Aftermarket Glock barrel questions


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Correia
August 18, 2004, 02:24 PM
Who do you guys recommend for aftermarket Glock barrels? Specifically the 34/35 whichever the long one is in .40. (I don't own a Glock, I can't keep them straight).

Something with traditional rifling so that cast lead bullets can be used safely.

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CZ52GUY
August 18, 2004, 02:29 PM
Hey,

I'm considering a Bar-Sto.

http://www.topglock.com/catalog/barrels_barsto.htm

Of course...that probably makes it an ESP gun at that point depending on the "factory configuration" interpretation that I haven't heard the response to...

Good luck,

CZ52'

p.s. Edited to say...I'm considering the KKM ;)

Rich357
August 18, 2004, 04:49 PM
I use a KKM stainless steel .357SIG barrel in my Glock 35 (.40S&W). It works great. It's accurate. It cleans out very easily. I justed dropped it in and it has worked fine from the start. Looks good too.

You can get a KKM barrel in .40S&W. AFAIK, the rifling is conventional and can be used with lead bullets. Check the Glockmeister website.


Rich

Damon
August 18, 2004, 04:51 PM
I used a KKM barrel before and it worked nicely.

Uncle Don
August 18, 2004, 04:55 PM
KKM 40S&W bbl in my G-31. Works great and can use lead handloads all I want. Very accurate.

Correia
August 18, 2004, 05:41 PM
Have any of you guys had a problem with reliability after dropping in a KKM or Bar Sto? Did it require any fitting or effort?

Island Beretta
August 18, 2004, 06:30 PM
Many people prefer the KKM over the Bar Sto as a Glock replacement barrel. It performs well.

warrior23
August 18, 2004, 06:40 PM
I use KKM in my glocks,the Barsto barrels I believe require some fitting.I have 3 KKMs and all dropped right in are accurate and easy to clean.But both are great barrels.

valor1
August 18, 2004, 07:49 PM
KKM's are good value for money. They are accurate and durable. One more thing that I like about them is that they drop right in on your Glocks.

ColtBRH
August 18, 2004, 08:06 PM
Do these aftermarket barrels affect reliability vs. the stock ones?

mcmoyer
August 18, 2004, 09:23 PM
I have a KKM barrel in my G21 (for use with lead bullets) and have not had any problems at all.

treeprof
August 18, 2004, 09:36 PM
Have a KKM .40 for my G20. It's totally reliable, drop-in, fully supported and more accurate than the factory Glock .40 drop-in bbl I have for my G32.

Personally, I can't think of anything on which a fitted bbl would be more out of place than on any of my Glocks. Kinda like pimping up a Volvo with fancy rims and fur on the dash.

fecmech
August 18, 2004, 11:18 PM
What is the accuracy level of the KKM barrels ? I'm a dyed in the wool cast shooter and would like to know if I can expect the KKM drop in to give me group sizes of 2" or less @ 25 yds out of say a 17 or 19 9mm. Anyone done any serious accuracy testing off a bench, I know they are not target guns but I sure would like to know what they are capable of. Thanks Nick

Rich357
August 19, 2004, 03:31 AM
I haven't checked Glockmeister's prices recently for KKM barrels but I think I paid about $160 for my KKM barrel. That's not a lot of money if you want to find out for yourself if it will shoot 2" groups at 25 yards.

Rich

Rockstar
August 19, 2004, 09:31 AM
The only reason you'd want a fitted Bar-Sto in your Glock is if you were capable of taking advantage of the increased accuracy that the fitted Bar-Sto would offer. Otherwise, you'd just be "pimping out your Volvo." KKM are great barrels, as far as drop-ins go. Check out Lonewolf Distributors for deals on KKM and other outstanding barrels for your Glocks.

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