Buy lots of mags...

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  1. Airhasz

    Airhasz

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    Why do people encourage this? Is it because they want them all loaded and handy? Because its easy to wear them out? Because there might be a ban on buying them in the future? I have four mags currently and don't mind reloading them when shooting targets but am looking for a good reason to stock up on mags since it is frequently advised. I'm not new to hunting and shooting by a long shot...killed first deer in early seventies and have enjoyed the shooting sports since. Thanks for Replys.
     
  2. themighty9mm

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    You sort of answered your own question. All the reasons you stated. Along with less loading at the range. Myself I do my best to keep at least 10 mags per gun for all those reasons you stated
     

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    CDW4ME Enigma

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    I think a lot of it is #2 and #3
     
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    WoodenPlank Who?

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    Never know when one might to TU on you - bad feed lips, follower binds up, spring gets weak, mag gets broken from heavy use/dropped/run over/etc. It's always good to have spares. Fortunately, good AR mags are cheap.
     
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    They are cheap, and come in handy at the range. Good enough reasons for me. Plus, if something crazy did ever happen (I'll leave the imagination to you), wouldn't you rather have twenty loaded mags instead of two?
     
  6. ChuteTheMall

    ChuteTheMall Wallbuilder and Weapon Bearer

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    Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.

    If you want any hi-cap mags, get them while you can.

    They will never be cheaper, they will never be more readily available.
     
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    TSAX USAF Vet

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    1. zombies
    2. save time reloading
    3. future ban
    4. stockpile for SHTF
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  8. Javelin

    Javelin Got Glock? Silver Member

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    Get em while you can. I have a feeling these days of $10 Pmags will be long talked about in a few years.
     
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    I buy lots of mags because I can, period. I hope **** never hits the fan, and I hope there is not another magazine ban but if it does and if there is I am good to go.
     
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    TangoFoxtrot OIF 04-05

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    Ahhh the 10 year Brady Bill! Which did NOTHING against violent gun crimes. All it did was inconvience legal gun owners.
     
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    This and a semi auto without a mag us a single shot.

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    RyanNREMTP Inactive/Banned

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    So when those little kids come to my door and want to sell me magazines I can tell them they are selling the wrong ones.
     
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    Where can I get some of those at?
    I'm gonna stock-up!
     
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    michael_b Elementary, my dear Watson.

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    $10? Wow, I've never seen them that low around here.
     
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    :agree:
     
  17. Airhasz

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    Thanks everyone...I guess I was on the right track....wanted to make sure I wasn't missing an obvious reason. Time to start buying more mags myself!:wow:
     
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    Bren NRA Life Member

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    All of the above. Some people are paranoid nuts who don't really use their guns but keep hundreds of rounds loaded up for when the government comes for them. Others like to have a lot of magazines to load up and take to the range so they can shoot more and load less - I do that for my main competition guns. Worrying about bans is not entirely gone and if you get a bragain now it doesn't hurt to stockpile a few. 4 magazines per gun is kind of a minimum for me, since I might use any in competition.
     
  19. Javelin

    Javelin Got Glock? Silver Member

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    Hit the search button here on GT and I bet you can find the link to the thread advertising Pmags for $10/each +shipping to your little home. Other sites sell em for $12/shipped so I guess it depends where you live.

    I don't think you will ever see mags any cheaper so if you have the liquid funds you really can't go wrong. Used in beat up condition they sell for $8-$10...

    :wavey:
     
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    I think 4-6 per gun is fine for me as well. They are not a consumable commodity like ammo is. I think at a certain point it makes more sense to spend $20 on ammo instead of a extra AR mag.
     
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