22 conversion

cowboy45

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May 1, 2008
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Spent the afternoon with my ciener 22 conv for my 45. What a blast. shot 200 rounds and it only cost a couple of bucks. Same holster ,trigger and weight. I think Ill keep this. A lot of fun and pretty accurate. any thoughts on this???
 

cowboy45

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May 1, 2008
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mexia texas
No, it doesnt lock back. It is a good way to practice, rounds fired,trigger control, etc. The only gripe I have is it came with a 10 rd mag and the extra 15 rnd mags are pretty pricey.200 buck for the conversion and 40 something for the 15 rounders.
 

Bullseye Shooter

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Apr 28, 2008
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Texas Panhandle
Advantage Arms has a .22 conversion that will lock back on the last shot. My Marvel conversion does not but the slide is aluminum, so it's designed that way.

.22 Conversions have been around a long time. I have a Colt .22 conversion with the floating chamber, so it approximates the recoil of a .45 ACP. Nice to practice with, except you need to use plated bullets rather than std velocity target loads.

Both the Colt and Marvel use the same magazines which makes it nice.
 

Texas1911

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I had one for a short time for a 1911, it was a fun little kit.
 
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