Brain Picking/Mech-Tech

Discussion in 'General Handgun Discussion' started by joncutter42, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. joncutter42

    joncutter42 New Member

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    I ran across a company called Mech-Tech, they make 16" barell conversions for 1911 & Glock. Has anyone seen one of these or know someone who has? I like the ideal but need more info.
     
  2. stalkingbear

    stalkingbear Well-Known Member

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    I've seen the ads and heard they're SUPPOSED to work as advertised but have no 1st hand knowledge of the kits.
     

  3. M14sRock

    M14sRock New Member

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    I, too, have heard from owners that they work great. But I have not used one. I played with them at SHOT about 10 years ago and they seemed like good quality stuff.
     
  4. Jayhawker

    Jayhawker New Member

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    Mech-Tech

    I've had one in .45 ACP for a lot of years. It spends a lot of time in my gun safe for no logical reason because it is fun to shoot. Great for knocking down plates at 50 yards and beyond. I reload my own and use a 185 hollow point with a maximum load of Unique and it shoots great. They are tough and are also heavy. They don't sell them with sights so you have to get a red dot and it has to be mounted high in order to sight comfortably. And, of course, you have to use the bottom-end of a.45 Auto. The back-up service is very good. I had a broken extractor years ago (which, I understand was a common problem with the early ones) so I sent it back to them and they replaced the extractor and really "tuned" it-no charge for anything. Here's their site:

    Mech Tech Systems, Inc.

    Pete