357Sig barrels?

Discussion in 'Long Slide Forum' started by Poohgyrr, Feb 8, 2012.


  1. Poohgyrr

    Poohgyrr trout fear me!

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    Anyone running one of these barrels in a longslide? My G35 does better with 357Sig! :wow:
     

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  3. DJ Niner

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    I've been thinking about getting a .357 barrel for my G35; mind if I ask a few questions about yours?

    Who made your barrel? Blue or stainless?

    What did it cost? (if you don't mind saying; if you do mind, just ignore this one)

    Does it shoot to approximately the same point-of-aim with the .357 barrel, is it a little bit "off", or is it WAY off? If shooting "off", how far (x inches at y distance)?


    Thanks in advance for any info you can provide!
     

    #2 DJ Niner, Feb 8, 2012
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2012
  4. Poohgyrr

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    I have a BarSto & for practical purposes it shoots to the same POI - only the BarSto/357Sig groups are less than half the size of the stock/40 groups. The 357 recoil is more "straight back" than with 40; and overall the 357Sig just seems easier to handle.

    I've always liked the 40, especially in the 2nd Gen G23, but with these improvements in accuracy & recoil - well it almost seems too good to be true. I understand others have experienced similar results (with this round) across the country.

    That's why I'm asking here.

    FYI: ammo is 125gr Gold Dots & Ranger (357Sig) & 180gr Gold Dots (40SW). I've had the BarSto for several years and don't remember what it cost, cheaper than current list though.
     
    #3 Poohgyrr, Feb 20, 2012
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  5. Big Time

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    I just picked up a used g35 that also came with a brand new LW 357sig barrel.The owner before me said he never fired it with the sig barrel yet,hopefully I'll try it later this week.
     
  6. yoni

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    My 35 only is shot in .357sig.

    I have a storm lake barrel and it is a tack driver.
     
  7. Anyone chronograph the 357 ammo in the longer barrel?
     
  8. Poohgyrr

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  9. I will be getting a 35, just so I can shoot .357 SIG in a longslide. Don't have any real interest in a .40. I love my 31!
     
  10. Willard

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    I don't have a G35, but I have wanted a 357 Sig barrel for my C24C upper for a while now... Might have to make the move.
     
  11. I have a Bar-sto 357 sig barrel in my 35 which is really nice but my favorite by far is pictured in my avitar. I ordered a new 24 lower and toped it off with a dedicated 357 sig upper and the LWD barrel in it is one hell of a shooter. 357 sig is hands down my favorite cartridge.
     
  12. Poohgyrr

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    Is the whole upper from LWD?
     
  13. The bare slide and the barrel are. I installed all the internals and ordered both blind marked and had them add my engraving on the slide.
     
  14. duncan

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    So how does it shoot with the 357 sig barrel?
     

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