Product Special: What’s New in High Capacity Rifle Mags?

By The Small Arms Review Editorial Staff

UC Magazine Coupler

The UC Magazine Coupler enables a secure, one-handed, magazine operation and rapid magazine change.


Use with AR-15/M4 platforms

Caliber: 5.56
Material: Fiberglass-reinforced polymer
Capacity: Holds two 30-round magazines
Weight: 82gr
Options: Use with Ultimag 30R / Smart Load, magazines only
MSRP (in USD): $17.05

Ultimag 30R Smart Load

The Ultimag 30R is a 30-round 5.56x45 NATO (.223 Remington) polymer magazine for AR-15/M4 compatible weapons, with transparent windows for rapid visual identification of remaining rounds. The Ultimag 30R provides a strong, durable and reliable magazine solution using high grade materials.


Use with AR-15/M4 platforms

Caliber: 5.56x45 NATO (.223 Remington)
Material: Polymer
Capacity: 30-round
Dimensions: 23mmx72mmx193mm
Weight: 131gr
Options: Available in black, olive drab green or flat dark earth
MSRP (in USD): $37.70

PMAG D-60® AR/M4

The PMAG D-60 is a durable, lightweight, highly reliable 60-round 5.56x45 NATO/.223 Remington (optimized for use only with 5.56x45 NATO/.223 Remington cartridges) polymer drum magazine for AR-15/M4 compatible weapons. With a larger capacity than previous PMAGs, the PMAG D-60 gives the shooter 60 rounds of ammunition, effectively allowing the same round count as two standard capacity 30-round magazines without requiring a critical reload.

The unique drum configuration keeps the height of the magazine manageable as well as allowing for prone firing and easier storage. Features an easy-to-use loading lever, paint pen dot matrix for...

This article first appeared in Small Arms Review V22N4 (April 2018)
and was posted online on February 23, 2018


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