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    erknjerk is offline Junior Member
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    Changing Barrels?

    What does it take to change a 1911 to 10mm? Is it just the barrel and magazines?

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    DevilsJohnson is offline Senior Member
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    I don't even know why someone would want to do that but it will take a lot more than just a barrel change. 10mm is a high pressure load so the recoil spring will have to be replaced and I don't know how the barrel will want to fit right with existing bushing so that will have to be replaced as well. Being I don't know of you will find a bushing to fit right with the original slide now you are looking at one of those too. I think I'd just go find a 10mm. I'm not a fan of the round personally but they do have their fans

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    Forget about it. You'd also need a new extractor (that is, a new slide), and a new ejector (that is, a new frame), as well as new springs and magazines. In other words, it's not practical, it's not gonna happen. You need a whole new pistol.

    The one exception was the Springfield Omega (based on a German design), that used a tricky double extractor. Apart from that, though, fuggeddaboudit.

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    ok then. I'll forget about it.

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