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Best 1911 barrels

Discussion in 'Band of Glockers' started by Sweater, Aug 1, 2007.

  1. Sweater

    Sweater

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    Guys, just asking about your opinion.Which one is the best 1911 45acp barrel? Im planning to build another 1911.
     
  2. Valor1

    Valor1 Pro Paingiver

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    - schuemann
    - bar-sto
    - wilson
    - ed brown
    - kart (all steel nga lang ito)

    in that order
     


  3. bulm540

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    All are good barrels. The key is the fitting.
     
  4. Eye Cutter

    Eye Cutter Moderator

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    i agree with bulm5! even if you get the best but the fit is sloppy...

    i've tried kart, schuemann, wilson, barsto, para-ordnance, and armscor barrels. magaganda naman lahat performance
     
  5. 9MX

    9MX Rei!

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    Armscor Barrels are ok too. Doesn't hurt your wallet.

    My armscor .40 bbl has consistently kicked the lights out of a scheumann AET:animlol: :tongueout:
     
  6. isuzu

    isuzu

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    Just like what Bulm540 said, the key to a barrel performing to one's expectations is fitting. I've seen Bar-Sto .38 Super upper and lower barrel lugs that were sheared because of too long a barrel link. Of my former 1911s, my Norinco was more accurate than my Springfield Armory because the fitting was done right. My gunsmith had to change the original barrel link to a one he made from a leaf spring (he uses old Hino leaf springs to make barrel links and firing pin stops). He also sees to it that the barrel bushing is fitted just right.

    I've seen an Armscor single stack .45 that was more accurate than a Para-Ord .45. My gunsmith tuned and fitted the Armscor after the pistol was released by the gunstore to the owner.
     
  7. Chie

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    Ehem! Even the conical bull barrell (not the medallion series) beats the AET ;)
     
  8. bulm540

    bulm540

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    Could be the Indian behind the gun. ;)
     
  9. 9MX

    9MX Rei!

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    or maybe the Igorot:rofl:
     
  10. revo

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    Sabi sa akin sa Tussey Custom, for some reason Schuemann barrels are really superb in .38 super. but only in that caliber.

    In 1911 .45 acp, Bar-sto is tops. That's why it's the preferred barrel for the MEU-SOC 1911.

    I have a Beretta 92 Bar-sto and it i s freakishly accurate with some ammo but rather picky. It loves WWB 124 gr.

    I have KKMs for my Glock 17 and Glock 22 and while they're better than factory, they're not accuracy freaks like the Bar-stos.

    I have Jarvis .40S&W conversion for my Glock 20. It shoots better than the KKM.

    I just got a Glock 21 Bar-sto that I haven't tested yet so let's see.
     
  11. sandman_sy

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    How bout the STI Bull Barrell?? anybody has any experience?? and bakit wala cya sa mga list ng mga tao. planning to get one eh!:p
     
  12. isuzu

    isuzu

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    Revo,

    Is the Beretta barrel choosy accuracy wise, or does it also affect reliability, or both?
     
  13. Sweater

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    Anybody heard or used of Lissner barrel?
     
  14. isuzu

    isuzu

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    Yes. Made in Australia and popularly used in .38 Supers. Very accurate if fitted well. The only disadvantage is that you have to use shells that have been run on that particular barrel. Run borrowed shells on it, and the gun will jam.

    A shooting buddy had that on his .38 Super comped gun in the late 80's.
     
  15. revo

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    The Bar-sto beretta barrel seems to like WWB 124 gr a lot. With that ammo, it's an X-ring gun at 25 yards.

    I reload 9 mm and while it shoots my reloads better than the factory barrel, it's not as accurate as the WWB above.

    Maybe the twist rate.

    I use 147 gr bullets in my reloads and try to make minor.
     
  16. s0nny_g17

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    is there a difference between a armscor medallion barrel and ordinary armscor 1911 barrel?
     
  17. isuzu

    isuzu

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    Thanks, Revo!;)