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Posted: 11/24/2001 7:00:41 AM EST
Is the .22 conversion kit worth the wear on the chrome lined bore in my bushy? I heard that .22 cal is not suited for the .223 bore? How true is this?
Link Posted: 11/24/2001 7:28:26 AM EST
Lead is way softer than chromed stel, no wear issues there. It will leave lead in the barrel so a good cleaning is in order. Also I've heard it fouls gas tubes, but I've been shooting mine for a while with no problems. Yes the .22 rounds are a bit smaller that .223/5.56, and this makes the accuracy at a distance horrible, but the conversions aren't meant to make a 10/22 out of your AR. It's for indoor/inexpensive practice shooting. If you want a dedicated .22 then get a 10/22 or a dedicated .22 barrel/upper for you AR (which will run about 500 bucks, for that I'd get a 9mm upper) If you want something for ranges that allow "Pistol Caliber Only" they this conversion is just the thing.
Link Posted: 11/24/2001 8:11:32 AM EST
what do you mean by fouling the gas tube?
Link Posted: 11/24/2001 8:54:42 AM EST
[Last Edit: 11/24/2001 8:52:15 AM EST by Vinnie]
Oh, you're funny. You JUST called me a muzzle loading redneck on the other post and you expect me to answer your question? GFY [-!-] Thanks Goat Boy for the new styled post counter. Edited to add: Stop double posting and wasting bandwidth So everyone can see what an ASS you are: [url]www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?id=72530&page=1[/url]
Link Posted: 11/24/2001 1:03:57 PM EST
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