GUN What ammo do you guys use in .22 converted ARs?

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  1. GearHead

    GearHead Active Member

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    My kit from THT should be in pretty soon and I was gonna buy a bunch of .22LR. Any recommendations? I figured since this is a converted gun it might be a bit more finnicky towards certain types of ammo.

    Thanks guise.
     
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    i run federal bulk with my ciener
     
  3. GearHead

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    I've got a CMMG coming, but thanks for the recco.
     
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    i don't have an ar but i use federal bulk for my .22lr
     
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    Federal bulk here too. It does the job.
     
  7. GearHead

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    In a regular .22 or a converted AR?
     
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    No experience with any .22 AR's but I run CCI Mini Mags in my 10/22.
     
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    Converted AR with a CMMG kit... I've run through a couple thousand rounds of Federal bulk from Walmart with not a single failure. I also have run some Remington Golden Bullets through it, but those things are so dirty ... and not from carbon/fouling. The 'gold' jacket actually flakes off all over the place... The mags, your hands, the chamber... gold crap everywhere. :coolugh:

    I have also run Federal Match and CCI Mini-mags through it, but I usually save those for my built 10/22.
     
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    THT The easy way is always mined

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    Anything high-velocity should be fine.
     
  11. GearHead

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    I'll grab some from Walmart. Thanks!
     
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    if they have any in stock :noes:
     
  13. GearHead

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    With my luck, probably not.
     
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    Anything with a jacketed bullet.
     
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    i use federal bulk with my brownells/cmmg kit with no probs
     
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    mini mags then fed bulk packs
     
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    I use federal bulk pack and haven't had a single problem yet.
     
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    federal with my cmmg. Used to run CCI, but it likes federal a lot more.
     

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