The only reason I'm not a big fan of bandoliers is what if you're soothing support side and need to reload. It's not as easy to reload off hand as it is, add reaching over your entire body makes it slower and more things to go wrong under stress. Besides I hate flap retention. My mags pouches are open top m4 pouches with the retention bungee cut off. I put single ak mags in them. I've trained and trained and trained and trained. I've NEVER had a mag fall out. But if I pull them straight up they slide right out. A single m4 open top pouch will hold a single ak mag snug. At first it catches a little but working it over time and they become like they were made for each other.