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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:15 am 
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Hi, i was wondering if it was possible to replace the barrel on a izh 46m with a lw barrel.

Out of curiosity are there any other cool mods for them?

thanks,


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 10:38 am 
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The IZH 46M is known as being very accurate but a bit heavy. Some people have done mods to lighten the pistol but I have never heard of trying to replace the barrel. Is yours suffering from a lack of accuracy?
This site shows the addition of a stock to turn it into a carbine, personally I am not sure it is the right way to treat a good 10m target pistol, sort of like adding a trailer hitch to a Ferrari.
http://www.davegcustomstocks.com/ucizh4 ... epage.html


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:36 am 
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Unless you have somehow damaged your barrel, it is at least as accurate as an LW. Probably better. A 46m with the grip removed and tue frame clamped in a vise on a solid bench will put all pellets in a hole less than 7mm diameter at 10 metres. ALL pellets. With match grade pellets the hole should be smaller than 6mm. Unless you were going for a much longer barrel for some reason (such as turning it into a carbine as in those linked images - and... ew) I see no reason to use anything but the stock barrel.

I have reduced the weight of a 46m considerably. There's a thread about it here somewhere. Helped a lot with fatigue, but it was still heavier than my Pardini. Turning down the cylinder thickness differentially to reduce weight while preserving strength was challenging, but successful. Here it is:
topic50152.html


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 12:39 pm 
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I agree with the previous posts. The stock barrel on the Izzy is excellent. People buy this pistol because of its legendary accuracy. If you are looking to improve your scores I would suggest you look at a custom grip. The Rink grip installs with three screws and is about $400. Depending on your hand and grip, it can be an improvement on the stock grip provided with the pistol.
Good shooting.
Doug


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