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I just got some CProduct 25 rds and they look pretty much like a standard AR mag so my question is do you mark your mags 6.8 and if so how.
 

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Yes they look exactly the same. I got some of the one inch stencils at the hard ware store and sprayed orange 68 on my 6.8 mags and 556 on my 556 mags, it is a tough system but it works for me....
 

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I put blue electrical tape around the bottom. Tactile and visual.
 

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Wally World paint pencils from the arts and crafts section, works great for marking ammo boxes too.
 

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I run FDE pmags in 5.56, and barrett mags for the 6.8. I have two HK mags left for 5.56 that are pretty well beat up (50% finish remaining at best) but I only use them for plinking at the range, no hard use.
 

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I use ranger floor plates on my 6.8s and regular magpuls on 556. I like to have a difference I can feel.

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Dull Yellow Paint down the larger groove on the side, and 6.8 plus capacity (i.e. 25) on the flat end in the same yellow.
 

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the small ridges on the 6.8 mags are much shallower then the 5.56 ridges because the cases of the 6.8 are larger
 

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I too had been debating what to do with my mags...I've got some PRI mags that are easy enough to tell apart, but I have C-Prod 25rd mags that are SS and look very similar to my 5.56 SS C-Prod mags. I just got a small stensil at hobby lobby and used flat white spray paint....here's a pic.

 

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I have all GI aluminum grey mags for .233. All my 6.8 mags are black thats how I do it. I actually gave away to a friend my black .223 mags after got my first 6.8.
 

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I'm going to need to do something as well. The PRI mags are distinct with the waffle pattern. But the C-pro mags in 6.8 and 5.56 are hard to distinguish.
 

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Spray paint. OD green for 6.8 and desert tan for 5.56. Keep repeating it to yourself over and over and you don't forget.
 

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My 5.56 are all old aluminum GI surplus. My 6.8 are all shiny black, new and heavier. :D
Weight alone is enough to tell them apart. And I tend to segregate the stuff, anyway. All these ideas are good, though
 
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