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Old 02-23-2013, 02:12 PM   #1
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Default Should I sell my 30 round pmag?

I do not own an AR-15, plan to someday. I picked up a 30 round magpul pmag a while back and seeing as magpul is on a 1,000,000 mag backorder, I think now is the time to decide what to do with it. What are they going for/ what are people paying for it? Is it like silver where I should just keep it and the price will go up?

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Old 02-23-2013, 02:16 PM   #2
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Up to you... the price probably will go down over the next month or two unless something bad happens.

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Unless you are hurting for funds keep it. You are planning to get an AR, that will be motivation to "get them together".

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I can buy Promags for 25.00 here, and Polymer Mags for 20.00. Prices dropping quickly on magazines. Last gun show I was at 3 weeks ago they were 29-65.00

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Prices are definitely down off their highs, but still at least 2x what they cost retail back in October. At this point I think I'd just hang onto it. If they do pass something having to do with hicap mags it will become twice as valuable overnight. At this point, I think you'd be lucky to get $30 out of it though

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Them things are worthless.
You probably need to send it to me so I can discard it for you.

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i saw AR mags for $20-$50 at the gun show yesterday. the mil surplus's were around $20 and the polymers were a little higher.

just hold onto it. it seemed like AR's were starting to come down too. saw a bunch in the $1000-$1200 range.

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I just had 10 windowed PMags delivered this week from Brownells. My cost was $155. And those are the spendier versions.

In fairness...I did backorder them about 7 weeks ago, and there are still people paying stupid ($40-60) prices here and there. But even amongst the GunBroker insanity they can be found for under $30. And there are a number of places currently taking backorders for $15 or so if you're patient.

So a $14 profit doesn't seem worth the trouble IMO. I sold a sealed 3-pack of Troy mags to a friend in need for $50 yesterday. They command about the same price as PMags.

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I bought 4 Pmags with the window in it at my LGS friday for $24.99 per which I thought was a tad high but hey considering most scumbags charge double that, its cool. Brings my total to 23 Pmags I own. Most are still put up and have never been used. I also have 4 20rd thermold mags that I really like, especially when shooting off a rest.

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Personally, I would not sell it if I planned on getting an AR.

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