Ok, so I could not tell a better place to ask this about mags since it is between the HK aluminum, and the CETME steel mags. I had bought some rusty CETME mags that I though I could fix up, but failed. I have purchased some aluminum on line, but have a place close by that has VG to new steel CETME for same price as HK aluminum. Which would be a better purchase? I already have a bad taste in mouth due to failed attempt with CETME mags. I can save almost $10 for 5 CETME vs HK mainly due to no shipping.
I picked up a few boxes of the alloy mags - about a year ago - never can have too many mags
07-20-2019, 12:12 AM
For use, or to look at??? :biggrin: Get the HK aluminum, unless you have a CETME. :wink:
07-20-2019, 02:03 AM
Yep get factory mags ...I will warn you the mags SARCO sells are nasty I mean nasty .. They work but lord I dont know what the heck is on them rust? cosomline? weird african dust and oil ? And the smell .... Cool for collecting or project but yeah
As to your question ..Stick to factory HK steel or Alum ... Hunt for deals
07-20-2019, 01:29 PM
Thanks for the replies everyone. I will just keep buying the HK alum mags and forgo the CETME, even though I have, or will have in a week or so, the C308.
07-20-2019, 05:45 PM
For extreme rust use WD40 rust remover soak over night it will remove all rust it's awesome stuff then use Brownells Alumahyde paint.
07-20-2019, 05:47 PM
It's the grey color jug comes in gallon size WD40 rust soak products.
07-25-2019, 01:23 PM
I sent you a PM a couple of days ago regarding the steel CETME mags...I couldn't get a picture to upload to the PM, so I posted a couple of pictures to your "First Post" thread in the Clone section. All 12 mags are now back in service...some have heavy pitting, but they work. Best rust remover HANDS DOWN that I've ever seen is Evaporust...you can get it at almost any Harbor Freight, as well as other sources.