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High-Capacity Magazine, 60 Round

MAG5-60 High-Capacity Magazine, 60-Round, for AR-15 variants

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The 60-round Surefire AR-15 magazine

It's tops if you want to have one or more high volume capacity magazines that offers 100% reliable functioning as a AR-15 magazine, whether used for semi-auto or full auto M-16 modes. I have purchased several and given as gifts to 2-3 law enforcment friends who have as duty rifles both types mentioned and whether firing an entire magazine load in semiauto or full auto in M-16's the magazines functioned flawlesly repeatedly!

Reviewed by Doug Arnold (Posted on 3/18/15)

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60 round Mag.

Bought one, tried it, no problem, bought the second from another company for $40 less, worked as the first. Have both loaded for 3 months and will try them at 6 months. Like the balance. If there are no problems will buy 2 more, so each AR has three. They fit in my mag pouches. It would be nice if I could see what the remaining count was while in use.

Reviewed by Denis (Posted on 8/9/14)

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60 round Surefire mag

outstanding mag. No issues on semi or full mode on the m16a1.
Very well made magazine.

Reviewed by Mike M (Posted on 2/24/14)

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Where was this in the Sixtys

Wonderful product., but was shocked to see same in Sportsman Guide for much less money and free shipping.

Reviewed by J. Lee (Posted on 1/22/14)


outstanding mag. flawless function! high quality construction! extra rounds right at hand with no mag change, crucial difference!

Reviewed by david lipe (Posted on 11/29/13)

surefire difference

No other mag can compare , this is the only mag one needs ...or maybe two surefire MAG5-60

Reviewed by jody gillen (Posted on 10/31/13)

sure fire mags results you can trust

maybe best magazine ever made. functions even under full auto without a problem.

Reviewed by denbectec (Posted on 10/29/13)

Great product.

Construction is durable. Functioned perfect.

Reviewed by PhantomB4 (Posted on 10/22/13)

nice tool

works well, does the job. no jams, nice tool.

Reviewed by Joe E (Posted on 10/22/13)


I have purchased flashlights from Surefire before, so when I saw the ad for the MAG5-60, I jumped on it with NO hesitation. The product WORKS AS ADVERTISED! Easy to handle, no jams. I will purchase another one as soon as I can. Surefire has another GREAT PRODUCT!

Reviewed by Steve P. (Posted on 10/21/13)


Length 8.70 inches
Width 1.66 inches
Weight Empty 6.4 ounces
Weight Loaded 2.02 pounds


The SureFire high-capacity magazine for 5.56x45 mm (.223 Remington) ammunition, also available in a 100-round version, is compatible with M4/M16/AR-15 variants and other firearms that accept standard STANAG 4179 magazines. Constructed from Mil-Spec hard-anodized aluminum, they feed smoothly and reliably due to optimal geometry, non-binding coil springs, and ingenious nesting polymer followers. The long-lasting springs are cadmium coated for low friction and excellent corrosion resistance. Magazines require no lubricants and can be easily disassembled without tools for cleaning.

SureFire High-Capacity magazines provide distinct tactical advantages: increased initial firepower in ambush situations; fewer reloads overall, which means less downtime and target distraction in a firefight; fast and easy magazine insertion, even with a closed bolt; less bulk compared to drum mags, enabling a normal weapon grip. The 60-round magazine—slightly thinner than two 30-round magazines clipped together and about the same overall length—fits in most dual magazine pouches, eliminating special carry pouches required for drum magazines.

NSN: 1005016112183

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  • Compatible with all weapons that accept standard STANAG 4179 compliant magazines
  • Reliable functioning due to mechanical simplicity and high-quality non-binding coil springs—no lubricants required
  • Long-lasting springs are cadmium coated for low friction and excellent corrosion resistance
  • Easily seated in weapon with bolt forward
  • May be kept fully loaded for extended periods without spring fatigue
  • Only 1.66" thick, less than two 30-round magazines clipped together
  • 60-round magazine is approximately same length as two 30-round magazines clipped together
  • 60-round magazine fits in most dual-mag pouches


    ITAR Notice
    Export of the commodities described herein is strictly prohibited without a valid export license issued by the U.S. Department of State, Office of Defense Trade Controls, prescribed in the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR), Title 22, Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 120-130.

    Restricted Shipping
    Due to potential conflict with state and local laws, we do not ship high-capacity magazines to individual purchasers in certain cities or in the states listed below. However, you may be able to purchase them from a local SureFire Dealer. Magazines ordered through cannot be shipped outside the U.S.

    New Jersey
    New York
    Washington D.C.

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