Those of you in the sunny state of California who are fortunate enough to own ARs right now should be able to get these new Magpul PMAG 10/30 AR/M4 GEN M3 magazines shipped directly to you. Despite their appearance, these magazines feature a special spring, spacer, and riveted base plate that effectively limit the otherwise 30 round magazine to just 10 rounds.
[TFB GUNFEST] Magpul PMAG 10/30 AR/M4 GEN M3
As you can see from the pictures I took, a lot of work has gone into making sure these magazines can’t be easily transformed into 30 round magazines which should satisfy the relatively stringent policies of the state of California. As with other PMAGs, the PMAG 10/30 still features the same sturdy polymer construction as standard magazines so you’ll be getting the best performance out of your specialized magazines without worrying about running afoul of asinine firearms laws in your state.
As many shooters who live in such ban states will know, these magazine capacity laws can often be convoluted and difficult to keep straight, especially when things suddenly change for a few days like in the case of California’s “freedom week” where standard 30 round magazines were made legal to purchase within the state. The PMAG 10/30 will at least give those shooters the same overall dimensions as a standard PMAG, but with a capacity that won’t get them into trouble with state laws.
All in all, I think so far Magpul has brought some great products to the market that cover the needs of many different types of shooters across the country. Be sure to check back here on The Firearm Blog for more Magpul releases as they happen throughout the week. What are your thoughts on this new California compliant magazine from Magpul? Comments are always appreciated below. Be sure to check back on the blog for more content from TFB Gun Fest 2021. We will be covering all the new product releases from your favorite manufacturers for 2021 and we’ll also be covering these items over on TFBTV.