Storm lake or lone wolf for my glock 19?...

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    dancinzen

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    Buying a barrel for my glock 19, I will get standard length....Are storm lake barrels any better than lone wolf? Do storm lakes have fully supported chambers? How is their customer service? Are they completly drop in? I am about to get a lone wolf and then saw storm lake and thought I would ask.
     
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    I have used the Stormlake for awhile and I like mine. Fully supported chamber and it was drop in. Never needed customer service.
     

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    Whichever is cheapest and in stock.
     
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    faawrenchbndr CLM

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    Machining of the Storm Lake barrel is WAY better than the Lone Wolf barrels.
     
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    I have both for a G17. I like the Storm Lake better, and it comes without a cartoon wolf on top.
     
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    I was gearing up to buy the Lone Wolf, so thanks for your advice, people.
     
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    Why?????

    I have 67,000+ rounds fired through my stock 1996 G19.
     
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    DEADLYACCURATE Senior Member

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    I would not hesitate to use lone wolf, but stormlake is better
     
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    Domestic615 OD G19

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    storm lake , lone wolf sucks for marking the barrel with that ugly wolf.
     
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    To change the ballistical evidence for when I finally snap. For real though I am going to start shooting reloads in the future. I have read that the brass from the stock barrel can bulge slightly near the base from the built in slop in the stock barrel. Are you shooting reloads? or are you paying full price for your ammo. That's a lot of rounds.
     
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    I can't tell you anything about the Lone Wolf barrel except that you can opt to have the wolf logo placed on the underside of the barrel, so it will not be visible unless you disassemble the pistol.
    On the website you can select "Blind Marking".
    But it does cost about $15.00 bucks more, which is well worth it IMO.


    Read about it here...
    http://www.lonewolfdist.com/Detail.aspx?PROD=1080


    As for the Storm Lake barrel...
    I have a .357Sig Storm Lake barrel that I keep in my G22 and it has performed perfectly.
    It is a true drop-in and requires no gunsmithing work at all.
    The chamber is slightly more supported than the stock Glock barrel and I have experienced no feeding failures so far.
    The edges are a bit sharp on the barrel however, almost sharp enough to cut the skin.
    So I used a ceramic sharpening stone to take the sharp edges off.


    Good luck,
    Easy
     
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    The_Drizzle I make it rain!

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    I have a storm lake in my 19 and love it. Not only does it function perfectly it looks good, no cartoons.

    As for the people that may comment that you don't need it or it is a waste of money, just ignore them. Your gun, your money, your choice.
     
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    I got a KKM 10mm barrel for my G20. I haven't had a chance to shoot it yet, but it sure is a beautiful looking barrel. Very nicely machined.

    G20gunner:supergrin:
     
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    cool... i guess my biggest question was about the supported chamber. ultimately i will be shooting nothing but reloads and alot of lead so i want the fully supported chamber, and the need to not have to check my barrel every hundred rounds for leading. and the storm lake is only 25 bucks more... i thought it might be better... not sure though.
     
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    Don At PC Senior Member Millennium Member

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    I have more than a few Glocks. The only one that does not have the stock Glock Barrel is the one I shoot Unlimited Master with in competition. The rest of the Glocks I own as I say have the stock Glock Barrel and recoil spring/guide rod combo that came in them. My newest Glock has about 1000 rounds through it and my oldest has nearly 100,000 rounds. I have shot less than 1000 factory loads through all of them combined. All the rest have been MY reloads. No lead and 99% have been with Xtreme Plated Bullets that used to be called West Coast Bullets, http://www.xtremebullets.com/.

    Just my experience but it's your choice and money however you want to spend it.

    Don
     
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    For the record, the Lone Wolf barrels can be ordered without the mark for a fee.
     
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    I have a Storm Lake .40-9mm conversion for my G23.It has been 100% reliable, alsmost scarry reliable. I have shot all kinds of reloads in my stock bqrrels including lead. I just clean them after shooting.
     
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    I'm with you Dannyr, Why?
     
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    I like my cartoon wolf.
     
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    went with a kkm... hope to start shooting competition eventually, and want to take advantage of shooting lead so that the money i save in bullets will pay for the barrel in no time... when in doubt go with what has been proven to be great... thats why i went glock in the first place!