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Posted: 2/3/2006 4:36:55 PM EDT
anyone know?
Link Posted: 2/3/2006 5:11:56 PM EDT
Northridge had some recently. so did Entreprise.

also, lookon the EE. some show up there periodically.

i want to try some metrics in my L1A1 to see if it'll run with them. much cheaper if so.
Link Posted: 2/4/2006 3:20:10 AM EDT
Anyone try metrics in there inch rifles? It looks as though the retainer lip is smaller and may not work as well.
Link Posted: 2/4/2006 4:16:27 AM EDT
AFAIK inch rifles accept both metric and inch mags...while metric rifles only accept metric mags. am I right?
Link Posted: 2/4/2006 10:22:25 AM EDT
I think you're right....but does anyone know how the metric mags work in an inch rifle?
Link Posted: 2/4/2006 12:03:10 PM EDT
They lock in but may be a little lose. My inch cut Imbel works fine with most of my Steyer mags.
Link Posted: 2/4/2006 5:38:20 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/4/2006 6:08:31 PM EDT
Tag for the info.

I could use some more L1A1 inch mags myself.
Metric mags will work in my Century rifle but they flop around alot.

Link Posted: 2/4/2006 8:36:48 PM EDT
I have a L1A1 built on on Enterprise inch receiver. I runs with metric mags just as well as inch mags.
Link Posted: 2/4/2006 8:38:39 PM EDT
I have some inch mags I don't need. E-mail me if you are interested.

Drakejake@aol.com
Link Posted: 2/4/2006 10:33:23 PM EDT
I got my inch mags form Northridge last fall.

About $90 for 5 mags with a canvas carrier.

Nice mags, all fit well and look to be refinished.

KyARGuy
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 6:56:44 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Drakejake:
I have some inch mags I don't need. E-mail me if you are interested.

Drakejake@aol.com



Email sent
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 7:03:31 AM EDT
I'll second the metric mags working in inch recivers

I have a L1A1 and an imbel FAL and a bunch of metric mags for each
Link Posted: 2/5/2006 11:08:07 AM EDT
I have listed my seven inch mags on gunbroker.com, item no. 43541544. I can end the auction early if no bids have been made at that point.


Thanks,

Drakejake
Link Posted: 2/6/2006 12:51:36 PM EDT

Originally Posted By gunnnut:
anyone know?



Don't waste your money, use metric mags. The Brits used lots of captured metric mags in L1A1's in the Falklands. Argentina had no use for inch mags in their metric riflles.
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