Messiah Jones 2 Posted March 13, 2008 Report Share Posted March 13, 2008 There seems to be a large gap in the info about doing this mod. Yes, modified Weiger mags work great, but they are expensive and if you have more than one .223 AK you don't want "special" mags just for the Saiga. This was the case. So I got out the old Dremel tool and ground down the front trunnion lugs until a Bulgarian 5.45 mag would fit tight. That's all I did. To my surprise all ten of my 5.45 mags fit and fed (hand cycling). I was expecting to have to buy or make special followers but these are good so far. Another surprise was that my three modified Weiger mags still fit tight and fed perfectly even though they are filed down in the front. So... did I just get lucky? Will a problem develop when I go shooting next? No matter how much I read about the special followers I can't see how it would help. I really hope it works since I bought these mags way back when they were $7.00 ea. I need these to work in the .223 Saiga, a 5.56 AK and a 5.45 AK. Quote Link to post Share on other sites
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