Magpul Statement On Magazine Prices

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Magpul has published a statement in response to the high prices that some retailers have been charging for PMAGs …

We’ve received a lot of comments about some retailers charging extremely high prices for our products. We strongly discourage pricing strategies like this with our direct customers, as we just don’t feel right about it. Those retailers who are buying through distribution, and not direct, may be worried about supply and reacting to the market with this pricing increase. We are firm believers in free capitalism, and as long as no one is damaging market value through their pricing strategy, we will allow the market to correct this situation, as it appears it already is. We intend to continue to produce and sell our products to support the MSRPs we have set. Magazines will continue to flow to those retailers, distributors, and OEM customers with whom we have direct relationships.

[ Many thanks to Spencer for the tip. ]

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

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  • Kevin Kevin on Feb 02, 2013

    It is the people's fault for paying $50 per mag or more. The vendors can ask whatever they want but if people didn't panic buy and pay these huge markups then they would be forced to lower the price. Pmags are selling at these prices cause people are stupid enough to pay for it period. Stop buying them and the prices will fall.

  • Garras Garras on Mar 29, 2013

    Why are you people all bent out shape concerning the current prices of ammo? This is a country where the consumer sets the price. If you dolts are willing to buy 9mm at $40 a box, the seller isn't about to lower the price! They are not stupid. They will get as much money for each box as you are willing to pay. One guy had a .45 exactly like mine for $899. Wanna know how much he offered in trade in for mine with 2 boxes of ammo included? ....$125. Yes, a whole $125! I walked out. THATS CRAZY!! .45's sell for over $1000 and he wants to give me $125. So lets see...$50 per box of ammo retail so that leaves $25 for the gun??? I can get more for it if I sell it to a street thug! I bet a lot of you would have taken the offer.