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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 October 04, 2010, 19:36   #281
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FAL market is different because its a builders gun but not a easy build gun and for many years there were $200 receivers and $100 parts kits and $4 mags.
Yes, but there are many kits out there that would benefit from having 3 readily available US parts for the 922r requirements. I for one would love to make my FALS as close to original as possible. Especially when the sources of reliable US parts are starting to dry up as the demand is dropping.

I have about 60 mags, both inch and metric, with more than a few with reliability problems caused by age and use. And it would be nice to be able to chuck the bad ones in a box for safe keeping, using the new ones without worrying about "am I going to mess a mag up if I do combat mag change during a match."

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FAL market is different because its a builders gun but not a easy build gun and for many years there were $200 receivers and $100 parts kits and $4 mags.
Yes, but there are many kits out there that would benefit from having 3 readily available US parts for the 922r requirements. I for one would love to make my FALS as close to original as possible. Especially when the sources of reliable US parts are starting to dry up as the demand is dropping.

I have about 60 mags, both inch and metric, with more than a few with reliability problems caused by age and use. And it would be nice to be able to chuck the bad ones in a box for safe keeping, using the new ones without worrying about "am I going to mess a mag up if I do combat mag change during a match."

Forgot to add that I would be in for 10 to begin with and probably more from the second run.

Moses, let's just be clear, the mags will be OD and not military green, right?
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Old October 16, 2010, 09:04   #282
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Just wondering if there were was any news with the mags?
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Old October 16, 2010, 09:12   #283
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Now that's a double tap I've never seen before.
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Old October 16, 2010, 10:16   #284
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The ar isn't a full caliber rifle...


Hay tipos diferentes ahora... en caso de que usted no hubiera advertido.

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Old October 16, 2010, 12:42   #285
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was referring to the ar-15 which I think is all DSA is making currently
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Old October 18, 2010, 09:42   #286
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Heavier,, yes...
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Old October 18, 2010, 23:19   #287
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The FAL and AR have their places. Personally, I'd go for an FAL for its engagement distance, and quite awesome reliability (where's that thread about that one old bastard rifle? Last I heard, 13k rounds without a cleaning)!!

And soon, hopefully, some good reliable durable poly mags!!


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Old October 27, 2010, 16:10   #288
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Any new updates Im dying for some QUALITY mags. Im just holding off for these hope all is going well JB
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Old October 27, 2010, 18:55   #289
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The molds are being made now!
I don't have a definite timeline on when they will be ready, but I was told 8 to 10 weeks when I wrote the check on October 5th so best case scenario is in 3 weeks.
I will have them make 10 or 20 mags to test when the molds are finished and then if all goes well we will start production.
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Old October 27, 2010, 22:32   #290
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Old October 28, 2010, 07:23   #291
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Old November 02, 2010, 10:04   #292
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Tell them to put this in the next gear Moses....

Getting tired of ordering old metal mags for guys...

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Old November 04, 2010, 13:39   #293
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Sounds like they might be ready in time to be stocking stuffers. I 'll have to start hang'n stockings up everywhere and give my kids moses's contact info.

Great Christmas gifts.
When will ya start taking order deposits?

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Old November 05, 2010, 17:27   #294
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PLEASE let us know when these are ready to go!
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Old November 06, 2010, 08:44   #295
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Old November 06, 2010, 14:57   #296
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I talked to the molding co. yesterday and was told that the floorplate, follower and bottom plate mold was under construction and the mag body mold design was completed and they should be cuttting steel on it soon.

I will most likely be doing 2000 mags the first run, I hope to be able to do 1000 black and 500 each of desert tan and OD green.

With the limited first run how many people would like to pre-pay to insure getting there mags in the first run?

Price will be $23.99 per mag.
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Old November 06, 2010, 15:15   #297
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I'm in! I want 5 black and 5 OD green to start!
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Old November 06, 2010, 17:05   #298
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I would like to get four in Black. Moses thanks for the great offer...

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Old November 06, 2010, 17:44   #299
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How soon is the pre pay?

