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SBR Question

Discussion in 'Free Fire Zone' started by Reb 56, Jun 28, 2013.

  1. Reb 56

    Reb 56

    Mar 12, 2007
    South Texas
    Am going to put together an SBR looking at Noveske barrels, which length do you prefer?
    I am leaning toward either an 11.5" or a 12" barrel.
  2. Happy Hunting

    Happy Hunting

    Jul 27, 2010
    Wisdom I can share: most people going the SBR route wouldn't do it to only shave off 2.5". I would wager than 10.5" is the most common barrel length for SBRs as that is about the minimum allowed for a valid warranty on a lot of suppressors.

    How is the wait for Noveske barrels now? They make some really nice ones. I looked long and hard at the Afghan with 14.5" bbl.

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  3. JBnTX

    JBnTX Bible Thumper

    Aug 28, 2008
    Fort Worth Texas
    I have a Colt 6933 with a 11.50 inch barrel, and it has quickly become my favorite. 11.50 inches seems just about right.

    Last edited: Jun 28, 2013
  4. Reb 56

    Reb 56

    Mar 12, 2007
    South Texas
    Noveske has several 10" thru 11.5" barrels in stock . Too bad I can't order till my Tax stamp comes in.
  5. KML

    KML Millennium Member

    Sep 11, 1999
    Most go 11.5 because that use to the shortest that suppresser manufactures would warranty their supressor's for,that has changed in the last couple years down to 10.5.
    My Colt 6933 has a 11.5 barrel and it is the one I like and shoot the most.I had a Bravo company receiver that I sbr years ago first with a 11.5 then I got a deal on a 14.5 upper and it was the same to me as a 16 inch upper after I sold then off it the bug again and went with the Colt 6933.
  6. Firecop203


    Aug 23, 2004
    Sure you can. If you have the lower receiver and waiting for the form-1, all you have to do is have a friend or relative store the upper and barrel for you in another location. Once the form comes back all you have to do is put the two pieces together and have fun. Nothing illegal about it.
  7. kussor


    Jul 3, 2013
    A few years ago, Noveske was refusing to "can" barrels of less than 12.5" in length. think that maybe that was just to sell some "custom" $500 barrels? :)
  8. KML

    KML Millennium Member

    Sep 11, 1999
    He wasn't the only one,at one time Gemtech would only go to 11.5 but know do 10.5
  9. Lone_Wolfe

    Lone_Wolfe Sandbox Refugee CLM

    May 1, 2006
    This side of a tombstone
    Or you can buy a pistol lower and put it on that until your stamp arrives.