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Any news or final answers on the 9mm barrel in .40 slide issue?

This is a discussion on Any news or final answers on the 9mm barrel in .40 slide issue? within the MP Gunsmithing forums, part of the Smith & Wesson MP Forum category; Originally Posted by lhawkins Why not just buy the 9 -> 40 conversion barrel and make the point moot? I mean, unless you have the ...


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Old January 27th, 2016, 04:47 PM   #31
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Why not just buy the 9 -> 40 conversion barrel and make the point moot? I mean, unless you have the 9 already laying around, you are probably going to need to buy a barrel. Why not just buy the right one?

I run a 9 SL conversion barrel and it runs fine in my 40 slide.
Primarily because of the twist rate and 147 weight ammo. I would immediately buy a conversion barrel that had a 1:10 rate or similar to the new M&P 9, Apex, HK, Glock, etc twist rate.

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Old January 29th, 2016, 03:59 PM   #32
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Primarily because of the twist rate and 147 weight ammo. I would immediately buy a conversion barrel that had a 1:10 rate or similar to the new M&P 9, Apex, HK, Glock, etc twist rate.

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Ahh, now I understand your reasoning.


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