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Benning Boy 02-21-2009 03:49 AM

AK 40 Mags
 
I've heard 40 round AK mags are less than reliable. I've contemplated buying a few, but pricey if they're crap mags. Is the extra capacity worth the price?

notdku 02-21-2009 06:58 AM

How are they less reliable? I've never had feed issues from my 30 or 40 or drum.

JiroZero713 02-21-2009 07:31 AM

Bulgarian 40 rounders from what I here are the cream of the crop in 40 rounders.

Ram Rod 02-21-2009 09:47 AM

I have a few 40 round mags for my SLR-95 and never had any problems.

Benning Boy 02-21-2009 04:51 PM

Read it somewhere that the spring was on the weak side, but if they work for you guys, I'm aboard.:cool:

notdku 02-22-2009 03:31 AM

You can always replace springs. I had a couple 20rd magazines that I wore the spring out after years of range shooting.

ranger_sxt 02-24-2009 06:39 PM

If they are a former Warsaw Pact (Romania, Hungary, Poland, Bulgaria, East German, etc.) they will work fine. They were issued to be used in the RPK...


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