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Posted: 1/9/2005 3:40:56 PM EDT
just back from a crappy range session. I went to break in my new ar but my mags would not go in. i never had this issue before. my previous ar's were colt aqnd so were the mags. well problems is thus. when i insert the mags they wont go all the way in. they catch at the front where the crimp is. the manufacture crimped them but still left a sharp edge there which is catching in the area of the upper. on the upper where the mag seats in the front is a gentle curve not a square cut. i am pretty sure most mags have the front corners crimped or rolled over so the fit this. i can make these mags work with a little dremmel work. my upper is a model 1 sales.any ideas or if anyone could post pictures of their mags would also be helpfull.
Link Posted: 1/9/2005 4:01:37 PM EDT
What kind of mag(s) are you using? Regardless you should stick with USGI contract mags.
Link Posted: 1/9/2005 4:23:19 PM EDT
le mag de cheap shit. I am fairly sure it is the mags. We are talking about 1/32 on each front corner of clearing. i doubt it is a case of the upper being bachined improperly.this is what you get for trying to save a few bucks.
Link Posted: 1/9/2005 4:53:42 PM EDT
yeah, in Arf world there's no such thing as saving a couple of bucks on magazines. It's either done right or done cheaply, and save for a good deal in the EE, nary shall the two meet.
Link Posted: 1/9/2005 11:21:35 PM EDT
Creative?
Link Posted: 1/10/2005 10:06:36 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/10/2005 10:41:21 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Troy:
TANSTAAFL

-Troy

What?
Link Posted: 1/10/2005 10:52:00 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/10/2005 11:43:50 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Troy:
There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch  - Robert Heinlein

It's another way of saying: you get what you pay for.

-Troy

Ah OK .
Link Posted: 1/11/2005 8:06:49 PM EDT
thanks for all the helpfull info . not. i figured out they were cheap as soon as i put the first one in.
Link Posted: 1/12/2005 12:28:52 AM EDT
Who made them? Creative?
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