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Thread: do you need a different buffer when changing calibres in the ar platform

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    do you need a different buffer when changing calibres in the ar platform

    Thinking of buying an ar type rifle to be able to practise with a 22 upper then be able to swap to larger calibre for hunting pigs and goats.just wondering if you need different buffers or anything else other than the upper.fired m16s but don't like the cheap Chinese ones sold at gc.any advice wouls be appreciated thanks.

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    The AR buffer isn't used in the 22 setup, it just sits there. All the goings on happen within the bit that replaces the regular AR bolt group.
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    thanks for the info

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    Even if you were to change to a different centrefire rifle calibers the porting on most barrels should work fine with the standard buffer.

    Go to Ken at NZ AR15 he can sort you out.
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    I have a number of AR15 uppers on a single lower from 223 up to 450 BM without any dramas, all have adjustable gas blocks.

 

 

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