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Old 02-14-2012, 01:00 AM   #21
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There are 2 different height front sights. One is for the straight rail and one mounts on the gas block rail which is lower and takes a taller sight. Make sure you get the right one for your application.
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rifleshooter, compared to your beefy LMT rear sight an MBUS is gonna look flimsy. But it's not, nor are other Magpul products. Have you tried the MOE handguards, a work of art. I've never been disappointed in a Magpul product and have no worries about them lasting. Light, strong and cheap - where else do you get such a deal!

Curious, do you carry a polymer frame pistol or are they junk too?
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Well we all have are own thoughts about what quality means.
I have followed Magpul for years as they had quality problems with their Mags and would not admit them till they were forced to do so. They even invented a cover to keep the Ammo. from poping out of their Mags.
Then they were going to build the greatest AR-15 in the world that sure went no where. And now Remington is finding out they bought a pig in a poke with the ACR. against the FNSCAR it's a toy and a cheap toy at best.
They make any plastic item they feel can make them money most are copies of really good products.
I have looked at their plastic sights at the firearm shows for $40 what would you expect from a Company that copies about anything?
Magpuls sales mouth Drake Clark is well aware of the Companies quality problems I sure need not point them out to him.
Now if you trust their products I say it's your call not mine, don't blame me some day when a Magpul product fails you and you get hurt.
So thaaaats what that "cover" is for. And here I thought it was to keep spring pressure off of the feed lips.

Now I know.
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Good Lurdddd that's something else. Que the circus music.
Let me tell you how injection parts are made, itís the tooling that is costly next itís the material. Many companies have the injection molding machines, companies like Magpul allow the IJM to companies use the tooling. Every time a Gang mold opens to drop out the molded products there is flash material that is collected.
Itís already been heated but itís not discarded itís again put into the feed material hopper, now we have more than one type feed material one that is virgin and another thatís been fused.
So do we really have the same quality of feed material not by a long shot itís now just a guess, and this is done over and over again.
So what is being produced just something that now has no real quality history of the material being used.
When a Company needs a million items and they have many IJM Companies providing the products, do they really inspect each item no what they do is sample say 5% of each 10,000 item run.
This is how Companies keep their price of a product low so when you buy a cheap item donít expect high quality.
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If Magpul puts out such poor products then why do they work so well even in harsh conditions? If they didn't work, the word be out by now!
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If Magpul puts out such poor products then why do they work so well even in harsh conditions? If they didn't work, the word be out by now!
Do you yourself really know how well the Magpul products preform? I have read where they have cracked in really clod weather I have seen pictures of them posted.
I have never read where a Lancer L5 or their new Warrior Mag. has failed.
Just because they Magpul gives contractors their Mags don't mean their really the best that can be obtained.
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Do you yourself really know how well the Magpul products preform? I have read where they have cracked in really clod weather I have seen pictures of them posted.
I have never read where a Lancer L5 or their new Warrior Mag. has failed.
Just because they Magpul gives contractors their Mags don't mean their really the best that can be obtained.
I haven't read that and I'm sure if there were a real problem I'd have seen negative reports. I'd love to see links.

Really it seems you have a beef with the company, is that it?
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The first three should prove my point. Need more just ask.

http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2009/02/06/pmags-not-holding-up/
http://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2009/01/09/pmags-tested-in-cold-conditions/
http://jobrelatedstuff.com/archive/topic.html?b=2&f=124&t=170896

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100313212258AArWxfY
http://www.gunandgame.com/forums/ar15/129328-magpul-mag-issues.html
http://www.thehighroad.org/archive/index.php/t-264210.html
http://www.m4carbine.net/showthread.php?t=5588
http://www.falfiles.com/forums/showthread.php?p=3286457
http://ncairsoft.org/forum/showthread.php?14719-Magpul-PTS-120rd-Pmag-jamming-problem-and-fix...
http://ingunowners.com/forums/accessories_and_gear/183883-magpul_pmag_problems.html
http://ingunowners.com/forums/accessories_and_gear/183883-magpul_pmag_problems-3.html
The only link to anything reliable is the M4C link and in the second post a very respected and knowledgeable member gives an example of 20+ lowers that the mags worked in to only 2 that didn't. He also states that he believes it's an out of spec receiver as apposed to the mags.

I've you'll read the thread you'll see other posts by respected anknowledgeablele members of that forum why clearly spell out that it's a Gen 1 problem. To top it off the thread is from 07. Outdated source don't you think?
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