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Old July 31, 2010, 22:06   #170
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Originally posted by John Hardin

Have you been following the developments in quad-stack mags for the AR and AK platforms?

The critical bits are patented, so you probably won't be able to do something like that without some innovation on your part. Any thoughts?
While I expect that Magpul will recieve its patent from the USPO, I wouldn't expect the patents to hold up in court. The original idea and design is now 100 years old. Its hard to convince a court that you idea is "new" and worthy of protection when a long dead Russian came up with the basic design 100+ years ago.
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