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View Poll Results: How many polymer US made FAL mags would you buy?
I would buy one 31 4.44%
I would buy two 122 17.48%
I would buy five 300 42.98%
I would buy ten 245 35.10%
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Old February 25, 2011, 17:41   #481
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I'm all in for black mags for my black rifle. If you haven't heard it enough, thanks for taking the leap of faith--best of luck!
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Old February 25, 2011, 18:02   #482
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OD green
This, matches my rifel. Heh.
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Old February 25, 2011, 18:42   #483
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I vote OD green also...
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Old February 25, 2011, 18:43   #484
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One black, one OD... This way, it would match the set of OD furniture I want to get for mine... But since I still have black furniture, I'll need black. :P


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Old February 25, 2011, 18:43   #485
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So is the consensus if I can only get one other color besides Black in the first batch to make them OD green?
I would like to get a count/feedback of what colors everyone would want

Choices are Black, OD green and Flat Dark Earth/tan
Yes, the general consensus is Black and OD green...
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Old February 26, 2011, 10:15   #486
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Ditto on the OD choice.

Any idea when you will have some (of any color) available for us?
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Old February 26, 2011, 10:42   #487
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Make my 5 in OD.

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Old February 26, 2011, 10:43   #488
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So is the consensus if I can only get one other color besides Black in the first batch to make them OD green?
I would like to get a count/feedback of what colors everyone would want

Choices are Black, OD green and Flat Dark Earth/tan
Black, translucent and then green in that order would be my desired combo. I know translucent(not clear, more smoke) wasn't a choice but I think it would sell and it would be desired.
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Old February 27, 2011, 17:09   #489
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Old February 27, 2011, 17:13   #490
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Is Purple an option?

BLACK &/or OD GREEN for me Moses..
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Old February 27, 2011, 20:13   #491
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Is Purple an option?

BLACK &/or OD GREEN for me Moses..
Purple!!!!! We want purple!!!!

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Old February 27, 2011, 20:52   #492
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Black or translucent are my votes.
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Old February 27, 2011, 22:36   #493
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Just my .02........ OD is a nice way to find a 'Moses Mag' in the bottom of a range bag full of misc junk,

Black is so.....yesterday. OD (or any other color) says, "today"

It would be nice to look into that range bag and pick out my 'Go-To Moses Mag' from all the other 'back up' black mags.

Black black black......blah blah blah........

OD? OH YEAH!



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Old February 27, 2011, 22:57   #494
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Black is my first choice with OD being second.

It's just great to see this project move forward with a quality product.
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Old February 28, 2011, 00:02   #495
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I don't remember how many I committed to - five or ten. I'd choose OD over black if I could.

This is a BITCHIN' project!! Great job, man.
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Old February 28, 2011, 08:35   #496
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I have always heard that the black colored composite materials are the most durable, someone correct me if I am wrong. So my vote is for black first.
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Black would be my first pick. Then OD, I guess.
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Old February 28, 2011, 16:38   #498
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My vote is tan all the way. OD won't hide you here for anything.
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Old February 28, 2011, 17:41   #499
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I vote OD....as WP said, "Black is so yesterday" lol,,,,,
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Old February 28, 2011, 18:34   #500
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Make mine black - it's hard to go wrong with black.
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Old February 28, 2011, 21:14   #501
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Drop yer OD in the tall grass that yer hiding in and..... well you get it....
Did it w/ a flashlight that I was gonna need to get back to the truck w/ after the sun went down...Was dusk.....Not a good thing....Made me appreciate the lanyard theory.....That said.....OD is sooo the new!
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Old March 01, 2011, 10:19   #502
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Old March 01, 2011, 15:47   #503
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everyone needs at least one black one, it has to match your wife/girlfriends little black dress...
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Old March 01, 2011, 23:59   #504
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As the fashon mavens write all the time, black goes with anything. End the end, I'll probably be getting a bunch of black, OD, and whatever the next color is, just to stay "fashionable".
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Old March 02, 2011, 01:08   #505
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as a green whore i will take mine in OD
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Old March 03, 2011, 03:40   #506
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Well considering all the different OD color variations out there black would be my choice and a quick shot of OD that I shot my gun with would match it right up.
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Old March 03, 2011, 03:52   #507
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OK so I am basically not getting flat dark earth/tan at all.

