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.22LR Can on .22 drop in AR15?

Discussion in 'GATE NFA/Class III' started by AmericanGunWorks, Feb 13, 2011.

  1. AmericanGunWorks

    AmericanGunWorks In IL HELP ME

    Hey Zak,

    Just a quick question, Is there any issues running a .22LR can (Gemtech Alpine) on an AR-15 that's utilizing a .223 upper with a .22LR drop in bolt conversion.

    I just want to make sure the slightly larger bore of the .223 upper won't create baffle strikes or anything.

  2. Zak Smith

    Zak Smith 3Gunner Millennium Member

    Aug 25, 1999
    Fort Collins, CO, USA
    Should be fine, just make sure the bullets are going straight (.223 bores are looser than .22LR bores)