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#6628267 - 01/11/17 08:46 PM AR 15 with 7.62x39 upper
Dalee7892 Offline
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Bought the upper and installed on a 223 lower that I had. Do you have to change the buffer spring or anything else after the conversion? Thanks for any help.

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#6628318 - 01/11/17 09:07 PM Re: AR 15 with 7.62x39 upper [Re: Dalee7892]
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Sometimes you will need a longer firing pin and/or a heavier hammer spring to ignite Eastern Bloc steel case ammo, a D ring added to extractor is good if you happen to have extraction issues.

Did you get the upper on Midway's deal? Wondered how theirs looked.

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#6628356 - 01/11/17 09:25 PM Re: AR 15 with 7.62x39 upper [Re: Dalee7892]
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Make sure you get good mags.
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#6628614 - 01/12/17 06:31 AM Re: AR 15 with 7.62x39 upper [Re: Dalee7892]
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Bought from Hardened Arms came with mag, gone through 100 rounds no problem using Silver Bear ammo.

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#6628703 - 01/12/17 07:38 AM Re: AR 15 with 7.62x39 upper [Re: Dalee7892]
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Originally Posted By: Dalee7892
Bought from Hardened Arms came with mag, gone through 100 rounds no problem using Silver Bear ammo.
if you have shot 100 rds through it no problem then why would you change anything?
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#6628709 - 01/12/17 07:41 AM Re: AR 15 with 7.62x39 upper [Re: Dalee7892]
Harley7892 Offline
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Just asking, that's all.

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#6629744 - 01/12/17 06:16 PM Re: AR 15 with 7.62x39 upper [Re: Dalee7892]
fgdn Offline
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should be good to go, mags can be a pain

do some research and spend your money wisely

7.62x39 ar is a hoot to shoot
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