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Old 03-02-2021, 10:19 PM
pbshooter1217 pbshooter1217 is offline
 
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Are there any good aftermarket 15 round magazines out there?

A lot of the old threads I see basically say GI or nothing, but $50 each is hard to justify.

Some mention KCI are good ones, then the next post down says Korean magazines are junk.
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Old 03-02-2021, 10:52 PM
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I have some KCI that are very dependable.

But check out gun shows, estate sales, and pawn shops. I have a bunch of USGI mags and I’ve never paid more than $15 for one. Mostly in the $8-$10 range. They may not be pretty, but they function just fine.
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Old 03-03-2021, 05:05 AM
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The keepshooting.com m1 carbine magazines are good. They may indeed come from the KCI company above.
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Old 03-03-2021, 08:35 AM
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I have some KCI that are very dependable.

But check out gun shows, estate sales, and pawn shops. I have a bunch of USGI mags and Iíve never paid more than $15 for one. Mostly in the $8-$10 range. They may not be pretty, but they function just fine.
Your real lucky if you can find them a those prices anymore.

new unknow mfg are from $15-20

USGI reasonable condition ~ $25 +
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Old 03-03-2021, 01:06 PM
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I have also had good luck with the Korean KCI 15 and 30 rounders.
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Old 03-03-2021, 07:48 PM
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Does anyone have experience with Fulton Armory's non-USGI 15 round magazines?
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Old 03-03-2021, 08:09 PM
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Your real lucky if you can find them a those prices anymore.

new unknow mfg are from $15-20

USGI reasonable condition ~ $25 +
I go to gun shows in Louisiana, Texas, and Arkansas. Just a few months ago I traded three iffy 1911 mags for a KCI and a USGI (I don't remember the manufacturer). At another show there was a USGI for $15 that I'm sure that I could have bargained for if I had been in the mood.

Of course, I'm talking about range mags here, not collectibles.

I'm not saying that you're wrong, but deals can still be found.

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