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Posted: 1/26/2013 10:20:28 AM
[Last Edit: 1/26/2013 10:20:28 AM by dpmmn]
Close if it's a dupe

But here in Southern AZ, there seems to be an increase in FAKE PMAGS:

http://tucson.backpage.com/SportsEquipForSale/17-pmags-1700/21111517

Real Pmags have 3 circle mold stamps on them. The fakes have 2 little circle mold stamps. Everything else appears to be the same.

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Posted: 1/25/2013 11:22:58 PM
Chinese always faking stuff. Maybe if all the companies sue China for copy right infringement we can pay off our debt to them.
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Posted: 1/25/2013 11:39:28 PM
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I emailed it to Magpul.
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Posted: 1/25/2013 11:47:07 PM
Originally Posted By MshakeMO:
Do they work?


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Posted: 1/25/2013 11:52:34 PM
Wish they had better pictures
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Posted: 1/25/2013 11:53:15 PM
First I've heard of them.
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Posted: 1/25/2013 11:59:20 PM
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He brought them back from where? If he imported them from China he broke more laws than I care to think of.

Are these actually MOE's? I can't figure out what he means as all of my PMAG's only have two small circle date stamps.

Are they PTS and the guy is a ditz?

The only other mold stamps I can think of are early Gen II's that didn't have the NSN stamp.

The Korean fakes are obviously not Magpul, and differ enough I don't know that Magpul could pursue them legally.

The ProMags aren't marked Magpul and are obvious crap just picking them up.
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Posted: 1/25/2013 11:10:44 PM
First I've heard of this. There has GOT to be a way to tell the difference. Does anyone have one of these that can do a side by side comparison for everyone?
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Posted: 1/25/2013 11:10:49 PM
Do they work?
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Posted: 1/26/2013 10:06:19 AM
I was wondering if these existed, sad to know they do. This is why I avoid buying anything Magpul related that isn't recognized by Magpul or ARFCOM. Avoid Amazon and Ebay for Magpul. I got burned with a counterfeit buying a Magpul sling on Amazon.
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Posted: 1/26/2013 10:19:51 AM
I am going to move this to the Magpul Industry Forum
I also sent a couple of IM's to them for a heads up
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Posted: 1/26/2013 10:51:07 AM
Originally Posted By RUOMO10:
Chinese always faking stuff. Especially when they can make them for $0.25 and sell for $50!


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Posted: 1/26/2013 12:27:30 PM
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Posted: 1/26/2013 1:42:13 PM
Think I saw 2 of these today at the gun show. I saw them and thought hey PMAGs, but then I looked closer and they did not say pmag anywhere on them. They were also way over priced.
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Posted: 1/26/2013 2:50:32 PM
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Edited to remove my incorrect speculation on the matter. Holy cow.
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Posted: 1/26/2013 11:35:19 PM
Here's another:

http://tucson.backpage.com/SportsEquipForSale/17-pmags-900/21111517

I bought a bunch of Pmags for $5.59. These are CHINESE knock offs. They had a whole pallet. I bought these to help people who want them but dont want to pay a crazy price. I marked them up enough to cover taxes and maybe fuel. This should serve those gougers right. $9.00 each or 2 for $17.00. They look and feel like the original. You cannot tell them apart.



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Posted: 1/26/2013 11:58:48 PM
Anybody used these?Any issues?
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Posted: 1/27/2013 12:19:17 AM
They do not work. I've seen them in Hungary and also some in Czech Republic.

The feed lips go out after a while.....

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Posted: 1/27/2013 7:53:26 AM
It is not just mags , I was on vacation last May ans saw a chicom knock off rear sights . The guy had a box of them for $9 each. Circle logo was not the magpul logo.
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Posted: 1/27/2013 2:57:16 PM
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I bought 15 Pmags before all of the panic stuff happened. All 15 of them only have 2 circle stampings, as do the 4 I owned 8 months ago.

I'm not so sure your statement that 3 circle stamps is genuine and 2 are fake is quite accurate.

Just to show an illustration, mine were all purchased from 44mag.com and are exactly like this with 2 circle stamps as shown in this picture.