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Old 04-30-2018, 09:31 AM   #176
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When was the last time they had these for sale? The 'notify' me button did not work on the second round. Probably because they were listed and sold so quickly..
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Old 04-30-2018, 09:33 AM   #177
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When was the last time they had these for sale? The 'notify' me button did not work on the second round. Probably because they were listed and sold so quickly..
last time I remember was about a year ago
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Old 04-30-2018, 09:55 AM   #178
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last time I remember was about a year ago
Thanks, I have enough mags to hold out until their next round, if there is one...
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Old 04-30-2018, 10:12 AM   #179
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In 2017 they had something like 7000 mags sold. This 2018 round it was something like 1700. This time they went much faster due to the smaller number overall and a few massive purchases.
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Old 04-30-2018, 06:42 PM   #180
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When was the last time they had these for sale? The 'notify' me button did not work on the second round. Probably because they were listed and sold so quickly..
I never got the notification on the 2nd round either, I just was watching it.
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Old 05-01-2018, 12:43 AM   #181
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I didn't either. I just luckily saw someone post in here and dove on ordering a second batch before someone snagged them all lol
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Old 05-01-2018, 11:06 PM   #182
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I had a day off work and had a cosmoline removal party on my deck. I did 8 mags, oil bottle lot, a bayonet, handguards, and bore snake ropes. Mags looked good. A few had minor rust and a couple looked brand new. I can still smell cosmoline. Love it.
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Old 05-02-2018, 02:10 AM   #183
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I had a day off work and had a cosmoline removal party on my deck. I did 8 mags, oil bottle lot, a bayonet, handguards, and bore snake ropes. Mags looked good. A few had minor rust and a couple looked brand new. I can still smell cosmoline. Love it.
Sounds like a good time! Lets see some pics
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Old 05-02-2018, 01:10 PM   #184
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I only ordered 5. All of mine had ample amounts of cosmoline on them. I disassembled each mag, took a plastic pan, put a bit of gasoline in the pan (outdoors), and the cosmoline came off very quickly. Dried them in the sun for 20 minutes or so, and washed them in a stainless sink with simple green. This was quick and easy.

For me, the hard part was reassembling the mags. On some I had a difficult time getting the "button" to snap into the floor plate hole. I am not sure why the problem as I have cleaned and assembled many mags over the years with no particular trouble. Took me longer to assemble the mag then it took to clean them.

Gave them a coating of very light oil and all work perfectly!

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Old 05-02-2018, 02:20 PM   #185
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Just received the 40 I ordered. They snuck an un-issued Hungarian mag in with them but its okay. Most of them look new, some completely caked in cosmoline.
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Old 05-02-2018, 02:30 PM   #186
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Looks like they are back in stock again.

https://www.aimsurplus.com/product.a...nes&groupid=15

Edit only 5 in stock.
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Old 05-02-2018, 03:07 PM   #187
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Looks like they are back in stock again.

https://www.aimsurplus.com/product.a...nes&groupid=15

Edit only 5 in stock.
I was tempted to buy those 5 but I already have too many projects in the works that need funding
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Old 05-02-2018, 04:03 PM   #188
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Gone Gone Gone...LOL
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Old 05-02-2018, 06:40 PM   #189
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lol darn
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Old 05-04-2018, 12:18 AM   #190
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got my 30 from the latest restock last week. These are all in just as nice shape as the first 20 I got, but there is some SLIGHT rust to a few of them.... nothing wild, just some minimal rust spots on the sides, but enough to where they were more noticeable than my first batch. Also they were much more heavily soaked in cosmo... must have been the bottom of the barrel .. Still, a FANTASTIC price for these mags. Great fit and now I have to soak these bastards in gasoline lol
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Old 05-05-2018, 03:49 AM   #191
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got my 30 from the latest restock last week. These are all in just as nice shape as the first 20 I got, but there is some SLIGHT rust to a few of them.... nothing wild, just some minimal rust spots on the sides, but enough to where they were more noticeable than my first batch. Also they were much more heavily soaked in cosmo... must have been the bottom of the barrel .. Still, a FANTASTIC price for these mags. Great fit and now I have to soak these bastards in gasoline lol
Exactly describes how mine are. Some scattered rust here and there but overall nice. Little work with the mineral spirits, extra fine steel wool, and a brush made em look great!
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Old 05-05-2018, 05:59 AM   #192
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58 (was 90 last night) of the m64 mags still available at $17.95, IMO a great price

