KWA M9 Ptp barrel.

Discussion in 'Gas Powered Guns' started by Qetrw3, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. Qetrw3

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    Ok what is the reason kwa puts a plastic barrel on the ptp series like what would happen if i put a metal barrel in?
     
  2. Shiftyshooter

    Shiftyshooter Learn from your mistakes. Lifetime Supporter

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    I doubt the gun would have a plastic inner barrel.
     

  3. TheAirsoftTech

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    I doesn't, but IIRC it does have a plastic/polymer/nylon fiber (don't remember what exactly) outer barrel. It supposedly helps the slide to cycle faster or something better than a metal one.
     
  4. Knief

    Knief Moderator Moderator

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    My guess is, the slide rubs against the outer barrel when it cycles. Rather than solve that problem or spend the money to coat the outer barrel with a durable enough finish, they decided to make it plastic and not deal with complaints of the paint wearing off early.
     
  5. Qetrw3

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    I heard the metal barrels broke the air nozzel...i was looking at my barrel for the longest tume wondering how the hell does the barrel break the air nozzel!?! I heard this from a kwa forum but i wonder if i made a steel barrel using a cnc machine if i could install the metal one instead?!
     
  6. Qetrw3

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    Outer barrel... Thats what i meant