GUN Maybe a stupid question v.suppressors

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  1. P-chan

    P-chan New Member

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    Can I get a suppressor that would work on a .22lr as well as a 9mm? Obviously I understand it wouldn't do either as well as a dedicated one for that caliber.

    Would a 9mm can also suppress a .22?
     
  2. Paul Revere

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    with the knowlege i have, no.

    they have to be similar in diameter.

    i.e .223 and .22
     
  3. Keesh

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    Yes, 9mm cans do a particularly good job at suppressing .22.

    Just make sure you get a 9mm can you can take apart and clean. I think the only one that you can take apart is the YHM Cobra.
     
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    No shit? Awesome. :coold:
     
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    i thought this wasnt recommended either?
     
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    seems like a recipe for baffle strikes.
     
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    Shooting a .22lr through a 9mm can?
     
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    yeah, but i dont know shit :o
     
  9. Keesh

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    9mm = .354 > .22
     
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    i thought it would bounce around in there or something :dunno:
     
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    Even if your barrel wasn't threaded properly and your crown was messed up, I think you'd be pretty hard pressed to have a baffle strike while shooting .22 through a 9mm can.
     
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    Nothing touches the bullet once fired - it would travel straight through, just like it would if there were no can. The only thing the can does is trap the gases and possibly slow the round down. The baffles don't come in contact with the bullet.

    There are other types of silencers that have rubberized baffles or wipes that actually can come in contact with the round as it passes through the can - these are usually WAY quieter since they trap almost all the gases in each chamber as the round passes through - but they also have a short lifespan - and their performance starts to degrade the more rounds are fired through them.

    Edit : I say WAY quieter, that's an exaggeration - current gen civilian suppressors can't get much quieter - with subsonic ammo and a good can, all you hear is the action of the bolt anyway.
     
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    ah. but it would get dirty as fuck right, thats why it needs to be dissasemblable(whoa)?

    btw I think I have a line on some Tantal furniture through some polish airsofters :mamoru:
     
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    It would get pretty dirty yeah, I'd like to be able to break it down and clean the baffles.
     
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    :cool:
     
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    A common thing with suppressor is for 5.56/.223 to be fired through .308 cans.

    Surprisingly, .308 cans can be most effective at suppression than 5.56 cans based on independent testing. People theorize that this is due to .308 cans having larger volumes to make up for the larger baffle apertures.
     
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    They generally add a bit more weight, length and cost, but you get to use them on pretty much any rifle with the correct threads which is cool.
     
  18. kellyclan

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    Yes, you can use a smaller caliber through a larger caliber can. Obviously, the greater the difference, the less effective the suppression.

    .22 is extremely dirty though and will foul up a suppressor in short order. Anything you are shooting .22 through should be able to be fully disassembled for cleaning, not just dunked like most major calibers.
     
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    [y]Q_YaSd5ErfY[/y]

    YHM video... 4:30 - 6:00

    9mm, 5.56, and 7.62 cans on a 10/22
     
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    i stand corrected :bowdown:
     
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    BRO CAN'T FAULT YOU

    ZERO HANDS ON EXPERIENCE OBVIOUSLY

    p-chan, if you're buying a can, give silencerresearch.com a look, it's $30/year..or forever, I dunno, but totally worth it
     
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    Very nice! :coold:
     
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    :werd: definitely worth it.
     
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    993kgt building an airplane whee

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    it works fine with 9mm can, just gets it dirty

    the other issue is weight, but if you just want to play with it, sure, just don't use a .223 can, it's not fair to the can to put all that lead in it
     
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    Anyone ever use an ultrasonic cleaner to clean suppressor baffles? :x:
     

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