How many AR-15 magazines is enough

What is an adiquit amout of AR-15 magazines for one person. (Per person per AR-15 (.223/5.56))


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Ok like the title says....How many magazines is enough? I think I have 10 some people have 50. At what number do you think...."ok I am good" I may buy more but I feel good at that number.

Or other question...... How many is to manny (no such thing as too many)?

*What would you personally consider a "reasonable" amount Per person per AR-15 (.223/5.56)
 

Andy54Hawken

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I replied that you could never have enough.
I myself need none as I do not own a AR15 ... but I have carried one while in the service.
We had 7 as a basic load ... and at times that was plenty.
Other times 700 may still not have been enough.
Granted those times were at the extreme end of an example as I hope people never have to experience a firefight first hand.

Also I do not like idea of some arbitrary number for a limit of anything.
Buy what you want and enjoy.


Magazines can weaken over time and lead to failure.
With the threat of looming bans ... I'd suggest getting them while you can.
Andy
 
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How many I have has nothing to do with how many I think I need. It's entirely about how many I thought I could justify buying when they where on sale. I just snagged 50 Pmags for $6.60 each with free shipping. I bought 50 of the metal PSA mags when they where $6.99 with free shipping
 
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What's with all these arbitrary questions and polls on the site lately? Does census taking have any affect on your opinion? Because it shouldn't. What does the polling actually ammount to? Nothing. Get whatever makes you happy, and move along. How many magazines do I keep per gun? None of your business. It's a non issue.
 
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What's with all these arbitrary questions and polls on the site lately? Does census taking have any affect on your opinion? Because it shouldn't. What does the polling actually ammount to? Nothing. Get whatever makes you happy, and move along. How many magazines do I keep per gun? None of your business. It's a non issue.
The way the question/poll was framed makes it unanswerable.
Enough for whom? Me or you? Enough for going to the range?
Home defense post SHTF? Enough to form the nucleus of a Resistance unit a la Red Dawn? All different answers.
Get enough to make you happy enough and move on.
 

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What's with all these arbitrary questions and polls on the site lately? Does census taking have any affect on your opinion? Because it shouldn't. What does the polling actually ammount to? Nothing. Get whatever makes you happy, and move along. How many magazines do I keep per gun? None of your business. It's a non issue.
I agree.
I do not like the "having a need" rational to buy or own something.
Or the thought that someone else's number of whatever or their reasons / rational should be part of my buying or owning of anything
As long as you are a law abiding citizen , you should be able buy what you want or how many you want.

If you have a use for what you buy , then any "needs" are met.
Andy
 
What's with all these arbitrary questions and polls on the site lately? Does census taking have any affect on your opinion? Because it shouldn't. What does the polling actually ammount to? Nothing. Get whatever makes you happy, and move along. How many magazines do I keep per gun? None of your business. It's a non issue.
Thankfully I live in a free state where you can have as many and as big of mags as you want
 
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How many I have has nothing to do with how many I think I need. It's entirely about how many I thought I could justify buying when they where on sale. I just snagged 50 Pmags for $6.60 each with free shipping. I bought 50 of the metal PSA mags when they where $6.99 with free shipping
Then you will be elated to hear that I finally gave MagPul some love during the holiday season by ordering 10 P-Mags.... but that's it, I don't want to look like everyone else at the range.:eek::eek::eek::D:p
 

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