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9/23/2020 3:47:02 PM
Posted: 7/12/2010 10:25:56 AM EDT
Just picked up a Romanian WASR-2 AK74 from Century.  It obviously shoots the 5.45x39.  I tried to use a bulgarian mag and it wouldn't fit.  Does anyone know what mags will work with this gun?

Thanks
Adam
Link Posted: 7/13/2010 6:08:29 AM EDT
East German mags work, if you can find 'em.  So do steel (like Polish ones).

The mag well of Wasrs are wallowed out for hi-caps, converted from lo-caps.  Measurements therefore can be off a tad.  Usually Bulgarians will function if you (judiciously) shave off a little plastic from the upper rear of the magazine (just above the tab).
Link Posted: 7/20/2010 9:45:23 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 7/20/2010 9:51:27 PM EDT by engineer2001]
I use Bulgarian and Russian 5.45 30-rd surplus mags in mine.  Works great.  Why wouldn't the Bulgarian mag fit?  My WASR2 actually came with a polymer Bulgarian surplus mag and a metal Tantal mag.  I prefer the Bulgarian, but both fit fine.

My WASR2 with refinished Bulgarian furniture (APEX - woohoo - full furniture set for $25) and muzzle brake after I cut off the tack-welded muzzle nut:


Note the Russian-surplus plum magazine.  It fits just like the Bulgarian mags do.
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