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Posted: 9/17/2004 11:09:41 AM EST
hey guys,

Anyone know what I am talking about? I saw it back on the HK website about probably a year ago. Their site is currently down. These magazines were supposed to be the best AR-15 type magazine ever made. They were developed for the SA-85.

they looked real nice. I like the aluminum AR mags but man these looked sweet

Be great if some of those would come in

Link Posted: 9/17/2004 11:14:09 AM EST
Polymer magazines can melt at the feed lips if you shoot enough to get the rifle EXTREMELY hot.

The Thermold magazines used in Canadas C-7/C-8 are sometimes referred to as 'Thermelts' for this reason.

Good concept, but a flaw I wouldn't want. I'll stick to the steel magazines.
Link Posted: 9/17/2004 11:17:44 AM EST
These were quite a bit different (but have to be similar) to the thermold mags

I just wondered if anyone had pics, link, info

been so long since I seen them
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 1:36:24 AM EST
FWIW: The HK magazines for the M16 are made from steel, not polymer
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 1:43:15 AM EST
The cheapest I've seen the HK mags, even after the sunset, is $50 per. Too rich for my blood considering USGI mags work fine. If they drop down below $20 each, I'll pick up a few for the collection. `Till then I'm hoping for a deal on some Sterling 40's.
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