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The truth about Magpul Prices.


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Basically, the reason why us airsofters have to pay through the nose for magpul parts is that:

real ones don't melt.

no really, that's it. Think about it - we don't need out parts to sustain the same shocks or heat that a real steel part would, so our parts don't have to be made of the same stuff and can be manufactured for a lower cost.
This is great, magpul parts for cheap :D
but then real steel owners would see these parts and put them on a real steel firearm (espeically over in the states).
then the part malufunctions, melts or cracks and they either get burns from molten plastics or sue magpul.
So magpul price their parts so that they are cheaper than the real steel bits, but not cheap enough for real steel firearms owners to buy them instead of the safer propper parts - magpul aren't sued, people dont burn their hands - everyone's a winner! (except us airsofters)

essentially, it's a safety feature to make the parts so expensive.

Send the doctors home, I'll be doing the operating around here.

 

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I just think it's cause fagpul suck.

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And they need to make their prices high, to make it sound like they are really good.

It's ares, it'll be ok...

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I'm with finius on this, I'm sure your reasoning is correct Dave, but still won't make me like it :P

But its true, in the us, a lot of the rs parts are cheaper than the pts

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well, that's just like, your opinion, maaan.

no really, that's the reason, straight from the man who imports the UK's magpul supplies.

On a related note, you won't be able to get a black masada anywhere untill atleast christmas - PB sold the last one in europe the other day.

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That's okay, I'd rather stab myself in the delicates with a rusty fork than buy a MASADA anyways :P

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Really? Including the AKM?- I didn't think they were very popular?!?

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You won't find any MASADA AKM's. I burnt them all.

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But but, they're the nice ones :P.... nicer than any stoopid ass penguin anyway :P

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the AKM's just haven't sold.
the guys at landwarrior have sold 3.
we at PB haven't sold any
It's the same everywhere, and they are,in my eyes, the better of the two guns.

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One day I will find you. And then the games will begin.

Also, on a lighter note. When you study forensics, they teach you how to essentially commit the perfect crime...

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I can't see why they don't sell, they look and perform better, and have better mags, tis indeed the better one of the two
If I wanted an aeg its the one I'd buy..... you and your pigeons penguins are safe for now

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being able to share M4 mags is certainly more practical anyway, i respect magpul for making their safety prices, :)

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With over 120 rounds you will never need to borrow mags, unless u truly can't aim. they are cheaper too so.you can have more anyway if you need more.

I understand their reason but tbh anyone who shoots rs firearms should.know better than to use improper equipment

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Yea but americans in general or atleast the ones i know are to stupid to understand the concept

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A bloke I know who's ex special forces (and has just been called up to the RAF but isn't allowed to tell us what regiment) tried to load real rounds, in real magazines into an AAL85, it took him about twenty minutes to figure out why his magazine wouldn't stay in his AEG.

It's not just the Americans who get confused between their real guns and their toy guns ;)

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A bloke I know who's ex special forces (and has just been called up to the RAF but isn't allowed to tell us what regiment) tried to load real rounds, in real magazines into an AAL85, it took him about twenty minutes to figure out why his magazine wouldn't stay in his AEG.

It's not just the Americans who get confused between their real guns and their toy guns ;)

storys like this help me sleep easy at night knowing that we are being looked after by the very best... :P
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That's okay, I'd rather stab myself in the delicates with a rusty fork than buy a MASADA anyways :P


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That's a beast of a fork.
Salad fingers would be proud

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It's not quite rusty enough...




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