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09-06-2010, 10:27 PM
Where do the best AK mags come from?

09-06-2010, 10:32 PM
Where do the best AK mags come from?

Communist countries.

09-06-2010, 10:39 PM
If by "best", you mean most reliable functioning, then any of the Eastern European or Russian AK mags should function fine. Chinese are nice, as they don't have the sharp flat ridge across the back, and more of a blued finish. Hungarian and East German mags tend to have a nice finish on them.

09-07-2010, 8:40 AM
Communist countries.

+1. In my chinese/polish AK's, I've used mags from east germany, romania, russia, Bulgaria, poland, china, egypt...all different makes made at different times, never had a failure. This is one of the attributes that makes the AK great, all those mags made to different tolerances, different times, different factories yet they all work. In contrast, you could say, AR's are really picky about their magazines.

But I also find the above less and less true. As more mongoloid AK's made in garages and various US manufacturers, people seem to have more and more mag issues.

I would stay away from Promag/tapco. EQalsPMe3tY

Get your magazines from commie bloc/former commie bloc sources.

09-07-2010, 11:06 AM
from the body of a downed insurgent oorah

09-07-2010, 2:45 PM
Ive got a small mix of eastern bloc mags and a couple of pro-mags. The pro mags are pieces of garbage. They almost never feed correctly.

09-07-2010, 2:49 PM
The same place that meat comes from: THE STORE.:p

If you are looking to buy, try Cope's.

09-07-2010, 3:33 PM
get bulgarian circle 10's

09-07-2010, 3:38 PM
Bulgarian mags from copes! 10 bucks a piece!

09-07-2010, 4:10 PM
Thanks fellas.

God Bless The Mauser
09-07-2010, 6:04 PM
+1 to Bulgarian.