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Posted: 8/5/2007 4:06:54 AM EDT
1.) I just ordered a magazine feed lip repair tool from Brownells to fix some of my old less reliable mags. Has anyone had any luck with this tool and process? Years ago i tried the old pliers and wound up cracking one of them...no problem, I just had a friend in the biz swap one out with a new one in the armory. Well as luck would have it, I've lost that special person to a move and doubt if i could ever find a preban to swap it out.

2.) I also ordered a can of that Aluma-Hyde II in Desert Tan. Any problems with that stuff. Last stuff i used just flaked off in area where there was contact. I have bought some Perma-silk, but haven't tried it yet. I want to see if the mag repair tool works first.

Thanks fellow members, I'm just another guy trapped here in NY trying to keep the sanity.
Link Posted: 8/5/2007 7:28:16 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/5/2007 7:29:12 AM EDT by j3_]
Aluma hyde II is kind of thick and you have to watch for fitting problems that might occur. Also for me I found the part coated with it needs to set at least a week before use. Longer the better.
Link Posted: 8/5/2007 9:54:18 AM EDT
Do the regs allow you to buy repair parts for your mag body repairs?
Link Posted: 8/5/2007 11:40:54 AM EDT
1. I have not tried the feed lip repair tool but if it doesn't work you can get replacement magazine bodies to repair your prebans from CMMG and Cproducts

2. Aluma-Hyde II is good but takes a long time to fully dry (3 to 4 weeks)
acetone works well to degrease the mags before spraying them.
Link Posted: 8/6/2007 2:50:37 AM EDT
Yeah, I've got plenty of bodies for replacement, but if I can get one to work, why retire it? The law is so gray with loopholes...it ought to just go away!
Link Posted: 8/6/2007 6:59:50 AM EDT
If you replace the bodies just save the old ones. The replacements probably won't have dates so it would be hard to get into trouble.
Link Posted: 8/13/2007 1:19:55 AM EDT
Still waiting for package from Brownell's...gonna rain all week, so I can depend on "Brown" to get it to me then as they leave my stuff out in the rain every time. I don't even think the driver gets out of the truck! "Wiiiiiiiing", goes my package on the lawn!
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