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NC Rifleman
May 05, 2016, 16:51
Looking at some PW made 15rd carbine mags on an auction. I have read there are two versions, one that will hold the bolt bolt open after the last round and one that won't. Seller doesn't have a rifle to check with. Is there a way to tell by looking at the mag? Thanks

tdb59
May 05, 2016, 21:26
The hold open follower type is on the right...

http://www.ktgunsmith.com/images/30carbmag/30mag1_thumb.jpg


The bolt hold open on an M1 Carbine as designed is a manual detent on the slide.


http://www.gunblast.com/images/AutoOrdnance-M1Carbine/DSC05640.JPG



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NC Rifleman
May 06, 2016, 09:44
Hey thanks for that pic. Found a semi local shop selling them for $10 NIW so I may take a ride and pick up a few. Was hoping to get a couple of the hold open type just to try out