Good FAL Magazines Anywhere? - M14 Forum

M14 Forum

Good FAL Magazines Anywhere?

This is a discussion on Good FAL Magazines Anywhere? within the Foreign forums, part of the Gun Forum category; I recently purchased FAL magazines from two sources - DSA and a local gun show - only to find out that DSA magazines are crap ...

Go Back   M14 Forum > Gun Forum > Foreign

LinkBack Moderator Tools Display Modes

Old November 25th, 2012, 01:50 PM   #1
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Texas
Posts: 110
Good FAL Magazines Anywhere?

I recently purchased FAL magazines from two sources - DSA and a local gun show - only to find out that DSA magazines are crap and the gun show magazines are Korean (apparently worse than crap). The only original military FAL magazines I see these days look like they have been run over by a truck several times.

Are there any FAL magazines for sale these days that are good quality and in good shape? If so, where can I buy them?


Scott L. is offline  
Remove Ads
Old November 25th, 2012, 02:17 PM   #2
Old Salt
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: new york
Posts: 1,272
They are getting harder and harder to find, try finding them in NY. Ive hoarded the precious few I have. Im interested though , you found the DSA's to be crap? I have only been able to find them at gun shows, and for quite the markup in some cases.

hammer 1 is offline  
Old November 25th, 2012, 02:50 PM   #3
boomer1983's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Denver, Colorado
Posts: 2,294
I've had nothing but good luck with dsa mags

boomer1983 is offline  
Old November 25th, 2012, 04:11 PM   #4
Scout Sniper
speerchucker's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: unda da wild oaks
Posts: 724
Go to the fal files forum. There are plenty for sale there.

speerchucker is online now  
Old November 26th, 2012, 09:54 AM   #5
Old Salt
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 1,384
I haven't had to buy any for many years so I can't help you there. I can say that I've bought several that were rough looking. As long as nothing is bent or severely pitted, they can be cleaned up and refinished (or painted) and be fine. May have to get new springs.

I would put them in my blasting cabinet, finish them in gunkote, then bake them in a cheap toaster oven. They would come out looking just like new and function flawlessly. I have one that I just spray pained with cheap black spray paint. Won't win any beauty prizes but works just fine.

KYShooter is offline  
Old November 26th, 2012, 12:18 PM   #6
arga14's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Ridgecrest, CA
Posts: 42
The general opinion on the FAL files seems to be that the 20rnd DSA mags have problems but the 30 rounders are great. (which seems odd)

I'm just parroting what I've read. I haven't tried any DSA mags but I'll be picking some 10 rounders up in January.

Check out these threads:

arga14 is offline  
Old December 5th, 2012, 06:39 PM   #7
tankdriver's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Memphis, TN
Posts: 108
Check There are usually some for sale all the time...

tankdriver is offline  

  M14 Forum > Gun Forum > Foreign

Search tags for this page
are dsa fal mags good
best fal magazines
best fal mags
best fal mags for sale
dsa fal magazines
dsa magazines for sale
fal magazine

fal magazines


fal magazines for sale

fal mags

fal mags for sale

fn fal magazines for sale
Click on a term to search for related topics.

Moderator Tools
Display Modes

Similar M14 Forum Discussions
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Any of these loads have too soft primers? Grumpy Old Man Ammunition 18 August 25th, 2012 06:17 PM
Good Men that Do Evil. Candyman Your War 24 July 16th, 2011 11:35 AM
FAL sight rail Steve in Allentown PA Foreign 2 May 31st, 2010 03:57 PM
M1A Magazines JoeGun Ammunition 15 January 17th, 2010 03:45 PM
Looking for good quality 20-round AK magazines Redchrome Foreign 4 March 28th, 2008 11:43 AM

Top Gun Sites Top Sites List