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11/22/2017 10:05:29 PM
Posted: 8/30/2004 2:03:56 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/30/2004 2:04:07 PM EST by themadhatter]
pick one up on GunBroker. now it fits in a 7.62 gun but wont fit in a 223 .so tell me what this thing was made for.
Link Posted: 8/30/2004 2:06:31 PM EST
Polytech 5.56 more than likely.
Link Posted: 8/30/2004 2:12:22 PM EST
An AR?
Link Posted: 8/30/2004 2:18:24 PM EST

An AR?
am 100% it for a AK and 223
Link Posted: 8/30/2004 2:21:57 PM EST
Polytech .223's have the same size magwell as 7.62 rifles. Those drums are pretty pricey, get hit hard?
Link Posted: 8/30/2004 2:44:34 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/30/2004 2:46:16 PM EST by themadhatter]

Those drums are pretty pricey, get hit hard?

well $216.00. can they be made to work in norinco or sar3 or am i better off selling it
Link Posted: 8/30/2004 2:50:05 PM EST
I honestly haven't a clue on retro-fitting it to something else. I know a 7.62 mag is a good bit larger then the magwell of the Norinco .223's, never messed with a SAR3 or the Weiger mags. Since a 5.45 mag fits both the Norinco and Rom. .223's I'd guess it might take some serious ingeniuty, but like I said, I really don't know.

Tell ya what though, if I had a Poly .223 I'd want one. The Norinco 40's are scarce enough as it is, a drum would be awesome!
Link Posted: 8/31/2004 1:34:54 AM EST
Link Posted: 8/31/2004 2:39:06 AM EST
Link Posted: 8/31/2004 12:24:12 PM EST

Dimensions of the top 'match' a 7.62 mag or
YES
Link Posted: 9/1/2004 10:35:10 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/1/2004 10:36:07 AM EST by drobs]
Some company was making a mag well adapter for the 223 aks so they could take AR mags and drums. I forget who it was. I do know that Marc over at www.krebscustom.com has an AK with said adapter in it.

Maybe it's for a .223 galil?
Link Posted: 9/3/2004 12:39:49 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/3/2004 12:40:35 AM EST by themadhatter]
i don't want to try to modified it because i still don't know what it fit's so i may just sell it
Link Posted: 9/4/2004 9:33:25 AM EST

Originally Posted By themadhatter:
pick one up on GunBroker. now it fits in a 7.62 gun but wont fit in a 223 .so tell me what this thing was made for.hinking.gif



Here's a possibility for you:

The current issue of "Smallarms Review" (highly recommend pub.) has a story on Ruger AC556s (full-auto Mini 14s), part of which discusses hi-cap mags for them. One item was a drum converted from an AK 75 rounder, as I recall. It's not impossible that you have one of these.

Just an idea....
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