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    Default Why do people think Mkb42 marked mags are rare?

    They are all over the place, I own two myself. I see people charging thousands for them though like they are gold. Is it because Mkb42ís themselves are rare?
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    If you have a MP43, MP44, StG44, etc. you would not feel bad when putting a MKb42 marked magazine into it. It would be OK. But if you have a MKb42, you would not want a MP44 marked magazine for it - you would want the "correctly designated" MKb42 marked magazine - right?

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    I traded an Mkb42 mag on this forum within the last couple years. Swap for an mp44 mag plus $100 it seems? Maybe$200
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    Quote Originally Posted by mostpeople View Post
    Is it because Mkb42ís themselves are rare?
    This would be my guess

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    yes they are common except they want to much for them and standard M-43/44 mags. Anymore now I see RARE, when in fact they are common items, but you have guys who are not as astute. example: like me with trains, when my old engine died, I went to he next train show and replace it with a original model, I did not bat a eye to get a replacement engine.
    guess there are guys out their like that in our hobby.

    the people you need to thank are the fools who paid over $ 300 a mag, then more fools who bought mags for over $ 400 as the neckbeards kept raising the prices.

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