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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 9/11/2005 3:37:32 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/11/2005 12:50:49 PM EDT by 1911user]
I traded into a colt govt. profile 1/7 ban barrel. Since it's a bare muzzle, I was thinking about having it cut back to 18 inches and threaded for a normal flash suppressor. With the govt. profile, it should be very handy with 2 inches of the thicker part of the barrel removed.

Will this cause reliability problems?
Does the gas port need to be enlarged?
Link Posted: 9/11/2005 3:46:23 AM EDT
Answers are no and no. I have one like it and its functions great.
Link Posted: 9/11/2005 3:49:46 AM EDT
I have had a few 20" and 24" barrels cut by Adco to 18". I had zero problems and nothing but benefits from the 18" length. Go for it! I want to have a SP1 barrel done next.
Link Posted: 9/11/2005 10:02:38 AM EDT
Thanks for the good news! I'm going to look for some pictures where others have done it.
Link Posted: 9/11/2005 10:26:09 AM EDT
Funny ive been pondering cutting down a 20" to an 18" i may do it now that some ??'s i hadnt gotten around to asking have been answered
Link Posted: 9/11/2005 5:49:46 PM EDT
The idea makes me smile..
Link Posted: 9/11/2005 7:45:59 PM EDT
I've got two of them and have been very happy with them.
Link Posted: 9/11/2005 8:14:57 PM EDT
Cool I have been thinking about doing the same.
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