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Posted: 12/7/2001 8:04:34 PM EDT
[img]http://fs4.dotphoto.com/MemberImages/186151/iA4FAC88C-DD20-4A1B-8A12-AF46B94AD36E.jpg[/img] Does anyone know what these straps on the AK mag pouch are for? I'm talking about the strap with the snap that holds one of the four mags in the pouch. I see these straps on all my E. German AK mag pouches and nobody has been able to tell me what purpose they serve.
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 9:05:53 PM EDT
Whats going on tonight??? Over 50 hits and nobody knows what the strap is for??? I'm really disapointed with you guys.
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 9:10:23 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 9:11:11 PM EDT
Perhaps some of our East German friends will know. I sure as hell don't.
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 9:13:47 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 9:15:50 PM EDT
Originally Posted By ARChoo: Keys?
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Link Posted: 12/7/2001 9:22:15 PM EDT
Originally Posted By ARChoo: Keys?
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LOL, it's the latest in designer purses from DKNY!
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 9:28:19 PM EDT
could it be to keep one mag loaded with different ammo seperate? like a mag with AP john
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 10:00:44 PM EDT
Accesorizing! Aviator [img]www.milpubs.com/aviator.gif[/img]
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 10:05:07 PM EDT
You know them one things that need straping!
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 10:13:44 PM EDT
Hay is this the new strap of the day?
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 10:22:16 PM EDT
This feature was in introduced in response to the soldier's tendency to burn ammo without discretion, especially with a select fire AK. The purpose of strap was, by making the user perform an extra step to remove the mag, that his ammo supply is about to run out. These are only found on newer production runs pouches as the older EG AK pouches don't have the mag straps or side accessory pockets.
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 10:59:36 PM EDT
Thanks Imbroglio. Your explaination makes sense.
Link Posted: 12/7/2001 11:15:13 PM EDT
Of course that is where they attached the strap-on! [rolleyes]
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