When you think of polymer AR-15 magazines, Magpul PMAGs are almost the universal image that comes to mind. The company now aims to make you think “Magpul AK-47 magazine” when you need to feed your Eastern Bloc gun.
I recently read an independent test in a tactical magazine that compared 5 different polymer magazines. Though several other brands scored high, the Magpul PMAG was still the reigning champ. From dusty battlegrounds, to the mean streets, to home defense and beyond, Magpul has produced a great magazine that is enjoyed by many.
PMAG 30 AK MOE
Until recently Magpul has focused most of the PMAG magazines on the AR rifle market. The most popular mag being for the AR-15, but also offering magazines for the AR-10 in .308 caliber, and two options for the British SA80 and the H&K G36.
For the first time, however, Magpul has entered the increasingly popular AK-47 market with the new PMAG 30 AK MOE. The new PMAG 30 for the AK-47 brings all the experience, expertise, and technical magic that has made the Magpul PMags so popular in the AR market to the Kalashnikov world. Specifically designed to work in the AK-47, AKM, AKS, and similar patterned rifles chambered for the 7.62×39, the AK MOE is a 30-round lightweight polymer magazine that offers a removable base plate, constant curve, and the highly regarded and dependable Magpul follower.
Although Magpul is a late comer to this arena I’m fairly confident that the excellent function and durability of the original PMAG will have many AK owners seeking out the new PMag 30 AK MOE for their own. Consider how popular the US Palm magazines have become in the relative short time they have been in the market. Magpul promises that this will be the first installment of an ever-increasing AK PMAG line.
With the current move out of Colorado by Magpul the MSRP has not yet been released, but the company hopes to have the Magpul AK-47 magazine available by late summer.
PMAG 30 AK MOE Specifications
- Impact and crush resistant polymer construction
- Constant curve internal geometry for reliable and smooth feeding
- Anti-tilt, self-lubricating follower for increased reliability
- Stainless steel spring
- Flared floor plate for positive magazine handling and easy disassembly
- MSRP – Not listed
- Availability – Late SummerAnti-tilt, self-lubricating follower for increased reliabilityAnti-tilt, self-lubricating follower for inreased reliability