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Old January 1, 2014, 08:34 PM   #1
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Magazines for an AR 15

I was in an Academy sports store today, they had several different AR magazines on clearance sale, most for $10 or $12. Tapco polymer, CAA polymer, & Red Jacket aluminum. I have a DPMS AR. Any advice on which of the magazines to spend my Christmas money on?

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Old January 1, 2014, 08:37 PM   #2
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Out of those, I'd probably get the Red Jackets as first choice. CAA as second. I'm not a fan of Tapco AR mags.
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Old January 1, 2014, 11:55 PM   #3
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Or go online and order some Magpuls... they can be had for around $10.

I agree the Red Jacket are probably the best of the ones you listed. I seen some today, not sure what kind of follower they use, I would just swap them for a magpul follower though. (they can be gotten for cheap)
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Old January 2, 2014, 11:06 AM   #4
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Thanks, I think I will buy any of the Red Jackets they have left and just see about ordering Magpuls

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Old January 2, 2014, 11:30 AM   #5
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I wouldn't get any of them. You can get DSG aluminum mags for $10.50 with magpul followers or PMAGs for $10.
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Old January 2, 2014, 11:39 AM   #6
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Yoou can get D&H mags from PSA with magpul followers for $7.99. D&H has been making mags for the military for decades. Magpul Pmags for $10 is a good price though.
http://palmettostatearmory.com/index...minum-mag.html
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Old January 2, 2014, 12:07 PM   #7
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I wouldn't get any of them. You can get DSG aluminum mags for $10.50 with magpul followers or PMAGs for $10.
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Old January 2, 2014, 04:05 PM   #8
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OK, that was easy, I just ordered the D&H mags from Palmetto state Armory. thanks all, just saved some dollars.

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Old January 2, 2014, 04:37 PM   #9
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I have several of those mags from PSA... some can be a little stiff at first, use a dowel to work the follower up and down a few times, that sorts them out.
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Old January 2, 2014, 06:44 PM   #10
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I think I paid $12 at Cabelas for Magpul Gen2 30rd mags. Fed my reloaded ammo and PMC surplus ammo like a champ.
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