These are used, Greasy, maybe rusty. I havent seen much rust on these, but I don't know about inside the barrels, mostly have grease inside, I dont inspect bores other than basic bullet test.
See pics. See the ones with the galling, the one you get will look similar, maybe not as bad, maybe worse! If that's a problem for you, and unacceptable,you MUST NOT buy this item.
The pics show some with galling and some without the galling. The one you get will have the galling/pullmarks. The pictures show the difference.
I may have some available that dont have the galling, under a different part number. If you can't find it, then I am out of them.
I do bullet tests on these and my supplier told me they did too. That does not mean it will pass bullet test when you do it. After you clean out grease and rust, obviously there is a possibility the bullet might go in further and fail a bullet test. The bullet test is just a quick method to help weed out, shot out barrels. If the bullet case slams into the barrel, its an obvious fail. Doing that, weeds out the obvious bad ones. Its a waste of time trying to inspect barrels that are full of grease, so I simply sell them in as is, condition. I have sold over 500 of these.
I don't know why these barrels have such bad galling and pull marks from being demilled. I cant control that. I sorted out the ones that don't have the pull marks, and I charge more for them under a different SKU.
After you clean the grease, powder, rust, etc out of the barrel, a bullte may go in further resulting in a failed bullet test.
I don't clean out the grease in the barrel. I do not guaranty the bore condition in anyway!
These have pull marks,and galling from being pulled out of trunnion.
Some of the galling is more severe more severe than others. Some, the galling goes to end and may need to be fixed, and or may not be able to be fixed. I dont build AK's.
IF you need a guaranty these barrels will work, do not buy this barrel!!! I do not guaranty these barrels are usable. There is always a risk buying used gun parts, and everything I sell is sold in as is condition. I have lots of reasons why I don't accept returns. One is, some people will buy items from multiple places at same time, pick the one they like, then return the rest. another is worse Yet. some people will say a part is defective, and return a part I never even sold them, claiming its the item that I sent them, and in fact I did not.
That stuff would happen everyday if I allowed it too happen.
My supplier of these barrels told me they did bullet tests on all barrels and they passed. That does not mean they will pass the next time, when you consider they are filled with grease, grime, maybe rust. I tested all of them. Some failed when I did the bullet test. I am no trained expert on the validity of a bullet test on a dirty barrel. Hit and miss at best, is my guess.
The barrels that fail, I don't sell unless I describe them as failing that test and put them under a different SKU. Maybe they can be used as a lamp post or some artsy fartsy thing.
When I do a bullet test I take a live round and push into barrel muzzle, if case hits the barrel it fails, if not it passes. It doesn't have to be a large gap to pass. If it doesn't hit barrel and I can see copper jacket, it passes. Oh, I am not advising people without proper training to do bullet tests.
That doesn't mean it will pass when you do it, or after you spend a 1/2 hour cleaning the bore, it could fail if there was rust, or whatever, that could possibly be preventing the bullet from going in further and failing the test.
Many people have purchased these barrels and are happy with them, and some not happy. The ones that aren't happy for the most part, ignored product description, and come up with their own thoughts on condition they think it should be in, which is absolutely friggen stupid!
It's very frustrating when the few rotten apples ruin surplus for the many.
Some people/manufactures who have left over parts from parts kits to build 922r compliant rifles, throw away the left over parts, because they don't want to risk getting flamed on Yelp, social media, etc.
Its a serious problem, and the result is higher prices on surplus parts.
Barrels are about the most difficult surplus AK part to sell, because no matter what you do, some people will ignore the product description.