Lightweight, low cost semi-automatic rifle magazine

  • US 8,356,439 B2
  • Filed: 02/21/2012
  • Issued: 01/22/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/30/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A magazine for a firearm having a magazine well, said magazine comprising:

  • an elongate case defining a hollow extending lengthwise therealong, one end of said case having a narrowed portion forming a neck, said hollow extending through said neck, said one end being insertable into said magazine well;

    a follower positioned within said hollow and being slidably movable therealong, said follower being biased toward said one end of said case, said follower being sized so as to fit within said narrowed portion of said case forming said neck;

    a slot positioned in said neck, said slot extending lengthwise along said neck toward said one end of said case;

    a hook mounted on said follower, said hook being positioned to extend outwardly from said slot when said follower moves slidably through said hollow at said neck.

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