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Old 02-10-2013, 11:33   #1
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40-9mm Conversion, how to do it

I have long avoided the purchase of a 40 S&W

Has anyone converted there G 35 to a 9mm? is it anymore than the barrel and magazine? Extractor? Thanks
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Old 02-10-2013, 17:16   #2
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Can't speak for the G35, but I put a Lone Wolfe 40 to 9 conversion barrel in my G23, added 9mm mage, and it ran flawless. Didn't change anything else. YMMV
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Old 02-11-2013, 15:27   #3
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I do use a 9mm extractor in my G35 when shooting 9mm. It's not a necessity but it does seem to throw the brass a bit more consistently.
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Old 02-11-2013, 17:06   #4
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Can't speak for the G35, but I put a Lone Wolfe 40 to 9 conversion barrel in my G23, added 9mm mage, and it ran flawless. Didn't change anything else. YMMV
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G27 with just Storm Lake 40-9mm barrel and G26 mags.
Runs flawless with no BTF or FTF.
Plus I can swap back my 40 S&W barrel and mag in seconds.
1000 Hollow Points and 1000 FMJ in 9mm.
But I only run 124/127 gr ammo and mostly +P or NATO.
Some folks have issues with low powered light 9mm (115 gr).

I would think that the long slide might take more energy to cycle reliably.
So high powered 9mm might be a must.

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Old 02-12-2013, 21:39   #5
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So it looks like a mag and barrel change. Is the wolf kit a good pick?
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Old 02-13-2013, 16:50   #6
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I've had several Lone Wolf conversion barrels including the one I currently have. I've never had an issue with them and they shoot really well. Yes there are better quality barrels, but for me, I don't shoot it very often so the $99 price tag seemed to make more sense than something almost twice as much.
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Old 02-14-2013, 13:01   #7
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I just tested 9mm rounds in the 40 mag and they ran just fine for me. Both jhp and fmj. So I'd hold off on the mag and test first.
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My Gen3 G35 runs fine with bulk 9mm ball (124gr) & good 124gr +P's; using a LW barrel.

That seems to be another advantage of buying Glock.
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