DeanRM wrote:I am just heading up Cabela's to pick up my upper that has been on backorder since February. What is the best option for magazines?
I have heard:
- Sig 556 (30rd) - does this work without modification and how many rounds does it hold?
- 30rd GI mag - run a 1/2" ball endmill down the follower? Is the green follower the best and do you need to moify the feed lips or spring?
- What about the Bushmaster followers that they sell, can you just put one of those in a 20rd or 30rd GI mag?
Hoot wrote:DeanRM wrote:I'm a big fan of just putting the bushmaster follower in a stainless steel 20-rounder. You have to relieve the top of the front of the mag a small amount. Kind of a semi-circle drop in the top of the front edge. Quick Dremel job does it. There's a thread around here with pictures. Also, you have to place the mag, lips down on a flat firm surface and press down on it evenly to squeeze the lips a little closer together. It sounds iffy, but it's really not.
commander faschisto wrote:Excellent info...thanks. BTW, I have a few extra pairs of new Sig mags I picked up from the stores around here for those who don't have reasonable access to retail places...$38.00 incl. mailing box. (We've got four Academys around Oklahoma City now, and they've been stocking Sigs). Anyone interested, PM me.
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