are the 6.8 spc and .223 magazines the same


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Old 09-21-2011, 06:15 PM   #1
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i can only find a store with the standard 5.56 magazine and i need a mag for the 6.8 spc someone told me the 5.56 mag will work with the 6.8 bullet is this true am i good with just getting the 5.56 one



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The 6.8 SPC magazine is different than that of the 5.56. Also in most you will find a Blue Follower.

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The 6.8 SPC magazine is different than that of the 5.56. Also in most you will find a Blue Follower.

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not for sure what the difference is, they are about the same size, but the makers of 5.56mm and 6.8mm rifles have different part numbers on the magazines. the 30rnd size in 5.56 and the same size mag in 6.8 holds 26 i think. so the magazine must be different in some way.
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yeah thats what i heard it will work but wont hold the same amount of roundsthankx

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yeah thats what i heard it will work but wont hold the same amount of roundsthankx
if it were me, call Bushmaster or RRA or one of the other makers of a 6.8mm and see if the mags will interchange.


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