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Old April 23, 2018, 19:56   #1
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M14 Mags NIW 1963.....

Open em and use em, or keep them pristine in the wrap? I've got hungry M-1A's.

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Old April 23, 2018, 20:09   #2
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If you need them, use them. I've got 20 or so that are NOS in wrap. might need them someday. I'm John Crusher and I have a addiction to want more.
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Old April 24, 2018, 03:48   #3
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It seems NIW GI mags have some extrinsic appeal to collectors. If I wanted excellent shooters Id probably sell the NIW USGI mags and buy Checkmates.
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Old April 24, 2018, 05:53   #4
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Used to see them all the time for sale at shows and such ....now I never do.
Once common now not so much.
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Open em and use em, or keep them pristine in the wrap? I've got hungry M-1A's.

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What or who are you *saving* them for...retirement, or yourself in a future life?

Feed your M1A's and enjoy the mags today.
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Old April 24, 2018, 09:12   #6
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I'm not a collector nor am I a despoiler of collectible items so when I find myself in possession of items like these I try to find out if I can trade them to a 'collector' on a 1 for 2 basis or something like that. That way I get more of what I need and can put to burden of maintaining pristine condition of some stupid piece of sh*t on someone else. Works every time.

The guy who's running a chopped and channeled M1A in a Ford chassis with curb feelers isn't the guy you're looking for. You want to find the guy with an H&R M14 still in its original wrap in the shipping box. Those guys are out there. They have more money than brains which is to your advantage.
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