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Posted: 11/2/2003 6:48:26 PM EST
[Last Edit: 11/2/2003 6:50:01 PM EST by TravisAasen]
Ok, I need about 40 green followers. They range from .75 - $1.00. We have a boat load of companies on this site that offer them. Are they all the same? Are some better than others?
Help a guy out-just don't want to get ripped off.

Oh Yea, One last thing - What about these orange followers...are they any better..or just a fashion statement for our magazines.
big GB Packer win!!!!! Oh yea!!
Link Posted: 11/2/2003 8:14:14 PM EST
With regard to the latter (Orange vs rreen) the only difference is the color. I strongly suspect the same between the various gf as well
Link Posted: 11/2/2003 8:50:22 PM EST
[Last Edit: 11/2/2003 8:54:00 PM EST by ComputerGuy]
Actually there are quite a few differences between green followers. Some have a lot of extra plastic or overmolding on them. I believe Tapco used to sell them. The green followers that come in the SA80 magazines from England are made of a much weaker type plastic. These need to be replaced. The ones we sell for $0.75 each are real USGI green followers with no excess plastic. The real thing. Our orange followers are identical to our USGI green followers, except bright orange in color. These are $0.85 each. Hope this helps, Cody @ Magazine Specialties sales@magazine-specialties.com
Link Posted: 11/3/2003 9:43:06 AM EST
Well, If anybody would know it'd be Computerguy.
Link Posted: 11/3/2003 7:32:14 PM EST
All my advanced followers with the anti-tilt device have come from Computer Guy, both GF and OF. I have replced all the old style black ones and crappy GFs that I bought from others with CompGuys followers. I have bough about 200 from him to retrofit all my mags. Best quality at the best price and fast shipping.
Link Posted: 11/4/2003 7:10:01 PM EST
I have some of the Tapco followers and I agree that they are probably not mil-spec. That said, they are pretty decent and they work if you break them in (smooth down the edges). Definitely much better than those followers that come in SA80 mags.
Link Posted: 11/4/2003 9:10:14 PM EST
I just got a chance to test the 10 SA80 mags I bought from ammoman. They work great! I agree with above post in regards to questionable quality of the SA80 followers. I'm planning to purchase some green followers from CMMG along with a new barrel. If I recall, CMMG price is 0.69 ea?
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