Home Forums Classifieds Blogs Today's Posts Search Social Groups



  
SIGN-UP
Notices

Glock Talk
Welcome To The Glock Talk Forums.

 
  
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old Yesterday, 16:33   #1
Krumfola
Member
 
Join Date: May 2014
Posts: 38
Storm Lake barrel question

Since I've been unable to find a used 6" barrel, I'm about to splurge on a new one from Storm Lake. I thought about Lone Wolf but I've heard several people complaining about them.

Some sites say they are "drop in" and some say "semi drop in".

My questions are, have any of you had to get your Storm Lake fitted by a gunsmith? How will I know if it needs modification by a gunsmith (i.e. Slide won't close, won't chamber a round, etc.)?

Keith
Krumfola is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 17:29   #2
WeeWilly
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: PRK
Posts: 1,868
I have had a few Storm Lake 10mm barrels. They were drop in with no fitting required, accuracy was as good as stock.

You can tell if it needs fitting as it won't go into battery when slid into the slide, the barrel hood won't fit in the cut out of the slide. I had to fit one so called drop in KKM barrel, it didn't take much at all to get it locking up cleanly, fine stone stuff.
__________________
Audentes fortuna iuvat
WeeWilly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 20:48   #3
Krumfola
Member
 
Join Date: May 2014
Posts: 38
Glad to hear it. Any issues with leading in yours?
Krumfola is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 21:14   #4
PhotoFeller
Senior Member
 
PhotoFeller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Midwest and SW Florida
Posts: 3,111
Blog Entries: 2
My .40 to 9mm conversion barrel dropped in without any fitting, and it works like a charm. I've only read good reports on KKM barrels.
PhotoFeller is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Yesterday, 22:16   #5
panthercreekleather
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 17
Yeah, I was going to say KKM. Kevin makes some sweet barrels. I have a Wolf 'Blind marked' barrel and a KKM for my either of my Glock 20s and I prefer the KKM over any other. I've shot Storm Lake, but had to fit it for my S&W M&P Pro 9 for some reason.
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 signatures.


Use Promo Code "glocktalk" at checkout for FREE SHIPPING.
panthercreekleather is offline   Reply With Quote

 
  
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump




All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:59.




Homepage
FAQ
Forums
Calendar
Advertise
Gallery
GT Wiki
GT Blogs
Social Groups
Classifieds


Users Currently Online: 541
124 Members
417 Guests

Most users ever online: 2,672
Aug 11, 2014 at 2:31