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Posted: 5/19/2005 3:23:56 PM EST
Anyone have experience with the DPMS .22LR kit. Kiesler’s has them for $109. The indoor range I use will not let me shoot a .223 so I was thinking about getting one to use in between going to my outdoor range.
Link Posted: 5/19/2005 5:58:10 PM EST
The DPMS kit appears to use the same basic bolt and magazine as their dedicated .22 uppers. I have the latter and it works well for me. I also have a GI M261 .22 conversion in a 1:12 barrel and that also works well. The .22 conversion in a 1:9 barrel didn't group too well for me but if your shooting is at 25 yards and under you should be able to find a brand of ammo that will stay under an inch.

The DPMS unit uses ONLY the DPMS or older Colt unit magazines--M261 or Ciener mags won't work at all. Midway has the best price on the magazines, about $23. $109 sounds like a good price for the complete unit. I'd say it would be worth a try at that price.
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