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Old 12-08-2013, 03:29 AM   #1
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You can convert an ar15 to a ar22 but why not ar22 into an ar15? If you can do this can anyone give me more information and if it is not possible, why not?

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Lower receivers and internals are different.

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Have you seen the YouTube video of the guy who converts an airsoft M4 into a "real" M4? Idiot.

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A standard .22 LR semi is blowback operated. .223/5.56 is gas operated. The .22 LR does not have a gas system. Different bolt/carrier, no buffer. matter of fact, the dimensions of a gun like the S&W MP 15-22 are different- so a regular AR upper does not fit on a .22 LR lower. AND the bore dimensions are different.

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Have you seen the YouTube video of the guy who converts an airsoft M4 into a "real" M4? Idiot.
not really an idiot. my interpretation of his video was that he was making a sarcastic video in response to people who thought an airsoft rifle could be converted to a real firearm. IMO, more poking fun at the real idiots, the liberal anti-gunners who spout off nonsense.
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Yeah, but is that a good idea? The "real" idiots could point to that video and say "SEE?" And use it to convince other idiots to make a law…...

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Yeah, but is that a good idea? The "real" idiots could point to that video and say "SEE?" And use it to convince other idiots to make a law…...
those idiots can't see the real truth if it jumped up and bit them on the face.

they have the incapacity or lack the comprehension to understand or realize their own stupidity.

it is a losing battle to try and convince them of such things and they have always been deadset on using anything we say or do against us.

sometimes it's just fun to make fun of their stupidity and go on.
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If you bought a converted AR I don't see why it couldn't be turned back into 5.55/.223 as long as the lower says multi cal. Isn't it just the upper that is different?

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If you bought a converted AR I don't see why it couldn't be turned back into 5.55/.223 as long as the lower says multi cal.
Actually, yeah, the OP didn't specify what the original gun was, or exactly what gun he was talking about. If it started life as a real AR, (5.56, etc.) it should be able to be switched back. But as someone else said, if it started as a dedicated 22, nope.
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Actually, yeah, the OP didn't specify what the original gun was, or exactly what gun he was talking about. If it started life as a real AR, (5.56, etc.) it should be able to be switched back. But as someone else said, if it started as a dedicated 22, nope.
CMMG makes a dedicated .22LR that has a "mil-spec" lower, 7075 T6 aluminum. 5.56 uppers go right on with no problems. I'm pretty sure it's the only one on the market that can accept full house uppers. Last price I saw was $699, good luck finding one.
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