CA Fixed Mag Problem Solved By Lantac USA

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Most of us know tha California has some silly laws and regardless of how we feel about them, do not forget that there are people who live there and are desperately trying to stay legal while still enjoying their limited 2nd Amendment rights. Politics aside, they do not have the means to change the laws nor leave so they are stuck where they are.

So in Califonia, to remain legal with an AR-15 they have to eliminate features that would categorize their rifles as “assault weapons”. This means silly things like pistol grip removal or using aftermarket parts to so you cannot wrap your thumb around the pistol grip. Another way to make your scary black gun not so scary is if your magazine is fixed.

Now there way this works is that the 10 round magazine cannot be removed from the gun without tools. That is where the bullet button came into being. It solved that issue since using an object to remove the magazine constitutes using a tool. Well California is banning that as well, for now. So in a typical banned fashion, your AR has a fixed 10 rd magazine. In order to reload the magazine, you would have to basically disassemble your rifle. This means popping the rear take down pin and opeing the upper receiver like the hood of a car. Now the top of the magazine is exposed and you can reload the magazine. Close the hood, pop the pin back in and you are good to go. That is a lot of work to reload the magazine. Some companies have come up with bandaid solutions to make that process faster but Lantac has a better solution.

They are coming up with a reloading device that will allow you to load 10 rounds into the fixed magazine with their reloading tool.

As you can see from the video above, it is a simple single stack device that allows you to push rounds into the gun via the ejection port. No word yet on price or availability.

Nicholas Chen is a firearm aficionado. Growing up in California, He learned about firearms and hunted with his father growing up in Southern California. Once he moved out to Pennsylvania and then spent a few years in New York State, he learned to truly appreciate firearms and the second amendment. It was in New York State where he became a USPSA competitive shooter and learned about 3Gun. He is an avid fan of running and gunning. Nicholas is a fan of pretty much anything that shoots although the slicked-up race guns are what interests him the most. Having spent time with FFLs and other friends with NFA items he has begun his collection of NFA items and has learned that everything should be suppressed and full auto where possible and legal.

  • William L.

    Well, hmmmm? If you need a fixed magazine, then ….Why not redesign the mag to load from the bottom or the side? Using a cassette of cartridges packet….