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#1 tow2b

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Posted 31 March 2006 - 04:08 PM

I am trying to get some information on the barrel length on the 1927A-1. Did any body make a barrel longer the 16 1/2 , 18 to include the compensator? I have been looking for some definite information on this. Thanks for your help.
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#2 LIONHART

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Posted 31 March 2006 - 04:15 PM

Yes, Numrich did offer either an 18" or 19" for Canadian Customers.
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Posted 31 March 2006 - 04:16 PM

tow2b,

Welcome! woot.gif

I think the 27A1 "deluxe" has a 19 inch barrel (this includes the comp.)

The M1 semi-auto is 16.5 inches.

I could be wrong. slap.gif

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#4 kilroyjones

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Posted 31 March 2006 - 05:09 PM

Kahr 1927's have a 16.5" barrel the comp brings it to 18" or 18.5"
The M-1 have a 16.5" barrel with no comp
Numrich at one time listed a 19" barrel w/o comp. I contacted them last summer and was told they no longer have any 19's available. You might double check with Numrich, as they are always finding "lost" items in warehouses.


ETA: As mentioned above the 19" was for Canadian sales.
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#5 tow2b

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Posted 31 March 2006 - 09:09 PM

The reason I asked is I picked one up today that has a barrel and comp that is around 21 inches combined. This measured from the front of the receiver to the end of the comp. I have yet to find anybody that has seen a barrel this long. Its made by Kahr and the serial number starts with KA****. Any ideas on this?
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Posted 01 April 2006 - 05:14 AM

21 inches?! blink.gif

I have never heard of one that long.

Can you post photos or the serial number?

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#7 tow2b

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Posted 01 April 2006 - 10:04 AM

Wont be able to post a pic until Sunday or Monday. I will have to get a digital camera. I am away from home and bought the gun in Alabama. The serial number is KA6924
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Posted 02 April 2006 - 11:21 AM

Its a Kahr (ka in the serial # is dead giveaway) and owning semis I can tell you the A1 has a 21" barrel with comp attached and the m1 has 16" barrell with no comp. The only way to go shorter on the A1 is to cut it down and permenantly attach the comp per BATF guidelines for a OAL of 16" unless you go the SBR route.
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#9 kilroyjones

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Posted 02 April 2006 - 06:33 PM

The KA serial number does mean it is a Kahr gun. If you look at the Kahr website you will see that the 1927 model does have a 16.5" barrel (18" with comp) and the M-1 has a 16.5" barrel

Kahr Info Page


My Numrich catalog #26 show a 19" 1927 barrel made to meet Canadian barrel length requirements. This is 19" with no comp.

If a standard Kahr barrel is 18" long with comp, and 16.5" without the comp, the comp must be 1.5" long.

tow2b posted: "that has a barrel and comp that is around 21 inches combined. This measured from the front of the receiver to the end of the comp. " Measured from the front of the receiver you would need to add .5" for the barrel threads in the receiver nose, which gives you 21.5" AOL. Subtract 1.5" for the comp, and you get 20".

tow2b says "that is around 21 inches" so this most likely is a Canadian 19" barrel. just my .02 cents

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#10 Mario Scarpino

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Posted 02 April 2006 - 08:46 PM

I saw one at a local gun show here in Kansas City about 2 weeks ago with a KA serial number (1927A1). The number was high, like the one you bought. Nobody had a tape measure, but it "looked" like the barrel with compensator was almost 2 feet long. No kidding. It had to be at least 21 inches. The wood on the gun, especially the front vertical grip, looked very good and much improved over the flat, slab sided verticals they used to made. Dealer also had a new L drum on display. It took some effort to get the front cover off, tight fit! I also noticed it had a machined hole through the center pin, like the Colt drums!!!! None of the new L drums I got through the group buy have holes in the pins. They are solid like the West Hurley drums. Gun also had the new round cocking knob, not the ugly piece of crap they sold for many years.

Just another variation of the Tommy gun, all you diehards will have to get one to add to your collection.

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#11 tow2b

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Posted 02 April 2006 - 10:05 PM

Just a few pics

http://i4.photobucke...TommyGun001.jpg

This from the comp to the front receiver

http://i4.photobucke...2b/4d66b97c.jpg

lenght of the comp

http://i4.photobucke...2b/ba8ddd28.jpg


http://i4.photobucke...2b/57473698.jpg




Edited by tow2b, 02 April 2006 - 10:05 PM.

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Posted 02 April 2006 - 10:49 PM

WOW!!! That IS a long barrel!!! Just think, the full autos are 10 1/2". Bad enough having 6" more than that, but 9"!!! My opinion... short is good, long is bad. blink.gif

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Posted 02 April 2006 - 11:19 PM

blink.gif Never seen one of those before! blink.gif
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Posted 03 April 2006 - 03:58 PM

tatical Long Range Sniper version?
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#15 tow2b

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Posted 04 April 2006 - 10:40 AM

I just knew it was the "tatical Long Range Sniper version" Now I just need the tatical long range sniper scope so I can get 1/2 MOA at 100 yards with it. Why they would make one with such a long barrel is odd. Still I did not have one in my collection, so know I do. Thanks for the input folks.
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Posted 05 April 2006 - 10:21 AM

It looks like an anteater.
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#17 colt21a

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Posted 05 April 2006 - 11:59 AM

QUOTE (ACARLG @ Apr 5 2006, 10:21 AM)
It looks like an anteater.

acarlg...got the book thanks,brings back good time's..i had a few of the 21a's from that area...5290,5295,and5294,all from that same local...

i had two out of the three...5290 was the cover gun on roger's book...i had a deal on that back when,then the second owner got real greedy.and i passed too much drama. however did own the other two.both nice gun's...take care,ron
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