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Posted: 5/17/2008 1:07:11 PM EDT
Has anyone tried the 30 rd M1 carbine mags that Brownells sell?
Link Posted: 5/17/2008 2:01:44 PM EDT
Do you have a link ?
Link Posted: 5/30/2008 5:28:33 AM EDT
Nobody has tried them?
Link Posted: 5/30/2008 8:10:03 AM EDT
I'd ask on the CMP Forum.
Link Posted: 5/30/2008 3:21:09 PM EDT
IF they don't work, Brownells will take them back. They are good about things like that.
Link Posted: 6/2/2008 5:36:18 AM EDT
Buy one and let us know - don't you have a nearby gun shop you could get one at so if it did not work you could return it ?
Link Posted: 6/2/2008 6:11:20 AM EDT
Yes, I've tried them. I bought three and they all worked flawlessly. I have six USGI 30 round mags, and the ones Brownell's sells are definitely aftermarket (the metal is not as thick, they aren't as heavy and solid as the USGI mags); but they are great mags for the range or for plinking. Like I said, no problems with feeding, they've all run 100%. Good stuff--especially if you get a C&R discount!
Link Posted: 6/2/2008 12:11:19 PM EDT
I really wish CProducts would make a Carbine mag! It can't be that tough to do and the Gov't made 6 million of the friggen things-carbines- not to mention the various aftermarkets......The mags have gotten stupid expensive for 60 year old surplus!
Link Posted: 6/2/2008 5:36:33 PM EDT

Quoted:
I really wish CProducts would make a Carbine mag!


They're working on it. . .
Link Posted: 6/3/2008 8:53:23 AM EDT
I had suggested it quite awhile ago in an email to them. I am glad to see that they are going to do this.

It really is outrageous that "good" condition 15 round carbine mags are $20 apiece now. Magazines made of modern materials, newly manufactured would be worth that but for a "shooter" paying that for 60 year old milsurp stinks.

Wonder what they will make-15's, 20's, 30's? Really don't care as long as they are reasonably priced.
Link Posted: 6/3/2008 2:28:46 PM EDT
I have 5 Carbines and one Mini-14. I need some decent mags at a fair price.
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