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Old 12-05-2017, 04:13 PM   #1
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Default 6.5 Grendel ; can I use 5.56 magazine in it?

Will the magazines changeout or do I need to buy ones specific for the 6.5? On some sites I read you need to buy specific magazines for 6.5 grendel, some sites said you could use 5.56/223. What do the AR experts say on the GS!
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Old 12-05-2017, 04:22 PM   #2
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Better off getting new mags made for the Grendel, Feed lips and follower are different for the larger diameter
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Old 12-05-2017, 05:13 PM   #3
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Better off getting new mags made for the Grendel, Feed lips and follower are different for the larger diameter
I agree, you can use 5.56 mags, but it usually causes feed problems or bulging mags.
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Old 12-05-2017, 05:38 PM   #4
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You can get a few (probably <5 rounds) in a 5.56 mags but it will bulge the mags and feed reliability will be iffy.


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Old 12-06-2017, 01:33 AM   #5
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ASC mags as they are cheap and will let you load out to 2.29 inches COAL.
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