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Fellow Forum Members,

Has any one seen or had any expience with this P-Mag Magazine stacker:



I found it's photo on the MagPul web site. It's not listed for sale but is shown on this rifle under the sling section.

It looks like a nifty gadget.

Curious! :headscratch:
 

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I hadn't seen that before... I wouldn't mind piggybacking some mags together, but it looks like it'd interfere with the xcr's charging handle.
 

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At $165.00 these guys are proud of it! I think I'll just stay with my pouches for the time being. ::)
 

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Yeeeeek!

What the! For $165 I can buy lots of pockets to put extra mags in!

Ho well, I hope it works for them. :bolt:
 

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:duh: At $165.00 a "pop" they can keep it. As they used to say in 1st Royal Austrialian Regiment (1RAR) "Fuck Back Bitch... Fuck Back." That money could go on PMags in 6.5/6.8 (when they become available). Some folks out there love to scalp us for all they can. :2cents:
 

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Yeah, i thought they were crazy too. Lucky for them they have lots of Military sales so you guys have already bought them,just don't get to play with it. I played with a nice M4 SBR that had one on it and it was OK, definitely not worth more than $50 in my mind.
 

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At one of the carbine courses, the instructor went into detail on how LE should have an extra mag ON the weapon.

Specifically, he recommended two mags jungle clipped together - one of those nylon webbing things to join the two mags with both pointing north.

That applied just for the one in the carbine, all the ones in the vest were supposed to be normal mags, not joined.

I agree with his assessment for mobile carbines. For a carbine to be used "in position", one of the new beta mags would make as much sense or more.

The old betas were lousy, but I've been assured that the new (redesigned) ones are much better - they've proven themselves to be better in the sandbox.

If my options were throwing over $150 on a spare mag carrier - and then some on a second mag - I'd spend the $200 on a bare-bones beta C and go.

Interestingly, my mentor kept his beta in a pouch on the ruck as "just in case" spare ammo - but that makes sense as he was mobile.
 

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I agree with Bravo a Beta C would be money better spent. But I go back to my early Viet-Nam days, when some folks taped mags together. I tried it and found the weapon balance screwed up, and promptly went back to the pouch. Under stress mag changes can be a Motherfucker at best. I find it much easier to drop the empty and insert a new mag. The more variables put into the equation....... the more chance of a Murphy visit. Whatever system you are going to use practice, practice, practice. If you do that it will become second nature, and that is what you should strive for. What's comfortable for me may not be your bag of tea. :2cents:
 

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Hi Guys! New Member.

Last July I tried to purchase a Redi-Mag for my XCR at SOG Armament in Houston, and the thing didn't fit. The charging handle was not the issue, but the bolt catch/release button was in the way as I recall. Now maybe the lady who was trying to help and I didn't know what we were doing (a real possibility) :duh: but I too thought it would be a nice way to carry a spare mag attached to the rifle.

It's the way I do it with my 12 gage (I'll send some pictures soon).

If anyone is using a Redi-Mag I'd appreciate some good photos from both sides.
 

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Welcome to the forum. Try to read through the posts, there is a treasure trove of info available here. 8)
 

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I've never used a Redi-mag, but I've seen videos of them being used... These are my assumptions based on the video.

-It keeps the extra mag locked in place just as tight as if it was locked in the magwell.
-It is integrated to the rifle's mag catch button, and when you hit the mag catch, the empty mag drops free like normal, and the extra mag is unlocked, drops a fraction of an inch, and is ready to be pulled from the Redi-mag and inserted straight to the magwell.

This is the best concept I can possibly think of for carrying an extra mag on the gun.

Is it worth $165? I don't know, but it sure beats the heck out of any other solution I've ever seen. In concept at least.
 

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I am not sure it is $165 for the normal version. The one I posted has been worked over by those guys to reduce weight.
 

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That is Sooooo 2007 ;) ;) :doh:
 

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Whatever happened to duct taping a couple together?
Having tried "WV Chrome" - aka duct tape, I can assure you that it is the worst possible option I've ever tried.

I agree with gunner, in that practice, practice, practice is the ultimate key, and that balance (the way it is thrown off) is definitely an issue.

I do recommmend that you try taping a few together, and then go perform some range drills. I believe that you will find it extremely difficult to swap, and that you lose concentration as well as momentum. ALSO - the first time you waste your magazine feed lips when dropping that (now twice as heavy) empty pair, you'll fully understand the "other" reason to not use this method.

Of course, maybe I am simply to uncoordinated to do it right, and maybe it works well for some?
 

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I posted this somewhere else but when I went to Iraq last month I noticed that lots of people were using the redimag. Most of the Bases in Iraq mandate that you not have a magazine inserted in the weapon until getting ready to go outside the wire. Some Units have found that the redimag is the best way to keep a mag at the ready. :2cents:
 
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