Does a bigger caliber suppressor cost accuracy?

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VandalPlinker
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Does a bigger caliber suppressor cost accuracy?

Post by VandalPlinker » Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:43 pm

I have a 6.5 Creedmoor (.264 caliber) that I use in 1000 yard competitions occasionally. I want to get a suppressor for it to help accuracy and get rid of the muzzle brake that is a bit obnoxious to those sitting next to me.

A friend suggested getting a .30 caliber one, so I could use it if I get an AR-10 (which I might, though not for competitions). But would that cost me accuracy compared to getting a 6.5 one?

Any recommendations for a long-distance 6.5 (or .30) one? I am leaning towards the Thunder Beast Ultra 9, https://thunderbeastarms.com/products/ultra-9 .

Thanks for any tips here!

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Re: Does a bigger caliber suppressor cost accuracy?

Post by jimbo45 » Mon Nov 09, 2020 6:06 am

I would say no and I would say that the TB cans have a very good reputation for precision shooting.

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Re: Does a bigger caliber suppressor cost accuracy?

Post by whiterussian1974 » Fri Nov 20, 2020 5:19 am

An oversized hole means LESS asymmetrical baffle interface upset.
The larger hole, means that the lateral clearance in increased further above the minimum, so less wavefront reflection to upset the projectile.
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