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Posted: 12/21/2005 9:26:13 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/22/2005 8:20:03 AM EDT by elmo]
For those with the .40 cal upper conversion from olympic arms, i'm curious if you had to change out the standard .223 buffer with a heavier one? Also is the standard .223 hammer good? or do you need to change it similar to that of the 9mm conversions.

Edit: Thanks for the comments guys.

Brush - nice link
Link Posted: 12/22/2005 4:16:28 AM EDT
you would probably get better feed back in the pistol & rimfire caliber forum
Link Posted: 12/22/2005 5:45:52 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/22/2005 5:46:15 AM EDT by brushdog]
I'm using a standard 223 hammer with my Oly 40. conversion.

What kind of ammo are you using? I found that my Remington 155 Gr ammo was a little too hot for the standard buffer. My main concern was abuse on my lower, but it makes the action cycle a lot smoother and slower with a heavier buffer. I've tried an "H" buffer and an Advanced Armament buffer. The AA buffer is smoother, but might be overkill on a semi auto. I would try it out with whatever ammo you use before switching it out to a 9mm buffer.


My .40 thread
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