Idea on what to do with my first suppressor

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Idea on what to do with my first suppressor

Post by Michael Black 47 » Tue Mar 10, 2015 10:21 am

Well this Thursday i'm going to be picking up my spec war. that I've been talking about on this forum for a long time. I'm going to shoot it obviously. I'm planning on ordering a Octane 45 HD on the same day as well.

So what experience do ya'll have with "subs", and what not? lets start it off right.

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Re: Idea on what to do with my first suppressor

Post by Jt.kline19 » Tue Mar 10, 2015 10:35 am

Michael Black 47 wrote:Well this Thursday i'm going to be picking up my spec war. that I've been talking about on this forum for a long time. I'm going to shoot it obviously. I'm planning on ordering a Octane 45 HD on the same day as well.

So what experience do ya'll have with "subs", and what not? lets start it off right.
Are you taking about 45 ACP?? Most store bought ammo will be subsonic, so in my opinion you're good with factory ammo.
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Re: Idea on what to do with my first suppressor

Post by Michael Black 47 » Tue Mar 10, 2015 10:49 am

yes the 45 acp. I was thinking of getting into reloading for the rifles, and that made me think about the pistol as well. I am also working on my mosin project to be suppressed too. I want to make subs for it and if that can't happen then "very slow" rounds. 8)

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Re: Idea on what to do with my first suppressor

Post by rimshaker » Tue Mar 10, 2015 1:25 pm

All typical 45acp (230gr) are already subsonic. Ammo prices are still pretty low too. Reloading 45acp might not be worth the time and convenience of just buying factory 45acp ammo on sale.

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Re: Idea on what to do with my first suppressor

Post by Bendersquint » Tue Mar 10, 2015 1:35 pm

I have been reloading for years and have saved thousands and thousands over buying factory ammo....even when its on sale.

If you are volume shooter then reloading is king.

If you are not then you won't save much for a LLOOOOOONNNNGGG time.

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Re: Idea on what to do with my first suppressor

Post by Michael Black 47 » Wed Mar 11, 2015 7:10 pm

well I have to say thank you to all of you here. I'm going to put in a order for the octane tomorrow :) dam these NFA items are addictive 8) :lol:

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Re: Idea on what to do with my first suppressor

Post by ugareloader » Wed Mar 11, 2015 8:48 pm

I don't know anyone who has saved money reloading. It just allows you to shoot a LOT MORE. A whole lot more!

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Re: Idea on what to do with my first suppressor

Post by Bendersquint » Wed Mar 11, 2015 8:57 pm

ugareloader wrote:I don't know anyone who has saved money reloading. It just allows you to shoot a LOT MORE. A whole lot more!
Comparing what I would have spent versus what I have spent I have saved tons and I haven't shot more than what I would have having not reloaded.

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Re: Idea on what to do with my first suppressor

Post by Michael Black 47 » Wed Mar 11, 2015 10:50 pm

I think right now for were I am at in the north east. It is hard to find powder as every shop I go to is out of it, also with some of the other component for reloading. To top it off with a ban coming every 6 months is not helping the situation out here. beware of hoarders.

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Re: Idea on what to do with my first suppressor

Post by Artful » Sat Mar 21, 2015 11:10 pm

you need to study up
you need to tool up (got Chronograph?)
- get components (subsonic rifle see if you can find trailboss)
Get experience!
start with just reloading 45 acp before moving to advanced stuff
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