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Friction retention vs snap/velcro hold mag pouches for woods cary.

Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by Reality man, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. Reality man

    Reality man

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    Was wondering what is your view on friction retention vs snap/velco hold for mag pouches when carrying in the woods.
     
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2013
  2. M 7

    M 7

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    Depends upon a lot- a quality carrier of either type will serve you well if you take care of it. Either design can, and has, failed.

    I have just one twin magazine carrier (it's a friction fit) that is just holds just as tight as it did when I bought it twelve years ago. Even to this day, it'd take a pretty severe tumble or vicious snag from brush to dislodge a mag from it.

    Just make sure you get a quality carrier and you should be fine.
     


  3. Travclem

    Travclem Badass Member Lifetime Member

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    I have never lost a mag out of my HSGI TACOs using only friction.