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Old 01-29-2012, 06:12 PM   #11
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P Mags are the Best!! Can load 30 rounds and fire all till the slide locks open, no fail to feed, no hiccups!! Thanks for the input gang!! Got 3 and slowly replacing my old BM mags.

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I doubt Bushmaster makes their own mags, They probably sub out at least the bodies. The tooling for mags is not cheap.

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Old 01-30-2012, 05:52 PM   #13
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P Mags are the Best!! Can load 30 rounds and fire all till the slide locks open, no fail to feed, no hiccups!! Thanks for the input gang!! Got 3 and slowly replacing my old BM mags.
I would take those 10 BM mags back to whom ever you bought them from , hell if they give ya 4 or 5 Pmags in trade I would say you got a hell of a deal
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I would take those 10 BM mags back to whom ever you bought them from , hell if they give ya 4 or 5 Pmags in trade I would say you got a hell of a deal
I have to agree. Did you buy all 10 from the same place? Recently? And how much? I'd complain, you can't be the first to have a problem. No way should 10 out of 10 magazines fail like that! And if they wouldn't work with me I'd find a way to even the score with them.

Glad to hear the PMAGs worked out for you. I've never had a bad one. I also have many good GI mags that work well too.

If you can't trade the crap mags I'd take them apart give them a good inspection. It would help if you had a GI mag that works. Compare the parts and figure out what's wrong. (Don't mix them up with the good one!) If the mag bodies are ok you might be able to put in Magpul Gen 3 followers and solve the problem. That would be about $3 per magazine.
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I bought 2 new Pmags from a local fun store for less than $40. They are a great addition to any AR.

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I bought 2 new Pmags from a local fun store for less than $40. They are a great addition to any AR.
I hope so. I get mine for around $14 each
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I have a few older colt mags that I like really really well and to be honest with you those are my first go to mags , they seem to fit better/ load quicker in the magwell than my Pmags, Nothing wrong with my PMags , I have alot of them in 20 and 30 rd but I wouldnt mind getting my hands on some more 30 rd colt mags for $8 either

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