Conjugal visits?

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Conjugal visits?

Post by jwise » Sat Nov 08, 2014 12:09 am

So, I purchased an AAC TiRant 9 a few weeks ago from a local shop. The shop also opened a shooting range just outside town. I hadn't made the trip out there yet, but when I bought the suppressor, they said I could have CONJUGAL VISITS out at the range, not just looking at it in the shop! They only asked that I notify them ahead of time, so they could take it out there for me.

Well, today I had my first visit with my can on the steel range. I didn't have any 147gr sub sonics with me, but the experience even so (shooting a Centerfire pistol can for the first time) was amazing! The ring of the steel was the loudest sound, followed by the sonic crack, neither of which bothered the ears (of course!).

It was a lot of fun, except that I had a hard time hitting the plates, as my G17 doesn't have tall sights, so the suppressor covered up the whole target! Shooting the silhouettes was a lot more fun!

I'll eventually have to get some tall sights for it.

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After my visit, I had to leave it with the staff at the range, to lock it back up until my paperwork is approved.

I have since bought 15 boxes of 147gr ammo, so my next conjugal visit should be even better!
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Re: Conjugal visits?

Post by Conqueror » Sat Nov 08, 2014 8:39 am

Congratulations, you have got silencer disease. Prepare to own seven of them by next year.
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Re: Conjugal visits?

Post by doubloon » Sat Nov 08, 2014 8:52 am

Conqueror wrote:Congratulations, you have got silencer disease. Prepare to own seven of them by next year.
+1

You'll even buy more hosts so you can buy more silencers.
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Re: Conjugal visits?

Post by jwise » Sat Nov 08, 2014 10:05 am

I've had an AAC M4-2000 (5.56) and Pilot (.22) since 2007. I managed to stick with just those two for these last 7 years. Now I have another .22 can, a .30 cal can, and this 9mm can in jail waiting on paperwork, with plans on a .45 can!
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Re: Conjugal visits?

Post by continuity » Sat Nov 08, 2014 11:41 pm

Awesome stuff brotha. I find shooting a pistol with a can that "blocks" the sights with both eyes open, gives a "ghost" image of the sights on target.

Actually, we are trained to use the both eyes open technique. Not exactly the surgical shot sight picture at first, but with practice...:wink:, everyone seems to get better at it.

I absolutely think my 9mm TiRant is the tits.
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Re: Conjugal visits?

Post by jwise » Sat Nov 08, 2014 11:58 pm

Good point! The heat mirage coming off the can was also significant! I was missing a LOT more of my shots than I am used to. Probably because I was just giddy with excitement over shooting my new toy!
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Re: Conjugal visits?

Post by paper9 » Sun Nov 09, 2014 1:16 am

It takes some practice but you can get better at using the standard sights with a can. I improved but not to the point of no can obstruction of the sight picture.

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Re: Conjugal visits?

Post by pod » Sun Nov 09, 2014 7:12 pm

That was a requirement for when I purchased my first can (Specwar 762) that the dealer have it in stock, and that there'd be a range attached to the shop. I found one about an hour away from me, and it helps with the wait time.

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Re: Conjugal visits?

Post by Stout » Sun Nov 09, 2014 11:23 pm

Wear a condom.

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Re: Conjugal visits?

Post by jwise » Tue Nov 11, 2014 12:31 am

doubloon wrote: You'll even buy more hosts so you can buy more silencers.
I'm already considering the fact that my newly purchased Sparrow .22 can is rated for 5.7x28!

PS90 SBR? FN Five7?
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Re: Conjugal visits?

Post by este » Tue Nov 11, 2014 2:28 pm

jwise wrote:
doubloon wrote: You'll even buy more hosts so you can buy more silencers.
I'm already considering the fact that my newly purchased Sparrow .22 can is rated for 5.7x28!

PS90 SBR? FN Five7?
"Rated for" and "work excellently" aren't the same thing. I'd recommend you keep the 22lr on 22lr and probably also skip 5.7. It hasn't caught on by now, and it never will.

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Re: Conjugal visits?

Post by jwise » Wed Nov 12, 2014 12:21 pm

este wrote:
jwise wrote:
doubloon wrote: You'll even buy more hosts so you can buy more silencers.
I'm already considering the fact that my newly purchased Sparrow .22 can is rated for 5.7x28!

PS90 SBR? FN Five7?
"Rated for" and "work excellently" aren't the same thing. I'd recommend you keep the 22lr on 22lr and probably also skip 5.7. It hasn't caught on by now, and it never will.
You're probably right. I don't need a new caliber to start collecting.

I just added 300 Blackout, which is the first new cartridge I've added in years. It took a long time for me to come to terms with it being THAT much superior to 5.56, 7.62x39, and .308win, that it "earned a spot on the team."
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Re: Conjugal visits?

Post by Prince Yamato » Thu Nov 13, 2014 12:41 pm

In all honesty, 5.7 doesn't really suppress very well. I love the round but it's always supersonic. It's better shooting with a can than without, but it's not as cool as say, 300blk.

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