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Posted: 3/9/2011 5:15:14 AM EST
Does anyone make one of these?

I'd like a 7" as I saw someone who put a Noveske KX3 on a 7" barrel with a MI 9" quad rail, and I loved the way it looked. That person used a SS barrel though, so I haven't bothered to IM him about his exact barrel.

If I went with a 7.5" barrel (which seems to be more common), it would be close, but more of the KX3 would show, and I really liked the way it looks. Another option is to go with 7.5" and get a 10" rail...but that too would throw off the ratio a bit as less of the KX3 would show. My main goal is to NOT see the step up from the barrel to the flash suppressor.

here's the pistol, it belongs to REVBCO:

Link Posted: 3/9/2011 7:17:02 AM EST

mine and revbco's are almost identical, i have a rainier match barrel, it is stainless steel with 1in 8 twist. its a really nice barrel and cost 275 but its worth it. i have the spikes tactical STAB muzzle brake and it works like a charm
Link Posted: 3/11/2011 2:03:05 AM EST
Perhaps such a barrel is non-existant...
Link Posted: 3/11/2011 8:50:58 PM EST
Could you have a 1:7 barrel cut down to what u need?

It would still be 1:7 after all is said and done.
Link Posted: 3/12/2011 4:11:14 AM EST
Originally Posted By rbeau30:
Could you have a 1:7 barrel cut down to what u need?

It would still be 1:7 after all is said and done.


That would be a last resort. Any idea what that would cost, and who does arfcom trust with this task?

Cut barrel
Re-crown it
Re-thread it
Link Posted: 3/12/2011 6:01:34 AM EST
I have a kitty kat 7" I don't know if it's 1/7 but it is chrome lined.
Link Posted: 3/12/2011 6:14:52 AM EST
email wather lothar and see if they can make you one
Link Posted: 3/14/2011 3:47:16 AM EST
Looks like I'll be getting the CMMG 7.3" barrel. It has two of my 3 criteria (1:7 twist + chrome lined), and at least it's not a full 7.5"...it will be an economical compromise.

Cutting a 16" barrel down will cost too much. It will run about $165 just to get it cut down, crowned, threaded and tapped...plus the barrel will be over $250. The CMMGs are like $255 stripped.

I started to put one together last night, and the low profile gas block was $60...and th BCG was $160. Those seemed like high numbers to me. Is all their stuff top notch? I could probably save $40 on the gas block and $40 on the BCG if I go with Yankee Hill for both.
Link Posted: 3/14/2011 4:32:32 AM EST
yankee hill low pro as block is 22 bucks and you can get a good bcg for like 120
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