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Old 12-21-2013, 04:13 PM   #1
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PMAG 40 AR/M4 GEN M3, 5.56x45 Magazine

How long have these Magpul 40 round AR mags been around? (I own 2 now)

PMAG® MAGAZINES - PMAG® 40 AR/M4 GEN M3, 5.56x45 Magazine




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Old 12-21-2013, 08:18 PM   #2
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Few months

Not super long, what do they weigh loaded?
 
Old 12-21-2013, 08:47 PM   #3
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Few months

Not super long, what do they weigh loaded?
21 oz with dust cover (.223 55gr FMJ)

EDIT: I then loaded a 40 Rnd Pmag with 5.56 NATO Lake City Green Tip XM855 62 Grain Steel Penetrator, it came in at 23 0z.

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Old 12-22-2013, 09:43 AM   #4
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Few months

Not super long, what do they weigh loaded?
roughly 25% more than a loaded 30rd pmag.
 
Old 12-22-2013, 09:50 PM   #5
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Good one!

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roughly 25% more than a loaded 30rd pmag.


Wonder how they are for reliability when you start 'em out full and really let 'er rip?
 
Old 12-23-2013, 10:41 AM   #6
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I weighed a 30 Rnd Pmag fully loaded w/dust cover and the same ammo (.223 55gr FMJ), it is 16 oz in comparison.

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