C Products Aluminum or Stainless which are best?

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  1. stopatrain

    stopatrain Lifetime Member

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    I just bought some stainless .223 C Products mags are these better than the C Products aluminum mags?
     
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    I have had a high failure rate with both.
     

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    Alaskapopo NRA ENDOWMENT

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    Don't even bother with this company. I have had issues with their mags and their customer service sucked.
    Pat
     
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    I thought these were good mags... so you are saying they are not and their customer service sucks?
     
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    Steve in PA

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    I have a bunch of their aluminum mags. Never had a problem with them. I would buy more if/when I ever needed more.
     
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    I've put hundreds if not thousands of various 223/5.56 through the same small group of cprod stainless and aluminum mags with zero mag related failures.

    I've heard of bad "batches" many years ago, but I have not witnessed any firsthand with any of mine, or friends who have them.
     
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    i also have never had any issue with them. have always been great mags and the price is good too. i have never heard anything bad about ther cs either.
     
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    Alaskapopo NRA ENDOWMENT

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    Yes that is what I am saying. Do a search on Ar15.com and some other areas. He used to be pretty good but service of late has gone to crap.
    Pat
     
  9. GlockSupremacy

    GlockSupremacy Recycle Kids!

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    I am going to agree. I got screwed by this company's non-existent customer service.

    I made a post in smart shopper about it as a matter of fact.

    I will never buy from them again!
     
  10. lawman800

    lawman800 Juris Glocktor

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    It just keeps getting better, don't it?
    Hmmm... which one has the orange follower and which one is the black follower? My buddy used both types today and the black follower one works fine and the orange ones caused the ammo to jam inside the breechface and I had to mallet the charging handle to get the bolt open and then ram a cleaning rod into the barrel to tap the case out.
     
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    That happened repeatedly with the orange follower, or just one time?

    Maybe I'm misunderstanding the problem, but a casing getting stuck in the chamber doesn't sound like a magazine issue.
     
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    Me too. I have a bunch of them w/the grey Magpul followers and they work like a champ.
     
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    kabob983 "Mostly" Dead

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    I bought a few but quickly unloaded them and replaced 'em with PMags.

    If you want mil-spec mags go with D&H or Okay, I'm not much of a fan of C-Products.
     
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    I have about 10 aluminum mags from CProducts w/ orange followers. Out of the two I tested sofar, I have had no issues. I also run PMAG 30/20rd without a hitch
     
  15. lawman800

    lawman800 Juris Glocktor

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    It just keeps getting better, don't it?
    I didn't either but he harped on it so I didn't want to jinx myself either. We found out today it was the buffer detent spring that got jacked because the buffer tube backed up enough to not catch it anymore so the detent pin and spring popped out. The bolt mangled the spring beyond recognition.

    How that caused a case to be stuck, I have no idea.
     
  16. Tbone38

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    Its usually not the mag that is the problem its the follower. Ive used them all, and i replace ALL folowers with magpul followers.