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August 11, 2000, 06:15 AM
How difficult is it to fit a Hi Power barrel? I have put about a dozen fitted barrels into 1911s and have been very happy with the results. Except for lower lugs and linkage, is the process similar for Hi Powers?
August 11, 2000, 08:15 AM
Andabeer, the procedure is pretty similar. Since you've installed 1911 barrels you shouldn't have any problem. George
August 11, 2000, 03:54 PM
I recently put an aftermarket barrel from Brownell's (Olympic Arms, I think) into an Inglis BHP; it was a nice snug drop-in that worked fine from the first shot. It wore into the lug and slide just a bit and I am very happy with it. Feeding with both factory and handloaded JHPs was also fine. I was concerned because pre-1950 Browning HP type guns had a slightly different dimensioned cross lug--but all went well.
Brownell's price was reasonable, too.
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