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 Modify preban 5.56 mags to work with 6.5 Grendel?
born2die  [Member]
12/28/2008 2:58:26 AM
I'm considering building an AR in 6.5 Grendel. Here in NY, however, I am limited to 10-round mags. Hi-caps would have to be pre-ban - which is not a problem for 5.56, but obviously there are no pre-ban mags in 6.5G in existance. My only option is modifying a 5.56 mag somehow.

So, are there any pre-ban mags out there that can feed 6.5 Grendel ammo more or less reliably with simple modifications to followers, feed lips, etc?

If I can get like 25 rounds to feed out of 30-rounder or 15 out of 20-rounder, that would be great.
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CProducts  [Industry Partner]
12/28/2008 8:06:46 AM
I'm considering building an AR in 6.5 Grendel. Here in NY, however, I am limited to 10-round mags. Hi-caps would have to be pre-ban - which is not a problem for 5.56, but obviously there are no pre-ban mags in 6.5G in existance. My only option is modifying a 5.56 mag somehow.

So, are there any pre-ban mags out there that can feed 6.5 Grendel ammo more or less reliably with simple modifications to followers, feed lips, etc?

If I can get like 25 rounds to feed out of 30-rounder or 15 out of 20-rounder, that would be great.



The rib configuration for the Grendel magazine is different. I would not recommend trying a 5.56 magazine as a 6.5. Just my opinion.

Larry
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born2die  [Member]
12/29/2008 9:46:47 PM
Thanks Larry.

There is one 5.56 mag that's I know works with 6.5G. It's the steel H&K mag, I think it can feed 20 rounds without any problems... but it only exists in post ban incarnation. I was hoping that there are other, pre-ban mags like that?