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Old 01-23-2021, 8:56 PM
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Are these the best maglock combos for an AR right now to make an AR CA compliant and if so, Gen1 or Gen3? Read in another thread Gen3 had questionable reliability. Can someone verify?
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Old 01-23-2021, 9:08 PM
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Am I the only one that sees the irony in that ďdonít tread on meĒ ejection port cover?
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Old 01-23-2021, 10:36 PM
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https://patriotpin.com/patriot-pin-p...mbo-p105303008

Are these the best maglock combos for an AR right now to make an AR CA compliant and if so, Gen1 or Gen3? Read in another thread Gen3 had questionable reliability. Can someone verify?
Gen 3 works for me although it might not work well with some magazines; also, I actually prefer Generation 1 (or 4 if you have a non-standard billet lower). I also prefer the Kingpin as the Hyperswitch does hang up on occasion (it might be solved with a stronger spring, but I haven't had the chance to experiment with that yet). I also prefer the Kingpin over the Patriot Pin. I am sure that there will be others that won't care for my choices; the bottom line is that you might have to try out all three to figure out which is the cat's meow for you.
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Hopefully it comes with soap on a rope, because you can remove the mag without disassembling the action
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Old 01-24-2021, 6:30 AM
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I use AR Maglock Gen 4 with King Pin. Thatís the fastest mag reload setup Iíve used.


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Old 01-24-2021, 6:42 AM
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I use the small machined part that replaces bolt stop . open action use mag release and close.
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Old 01-24-2021, 7:12 AM
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Best dirtbags? Yes, otherwise not even close.
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Old 01-24-2021, 7:26 AM
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Am I the only one that sees the irony in that ďdonít tread on meĒ ejection port cover?
Thats the back plate to the mag release. But yes ironic AF

https://youtu.be/CRgyoOULeKQ
Me like this idea^. I would never advocate non compliance by the way.
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Old 01-24-2021, 7:57 AM
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Hopefully it comes with soap on a rope, because you can remove the mag without disassembling the action
If you go to armaglock.com and read the "law" section, it says that both DOJ and Michael and Assc. say its 100% legal.
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Old 01-24-2021, 7:58 AM
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Gen 3 works for me although it might not work well with some magazines; also, I actually prefer Generation 1 (or 4 if you have a non-standard billet lower). I also prefer the Kingpin as the Hyperswitch does hang up on occasion (it might be solved with a stronger spring, but I haven't had the chance to experiment with that yet). I also prefer the Kingpin over the Patriot Pin. I am sure that there will be others that won't care for my choices; the bottom line is that you might have to try out all three to figure out which is the cat's meow for you.
Look at armaglock.com for a clear description of the different versions, he also has YouTube videos demonstrating these.
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Old 01-24-2021, 8:54 AM
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I use Gen 4 w/ kingpin and red loctite on 2 builds. I'm debating on drilling out the sets crew as instructed on the package. Here is a good discussion on legality https://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/....php?t=1489327
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Don't do a Maglok. From my experience as an active RSO, they don't allow you to quickly clear a jam and worse, you can only use 10 round mags. So a featureless gun can shoot rings arounds a Maglok because while you are reloading the featureless gun is still barking out rounds and probably sticks another 30 round mag in while you are still trying to reload. But if you insist on using one then my advice would be to not use their camed take down pin but use a regular straight take down pin. This will increase the reliability. I built one for the other RSO's to see what the issues were and how to solve them.
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If you go to armaglock.com and read the "law" section, it says that both DOJ and Michael and Assc. say its 100% legal.
And thatís a load of <>%|Ä because DOJ will never clearly state something is legal or not. Yeah...dirtbags.
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And just to cover their butts:

https://armaglock.com/laws/

Although this product falls within the laws as written, this product has not been approved by any state, county, city or municipal law enforcement agency or regulatory body within any of the United States, including Connecticut, New Jersey, Maryland, Massachusetts, Illinois, Hawaii, or any other thereof.
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If you go to armaglock.com and read the "law" section, it says that both DOJ and Michael and Assc. say its 100% legal.
Absolute BS you are spreading, because DOJ does not approve or endorse any of these compliance devices and DOJ never says it is 100% legal. And the page you refer to makes a ridiculous, vague and constructed claim while helpfully reiterating what a maglock should be, then blatantly ignores the elephant in the room:

The simple fact is, the mag can be removed with an allen wrench from outside the gun. It is no different than a bullet button in that regard, "use a tool".

If you have nothing in this life to lose, then maybe it is the compliance device for you
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Old 01-24-2021, 9:02 PM
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The simple fact is, the mag can be removed with an allen wrench from outside the gun. It is no different than a bullet button in that regard, "use a tool".

If you have nothing in this life to lose, then maybe it is the compliance device for you
Simple solution, either JB weld over the alllen screw head or round out the allen screw head with a drill bit or some prefer to red loctite the threads.
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Compmag. Keep all your features.
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