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Product Preview: Brownells AR .308/7.62 Magazines

Brownells’ .223 Rem./5.56x45 mm NATO-chambered AR-15 magazines have been so well-regarded that they have become standard-issue kit for the U.S. military.

NRA Gun Gear of the Week: AR Added-Capacity Magazines

This week, American Rifleman's Joe Kurtenbach takes a look at three extended-capacity magazines for AR-15-style rifles.

Terminology: Magazines and Clips

Magazines and clips are not the same thing. They're different. But there is probably no more common misuse of terms in the handgun world than calling a magazine a clip. A magazine is (usually) a sheet steel box that holds cartridges in position for feeding in the magazine well of an autoloading pistol. I say “usually...sheet steel” because we are seeing polymer magazines more frequently these days.

SureFire’s MAG5-60

Passing by the desk where packages come into American Rifleman, I spied a small box from Fountain Valley, Calif.—the home of SureFire. Usually such packages contain a new variation on the firm’s superlative flashlights; I initially paid little heed to the box.

Mec-Gar Achieves Milestone Management Certification

Mec-Gar, the Italian producer of stamped-metal pistol and rifle magazines, has been awarded the ISO 9001:2015 certification.

Higher Capacity Mitchell's Magazine

Mitchell's Mausers has introduced a magazine for the Model 92/M9 that holds 20 rounds in a magazine of the same external dimensions as a factory unit.

Magazine Catch

There have been many changes and improvement on semi-auto handguns over the years, especially on European handguns.

NRA Gun Gear of the Week: 10-Round Magazines For 1911s

American Rifleman’s Joe Kurtenbach takes a look at 10-Round Magazine offerings from Mec-Gar, Chip McCormick Custom and Wilson Combat.

Product Preview: Hexmag Series 2

Already known for durability and reliability, Hexmag designed its new Series 2 AR-15 magazines to be even more ruggedly built than the original design.

Feeding the Modern Semi-Automatic Rifle

The Cammenga EASYMAG is distinguished from standard magazines by the way that it loads. The front portion of the magazine pulls downward, depressing the spring and follower, locking it into the lowest position.

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