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Posted: 5/25/2018 7:45:13 PM EDT
I have several hundred magazines, back to the 'Chief Thunder" days and b4 when good ones were very cheap. Anyone have a good way to store them in a neat and compact way? Currently they are mostly in the boxes they arrived in...
Link Posted: 5/25/2018 7:52:13 PM EDT
Plastic totes slide under the bed. They're not really durable enough for loaded mags unless you're careful moving them around
Link Posted: 5/25/2018 10:58:39 PM EDT
Ammo cans.
Link Posted: 5/25/2018 11:16:20 PM EDT
Totes. Big plastic totes.
Link Posted: 5/26/2018 12:57:23 PM EDT
Crate

These are what I like along with some VCI Bags kinda like this

Link Posted: 5/26/2018 11:05:03 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/27/2018 10:34:49 PM EDT
I was able to fit 18 magazines in to a fat 50 ammo can. That seem to be the best choice.
Link Posted: 5/28/2018 12:22:15 PM EDT
Just to expand on the ammo can idea -

Be cognizant of who will be moving the ammo cans. Some people may struggle with your loaded 40mm can.

If this is for long-term storage, the VCI bags posted above are a good idea along with desiccant.
Link Posted: 6/5/2018 2:16:17 AM EDT
20/40mm ammo cans, they get heavy though
Link Posted: 6/7/2018 10:50:05 PM EDT
Mags in VCI bags, then into 40mm ammo cans.
Link Posted: 6/11/2018 4:10:29 PM EDT
USGI ammo cans that are new or in excellent condition is the only way to store mags as well as ammo. Make sure the rubber lid seal is good and the can has no rust, dents, creases, holes. The big 20/40mm cans, can be hard to move when loaded. Use smaller .30 & .50 cans for ease in transport and maybe buy a big 20/40mm can or two to store your smaller cans inside at home. This will give you more room and keep them together.
Link Posted: 6/20/2018 2:16:20 PM EDT
I use a few drawers in my tool cabinets for mag storage. A tool cabinet like a Kennedy, Craftsman or Husky is heavy enough to handle mags full of ammo, and can be locked up for safety/security. Easy to locate mags too, seems this rifle likes Romanian & Korean mags, that one prefers Hungarian & Magpuls. Maybe I'm gonna shoot some corrosive thru a Tapco and not a Tanker.

For long term/weatherproof storage, a 30/50/fat 50 ammo can, depending on whether they're loaded and how strong you are. Easy to stack & move too.
Link Posted: 6/29/2018 6:52:56 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/29/2018 6:53:32 PM EDT by Ugh]
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