Lone Wolf G20 10mm 6.6'' Threaded Barrel Review

Discussion in 'Modern Handguns' started by plouffedaddy, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. plouffedaddy

    plouffedaddy New Member


    To truly realize the potential of hot 10mm rounds you really need a barrel 5.5'' or longer in my opinion. With that in mind, I picked up the LWD 6.6'' 10mm threaded barrel for my Gen4 G20.

    When the barrel first arrived I threw it in the gun and noticed a problem; it was way too tight round the lugs and hood. The gun wouldn't cycle properly due to the amount of friction from the tight lockup. I called LWD and they told me to send it in with my slide, which I did. Fast forward two weeks and I had it back in my hands and was running rounds through it.

    -100% reliable with all ammo tried thus far
    -Standard 9/16x24 threading allowing for use with most popular suppressors
    -Heat treated 416 stainless steel
    -Theoretically a drop in part (I have several other LWD barrels, they worked out of the box)
    -Standard rifling allows the worry free use of lead reloads (more on this in the video)
    -Lifetime warranty
    -Extra velocity compared to the stock barrel
    -Fully supported chamber (no evidence to any type of deformation/damage to the fired cases)
    -Polished feed ramp

    -Mine didn't fit properly out of the box
    -I'm not a fan of the logo; I'd much prefer something less obvious like KKM and Stormlake do

    Here's a video of some shooting, a demonstration of the chamber support vis-à-vis the Gen4 factory barrel, and a chronograph test using Underwood 165gr Gold Dot rounds:


    Chrono Data:

    Factory barrel:
    Underwood 165gr Gold Dots: 1418fps, 736 ft/lbs energy

    LWD barrel:
    Underwood 165gr Gold Dots: 1559fps, 889 ft/lbs energy