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02-21-2011, 5:53 PM
Anyone know where I can find these? and would a 5.56/.223 AR lower work with the 7.62x39 upper?

02-21-2011, 6:27 PM

The .223 mags won't work with any consistency.

02-21-2011, 7:45 PM
I've bought some of these (http://www.44mag.com/product/762x39_magazine_10/cproducts). By the time the 10th round is loaded into them they feel a bit loose at the front of the round from lack of a curve to the mag (nothing you can do about that with the AR), but they have functioned flawlessly so far.

And yes you use the same lower. But depending on the upper you may need a new firing pin and/or hammer spring to get good reliability with cheap military steel cased ammo. Details here (http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/showthread.php?p=5567477#post5567477).