PTG metal magwell for the 5.56mm MVP

Discussion in 'Modifications' started by Rod, Aug 18, 2017.

  1. Rod New Member

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    Anyone out there know anything a bout this unreleased metal 5.56 MVP magwell by PTG? I know TROMIX makes one, but who else besides TROMIX has one for sale now??
  2. Barry Hedrick Member

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    Crosshair Prescision was in the works with one but haven't heard from them in quite a while. Did you hear of any timeline on the PTG? The Tromix looks to be nice. I will likely order me 1 in the near future.
  3. Keith Moderator

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    The only down side to the Tromix mag well is that polymer mags need a good smack to lock in right. Now that may just be my particular rife and others may have a different experience. Just something to keep in mind if you want to use Magpul, Hexmag, or similar polymer magazines. Since I have all steel and aluminum magazines now, it's not an issue for me.
  4. entrepreneur1969 New Member

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    My magpul mags do require an extra push/smack to lock into place. When I release the mag, I usually rock it just a little to get it to let go. I use the magpul 20 rnd mags and have no feed issues with my rifle. MVP 5.56/223 with Tromix mag well.
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  5. Keith Moderator

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    I think the tolerances on mine are tighter. I have to smack a mag pretty darn hard to get it to lock, even with the bolt open. I'm glad yours works better.


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  6. entrepreneur1969 New Member

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    I did a little work on mine but it should not have significantly changed the stop to locking ridge dimension. My write up - - Modifications/My MVP 223 Mods.
    I agree that they are tight with polymer mags. I bought the Tromix trigger guard as well. I just like metal on my rifles.
  7. Keith Moderator

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    I looked at those but liked the offering Crosshair Precision had better. Personal taste. Tromix does makes some nice stuff.


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  8. N2HO New Member

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    I use Tromix mag well on my Mossberg MVP Predator 5.56 with poly mags Magpul PMAG 10 gen.M3 with no problems. Magazine locks in easy and reliable. Maybe I'm just lucky?
  9. Keith Moderator

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    I'm not sure. While some have bought Tromix stuff, CHP was more active on this site than Tromix was. I think that was a big reason there is more CHP items owned by members here.

    In any case, we would need to wait for more replies from those who have bought Tromix in order to see if you were lucky or not.


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  10. N2HO New Member

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    Anyway, I like it much better than the original plastic one. Magazine sits tighter and no feeding issues whatsoever.

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