By David Crane
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Image(s) Credit: LAN World/HERA Arms
June 10, 2013
A little over a week ago, The Firearm Blog published a short piece on the German-made HERA Arms H3MAG 30-Round 5.56mm/.223 Rem. Polymer Magazine w/Window that Andrew Tuohy of Vuurwapenblog.com came across at LAN World gun shop in Utah. The primary distinguishing characteristic of the H3MAG polymer mag is the clear/translucent polymer viewing window integrated into the bottom half of its spine for monitoring your round count.
Obviously, someone's going to have to do a hardcore adverse-conditions side by side with the HERA H3MAG, MagPul EMAG Maglevel and DefenseReview's (DR) personal favorite, the Lancer L5 AWM (Advanced Warfighter Magazine)–and perhaps also the Troy BattleMag, as well, even though it's not translucent–polymer rifle magazines to see how they stack up in the reliability and durability department(s). "Made in Germany" usually means pretty good quality, but quality in the tactical shooting world must be proven. No one takes anything for granted in this industry. The H3MAG could be great, or it could be a total piece of German crap, a Teutonic turd, if you will. Time and testing will tell.
Anyway, LAN World is apparently the U.S. distributor for the HERA H3MAG 5.56mm/.223 Rem. 30-Round Polymer Rifle Magazine w/Window and standard HERA H3MAG 30-round Polymer Mag w/o Window, so there ya' go.
Company Contact Info:
LAN World, Inc.
12351 South Gateway Park Place, D-700
Draper, UT 84020
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/lanworldinc
HERA Arms (Highgrade European Research for Small Arms)
Phone: 0049 (0) 9395 87 86 158
FAX.: 0049 (0) 9395 87 86 159
Email Contact Page: http://www.hera-arms.com/#!contact/c24vq
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