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I don't know much about .30 Carbines.... but I have always thought the available 30rd mags need some dedicated work.

Also, has CMI considered making 32rd 9MM Colt pattern straight stick mags ?

Maybe some extended length 9MM magazine for the PCC crowd ?
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And last.... but FAR from the least...

A 7rd M1A mag, like used by the US mil sharp shooters.... the slightly extended length ( Lol ...seriously 10rds is to much, and 5rds is to little ) is a god sent.... 7rds is juuusst right for being able to yank the mag loose, while not to long , like the 10rd'r, for those ground hugging shots.... and easier to use at the bench.
 
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I always buy alot of the M1A C.M.I. mags at the NRA meeting each year. This year I bought 15 of them plus 3 of the limited edition "Texas" 25 rounders. Over the past 5 years or so I have bought over 100 C.M.I mags. I am sure that I spoke with Brandon at length the NRA meeting this year. He shared lot of information about the future plans for C.M.I.
 

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Back in the day G3 mags were dirt cheap.

This is just a thought. What about g3/ptr91 magazines. Could you think about making them. Because surplus is going to run out sooner or later. Plus the way PTR and Century keep selling these rifles there just might be a demand for reliable US made 20 and 25 rounds. What say you?.
After the ban expired in 2004 I bought a hundred G3 (Steel - NIW) for a $100 plus $20 shipping. The aluminum ones (NIW) I bought for 50 cents each with $20 shipping. A lot of the aluminum ones were HK marked commercial and late dated in the 70's.
 

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Welcome in Brandon!

Excellent M14/M1A magazines, the only ones i recommend ever.
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Hello Everyone!

I'd like to take a quick moment to introduce myself (I'm sure some of you may have dealt with me in the past 3 years). My name is Brandon and I handle the Commercial Sales division at Check-Mate Industries. I'm here to answer any questions you may have on our mags or M14 mags in general. We are incredibly appreciative of the support from the M14 community over the years and look forward to continuing returning the favor. If you place an order with us, please email me or shoot me a message so I can make sure your order gets something extra. A few requests below to keep things running smoothly.


*I can't confirm or deny exactly which manufacturers we make magazines for but I can definitely point you in the right direction

*If there's a problem with our magazines PLEASE get in contact with us! We will make sure you get a magazine that works for your rifle.

*To avoid clogging the thread, please email me for questions regarding orders and order status.

*Let us hear your ideas! We have weekly R&D meetings focused on improving and providing the best M14 magazine on the market.

Nice seeing you here on the forum Brandon and this brings up a question. Sometime ago (probably early last winter) I went on your site and signed up for the military discount program. Now being retired I frequently don't expect to be accorded a military discount but your site asked for a copy of my retired ID which I then emailed/forwarded to your people. I waited and I may even have put in one of your contact forms on the site to inquire as to the status but I never received so much as a peep back from Checkmate Industries. I suppose its possible that the program was discontinued but a return email would have been nice. So instead of doing business directly I have since purchased around a dozen 20rd mags from .44mag.com. - RHH
 

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Yes welcome to the Forum and thank you for the fine M14 magazines that you all make, they are outstanding. If you are taking suggestions for new magazines to make, I could really use a few 10 round magazines for my Browning 1903 so I can shoot it with the shoulder stock. It would be really nice to have a manufacture make HK 93 magazines in the US as well. Surely you all could make them as well as HK, sell them cheaper then HK and still make money.
 

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Two M14 products that would be nice:

A permanently blocked 10/20 magazine that can still be taken apart for cleaning, like many full size pistol mags. Stamp 10/20 on the rear of it.

A TRW marked magazine, so folks can stop looking for something that doesn't exist. RNGR2
 

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Two M14 products that would be nice:

A permanently blocked 10/20 magazine that can still be taken apart for cleaning, like many full size pistol mags.

A TRW marked magazine, so folks can stop looking for something that doesn't exist. RNGR2
Beat me to it Kurt, I was going to say the same thing, 10 round mag in 20 round configuration style magazine for that correct M14 look for those states with magazine restriction, those would do well IMO.
 

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Yes welcome to the Forum and thank you for the fine M14 magazines that you all make, they are outstanding. If you are taking suggestions for new magazines to make, I could really use a few 10 round magazines for my Browning 1903 so I can shoot it with the shoulder stock. It would be really nice to have a manufacture make HK 93 magazines in the US as well. Surely you all could make them as well as HK, sell them cheaper then HK and still make money.
Good point. Well Heck..I might as well mention FAL mags. NOBODY makes a steel FAL mag that is worth a hoot! I worked on new DSA mags and now that work most of the time!! I tried my M1A mags but they don't fit???
 

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.44 auto mag magazines

It's the first time we've been asked but if there's a large enough demand we will absolutely look into it.
How many would you need to sell to do a run?

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Nice seeing you here on the forum Brandon and this brings up a question. Sometime ago (probably early last winter) I went on your site and signed up for the military discount program. Now being retired I frequently don't expect to be accorded a military discount but your site asked for a copy of my retired ID which I then emailed/forwarded to your people. I waited and I may even have put in one of your contact forms on the site to inquire as to the status but I never received so much as a peep back from Checkmate Industries. I suppose its possible that the program was discontinued but a return email would have been nice. So instead of doing business directly I have since purchased around a dozen 20rd mags from .44mag.com. - RHH

Our web notifications sometimes end up in the spam filter, your MIL account should be active as we still validate them daily. Please pm me and i'll get you squared away!
 

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Welcome from southern Oregon. I can't say enough about how helpful it is for a company like yours to engage with us consumers. Greatly appreciated.
Thanks for the warm welcome. As a gun guy first and foremost, I'm glad I can reach out to you folks. Please don't hesitate to contact me if there's anything you need!
 

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Excellent products and welcome to the team. I went to the website, listed above by a member, and took a look at the M1a offering. Very extensive and wonderful pricing but everything was marked EXTENDED LEAD TIME ITEM. I’m in NO hurry but what could we expect?

Best wishes.
Right now (A/O 8/13) we're running about 1 week lead time. Give me a call or email before you place your order and i'll make sure you get taken care of
 

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How about "rivited" 10/20 magazines with
available spring kits......If for no other reason
it might give the Ma. AG a stroke.
Riveted magazines are tough because with a drill they can be knocked out in a matter of seconds. The law requires something permanent, which we have experimented with but none of the prototypes have been "user serviceable" after being limited to 10 rounds. We are actively working on a solution that can still be taken apart and cleaned.
 
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