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I just got a 9 major open pistol (CK Arms) with a black PVD treated barrel (KKM). Plunk testing the barrel showed my cartridges (Montana Gold 124 JHP) just touch the leade at 1.140 OAL now. I'd like to safely shoot 1.170 OAL, so I need to throat the barrel around .05 deep to allow this with some safety cushion. I’ve tried two of my friends Clymer throating reamers and they didn’t do anything... literally. Both of those reamers were well used, but I watched as my gunsmith used one of these reamers to easily throat a normal non-PVD barrel testing his reamer. It still works, jus
Has anyone else noticed an increase in velocity because of their coated (TiN, TiCN, AlTiN, DLC) barrel? It appears I am getting about 15 fps higher out of the same gun with a TiCN coated barrel. I don't know if it is because of the slightly tighter tolerances or less friction. Tell me if you have experienced this also and the details.