So I assume it is safe to say Majority want Black and OD green.
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OK so I am basically not getting flat dark earth/tan at all.

So I assume it is safe to say Majority want Black and OD green.
YES, BLACK, OD green...





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What's the weight of mag unloaded?

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You could probably talk me into 5 black 20 rounders.
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tbh, with a black base, OD is no more than a rattle-can away. :P

Use a final-wipe or wax & grease remover or even lighter fluid to wipe the surface clean of any release agents the molding company used, then scuff with a red scotch-brite to dull the surface (you're not sanding smooth, you're scuffing for texture to hold the paint), then bomb-can with some OD Krylon from Wal-Mart!

If you wanna get fancy, take your Moses Mags to a body-shop and they can just blast them with some etch primer (which is usually OD green), which uses an acid base that eats into the material ever so slightly, to guarantee a good hold.


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Old March 04, 2011, 18:23   #512
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ME too!!!! "The waiting is the hardest part"

I want to get everything just like I want it, I am being anal about every detail!!!!!

We are real close but it's still gonna take some time to get the final product finished just like I want it.

We are finalizing the changes to the core of the mold and hopefully they will be cutting steel this coming week.

Here is another video of the moses mag in an Argie FAL.

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Tell them to hurry up! Shooting weather is getting close!!!


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Old March 15, 2011, 14:30   #515
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Its been awesome to see this project progress. The test seemed like it was flawless; Moses, were there any problems during the test you would share?
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Thanks it has been an interesting time going through this whole process.

The mag ran flawless the day I filmed these video's and this was the first time I ever shot the moses mag so although I thought it would work fine from the numerous hand cycling's I had done I wasn't sure that it would be 100% when I actually fired it in the guns. I was very pleased!!!

While there are a few things I am addressing with the mag it would actually work as is.

I ran a the mag a few more times last week when I was sighting in for my Rifle match and again it ran flawlessly.

To the question asked earlier, I am not sure how much the mag weighs as I do not have a scale to measure the weight.
My reloading scale doesn't go high enough, I need to measure one though to find out!!! They are significantly lighter than a steel mag though.
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Guys, moses brought a prototype to his match last weekend along with one of the guys from the molder. It was sweet. We test fit it in various FALs at the match and it went right in. The material seems to be very tough and durable. Even with all of the test fitting done, there were no wear marks at all. The ergonomics are awesome, felt really go in the hand. No slippage at all with the ribs and the surface texture. A really nice feature is the ease of field stripping it for cleaning. The base pad provides a substantial surface to grab on to when pulling them from a mag pouch (I like base pads up in the pouch). And they seem to work equally well in Inch FALs along with the metrics. The followers appear to be anti-tilt and slide easily up and down in the body. Unfortunately, the followers won't fit into metal mag bodies, but maybe the design can be modified slightly for another 922 part for those of us that have a ton of metal mags.

I spoke with the molder guy about its basic construction and found out the body is a one piece molding. Not two halves glued together, so no seam to fail. These are quality mags and I have already decided to up the number I'll purchase. Just counting down the days.
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Mike, yes these will work in Inch guns too.
Yes the body is a one piece design.
The polymer is very tough, had a lab analyze a Magpul Pmag and find out it's composition and that is the same polymer we are using.

The follower is an anti tilt follower, and I am in the works of designing an anti tilt follower that will fit in standard steel FAL mags so people can have an anti tilt follower that will help with the 922r BS.
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Great news! I'm ready for a boxful of these.
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