https://www.aimsurplus.com/product.aspx?item=MAK64
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Old 05-05-2018, 09:02 AM   #193
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Exactly describes how mine are. Some scattered rust here and there but overall nice. Little work with the mineral spirits, extra fine steel wool, and a brush made em look great!
yup, I'm happy with this batch. Since I have magazines coming out my ears right about now (I just broke 200), I'll just leave these soaked in cosmo and rolled in the acid free packing paper for deep storage.
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Old 05-09-2018, 04:44 AM   #194
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New Zastava mags back in stock with higher pricing at Apex:https://www.apexgunparts.com/ak47-ma...62x39-new.html

They were $8.99 for 5+ last time, now $10.99. I should have stocked up but still thinking about getting some.
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Old 05-09-2018, 12:52 PM   #195
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New Zastava mags back in stock with higher pricing at Apex:https://www.apexgunparts.com/ak47-ma...62x39-new.html

They were $8.99 for 5+ last time, now $10.99. I should have stocked up but still thinking about getting some.
they were $7.99 for 5+ as of a few months ago, then they switched to $8.99.... now $10.99??? sheesh
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they were $7.99 for 5+ as of a few months ago, then they switched to $8.99.... now $10.99??? sheesh
Oh well, more folks taking advantage of a situation I suppose. Glad as fuck I got my surplus Yugos from AIM.
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Old 05-09-2018, 04:52 PM   #197
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New Zastava mags back in stock with higher pricing at Apex:https://www.apexgunparts.com/ak47-ma...62x39-new.html

They were $8.99 for 5+ last time, now $10.99. I should have stocked up but still thinking about getting some.
As of 3:54 PM CST they are now $11.49 ! FUCK RAPEX!!!!
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Old 05-09-2018, 06:09 PM   #198
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As of 3:54 PM CST they are now $11.49 ! FUCK RAPEX!!!!
yeah I saw that. They're still $8.99 at several other dealers last time I checked.
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Old 05-09-2018, 07:01 PM   #199
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Well, the Zastava BHO Mags are a decent deal, however the price should have been held to the previous lower figure - $9.00 or $9.99. Another several 40 foot long shipping containers of these will come in and the price will drop again. Like the price of gas going up the price of mags is a sham - as there are a Gazzillion , or more appropriately several tens of millions of military mags that could be imported. Of course since there are new steel and new polymer mags being produced in Europe and in the other AK producing countries, I would order the Croation Mags if unhappy with APEX price - from AIm Surplus, as they are still or were last I looked $9.99 per.
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Easy guys, mags are slowly creeping up everywhere, the Apex guy is a good dude.

About two years ago, I bought some AK mags on sale for under 8 bucks a piece, good mags too, not the new cheapie ill-fitting mags.

Last couple batches have cost me 11-12 bucks a mag.

Oversupply is running down as demand goes down for a lot of things, which drives up prices.

You can get AR kits now so cheap you can make one for under 400 bucks. two years from now when they are 600 some guys will cry "gouging! I won't pay!", 5 years from now they'll be 800 bucks and they will cry about the good ol days of 600 dollar AR's, 10 years from now when they are 1500 bucks they will buy them finally in a panic.
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I agree with Dragynn. The Apex people are good and fair people. I've never had any problems with them and their pricing.
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I would order the Croation Mags if unhappy with APEX price - from AIm Surplus, as they are still or were last I looked $9.99 per.
The Croatian mags are up a buck, too.
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Buy cheap stack deep now before its too late. lol
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Old 05-11-2018, 08:11 AM   #204
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Just about everyone does this with any surplus mags & parts, price is based on availability & demand, and when those change, prices change. I'm not aware of any online dealer who sells their last surplus mag for the same price as the first. Keep an eye out for threads like this and get ready to act fast, or buy new production.
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Old 05-11-2018, 08:51 AM   #205
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Also, even AR mags have (in general) bounced up. All the gun control talk, upcoming midterms... Best value is in ammo right now...still. And AR parts...full guns are moving up.
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