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Posted: 1/21/2006 5:38:48 PM EDT
i bought a aftermarket 20 round mag for my socom and after each round i must push it back into place as it pops out at each shot. my factory 10 rounder works flawlessly. any idea whats wrong with the mag? at 40 bucks i think i got ripped. there are not any markings anywhere on it to indicate the manufacturer
Link Posted: 1/21/2006 5:41:17 PM EDT
For $40.00 you did get ripped, ArmaLites is selling USGI 20 rounders for $25.00
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 3:19:08 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/22/2006 3:26:44 AM EDT by Zaitev]
put an HK G3 mag spring in it and it will work fine. They can be had for $1 a mag.
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 6:45:54 PM EDT
Look at your magazine lock up hole. Insert it and look at the engagement with a flashlight.

My guess this aftermarket is too low to engage your spring guide catch. I bet you will need to file the hole higher.

SoS
Link Posted: 1/30/2006 7:00:33 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/30/2006 7:01:54 PM EDT by DnPRK]
Does the mag have a rectangular metal tab spot welded on back? or a raised rectangular protrusion stamped out of the mag body material?

Hint: spot welded tab = good
stamped protrusion = very, very bad (NFG, throw it away)
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