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mike38 01-19-2017 10:06 AM

Creed Barrels
 
I have a question to Creed owners, is the barrel pitting issue that occurred on the PPQ models happening on the Creed model? Thanks

Necron99 01-19-2017 04:38 PM

I don't think many have had them but a couple weeks.. Was it a fast thing, this pitting? I've only had mine 2 weeks or so, one trip to the range. Then cleaned.

mike38 01-20-2017 09:25 AM

Well in my case they (Q5,PPQ .45) were pitted from the factory, now I am not saying that firing the pistol will not cause the pitting to show up but I am not sure on that. Thanks for your response.

ioon44 01-20-2017 09:44 AM

The Creed that I looked at had a rifled barrel, does any one know if these barrels have the same process as the nitrided treated poly barrels?

mike38 01-20-2017 10:13 AM

That I do not know. I will say that quality barrel steel eliminates the need for any of these "processes"!

englishteacher2000 02-07-2017 11:15 AM

It would be very interesting if the Creed does not have a polygonal barrel.

SpaceGunner 02-07-2017 11:41 AM

I don't think it would be too interesting. It's probably cheaper to keep the same tooling from the PPX and use it on the Creed barrels. Remember cost is a big factor for the Creed. Keeping traditional rifling probably helps keep the cost down.

SpaceGunner

PPS1980 02-07-2017 12:21 PM

Oddly I can't find any information on the barrel of the Creed on the Walther site. Does anyone know if its traditional or polygonal?

SpaceGunner 02-07-2017 12:58 PM

Catalog doesn't mention barrel types for any of the guns.

PPS1980 02-07-2017 01:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by SpaceGunner (Post 719962)
Catalog doesn't mention barrel types for any of the guns.

They have announced polygonal barrels in the past. This shouldn't be hard to find, it is - but it should be a basic part of the specs IMHO.


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