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I know with mil-specs and all headspacing isn't  that much an issue but would use see a problem using the same bolt on two different barrels?   example.  could I take the bolt and CH out an existing AR and put it in another upper that doesn't have a bolt or charging handle and expect it to be fine  and not have  issues with headspacing or anything else?



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Theoretically if the bolt does not have many rounds in the other barrel it would probably be fine.  I have done that and had zero problems.  But I do not change it back and forth it was just a on time thing.  But I did check the head space with a field gauge.  I would still recommend checking it before you make the switch.  
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Thanks,  thats what i figured.... 
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usually its more of a situation of go or no go- done it hundreds of times.

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