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February 21, 2011, 09:55 PM
i have a 1911 with a threaded barrel. the threads are .578 x 28.
i have a suppressor with 14mm threads.
planning to weld a new mount on the can and tap it for .578 x 28.
only problem, a tap for that size doesn't exist!
trust me, i've spent hours online looking and the best i can find is a machinist who will make one for me for $160!!
i don't think i can recut the barrel and maintain wall thickness.
any ideas?

February 21, 2011, 10:08 PM
You could but a new threaded barrel. Contact the manufacturer of the suppressor/barrel and they may tell you where to procure a tap.