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#1 SacRyan

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Posted 15 February 2014 - 10:29 PM

Alright Fellas... (and Ladies...)

 

Who is your favorite suppressor and why?

 

(yes I realize this is 'almost' as bad as 9mm vs 45ACP but the truth is I haven't done nearly enough research on the subject and hoping you all can point me towards more info.)

 

Likely going onto a .308 bolt at this point but not ruling out the possibility of it going on the AR-15 or picking up an AR-10 to play with...  (please don't tell the wife  :cool: not that she would pull funding, she'd hijack the AR-10).

 

So thoughts?


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Posted 15 February 2014 - 11:48 PM

I know this isn't what you're asking for, but would you be interested in starting a thread on how to go about the Trust Process? I've been thinking about it for a while now but I'm just not sure where to start... I would love to hear some advice from you, and others, but since you just went through it I'm sure you've got some good knowledge on it. 


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Posted 16 February 2014 - 12:30 AM

I wouldn't even say it's as bad as any 9mm vs. .45ACP threads. Mention that and everyone loses their minds.

 

Bottom line is I have practically no hands on with suppressors. I've shot a few rifles and pistols with cans on them, but not enough that I could tell you which one was quieter, which one was easier to maintain, etc, etc. I do intend on putting a can on all of my rifles and combat pistols. I'm thinking I may end up going with Surefires or Gemtechs.


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Posted 16 February 2014 - 12:31 PM

I have two cans from silencerco, and I've been 99% satisfied with them. The 1% of dissatisfaction is from the desire for a quick disconnect option.


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Posted 16 February 2014 - 01:12 PM

I know this isn't what you're asking for, but would you be interested in starting a thread on how to go about the Trust Process? I've been thinking about it for a while now but I'm just not sure where to start... I would love to hear some advice from you, and others, but since you just went through it I'm sure you've got some good knowledge on it. 

Hey Davis,

 

So I started writing this as just a reply... then it was about 3 pages long... future post coming.

 

And.......... New Post:

http://itstactical.c...-my-experience/


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Posted 16 February 2014 - 01:17 PM

I just finished my trust too and ordered a Huntertown Arms Kestrel 5.56 (http://www.huntertownarms.com/).  They are pretty much the cheapest out there (although not cheapest quality), and I figured I can get two can't for the price of one from another company.  So I'm going with the Kestrel 5.56 first for my 5.56 and .22lr.  Then I'll order a Guardian 9 for my pistol and then that will be my .22lr as well.  Then I'll probably get a dedicated .22lr (not sure which one yet).

 

One of my main criteria was to be able to use it for multiple rounds until I was able to get dedicated cans per caliber (hence the order of my planned purchases).  I also like how the huntertown can easily disassemble for cleaning and that the serialized part is just one small part and everything else can be replaced under warranty without having to pay another tax.

 

I have no experience with one yet (ordered it a few weeks ago), but that's what I went with after my little bit of research.


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Posted 16 February 2014 - 01:44 PM

Thanks Superman,

 

(wow after typing that I have the urge to use the word 'swell' now).

 

Appreciate the insight and I'll check Hunter Town Arms out.


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Posted 29 April 2014 - 07:23 PM

SacRyan & Mangeface - Have you picked up your cans yet?

 

I am a big fan of AAC. My shooting buddy owns Capitol Armory in Austin, TX so I have had the opportunity to try out a fair amount of suppressors on a wide range of weapons and keep buying AAC.

 

I had mentioned in another thread that if you plan to suppress more than one weapon it is much more cost effective to buy the larger can to cover your everything else. (i.e. a .45 can for .45, .40, 9mm, etc.)

 

Though I recommend going with the larger suppressor in most cases it is best to go with a dedicated unit for .22.

 

(If you are ever down in the Austin area and want to give mine a try shoot me a message and we can meet up.)

 

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 07:49 PM

I haven't gotten one. Buying anything isn't happening for a few months.

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Posted 01 May 2014 - 01:43 AM

I like the silencerco saker, based on absolutely zero hands on experience, just what the interwebs tells me. I think the option to change mounting brackets (or whatever the technical term is) to work with their proprietary muzzle device, or the aac or surefire ones is a brilliant idea. I also thought the optional flash hider for the end of the suppressor was pretty innovative.

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Posted 01 May 2014 - 04:59 AM

My favorite is a Warlock 2, because it's cheap to shoot and near hollywood quiet.

 

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 05:57 PM

SacRyan & Mangeface - Have you picked up your cans yet?

