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Old 01-29-2012, 09:01 PM   #1
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Anybody have any experience with the Troy BattleMag? I just picked up a three pack in the bargain bin (my favorite LGS decided not to stock them since he already carries three brands).

They look good and I've read good things. Besides I can always use a few more mags. The BattleMag is a little smaller than PMAGs, about the same a GI mag. Anyway, I've been curious about the Troys, I'll give them a try next week.
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Old 01-29-2012, 09:56 PM   #2
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Looking forward to hearing what you have to say about them.
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Found a torture test video. Looks like they're as durable as PMAGs.

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Did they ever load more than 22 rounds in it during the shotgun test? The video stopped playing for me.
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They did 30 rds after shotgun. Then put a .308 through it, packed 2 of them in snow for a while, ran over them full and empty with an excursion. Any thing that will hold up like that and perform afterwards is worthy of my coin. Plus I have liked the looks of them for a while. I have always just been a Pmag fan.
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No, just 22 after the shotgun blast. I think there were plastic shards and pellets at the bottom of the mag body jamming it up. They should have explained that. I didn't think shooting the mag was that impressive but later they try to crush it under a 4x4 truck but it survives. The video I've seen torturing PMAGs was more impressive, they run over PMAGs on blacktop not just dirt.

Anyway, I think the Troy is plenty tough but not superior to the PMAG.
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Sorry! Thanks for the correction Q. I'm with you on the Pmags all the way. The Troy may be like the Napoleon Dynamite Tupperware test on the hard blacktop.
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Kwaynebb, I didn't see your post until I posted mine so I wasn't correcting you. But I'm pretty sure the video never showed them getting 30 rounds in after the 22 in the mag that got two shotgun blasts. That was a fresh mag that they shot with the 308 then loaded with 30.
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No no no! I was genuine because I didn't pick that up the first time I watched it. I noticed my second time through that when he loads the mag he says thats about it. I thought they were just loading light because that was all they had in their pockets. I didn't mean for that to come across as sarcastic by any means. Sorry about that.
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No worries, Kwayne, I didn't take it as sarcastic. And heck, at least you remembered the model of 4X4. I didn't!
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