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Posted: 12/28/2002 3:14:03 PM EDT
I dropped off 47 sten mags to get refinished.  I paid $4 a magazine for thirty magazines to be taken apart cleaned, blasted and refinished.

I'll post how they turn out, but I'm confident they will be good.

Only downside is I am not interested in building a 9mm AR anymore.  I had wanted to buy a RDIAS for it, but now I am thinking I need a V-Match more.
Link Posted: 12/28/2002 3:25:11 PM EDT
Too bad you changed your mind.

Knowing Derek, I am certain that every magazine will have a perfect finish.  If I were considering a 9mm AR I would take them off your hands, but funds are too tight now.

Link Posted: 12/28/2002 3:29:13 PM EDT
I had Azex do 20 sten's a while back... they look awesome.  You won't be disappointed.
Link Posted: 12/28/2002 3:34:51 PM EDT
Thanks for the the input.  He showed me a .223 Fal while I was there, it was pure quality.

I really just need to suck it up and build the 9mm AR.  
Link Posted: 12/28/2002 3:41:01 PM EDT
I want to do the same thing you were thinking about with my Oly 9mm; RDIAS, shorter barrel and some sort of can.  All I need to finish the project is 2 lbs of fifties.

This is what I'm starting with.
Link Posted: 12/28/2002 4:15:18 PM EDT

I was thinking an UZI at first, but with the RDIAS AR, I can switch over to .223 and maybe one day get the shrike.

Link Posted: 12/30/2002 2:40:56 PM EDT
I picked the magazines up today, they are excellent.

he also does a Mac-11(?) conversion to take Sten Magazines.  Might be a neat combo.
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