Yeah, in my area of the country nothing is cheap. Blasters are all quoting $100, just over the phone. Used barrels on CL are listing around $35.
A local barrel maker quote me $70 for a new, unlined barrel, which I might just pull the trigger on. It's not quite in the spirit of picking one up onthe side of the road and burning it out, but less time cleaning means more time smoking, right?