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Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by trapper_03447, Feb 1, 2006.

  1. trapper_03447

    trapper_03447

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    I havn't been here reading these posts in a while, ho w muuch of a problem would it to change my 9mm barrel over to a 40 cal?
     
  2. gary newport

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    Actually, quite a lot...like buying an entire top-end. The .40 barrels are larger in diameter than the 9mm barrels and won't fit in the 9mm slide's front hole, for one thing. Going the other way (9mm conversion barrel for .40 Glocks) is easier.
     

  3. Bren

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    And you would need to change the ejector. You'd be replacing most of the gun and it would cost more than buying a Used .40, so I'd say get the whole .40.
     
  4. trapper_03447

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    Thanks guys, saved me a lot of time and frustration