's what I set out to do when I go to the range and my weekly action shoots, have fun. For ammo storage purposes it makes things easier as well. I currently have 7 ARs in 5.56 all feeding from the same mag stash. I own 10 Glocks, 5 of which share the same magazine stash. For these firearms in particular, on reloading days I just load right into a healthy box full of mags with my 9mm and .223/5.56 "hot off the presses" so to speak. Rather than spending extra money on ammo storage containers, I just buy lots of magazines as storage. For the Glocks I have 17/21/33 round options, for the AR I use 20, 30,& 40 rounders. Typically they run less than $10 per mag when buying in bulk or finding deals at shops and gun shows. Whenever I see the ones I like on sale I just buy a few, and into the rotation they go. I don't really subscribe to the whole zombie apocalypse theory nor am I preparing to repel borders from invading countries, but it works in my personal systems to have many magazines and it's really not that expensive to have them. In the event some situation does arise when they're banned or needed, I have them. Until that day it just makes my leisure shooting that much easier and more pleasant to have lots of magazines.
     
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