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#1 bneer72

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Posted 24 April 2005 - 09:05 PM

Hi, I was wondering the best place to pick up a decent 20 round magazine. I received a 20rnd mag for my birthday from What A Country, it was beat up bad, tweaked, bent ect. It is marked Auto Ordnance, Bridgeport Conn. Thank you for your assistance as I would like to add a decent one or 2 to my collection.
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#2 Ron Mills

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Posted 24 April 2005 - 09:12 PM

Kind of a crap shoot when you're ordering from afar...as in "not looking at the mag close up". Are you going to be shooting rounds thru the mag, or is it just for display?
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#3 Ron A

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Posted 25 April 2005 - 01:23 AM

I have ordered over 50 mags in the last year from places like "what a country" most have been in sad shape - however I have received 4 dated mags and one early no date mag. All of the mags appear to have come from the same source - some had the holes closed and some were painted olive drab.

I purchased a anvil and corrected the feed lips and all work like a champ. I blasted the pitted ones and reblued them. I see excellent 20 rd mags going for over $100. + at the shows.

You take a chance when you order without seeing the mags - but I have 5 early mags that are in 75% shape for the cost of the junk which I repaired and cleaned up.

I question if there is a single source for good clean 20 round mags and anyone with a brain knows what they are worth. The world is full of the junk and you get what you pay for!


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#4 hawksnest

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Posted 25 April 2005 - 07:51 AM

bneer72: Check with Ohio Ordnance Works. They have new XX mags for $30.00 each or 3 for $75.00. Not listed on their web site so call (440) 285-3481 if interested.
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Posted 25 April 2005 - 08:48 AM

Does what a country have a website? Faabala was looking for some cheap beat up mags to go in his ammo box on his 42 WLA Harley for display only...
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#6 Ron Mills

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Posted 25 April 2005 - 04:35 PM

www.whatacountry.com


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#7 bneer72

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Posted 25 April 2005 - 09:35 PM

Thanks for all the information. Yes, to the question as to using them for shooters. Thanks Brent
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#8 DINO212

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Posted 26 April 2005 - 04:45 AM

Check IMA. They have 5 20 round mags in an original pouch with a belt for $159.95. Several choices of manufacture.
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