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Offline Darkpriest667

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Should I be concerned about this barrel?
« on: August 29, 2017, 05:26:26 PM »
Just a disclaimer I bought my glock 43 used and the barrel came like this. I only noticed it after I cleaned it the first time.  I've since put almost 2000 rounds through it and cleaned it pretty regularly with ballistol.  Long term though, should I be looking to replace this barrel?

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Re: Should I be concerned about this barrel?
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2017, 06:30:40 PM »
I don't know what you want us to see. I see pit marks, which in my own opinion doesn't hurt. I've bought several used firearms and many have small pit marks. Most are very good shooters! But what I tell everyone replace or fix what ever if it makes you feel safer. It won't cause you trouble, I wouldn't stop shooting it.
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Re: Should I be concerned about this barrel?
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2017, 06:39:01 PM »
I don't know what you want us to see. I see pit marks, which in my own opinion doesn't hurt. I've bought several used firearms and many have small pit marks. Most are very good shooters! But what I tell everyone replace or fix what ever if it makes you feel safer. It won't cause you trouble, I wouldn't stop shooting it.


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Re: Should I be concerned about this barrel?
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2017, 09:25:48 PM »
At this point I think you are good. At 2000 rounds the gun is just getting broken in good and the pits won't affect longevity. They cut 9mm barrels 1/2x28 and that's much less meat than those little pits. 


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Re: Should I be concerned about this barrel?
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2017, 10:42:59 AM »
I understand your concern and it makes one scratch his head, but if it shoots well that should be the test.  It is strange though.
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Should I be concerned about this barrel
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2017, 12:10:07 PM »
UPDATE: I sent the G19 and Barrel back to the manufacture a few days ago; and I just got an update this afternoon; the barrel fitting is complete, and the piece should be sent back out in the next day or so ...
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Re: Should I be concerned about this barrel
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2017, 12:47:29 PM »
UPDATE: I sent the G19 and Barrel back to the manufacture a few days ago; and I just got an update this afternoon; the barrel fitting is complete, and the piece should be sent back out in the next day or so ...

very cool :)