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Magazines have come a long way since Christopher Spencer designed the fist removable magazine fed rifle in 1860. That rifle was a lever action that utilized a 7 round tubular magazine and saw use in the U.S. Civil War. Since that time we have seen magazines evolve considerably. The first box magazine was patented by James Paris Lee in the 1870’s and this design held cartridges stacked vertically and fed via a bolt action rifle. It is this type of detachable box magazine that we are going to direct our attention to now. If there is a standard for the detachable box magazines used in modern bolt action rifles it… Read more »