GUN .22LR conversions for my 1911

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  1. Y2kAccord

    Y2kAccord Everything happens for reasons I just dont know

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    I just saw this in my new subscription to guns and ammo and for $200 I can turn my money eating .45 into a .22LR and shoot for days for the price of a .45acp box.
    Anyone have any experience with these? Mathmatically it wouldnt seem it would take long to break even

    http://www.22lrconversions.com/1911-pg.htm

    They also have kits for AR's and AKs
     
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    ElChupacabra we should have fucking shotguns

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    I have two of the AR/M16 kits, shoot the hell out of them. I've also shot the Mini14/AC556 kit in a few AC's. My brother has the AK kit, but he has to run it with the topcover off or they eject and stay inside the top cover.
     
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    When I get my 1911 I will definitely be getting a conversion. I hear the Marvel ones are the most accurate, anybody have one?
     
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    I have a Ciener myself. I've heard of people having issues with him and his personality, but I ordered by mail and it arrived within specified time. It shoots great. I have heard the Marvel's are much more accurete, but mines plenty accurete for plinking and muscle memory training.
     
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    I think that Kimber also has a conversion to .22 for 1911s. Dont know if it is just for theirs or what :dunno:
     
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    These work for Commander size 1911s, or just Government?

    edit : nm, just scrolled all the way down.
     
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    Y2kAccord Everything happens for reasons I just dont know

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    Does it use the same barrel and upper or is it a completely new upper?
     
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    http://www.22lrconversions.com/atch-inf.htm

    CONTENTS: The unit consists of a sub-caliber bolt/chamber adapter/return spring and guide rod/receiver rail assembly and magazine in a fitted plastic case that replaces the standard bolt/bolt carrier assembly in the AR15/M16 family of rifles.

    INSTALLATION: Field strip the firearm as you would for cleaning to include removal of the standard bolt/bolt carrier assembly. Install the unit's sub-caliber assemble, close the firearm and insert the unit's magazine. Approximate conversion time is ten seconds.
     
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    ElChupacabra we should have fucking shotguns

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    http://www.kuehlprecisionfirearms.com/ That's where mine came from. None of this using overbore .223 mags for me. Also, Kuehl guarantees function of Ciener kits bought from him (same price as buying them from JAC, but much better service.)
     
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    Aequitas If it keeps on raining, levee's going to break.

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    :cool: Seems like Kuehl is definitely the way to go.
     
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    I've heard Brownell's is the way to go for Ceiner 1911 conversions because you get the product but don't have to deal with his shitty service.
     
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    .22 conversions for 1911's fucking kick ass.

    on another note I just dropped a 4 cylinder in my vette because i got tired of paying for the gas....:mamoru:
     
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    Iceburn Made in the USA

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    that looks pretty tight
     
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    Do I need to google this or do you have a page?
     
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    Sheet. $700+ for a .22?
     
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