CMMG .22 Conversion


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LubeckTech
March 19, 2010, 10:18 AM
I have been looking at CMMG .22LR kit for my AR15. Could one of these be harmful to the barrel?

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halfded
March 19, 2010, 10:47 AM
Nope. Lower velocities and pressures means less wear and tear on the barrel.

Especially if you shoot lead bullets!

Just make sure you lube up the end of the conversion that fits into the chamber to keep it from getting stuck. Don't force anything when you install it, and you'll be good to go. I got the stainless steel version with 2 mags for $189 from CDNN. I had one FTF out of exactly 730 rounds, due to my riding the charging handle. And it's accurate to boot out of my 1:9 16" barrel.

I did a write up on it a while ago:

http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=496215

with a follow-up here:

http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=498199

GET ONE!! It's the most fun you'll have without a tax stamp.

jpwilly
March 20, 2010, 01:04 AM
^^^ Yip I got one a little while back and it's been reliable and FUN! Great AR accessory!

mljdeckard
March 20, 2010, 01:08 AM
It's fun, accuracy isn't fantastic, the barrel is the wrong caliber ant twist. I'm embezzling from my wife to get a Spike's Tactical dedicated upper.

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