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Old 02-21-2011, 10:23 PM
bmo bmo is offline
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Nighthawk .22 conversion kit




Anyone have any experience with one of these?
http://www.nighthawkcustom.com/detail.aspx?ID=172

I'm considering getting one to work on my trigger pull since .22 is a hell of a lot cheaper than .45 is. Leaning towards Unit #2 for a government model GRP. Any thoughts/experiences would be very helpful. Thanks
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Old 02-21-2011, 11:38 PM
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Those are Marvels, being sold by Nighthawk. Probably considered the best .22 conversions on the market. I have a Unit 2(wanted the more traditional slide action & didn't need the match accuracy of the Unit 1) and have been very happy with it. Fit great & easy switch-over. If you're considering optics, go with the Unit 1...
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Old 02-22-2011, 10:09 AM
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Those are Marvels, being sold by Nighthawk. Probably considered the best .22 conversions on the market. I have a Unit 2(wanted the more traditional slide action & didn't need the match accuracy of the Unit 1) and have been very happy with it. Fit great & easy switch-over. If you're considering optics, go with the Unit 1...
P7HVN, thanks for the reply. I'm like you in that I don't need the crazy accuracy of Unit#1. Any suggestions on ammo? For example, any particular brands that the kit likes or dislikes? I think I read CCI worked well but just want to be sure before I buy a few thousand rounds
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Old 02-23-2011, 06:20 AM
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The Unit 1 was designed for lower velocity target ammo, while the Unit 2 was made for "regular" or high-velocity ammo. I use CCI mini-mags in mine and they work great; very clean and reliable.

Though not considered the target model(that one's rated at 1" groups at 50m), the #2 is still very accurate; I don't have any trouble shooting quarter-sized groups at 25m.

One thing to consider with the Marvels is that they don't have a hold-open feature after the last round. Not really important to me, but a deal-breaker for some shooters. I think the Advantage Arms units have a hold open.
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Old 02-23-2011, 08:49 AM
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I am very happy with the Advantage Arms standard conversion unit.
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