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Hi Cap PSL mags?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by USMC1911, Oct 31, 2009.

  1. USMC1911

    USMC1911 Salem Active Member

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    Has anyone sourced any mags for the psl/romak that hold more then ten?
     
  2. Mac_Fan

    Mac_Fan Beaverton Active Member

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    To my knowledge, no one makes a larger magazine that the standard 10 round. Sorry.
     
  3. PosterGuy

    PosterGuy Hillsboro Member

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    It's not practical. No hi cap mag can reliably feed the 7.62x54r round.
     
  4. USMC1911

    USMC1911 Salem Active Member

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    Diden't think so but new things happen all the time. Thanks!
     
  5. darkminstrel

    darkminstrel PDX Well-Known Member

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    What is the reasoning behind this statement? Is it the rim or the weapons it feeds into?
     
  6. smonk

    smonk Oregon Member

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    If there were more 7.62x54r semi autos out there I'm sure USA Mags or Tapco or some other company would design and build hi-caps for them. I suspect that the market is too small to justify the expense of design and production. If there was money to be made, someone would be makin' it!
     
  7. PosterGuy

    PosterGuy Hillsboro Member

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    It's the rim. It's just to big to reliably stack more than 10rds.
     
  8. Madwulf

    Madwulf Wenatchee Member

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    That's pretty much it guys. You've hit on both reasons.
    1: The rimmed cartidge is not good for large stacks. The Russians played around with high capacity magazines for the Mosin-Nagant a few times, but the round does not lend itself well to stacking so much. The curve is too great. Stack down twenty rounds on a table and you'll see what I mean.
    2: There's not any resonable market for a 15+ mag for 7.62x54R. No one wants to produce one. It's not impossible, just impractical.