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#1 joseph12297

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Posted 15 March 2018 - 06:26 AM

Has anyone had good luck with any new production mags in their M2? What manufacturers if any are reliable?

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Posted 15 March 2018 - 07:24 AM

I don't have any new ones. I use hardback or Gov't contract, early split backs. I have seen on M1 Carbine sites that folks like the Korean made ones.


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Posted 15 March 2018 - 07:46 AM

Hmm

Which are the Korean ones, what company do you know?
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Posted 15 March 2018 - 11:07 AM

Read thru these;

m1carbineforum.forumco.com/forum.asp?FORUM_ID=24

It's a shame they quit using cut/paste on a lot of sites!


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Posted 16 March 2018 - 12:49 PM

Try either Keep Shooting or Lucky Gunner.  We have a box full of 30 rd mags made by either one or the other.  Forgot which.  A little bit lighter than a USGI mag.  Work 100% through our trigger pak M2 Inland. 

 

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Posted 16 March 2018 - 01:04 PM

Great
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Posted 16 March 2018 - 02:55 PM


It's a shame they quit using cut/paste on a lot of sites!


It has to do with your browser...

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Posted 20 March 2018 - 09:00 AM

I have had very good luck with the 30-round Korean-made magazines in an GI M2 carbine 99.9% reliable. More so than the GI mags I have, and much cheaper.

I don't know the manufacturer, as I recall the wrapper just said made in Korea. They have a semi-gloss black finish, not blued or parkerized. 


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Posted 20 March 2018 - 01:27 PM

We have many of the "Korean mags".  They weight about 4.6 ounces each.  They came wrapped in brown waxed paper held on by an old tan colored rubber band.  Oily finish.  These work great.  The have the bolt stop follower.

 

The other box full of 30 rd mags have a shiny black finish with no oil and weight about 4.1 ounces or so. No wrap.  They have a no bolt stop follower.  I think the lighter ones came from Keep Shooting but don't hold me to it.

 

Both work 100% in our trigger housing donor Inland.  All Oregon State, US Code Laws And NFA And BATFE Laws and Rules Apply.

 

www.keepshooting.com  Site will not link but should be enough to get you there.


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