If it's happening in the next week or so I will do two desert tan mags.
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Old November 06, 2010, 18:01   #300
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I want 4 black to start with, I have the money now. When you get the second run, I want 4 or more then. How long until I need to get you the money for the first four, and then how long until the second run??

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Old November 06, 2010, 19:32   #301
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I would like to prepay for 1 black and 1 OD from first batch.
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Old November 06, 2010, 22:26   #302
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1xblack
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Also PICS yet?

Will put another order in after Pay-Day, if possible!
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Old November 07, 2010, 02:36   #303
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I talked to the molding co. yesterday and was told that the floorplate, follower and bottom plate mold was under construction and the mag body mold design was completed and they should be cuttting steel on it soon.

I will most likely be doing 2000 mags the first run, I hope to be able to do 1000 black and 500 each of desert tan and OD green.

With the limited first run how many people would like to pre-pay to insure getting there mags in the first run?

Price will be $23.99 per mag.
I will pre-pay for two mags $47.98.

Shipping ?
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Old November 07, 2010, 08:01   #304
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I'd be interested in some of these if the testing results are satisfactory.

I'd like to see testing by more than one person.

I'd like to see exactly how they are tested.

Any pics yet?
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Old November 07, 2010, 19:53   #305
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I'd prepay for 2 od mags - just say when and how
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Old November 08, 2010, 15:28   #306
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If you'll let me prepay with PayPal, I'll take 2xBlack.

If not, I'll take 1x Black.
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Old November 10, 2010, 13:33   #307
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I would gladly pre-purchase 3. Just tell me how and where.
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Old November 10, 2010, 13:37   #308
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I would also prepay for several black mags.
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Old November 10, 2010, 20:55   #309
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I would like to let people prepay so they could assure themselves mags on the first run.

My concern is that if an unforeseen problem comes up and it gets delayed a few months I don't want people freaking out.
I might wait until I have the proto types tested and approved before I do the presale.
How does that sound to everyone?
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Old November 10, 2010, 21:24   #310
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I I might wait until I have the proto types tested and approved before I do the presale.
How does that sound to everyone?
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Old November 11, 2010, 06:39   #311
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Yep, you're gonna be swamped and people are gonna be screaming when they don't get it 2nd day air.
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Old November 11, 2010, 08:17   #313
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Moses take the mags slow and no money down test them get them right and you won't have to ever worry about having a black eye.

Of course if you do this you will be doing what almost all mag manufactures never do.
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Old November 11, 2010, 22:16   #314
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Old November 12, 2010, 13:57   #315
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Prepaying would be fine for me. I would probably get 4 or 5.
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Old November 12, 2010, 14:29   #316
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Moses take the mags slow and no money down test them get them right and you won't have to ever worry about having a black eye.

Of course if you do this you will be doing what almost all mag manufactures never do.
I agree. I would even scatter a hand full out to Files members who could actually do some field testing before shipping any to paying customers.
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I can wait. Not a problem, but will happily prepay if it helps get this off the ground.
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Working bugs out before opening the pre-sale is a fantastic Idea. Works best for everyone.
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Old November 13, 2010, 13:09   #319
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Moses, here is an idea. If the test mags are ready by the time Stimpy has his match, bring them along. Give the shooters an option of using the mags for running the match (one mag per competitor). That is a torture test that will bring out the worst in a mag (and rifle). If a mag craps itself, a quick reload with a good one and the competitor continues to shoot. The dropped mag lets you look a where and how it failed so you can figure out the corrective action. 5 or 6 brought to the match and put through the ringer oughta satisfy anybody dead set on rigorous testing. Plus enough video is taken so that everybody can see the performance of the mags.

For those unfamiliar with the RBGC FAL only Match, Stimpy usually has at least 1 stage that is a mag dump run and gun from 150 -200 rounds. Hot ammo, hot weather, really hot FAL's, hot and sweaty shooters. If they survive that they gotta be good.
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Old November 13, 2010, 14:50   #320
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I will take (2) BLACK and (2) OD from the first batch. Please let me know what you need to make this happen. Thanks!

ETA - Moses, I am OK with prepay if you need it to get things going. I am OK waiting as well, just let me know. If you are going to try and sell some of the first batch I will pay and help test if you like. Thanks!
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