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Posted: 3/31/2006 4:27:07 PM EDT
I need some more mags for my M1A, but GIs are alittle steeply priced, although I know they are worth getting.

Question is, are the Type 57 blued mags from Taiwan any good? I've never used any.

Do they have metal followers like the US GI?

Link Posted: 3/31/2006 4:41:27 PM EDT
The ones that I got from ammoman during the ban work great.
Link Posted: 3/31/2006 5:18:54 PM EDT
I got some from sportsmans guide and they work as good as GI.
Link Posted: 3/31/2006 6:29:47 PM EDT
Yes, they have metal followers. The 4 Type-57 magazines I have work with 100% reliability.
Link Posted: 3/31/2006 6:34:20 PM EDT
They're great IMHO.
Link Posted: 3/31/2006 7:03:39 PM EDT
The 4 I have work as well as USGI.
Link Posted: 3/31/2006 7:06:38 PM EDT
I bought a bunch at Midway when they were on sale and I had no problems.
Link Posted: 4/1/2006 5:13:27 AM EDT
Thanks all for the replies.
Link Posted: 4/1/2006 12:46:46 PM EDT
My 5 or 6 work just fine, and were a great deal.

The biggest trouble with these mags is finding them. Supplies seemed to dry up everywhere a few months back. If you know where you can still get some at reasonable prices--and anything under $20 per would prolly be a good deal--jump on them!
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