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Old 10-12-2021, 11:29 AM
RobbRus RobbRus is offline
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Default AK Bakelite/Polymer Mag Dimples ???

Good day everyone,

I hope I've posted this thread in an ok forum. I wasn't sure where this question should go. On nearly all military issued Bakelite and Polymer AK mags (for both 47 and 74 variants), I always see these dimples molded into the front edges of the magazine. They're never on surplus steel or the rare aluminum mags. And I have rarely if ever seen them on commercially produced mags.

My only thought is that they are some form of mounting point for a mag coupler. Anyone here able to confirm for me what these are for?

I've attached a pic for clarification if anyone doesn't know what I'm referring to.

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