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New 10 Round PMAG: the Magpul 10/30 AR/M4 GEN M3

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There are two main reasons that one would be in search of a 10 round PMAG: either it is to save on space and weight, or to comply with a state or local law prohibiting one from owning normal-capacity magazines. For those in magazine restricting states, one of the challenges that the normal small 10 round magazines present is how to carry them for a competition or home defense set-up. A disadvantage of the small magazines is that they don't fit very well in pouches or pockets. To solve this problem, Magpul has released the new 10/30 AR/M4 GEN M3: a full-sized magazine, with a 10 round capacity.

Read the Official Details:

The PMAG 10/30 AR/M4 GEN M3 is a 10-round polymer magazine for AR15/M4 compatible weapons chambered in 5.56×45 NATO/.223 Remington. It was designed for users who reside in areas with magazine capacity restrictions but desire a standard 30-round magazine form.

Built in-line with our other PMAGS, the PMAG 10/30 provides the same next-gen impact and crush resistance, constant curve geometry, and long-life stainless-steel spring to ensure smooth feeding. We’ve added a proprietary lock plate that reduces the maximum capacity to 10 rounds, and it’s permanently secured by an aluminum rivet. A lock plate tab that’s clearly marked for capacity is also included. With the standard 30-round magazine form, the PMAG 10/30 maintains mag pouch compatibility while complying with local restrictions.

The PMAG 10/30 includes other features found throughout the GEN M3 line. Its redesigned bolt catch notch in the rear of the magazine provides increased bolt catch clearance, while an over-travel stop on the spine helps ensure the magazine will not over-insert on compatible weapons. Low profile ribs and new, aggressive front and rear texture give positive control of the PMAG 10/30 in all environments, and a paint pen dot matrix located at the bottom panel of the body allows for easy marking for identification.

Not designed or intended to be modified in any way.

Made in the USA.

Magpul PMAG 10/30 10 round pmag xray


  • Proprietary lock plate reduces maximum capacity to 10-rounds while maintaining a standard 30-round size
  • An aluminum rivet permanently secures the lock plate
  • Lock plate tab is clearly marked for capacity
  • Next-generation impact and crush-resistant polymer construction
  • Constant-curve geometry and a long-life stainless-steel spring ensures smooth feeding
  • Ribbed gripping surface and aggressive front and rear texture provide positive magazine handling
  • Not designed or intended to be modified in any way


Modified dimensions allow for wider compatibility with non-Colt-spec ‘STANAG 4179' platforms

Colors: BLK
Price: $17.95

Magpul PMAG 10/30 baseplate 10 round pmag


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  • Geoff says:

    $18? You have to be joking.
    Move to a free State where you can have a full 30 round mag for $12.

    • Joe Joe says:

      Geoff, I agree about moving. I think that Magpul is making these looking to the future. Real possibility 30 rounders will be ‘outlawed’

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    • Geoff, I agree about moving. I think that Magpul is making these looking to the future. Real possibility 30 rounders will be 'outlawed'

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