 

I am a big fan of AAC. My shooting buddy owns Capitol Armory in Austin, TX so I have had the opportunity to try out a fair amount of suppressors on a wide range of weapons and keep buying AAC.

 

I had mentioned in another thread that if you plan to suppress more than one weapon it is much more cost effective to buy the larger can to cover your everything else. (i.e. a .45 can for .45, .40, 9mm, etc.)

 

Though I recommend going with the larger suppressor in most cases it is best to go with a dedicated unit for .22.

 

(If you are ever down in the Austin area and want to give mine a try shoot me a message and we can meet up.)

 

Tryg

 

As I advocate multi-use cans (i.e. larger to cover multiple calibers) I wanted to add another option as I just this weekend learned and verified that a .45 can will work on a 300 Blackout (SUBSONIC ONLY) with the applicable conversion piston.



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Posted 27 June 2014 - 09:35 AM

SacRyan & Mangeface - Have you picked up your cans yet?

 

I am a big fan of AAC. My shooting buddy owns Capitol Armory in Austin, TX so I have had the opportunity to try out a fair amount of suppressors on a wide range of weapons and keep buying AAC.

 

I had mentioned in another thread that if you plan to suppress more than one weapon it is much more cost effective to buy the larger can to cover your everything else. (i.e. a .45 can for .45, .40, 9mm, etc.)

 

Though I recommend going with the larger suppressor in most cases it is best to go with a dedicated unit for .22.

 

(If you are ever down in the Austin area and want to give mine a try shoot me a message and we can meet up.)

 

Tryg

Still no can purchase - but I am waiting for my paperwork to go through on an HK-SP89 that I'm converting to an SBR.  Was thinking long and hard about the Gemtech multi-mount so I can use the HK 3 lug on the SP and threaded on my other 9mms.


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Posted 29 July 2014 - 10:07 AM

Little update for those interest in NFA items.

 

I submitted my Form 1 to make an SBR out of an HKSP89 back on 3/10/2014 and it came through today (7/29/2014).  Electronic submission with a trust paid for by credit card with no re-submission or any hick-ups - just straight processing time.

 

Good luck to everyone else looking for their federal blessing!


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Posted 29 July 2014 - 11:13 AM

Congrats man! Now we want to see the end results of your labor when the weapon is built... we do so love gun porn.


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Posted 09 June 2015 - 10:06 AM

OP: Did you ever decide on a can?

 

I am really close to starting on the road to get my first rifle suppressor. I am very satisfied with my first Silencerco suppressor and love the qualities of their new Omega suppressor (Smaller than most, lighter than most, quieter than some, will work with my 5.56 SBR and my 7.62x51 AR-10, multiple mounting options and (most importantly) it can be purchased in Flat Dark Earth). I have heard it is not as quiet as first reported but it still seems quiet (and flexible) enough for my needs.
 
Has anyone heard of a good reason to avoid this suppressor?
Has anyone heard of a comparable suppressor in this price range (~$900)?
Has anyone heard of a reason to avoid a Cerakoted suppressor? I know if ridden hard they will discolor...
Has anyone ever had regrets buying directly from SilencerShop?
 
I have asked myself these questions a thousand times and the answer is always no. Just looking for a quick reality check.


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Posted 09 June 2015 - 02:21 PM

 

OP: Did you ever decide on a can?

 

I am really close to starting on the road to get my first rifle suppressor. I am very satisfied with my first Silencerco suppressor and love the qualities of their new Omega suppressor (Smaller than most, lighter than most, quieter than some, will work with my 5.56 SBR and my 7.62x51 AR-10, multiple mounting options and (most importantly) it can be purchased in Flat Dark Earth). I have heard it is not as quiet as first reported but it still seems quiet (and flexible) enough for my needs.
 
Has anyone heard of a good reason to avoid this suppressor? - The Omega is good to go for what it sounds like you are looking for.
Has anyone heard of a comparable suppressor in this price range (~$900)?
Has anyone heard of a reason to avoid a Cerakoted suppressor? I know if ridden hard they will discolor... - No reason to avoid them but expect the finish on any can to wear with use. (Beware the lure of sonic cleaners)
Has anyone ever had regrets buying directly from SilencerShop? - Check out Capitol Armory. Awesome inventory, customer service, updates and prices. http://www.capitolarmory.com/
 
I have asked myself these questions a thousand times and the answer is always no. Just looking for a quick reality check.

 

See comments in red. 

 

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