Too many magazines

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  1. Nwcid

    Nwcid
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    How many is too many magazines?

    Right now for my target AR I have a lot of magazines, but I think I just found a deal on more. At what point is it too many?
     
  2. Skang

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    when you can't afford it anymore. :p
     
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  3. Nwcid

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    Hhhhmmmm well I have over 50 now. 14 fit nicely in an ammo can, I have 3 full cans. I have 2 in the gun (Redi-mag) and a couple laying on the shelf.

    Right now they are all full and I am in the process of loading another 1000+ rounds so I have to box up the loose ammo somehow. Just seems like magazines are a great place to store them.
     
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    That 50 is ONLY the 20rd mags I use in my target AR......

    The other big point is they are all full. Many times I see people buying 50 mags, yet only have 500rds of ammo. I would rather have 1000rds of ammo and 5 mags. But that is no the case here.
     
  5. Texfisher33

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    I might be in the market for a few more. Is it an online deal?
     
  6. Nwcid

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    Just a private sale of about a dozen. I have not made an offer yet, so not sure it would be accepted.
     
  7. mjbskwim

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    I usually say there isn't a number but I only have 1 AR (not a big fan) and I have about 30 mags for it.
    I'll build another and just sell the thing.
    Now for my 1911 or my g20 or my 22s? Never enough.
     
  8. Phrank

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    Much like ammo, there are two quantities. Some and more.
     
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  9. Nwcid

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    Well I shot them an offer so we will see what happens.
     
  10. CLT65

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    My rule of thumb is two magazines per firearm: one to load and shoot, and one extra for a spare in case the first one gets lost or damaged. That's just me though. :)
     
  11. Nwcid

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    Hhhhmmm I think I only have a couple of magazines that have that few. Remington 700, only have 3 but would like 2 more. Just not worth $50 each. Armalite AR-30, only have 3 mags, again would like 2 more but not worth it for $80 each.

    I think the least I have for any other gun is 5, and that is usually guns that don't get used often. Ones that get used often 10+

    I very seldom shoot at a range so my time is not spent sitting on a bench. The times I do go shoot with groups of other people I plan on spending time shooting not loading mags.
     
  12. PDXSparky

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    I only want one more... maybe two more....
    Unless we are talking about subguns, then it legally isn't possible to have too many mags.
     
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    I have 15 and always look for more if the price is right.
     
  14. forefathersrback

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    Agreed.
     
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    Have on hand at least 10 per rifle.
     
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    Crap, well I did it. Made an offer and bought more mags. Well now I won't have to box up as many rounds. 360 will be going right into magazines. Now that puts me at over 70 old style GI aluminum 20rd magazines :eek:o_O:eek:o_O:eek:o_O
     
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  18. munkel

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    you can never have too many! ;)
     
  19. Modeler

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    What's this whole "too many magazines" thing? I don't entirely understand....
     
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  20. semperfi68to70

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    I would never say that any number is too many because this is still America (sort of) and we all have a right to do as we please. I have 22 20 rounds mags and 2 30 round mags for my AR and I am very comfortable with that number. It would have to be a really good deal for me to buy more.
     
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