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 Arsenal "Circle 10" 5.56 mag for SAR 3 or WASR 3?
Sinatra  [Member]
6/6/2010 7:51:53 PM
I was at a local gun shop on Saturday and I saw a WASR 3 with an Arsenal "Circle 10" 5.56 mag in it. I used to have a WASR 3 and only used the steel Weiger mags in it. I know that 5.56 AK's are quite particular as to which mags work with them. I asked the clerk if the Arsenal "Circle 10" 5.56 mags could actually be used with the WASR 3, and he said, "Yeah, sure".

Call me a skeptic, but I doubt this, as it was seated pretty tight in the mag well and I could not get it out. Do you folks know if these mags work and feed well in WASR 3 or SAR 3 rifles? That would really be cool, as I have several Arsenal "Circle 10" 5.56 mags.

I did find a pic from a website that shows a SAR 3 with a Bulgy Circle 10 5.56 mag. It does not state how well the mag functions though.

http://www.savvysurvivor.com/gearreviewromanian_ak_rifles.htm

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Hammer_In_PA  [Member]
6/8/2010 11:36:32 PM
In my SAR-3, I only use Circle 10 Bulgarian 5.56mm magazines. Sold all my Weiger mags.

Here is a link to ensure that the magazines will work/fit.

http://www.gunco.net/forums/f163/tutorial-rework-223-556mm-magazines-32361/
Sinatra  [Member]
6/10/2010 12:47:23 PM
Originally Posted By Hammer_In_PA:
In my SAR-3, I only use Circle 10 Bulgarian 5.56mm magazines. Sold all my Weiger mags.

Here is a link to ensure that the magazines will work/fit.

http://www.gunco.net/forums/f163/tutorial-rework-223-556mm-magazines-32361/


That's great news. Thanks for the info!
mikydees  [Member]
6/30/2010 7:59:03 PM
Hello,
Same as above. That is all I use in my SAR3, do not like metal mags.
arcom  [Member]
7/1/2010 9:44:15 AM
They also run perfectly in my Yugo M90
Sinatra  [Member]
7/2/2010 12:08:46 PM
Cool! I'll order some more.

Sinatra  [Member]
7/6/2010 11:02:45 AM
Thanks for your help guys. I modified two Bulgy 5.56 mags to use on my SAR 3 and they work really well. I'm going to mod the rest of them as well.
Rocksarge  [Member]
6/28/2011 9:15:40 PM
Thanks! Hope to keep this alive.
CPT1-285TH  [Team Member]
7/1/2011 2:08:18 PM
I run Bulgy waffles in my SAR-3. I just had to shaved alittle material off the rear of the feedlips above the locking lug to clear the center support in the receiver, and they now fit perfectly and function flawlessly.





Sinatra  [Member]
7/3/2011 6:22:04 PM
Originally Posted By CPT1-285TH:
I run Bulgy waffles in my SAR-3. I just had to shaved alittle material off the rear of the feedlips above the locking lug to clear the center support in the receiver, and they now fit perfectly and function flawlessly.

http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk137/lt1st285/IMGP0013.jpg

http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk137/lt1st285/IMGP0015.jpg

http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk137/lt1st285/IMGP0014.jpg



Nice wood on that rifle!
CPT1-285TH  [Team Member]
7/4/2011 5:34:41 PM
Originally Posted By Sinatra:
Originally Posted By CPT1-285TH:
I run Bulgy waffles in my SAR-3. I just had to shaved alittle material off the rear of the feedlips above the locking lug to clear the center support in the receiver, and they now fit perfectly and function flawlessly.

http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk137/lt1st285/IMGP0013.jpg

http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk137/lt1st285/IMGP0015.jpg

http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk137/lt1st285/IMGP0014.jpg



Nice wood on that rifle!


Thanks! I picked it up from a seller in Kiev, Ukraine.
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