Q: do u know if this bolt with its 0.136 HS can be used as a replacement bolt in the colt sporter 7.62x39, which uses colts original design 7.62x39 bolt with a HS of 0.136
A: If your 7.62x39 Colt Sporter's chamber is .136" then you will need a Bolt Assembly with the .136" Bolt Face. This bolt should work with your 7.62x39 that is chambered for .136".
Q: Is this complete with firing pin
A: No, this is only for the bolt assembly. We do have a bolt assembly and firing pin combo listed: https://www.blackriflearms.com/65-Grendel-Melonite-QPQ-Bolt-Assembly-and-Firing-Pin-Combo-_p_294.html
Q: What is the life expectancy of this bolt .I know the thinner bolt face is a weak point. I also know that can be overcome with better steel.
A: LIfe expectancy varies; however, our bolt maker said with their testing they get between 3,000 to 5,000 and usually that is an extractor failure which one can replace.
Q: Can you use this Bolt with any barrel or would it be best to use it with a QPQ barrel?
A: It can be used with any 6.5 Grendel barrel regardless of coating that is properly headspaced for the 6.5 Grendel .136" bolt face.
Q: When do you plan to stock this again?
A: ETA is approximately 1 week for restocking. With all the days off for holidays and most facilities didn't reopen until the 2nd of January there have been some delays in shipment and heat treat, etc. If you are signed up for the waiting list as soon as it gets restocked you will get an email notification.
Q: Is this the type 2 bolt face?
A: Yes, our 6.5 Grendel Bolt has a .136 bolt face which is commonly referred to as the Type 2 bolt within the AR-15 community.
Q: Can this bolt be used for a left hand upper/ bolt carrier by rotating it upon installation ?
A: No, you would need a left handed bolt assembly for use with a left handed bolt carrier.
Q: is this a Type 2 bolt with .136” bolt face depth for AR Grendle conversion ?
A: Yes the 6.5 Grendel has a bolt face of .136 which is also known as the Type II in the AR community.
Q: Will this bolt fit in a standard AR 15 Bolt Carrier for .223 and can I use a standard AR 15 Upper receiver?
A: Yes 6.5 Grendel bolt will fit in a .223 bolt carrier, and yes you can use a standard AR-15 upper receiver.
Q: I just want to verify if this item is for sure in stock? I need one asap. I ordered on elsewhere that showed in stock and it has been almost a month now.
A: We use live inventory and I did double check and we have 3 QTY 6.5 Grendel Bolts in stock. Orders placed with us ship in 1 business day.