Are Gen 2 Pmags still made?
Currently, Magpul produces two generations of the PMAG. The famed Gen 2 and the latest Gen 3.
What is the difference between Gen 2 and 3 Pmags?
The Gen 2 baseplate is a good bit wider than the Gen 3 P-MAGs. This slimmer baseplate of the Gen 3 magazines make it easier to fit mags in a double magazine pouch. The wider Gen 2 baseplate makes the magazine easier to grab in my opinion, especially from a belt mag pouch.
How long can I leave AR 15 mags loaded?
Some ammunition manufacturers recommend rotating service-related ammunition as little as every six months. By following that guide line, magazines would remain fully loaded a maximum of six months before being unloaded and reloaded.
Can you leave Magpul Glock mags loaded?
The dust covers are designed to relieve pressure on the fee lips. Magpul sells those as a separate item, packs of five or something. I have kept mags loaded for years, they work fine. I load 30 as that is what they were designed for.
What does Pmag stand for?
Provisional Military Advisory Group, original name of the Korean Military Advisory Group. A line of polymer rifle magazines manufactured by Magpul Industries.
When did gen3 PMAGs come out?
That brings us to our new offering, the PMAG 30 AR/M4 GEN M3, 5.56×45. We have been hard at work since the original announcement of this product, testing, tweaking, and improving for most of the year, and we are pleased to announce that we will begin shipping the PMAG 30 GEN M3 on 1 Nov, 2012.
What is a MOE magazine?
The PMAG 30 AR/M4 GEN M2 MOE is a 30-round polymer magazine for AR15/M4 compatible weapons chambered in 5.56×45 NATO/. Magpul Original Equipment (MOE) is a line of firearm accessories designed to provide a high-quality, economical alternative to standard weapon parts.
Does leaving magazines loaded weaken spring?
When left loaded to full capacity and not used, most magazines will very slowly lose some amount of spring tension over time. Some springs may stay loaded for decades and still function, and others might wear out after a much shorter period of time.
Will keeping magazines loaded weaken spring?
Using the spring (loading and unloading the magazine) frequently will cause it to wear out as well. When left loaded to full capacity and not used, most magazines will very slowly lose some amount of spring tension over time.
Are Gen 2 PMAG magazines any good?
Every now and again, places like Palmetto State Armory will bundle Gen 2 magazines and a crate of ammo: if you can find those bundles they’re a truly good deal. Gen 2 PMAGs are simply good magazines for AR platform rifles.
What are the differences between the different generations of P Mags?
1 P-MAGs Generational Differences. There are a few notable differences between the inside and the outside between generations of P-MAGs. 2 Texture. The P-MAG Gen 3 incorporates an aggressive texture to the front and rear of the magazine. 3 Baseplate. 4 Aggressive Over Stop. 5 Dot Matrix. 6 Follower. 7 Weapon Compatibility.
Is it safe to store ammo in a magazine?
It keeps your ammo safe Storing ammunition long-term isn’t as simple as chucking it into a magazine and forgetting it. Ammo’s designed to resist the elements, but moisture can take its toll on primers and powder over time. Lead and jacketed bullets can corrode, even when stored inside.
Why won’t my PMAG work in my rifle?
The H&K HK416 and USMC M27 IAR, for example, have magwells that are longer in the front than an AR15. An M2 or older PMAG starts its curvature too soon to easily lock into those rifles. Rifles such as the FN SCAR-16, British SA-80 and others also have various fitment differences that can cause PMAGs not to work properly.