View Full Version : Looked but didnt find. Pic request ranger plate on 10/10 mag

09-27-2009, 11:57 PM
As title reads. Anyone got a pic of a ranger plate on a 10/10 ar mag?

09-28-2009, 12:23 AM
10/10 AR mag? What's that?

I put some Ranger plates on my 20's and they magiclly turned into 17's.
IMO not worth it on 10's

09-28-2009, 3:46 AM
I put some Ranger plates on my 20's and they magiclly turned into 17's.

How come?

Jimmy Deuce
09-28-2009, 5:42 AM

09-28-2009, 5:44 AM
he said ranger plate, not a basic 10 rd mag


09-28-2009, 7:37 AM
I've done that.

It works out well except I had to trim the followers to get back to ten round capacity.

I like the look, and it gives you something to grab which I like on a magazine that short.

09-28-2009, 8:10 AM
Thanks for the pics n' info guys.

I like the look but dont want to mess with trimming the followers or losing 1 rd in an already limited supply.

09-28-2009, 9:57 AM
trimming followers?

how come?

09-28-2009, 10:03 AM
The Ranger baseplate is different and extends in to the magazine tube a little bit. I also swapped the cheapo green follower for a Magpul anti-tilt follower and that combination made it a 9 round magazine.

I trimmed about 1/8" from the rim side of the follower and now they hold 10 again.

I did this for C products and D&H 10/10 magazines, one didn't need trimming but I can't remember which.

09-28-2009, 10:19 AM
oh ok, this was for metal shell magazines. Thats what I thought the OP was asking for.

ga cha

09-28-2009, 10:33 AM
I always assumed metal magazines.

On a P-mag, the ranger floor plates attach the same way as the standard floor plate so you should get exactly the same capacity.

With that said, I don't really see a need for ranger floor plates on P-mags, a 20-30 round magazine is already long enough to grab easily and the standard floor plate isn't going to break when you drop a magazine. I never thought of a P-mag 10/10, I guess that might be good with a ranger floor plate but I didn't want to cut down magazine tubes. I didn't want to trim followers but I wanted 10 rounds so I did what I had to do.