Thermold magazines

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    Thermold magazines

    Has anyone used or had any experience with these magazines? I bought one at the local gun shop but havent had a chane to try it out. I'm a little bit worried after reading all the negative reviews on the net.

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    If you are looking for AR magazines, just go ahead and get Magpul PMAGs. They aren't that expensive, and they are top notch. I have a bunch I carried through the desert and a lot of training ops, they just plain work. My unit issued them out to every Marine on our last deployment.
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    Thanks, I'll have to look into those.

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    The Orlite brand Magazines have been totally great for the Galil. They save a great deal of weight as compared to the super heavy gage steel Galil mags.
    I have never used their AR mags but, the ones for my Galil rifles have been totally flawless & they are super tough & impossible to dent. They are mesh reinforced high melt nylon.
    I have some that are a decade old already and still function flawlessly.

    Here is a link but, shop around for prices. I am not an AR guy so do your own homework.
    http://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/c....aspx?a=205168


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    Quote Originally Posted by buckeyeLCPL View Post
    If you are looking for AR magazines, just go ahead and get Magpul PMAGs. They aren't that expensive, and they are top notch. I have a bunch I carried through the desert and a lot of training ops, they just plain work. My unit issued them out to every Marine on our last deployment.
    Pmags are now basically the standard for non-metal AR mags.....and in my opinion the best AR mags period.
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    What's the difference between P Mags and C Mags?
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    I have a couple of 20 round thurmold mags I picked up cheap. I only use them at the range for sand bag work. P mags are far, far superior.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AZ Husker View Post
    What's the difference between P Mags and C Mags?
    A P mag is a polymer 20 or 30 round mag made by Magpul.

    The only C mag I know is the Beta C-Mag, which is a 100 round drum magazine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AZ Husker View Post
    What's the difference between P Mags and C Mags?
    There is a company that makes a mag called a "C products mag". C products is the name of the company and they make lots of mags. They are made of metal.

    The P mag is a polymer mag from a company named Magpul.
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    This was the first I'd ever seen of a non metal mag. After I got home with it I surfed around on the net and seems like a lot of people didnt like the Thermold bevause either the sprring was too weak or just overall baf design. Either way it wasnt a good choice.Thanks for the info,I'll see if i can get the mags you mentioned.

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    During the original AWB there were a lot of these on the market. I guess they were made just in time for the ban and quantity was more important than quality back then. They were very hit or miss with quality of springs. I bought 10 during the ban and kept 4.

    With the availability of mags today I'd pick a Pmag or even a Tapco.
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    I've got 9 of their 30 round mags for my WASR. I can't speak for the AR mags, but their AK mags have been flawless for me over these last 3 years.
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