Some articles on magazines, magazine:
... "Magazines are one of the most important elements of any firearm design ... Even in the most proven arm that reliably extracts and ejects, the magazine has to be 100-percent reliable for it to consistently feed properly." The AK-47’s 30-round magazines have a pronounced ... "feed-lips" (the surfaces at the top of the magazine that control the angle at which the cartridge enters the chamber) machined from a single steel billet makes them highly resistant to damage ...
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