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Posted: 2/20/2006 4:07:24 PM EST
I just got a new NHMTG 20 round mag, and it is so tight in the magwell that it is hard to pull out, any suggestions?

Link Posted: 2/20/2006 4:30:16 PM EST
What kind of lower is it?
Link Posted: 2/20/2006 5:22:26 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/20/2006 5:24:50 PM EST by Peteo]
It's a Stag

Also the NHMTG, 30 rounders fit perfectly
Link Posted: 2/20/2006 6:11:49 PM EST

Originally Posted By Peteo:
It's a Stag

Also the NHMTG, 30 rounders fit perfectly

My Stag lower is kind of tight as well, and won't drop free a couple of mags my Bushmaster will. Not really an issue, as the vast majority of my mags drop free. I think Stag magwells are a bit on the tight side, and some mag manufacturers will make mags that are on the larger side, leading to some tightness in the magwell, and a possibility of a mag not dropping free.
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 4:22:04 AM EST
I'd blame the mag first. I have a new Stag lower that all my mags fit and drop from just fine. I have one Okay brand mag that I literally have to yank out of my Colt HBAR and my Colt 6520. I haven't tried it in the Stag yet.
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 11:56:52 AM EST
do you think I should send it back?
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 12:00:48 PM EST

Originally Posted By Peteo:
do you think I should send it back?

Wouldn't hurt to try.

Link Posted: 2/21/2006 12:04:05 PM EST
Are you sure you ar eputting in the right hole?
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 12:06:37 PM EST
I'm pretty sure
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 12:53:26 PM EST
If you have a caliper measure the mag diagonaly both ways. I had 1 that fit tight and would not drop. It was .025 out of shape. Pushed it so it measured the same both ways and it fit like new.
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 2:20:09 PM EST
My stag was tight on one of the Brownell's 30 rounders. Try it full of ammo so it weighs 1 lb, and you can get an idea of how tight it is. If it is only one mag that sticks, and it is really close, you can use a precision magazine dimension adjusting tool, aka a hammer and hard surface. A few light taps should do the trick.
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 4:25:18 PM EST
A vise can be your friend.

Put the mag in 4 different ways and squeeze it ever so gently. Try it several times. Works like a charm for me.

It works better if you first disassemble the mag.

Link Posted: 2/22/2006 1:55:36 PM EST
Just tried it on four of my NHMTG 20 rounders and it worked perfectly. They fit unuseable tight prior to the squeeze in my MEGA lower. Thanks man. HHjr
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