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Posted: 2/15/2020 6:31:33 PM EDT
I have a K31 but no clips for it.  I'm looking for ones that work and will last me a long time.

Are the plastic reproductions from northridge any good?

https://www.northridgeinc.com/product-p/sc-4-2.htm

There's also 3d printed repros:

https://www.3darsenals.com/products/7001

I can also get originals on ebay but they're the most expensive of the three and I'm not sure how they stack up against modern polymer ones.
Link Posted: 2/15/2020 8:29:26 PM EDT
I only know about the originals, made from paper and metal foil, and they were never intended to be re-usable. I saw some for sale recently, $9.95 each, looks like they are already out of stock at Apex
Link Posted: 2/16/2020 12:22:13 AM EDT
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I have a few of the original clips ,the cardboard and metal, they've held up well over the years as long as you don't get them wet.

Rather than keep using them I picked up another metal 6 round magazine.  I know I paid less than the $60. that they're commanding now, but they'll never wear out.

Ever since Guisan passed, the Swiss rifle forum just isn't the same, that's were I got mine.
Link Posted: 2/16/2020 1:43:17 AM EDT
Libertytree has originals and repros, I hear good things about the repros
Link Posted: 2/17/2020 11:12:15 PM EDT
I have some of the northridge ones... They’re good to go for all you’ll ever need them for.
Link Posted: 2/18/2020 3:05:01 AM EDT
Northridge it is.  I might pick up an original just for the sake of it.
Link Posted: 2/18/2020 1:08:40 PM EDT
I've been using the same two original chargers/stripper clips for over 15 years.  If the non metal parts starts showing wear, I rehab it with hair spray.  Just like new!
Link Posted: 2/18/2020 1:23:46 PM EDT
I have two of the plastic ones from Northridge. I like them, they work well and they seem to be more sturdy than the original ones. YMMV
Link Posted: 2/26/2020 12:06:56 PM EDT
I know a lot of people hate gunshows but I’ve picked up a hunch of original clips at gunshows from .50-$2 apiece just mixed in with other stripped clips.

I still got he plastic ones because I like the cardboard ones for display and don’t wanna wreck them
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