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Old 12-28-2012, 06:27 PM   #1
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just picked up my very first AR15 , a Bushmaster M4 Patrolman model for $950. My only gun experience until now has been with various semi-auto pistols. So, my question about the AR is , if i want to pick up an extra 30-rd mag , can i safely and reliably use a polymer Magpul Pmag in my Bushy ? Or should i try to find another Bush mag instead... thanx in advance for any advice !

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Old 12-28-2012, 06:31 PM   #2
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just picked up my very first AR15 , a Bushmaster M4 Patrolman model for $950. My only gun experience until now has been with various semi-auto pistols. So, my question about the AR is , if i want to pick up an extra 30-rd mag , can i safely and reliably use a polymer Magpul Pmag in my Bushy ? Or should i try to find another Bush mag instead... thanx in advance for any advice !
Authentic Magpul P-Mags are fine...they should run without problems. Given the price and demand at this point just beware of counterfeit mags being sold on E-bay. Polymer products, especially Magpul seem to be especially susceptible to Chinese knock-offs.
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Troy Battlemags will work great also.

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The two mentioned above are good choices. Another great choice are the steel Cammenga mags.

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thanx guys. i backordered a 10-pk of magpul pmag's via Brownells.com about a week ago , $125. so i'm not worried about them being counterfeit. but i AM worried that my order won't get filled !

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The PMags will be fine.

Plain old USGI mags work, too. They're much like your BM mag unless BM has changed what they supply with the rifle.

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Pmag= best cheapest, most reliable mag on the planet but don't take my word for just ask SOCOM.

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Magpul Pmags, Troy Battlemags, and I also like the Lancer L5 mags. Avoid any other poly mags for the AR.

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