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Old November 25, 2012, 10:00 PM   #151
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Bulletproof, any and all AR15/M4/M16 mags will work in your rifle. The main thing that you have to do is find good magazines.

PMags are good. C-products mags and USGI mags are good when you have anti-tilt followers in them.
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Old December 2, 2012, 11:47 PM   #152
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allaroundhunter said: Bulletproof, any and all AR15/M4/M16 mags will work in your rifle. Yes, I already knew that, I was just interested in knowing if anybody had used those from PSA, that were in that link, & if they were any good, or not?

This is the link: http://palmettostatearmory.com/index...e-10-pack.html
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Old December 2, 2012, 11:54 PM   #153
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C-Products mags are usually good IME. However, that page does not say whether they have an anti-tilt follower or not.

While the followers are cheap on an individual level (about $3/each), when you are having to buy 10 that adds up to make those 10 mags cost $30+ in addition to what their base price is...
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Old December 3, 2012, 12:09 AM   #154
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Quote: While the followers are cheap on an individual level (about $3/each), when you are having to buy 10 that adds up to make those 10 mags cost $30+ in addition to what their base price is...

Whoa, I didn't know about the followers, I'm glad I asked first , cause I certainly don't want to have to buy any followers .
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Old December 3, 2012, 12:16 AM   #155
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Yep, 99% of the time, malfunctions are going to be caused by the magazine. With ARs, magazine-induced failures are much less common when using anti-tilt followers. These Brownell's magazines with Magpul followers are a good deal on the 10 pack (about $11/mag).

http://www.brownells.com/magazines/r...prod24307.aspx
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Old December 3, 2012, 12:24 AM   #156
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Hey, thanks for the link!
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Old December 3, 2012, 12:28 AM   #157
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Not a problem, hope it helps, or at least gives you a clue as to what to look for when purchasing magazines!

And if you are buying in store and want to double-check, just push down on the front of the follower. If it tilts down, leave it be unless you can get it for around the $6 range (at least that is what used, non-anti tilt mags go for near me). If it doesn't tilt down and instead the whole follower moves down (as if you had loaded a round), then you have an anti-tilt follower and are g2g.
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Old December 3, 2012, 01:04 AM   #158
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What's g2g mean?
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Old December 3, 2012, 01:05 AM   #159
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Good to go. Open package, load mag, turn safety off, fire.

Edit: Don't literally do this unless you live on a ranch.
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Old December 4, 2012, 12:40 PM   #160
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Good deal on mags for 2 days http://palmettostatearmory.com/index...mag-10415.html
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Old December 4, 2012, 04:01 PM   #161
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^^^Grab those while you can! Great deal
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Old December 16, 2012, 07:46 PM   #162
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Hey, allaroundhunter, I've been offline with computer problems, &I checked your Brownells link & didn't see any mags for $11.
And, I also missed out on the PSA deal too, they're TEMPORARILY out of stock. So, there ya are!
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Old December 17, 2012, 12:33 PM   #163
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bulletproof,

The ones that come out to $11/mag are the ones being sold 10 for $110. Currently they are on backorder. Now, if you are not wanting to spend $110 on mags (I don't really blame you), there are many places where you can grab a couple of Pmags for about $12 a piece with free shipping!

Aimsurplus.com has free shipping on most Magpul products (when they are in stock), and they also have free shipping on the Troy Battlemags (also great polymer mags).
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Old December 17, 2012, 01:33 PM   #164
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Thanks I'll check it out.

I've been wondering where can you get one of the "post" front sights, that come on most of the AR's, & on the military versions? And I assume they are pretty good sights? How costly are they?
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Old December 17, 2012, 03:00 PM   #165
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Here you go A2 front sight gas block . Remember this is a very important part of the gun . If not installed right the gun may not work poperly .

http://www.brownells.com/rifle-parts...342-42351.aspx

http://www.midwayusa.com/product/980...er-steel-matte

http://www.armslist.com/posts/691013...g--sling-ring-

I would get this if you want a front sight for cheap and will work for plinking . You will most likely need some type of high heat thread lock .
http://www.amazon.com/Global-Militar...ight+gas+block
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