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looking for feedback on CMMG .22 LR Conversion kit

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by Cobra6, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. Cobra6

    Cobra6

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    I am looking for feedback on the CMMG .22 LR Conversion kit

    http://cmmginc.secure-mall.com/shop/index.php?shop=1&cat=81

    seems like a simple plug-and-play - has anyone used this particular conversion?

    With the cost of ammo, this seems like a way to get in some practice without spending a fortune.
     
  2. thisaway

    thisaway Moderator

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    I have a Spike's tactical kit, which is essentially the same, and it is a real hoot to shoot! My brother and my dad both have CMMG kits, and they also work just fine.

    Look at www.cdnninvestments.com/ ...I believe they have a sale on the stainless-steel CMMG kits right now.

    Added: the kits are listed under "Specials".
     

    Last edited: Jan 4, 2010

  3. Krigloch

    Krigloch BACONEER

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  4. Narc1911

    Narc1911 Anchora Salutis

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    I have the stainless one I got from CDNN. I have 3,000 or so through it with no real problems. I think I have have 3-5 rounds that did not fire, but I blame bulk pack .22 ammo, not light strikes.
     
  5. dudel

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    It'll make noise; but how well will your barrel stabilize a 32gr projectile?

    Not very well in the case of my 1:9 twist. I posted earlier asking others how it worked for them. 3"+ groups at 25yrds doesn't give me practice with a sight picture.

    It's more money, but I'm going with a proper 22lr upper.
     
  6. Cobra6

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    I see these really cheap - but not in stainless - Is it worth a lot more to get the stainless, or is it just easier to clean?

    Are these easy to find used?
     
  7. OUSooner

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    I prefer the black over the stainless. I have both a chrome Spikes conversion as well as a black Cmmg. I only use Ferderal ammo in both but the Cmmg is not near as finicky as the Spikes.
     
  8. RonS

    RonS Millennium Member

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    Has anyone tried the 60 grain subsonic ammo in an AR with a conversion kit? Seems that 1:9 is the recommended twist rate for that ammo, at least EA Brown makes a special 1:9 barrel for it.
     
  9. jobob

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    I have one, and no, it isn't the most accurate 22 around, but for cheap practice it ain't bad. The groups are more like 1 1/2" at 25, not 3"+. Of bigger concern to me is that the poi is different, and if you want to hit a smallish target you have to allow for that. But for 'hosing' practice they're great! Mine is very reliable so far with CCI Mini Mags.
     
  10. dday27

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    I just bought the Stainless CMMG one from CDNN's new flyer for 189.95 and they throw in a free 25rnd mag to boot!