How do you shoot a suppressor "wet"??

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How do you shoot a suppressor "wet"??

Post by EDF » Sun Jul 24, 2016 8:37 am

I realize that this may be a silly question for most of you... But, How do you shoot a can "Wet"?? What do you use and how do you do it?
I'm new to the suppressor hobby and I appreciate any advice or info that I can get..

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Re: How do you shoot a suppressor "wet"??

Post by Fulliautomatix » Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:08 am

Prior to mounting your pistol can on the firearm, either pour a few cc of water or wire pulling gel into the blast chamber end of the suppressor (I believe the recommended amount is 5cc or a water bottle cap's worth). Mount the can on the host weapon and fire. Depending on your suppressor, you may get some splattering back on you, so wear your safetly glasses, and don't wear a white shirt. :D
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Re: How do you shoot a suppressor "wet"??

Post by doubloon » Sun Jul 24, 2016 12:05 pm

Before you ask, this is how you measure 5cc

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Re: How do you shoot a suppressor "wet"??

Post by Fulliautomatix » Sun Jul 24, 2016 3:56 pm

LOL! Niiiice. :mrgreen:
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Re: How do you shoot a suppressor "wet"??

Post by rimshaker » Mon Jul 25, 2016 12:17 am

Fulliautomatix wrote: and don't wear a white shirt. :D
True dat :oops:

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Re: How do you shoot a suppressor "wet"??

Post by whiterussian1974 » Mon Jul 25, 2016 5:44 am

doubloon wrote:Before you ask, this is how you measure 5cc
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What was his Thought Process? That the Carbonation would somehow help? :?:

Maybe he heard that Coke's acidity eats the Rust off of Metal. Well, Bubba still got the wrong Soda even if he was trying to use it as a "Foaming Pipe Snake" to clean out the carbon buildup.
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Re: How do you shoot a suppressor "wet"??

Post by RPM509 » Mon Jul 25, 2016 9:36 am

Any non-combustible liquid will work, but some work better than others.

I prefer the wire pulling gel, but water works too, and is everywhere.
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Re: How do you shoot a suppressor "wet"??

Post by Joker31D » Mon Jul 25, 2016 1:33 pm

First you get really, really excited about shooting it, then you squeeze the trigger oh so slowly, then just before it goes pop you....ok, couldnt resist, at least I waited until they had a real answer.
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Re: How do you shoot a suppressor "wet"??

Post by whiterussian1974 » Mon Jul 25, 2016 1:54 pm

Joker31D wrote:First you get really, really excited about shooting it, then you squeeze the trigger oh so slowly, then just before it goes pop you....
This needs commended for some sort of Clever Quip Award. :D

That's EXACTLY how a generate the "Protective Coating" for the Internals. It dries out really quick though. :roll: :mrgreen:
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Re: How do you shoot a suppressor "wet"??

Post by rimshaker » Mon Jul 25, 2016 3:48 pm

Frog Lube paste is an excellent medium. Doesn't dry out fast, makes wiping off carbon easier, and even smells good too.

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Re: How do you shoot a suppressor "wet"??

Post by BISHOP » Sat Jul 30, 2016 9:31 pm

So dunking it in water, letting it sit for a couple seconds, pull it out and let drain and then give it a shake, ISN'T the correct way?
That's what I did with my TAC65 sometimes in the past. It didn't do much of a difference for me to keep doing it.


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