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Too many magazines

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Nwcid, Mar 14, 2014.

  1. Nwcid

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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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

    Skang WA Well-Known Member

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

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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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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  4. Nwcid

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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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

    Texfisher33 Tri-Cities, WA Active Member

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

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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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

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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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

    Phrank Forest Grove Active Member

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

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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

    CLT65 Yamhill County Active Member

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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

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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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

    PDXSparky Keizer / Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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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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  13. Kruejl

    Kruejl Hillsboro Moderator of the Coriolis effect Staff Member Gold Supporter Silver Supporter

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    I have 15 and always look for more if the price is right.
     
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    forefathersrback Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    forefathersrback Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Agreed.
     
  16. wichaka

    wichaka Wa State Well-Known Member

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    Have on hand at least 10 per rifle.
     
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  17. Nwcid

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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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

    munkel PDX Active Member

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

    Modeler Molalla, Oregon Soccer Fan

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

    semperfi68to70 South Salem, Oregon Well-Known Member

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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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