TL,DR: I need a barrel for the Steyr M9 that is >6" and makes the overall length of the handgun >10.5". Do they make those? Hi guys, I live in the great People's Republic of California, where we have a roster of approved handguns. Because this requires the manufacturer to submit numerous sample pistols, pay testing fees and annual renewing fees, many manufacturers, such as Steyr, rightfully neglect the California market. These guns can only be imported by military and police officers- and I am neither. Unfortunately, this means I cannot get a Steyr M9 as easily as other pistols. If I were to find a police officer who previously bought the weapon, decided he didn't like it (fat chance), and decided to sell it to me- that would be legal. But the other legal option for California residents is to have the firearm converted by the FFL to a "single-shot exemption" pistol. This means that the FFL must insert a block into the magazine well such that the pistol may only fire one shot, and the overall length of the pistol must be at least 10.5", with a barrel length of at least 6". Seeing as the M9 is not as popular as other off-roster pistols, like a 4th generation glock, or a beretta 92A1, most FFLs do not have the long barrel on-hand. They will do the conversion, however, if I can procure a barrel that meets these specifications. So far, I found this barrel. It is 7.5", which I BELIEVE would meet my requirements, but I would like to have some wiggle-room. Many of these SSE pistols come with >2 ft barrels. Forgive me for switching to metric, but it seems like the M9 is mostly measured in metric. The factory overall length is 183mm, and removing the factory barrel (102mm) and installing the extended barrel (191mm) leaves us with a new OAL of 272mm or 10.7". That's only 0.2" of wiggle-room! Does anyone know of a place where I could get an 8" (203mm) or longer barrel? Preferably non-threaded (because CA's laws are weird about that) too?