Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

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Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by ugareloader » Mon Mar 02, 2015 9:15 am

I have a mystic X on the way and want to get a 22lr pistol to have fun with. I know the mystic x is long and heavy for a rimfire suppressor but it will be a little while before I can get a dedicated can. Does anyone have experience or recommend which 22lr pistols work the best for this suppressor or suppressors overall? Will a longer barrel work better since the suppressor is long? I do like the new M&p compact and Ruger Sr22 but I want what will work the best. Thanks

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Re: Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by Tacoblack » Mon Mar 02, 2015 9:21 am

My first .22 pistol I used for a can was a Walther p22 it worked well but was a little picky on what brand of ammo it would cycle. My newest one is the Sr 22 and it has been awesome. It will eat any ammo I feed it even the crap that I found rolling around under the seat of my truck for who knows how long.

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Re: Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by [email protected] » Mon Mar 02, 2015 5:50 pm

Ruger 22/45 LITE is my personal choice.
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Re: Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by hyrulejedi86 » Mon Mar 02, 2015 8:35 pm

+1 for the Ruger SR22, never had it fail to eat anything I've fed it with the exception of it being super dirty after over 1000 rounds and no cleaning. Even then it was rare to have a problem, the only thing that started happening was the dirtiness of the 22 lining the chamber to the point the slide didn't close quite all the way and it wouldn't fire. A quick swab through the barrel fixed it though followed by a good cleaning later on.

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Re: Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by rimshaker » Tue Mar 03, 2015 2:46 pm

I own both the SR22 and new m&p22C. Love shooting them both. But the m&p stays cleaner for much longer when shooting suppressed.

And the m&p22C cycle action remains smooth even if very dirty. The sr22 action will start feeling sticky approaching ~200 rounds.

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Re: Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by pjames6 » Tue Mar 03, 2015 6:53 pm

I have a Buckmark. It's a great pistol, the stock trigger is phenomenal and it feeds anything I put in it, plus it's super easy to maintain. Here's a video I did with my Buckmark and my Mystic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUSsyVoaCRc&t=4m20s. I'd rather shoot my Spectre 2 on my Buckmark but the Mystic is damn quiet and it worked well as my only can for a while.

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Re: Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by ugareloader » Wed Mar 04, 2015 10:15 am

pjames6 wrote:I have a Buckmark. It's a great pistol, the stock trigger is phenomenal and it feeds anything I put in it, plus it's super easy to maintain. Here's a video I did with my Buckmark and my Mystic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUSsyVoaCRc&t=4m20s. I'd rather shoot my Spectre 2 on my Buckmark but the Mystic is damn quiet and it worked well as my only can for a while.

Thanks for the video and comments. Have you come across any guns that have given you a problem with the Mystic?

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Re: Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by pjames6 » Thu Mar 05, 2015 8:41 pm

To be honest I've only used the Mystic on my Glock and my Buckmark. I recently got a Spectre 2 so that has taken it's rightful place as my resident .22 can. I will tell you that the P22 that I have is a jam fest. Whether it's ammo or mag related I'm not sure (I've been using Federal Auto Match). From a fresh cleaning it went about 25 rounds then it seemed like it jamed ever other shot. May get a SR22 to replace it.

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Re: Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by paper9 » Sun Mar 08, 2015 9:58 am

Buckmark!

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Re: Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by Faulkner » Sun Mar 22, 2015 10:20 pm

My Ruger SR22 and Ruger 22/45 MKIII LITE work great suppressed.

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Re: Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by Killerapplesauce » Mon Mar 23, 2015 3:36 pm

My vote is for the Ruger mark 3.

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Post by AlabamaPaul » Mon Mar 23, 2015 9:13 pm

Killerapplesauce wrote:My vote is for the Ruger mark 3.
I endorse this comment...

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Post by Abiqua » Tue Mar 24, 2015 9:15 am

AlabamaPaul wrote:
Killerapplesauce wrote:My vote is for the Ruger mark 3.
I endorse this comment...
I do as well.

Drop in a VQ trigger and extractor, and replace the hammer bushing with a Mark 2 to get rid of the mag disconnect and it's a sweet ride.

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Re: Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by jlwilliams » Wed Mar 25, 2015 9:54 am

I'll buck the trend and say it. PPk 22. Because - Bond.....James Bond

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Re: Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by Shootsmith » Wed Mar 25, 2015 3:44 pm

I have the Ruger+Volquartsen 22/45 Lite, S&W M&P 22 Compact, a Glock 27 with a Advantage Arms .22lr conversion, and a .22lr AR15 pistol I built with spare parts. They are all fun to run suppressed. Can't beat the 22/45 for a dedicated .22 suppressed host. The M&P Compact is a good trainer for the M&P Shield.

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Re: Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by Killerapplesauce » Wed Mar 25, 2015 5:45 pm

jlwilliams wrote:I'll buck the trend and say it. PPk 22. Because - Bond.....James Bond
I like Walther still kicking myself for passing up on a couple German made ones a while back. But the new PPK .22 has a horrible double action. I would love to get a hold of a Smith & Wesson M&P 22, I have heard nothing but good thing about them.

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Re: Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by jlwilliams » Wed Mar 25, 2015 6:03 pm

Absolutely. You would be better off with a feg copy than you would with a new one and I should have qualified my recommendation with "not a current Umarex one"

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Re: Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by Historian » Wed Mar 25, 2015 6:06 pm

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Smith and Wesson 41 with either a Bully Barrel, Clark Barrel, or new EWK
version of the Brandes Bully barrel would be another good candidate.

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Re: Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by MJF1911 » Wed Mar 25, 2015 9:23 pm

I have a Tac Sol Pac Lite upper on a 22/45 MkIII lower with the Tandem Kross bushing and it is a great shooter. It eats all of the decent subsonic ammo I've tried in it plus the high velocity stuff. It stays clean enough for 500+ rounds without a hiccup.
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Re: Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by savagetactical » Wed Mar 25, 2015 10:19 pm

I'd recommend any Ruger MkIII tapped for a sight rail so you can put a mini red dot on it. With the Mystic you won't be able to use your iron sights and I don't think anyone makes suppressor sights for any 22 pistols besides 1911 conversion kits (assuming the kit will take standard 1911 sights).

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Re: Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by Conqueror » Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:34 pm

Another vote for the Paclite. I've owned/used pretty much all the .22's on the market, it's still my favorite.
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Re: Choosing a 22lr pistol for suppressor

Post by Hatchetjoe » Fri Mar 27, 2015 5:03 pm

Killerapplesauce wrote:My vote is for the Ruger mark 3.
Another vote here.

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