Quote Originally Posted by smacd70 View Post
Great input! I hadn't considered replacing the barrel. That might be the answer to the discoloration on the barrel as well. I am going to end up with too much in this gun to get it back, I am afraid!
Modifications made to any gun are not considered an investment, but something you are doing to make the gun fit your needs better.

I would opt for selling the gun and buying one with your preferred length of barrel.