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Old 05-04-2017, 03:12 PM
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Default Good, widely available AKM mags?

I have recently gone from one platform that uses AK mags, to three.

I prefer 20 rounders, and over a decade ago, I was able to get some of the good Hungarian, ridged spine, 20 rounders. (I know those days are gone.)

I know European milsurp would be best, and if there is a cache of those available, let me know. However, if you needed to get 10-20 mags what is a good option that is widely available and reasonably priced nowadays?

- Magpul Gen1
- Magpul Gen2
- Korean commercially made?
- the new Croatian commercially made?

Also, what milsurps should I avoid? What is the "pecking order" of milsurps?

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Old 05-05-2017, 02:30 PM
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Yes to your list, but stay away from the Croatian commercial mags. Many are so out of spec, they won't even fit Yugo AKs.
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Old 05-06-2017, 07:01 PM
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Yes to your list, but stay away from the Croatian commercial mags. Many are so out of spec, they won't even fit Yugo AKs.
Am I confusing them with the ones from Gibbs Rifle Company? I thought they were the ones that made a good AKM mag in Croatia and were importing them here?

Also, are the Korean commercially made good-to-go? I thought I had read some bad reviews.
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Old 05-06-2017, 07:01 PM
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I found some steel surplus mags at the gunshow today that were purported to be Bulgarian. Are those any good? How do I ID the Bulgarians?

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Old 05-06-2017, 08:30 PM
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AKOU review

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Old 05-07-2017, 09:24 AM
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Polish Steel AK47 7.62x39 30rd Magazines for Aim Surplus: good to go?
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