Non-serviceable suppressor

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Non-serviceable suppressor

Post by Badhabit » Tue Oct 11, 2016 11:14 am

New to suppressors. I can not take mine apart to clean it. Can I just clean the bore when I clean my rifle, or would I, (and the can) be better off spending the money on a sonic cleaner. Thanks for the advice.

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Re: Non-serviceable suppressor

Post by whiterussian1974 » Tue Oct 11, 2016 11:43 am

Depends upon the Material. 304SS, 6061AL, G5-Ti?
SS can be cleaned w "the dip." You could also use solvents to remove carbon fouling in any of them.
If you shoot lead bullets (.22lr or Cast Slugs) then "The Dip" is what removes the Lead Acetate. But AL can't handle The Dip.

So post your Model, Material and what you shoot through it. Then we can answer what your options are.
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Re: Non-serviceable suppressor

Post by fishman » Tue Oct 11, 2016 2:32 pm

Not supposed to dip titanium either
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Re: Non-serviceable suppressor

Post by Badhabit » Tue Oct 11, 2016 3:00 pm

It is a Griffin Armament M4SD. It doesn't list material in the specs other than, heat treated, high temp, corrosion resistant alloy. I'm shooting it on a Ruger American bolt action .223, and a 16" AR15.

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Re: Non-serviceable suppressor

Post by Bendersquint » Tue Oct 11, 2016 5:06 pm

Badhabit wrote:It is a Griffin Armament M4SD. It doesn't list material in the specs other than, heat treated, high temp, corrosion resistant alloy. I'm shooting it on a Ruger American bolt action .223, and a 16" AR15.
You need to call Griffin and ask them. If they say stainless steel then you can dip it.

In all reality you don't need to clean them, its only been a few years now that everyone is super eager to clean rifle cans.

Just shoot it and have fun, rifle cans have been cleaned for decades and still perform well.

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Re: Non-serviceable suppressor

Post by bwp777 » Mon Oct 24, 2016 4:42 pm

I use a combo of Hoppes #9 and aerokroil mix and let it sit. it really softens up the lead and should "blow" out w/ a bit of force from a couple trigger pulls. :shock:

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Re: Non-serviceable suppressor

Post by ranb » Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:00 pm

Badhabit wrote:New to suppressors. I can not take mine apart to clean it. Can I just clean the bore when I clean my rifle, or would I, (and the can) be better off spending the money on a sonic cleaner. Thanks for the advice.
Weigh it. If it hasn't gained more than a few grams, then it doesn't need cleaning. My center fire cans don't gain weight, the high pressure blows out the excess gunk.

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Re: Non-serviceable suppressor

Post by bwp777 » Thu Oct 27, 2016 10:03 am

this may seem retarded but could you shoot the suppressor, get it nice and hot, say 15rds or so and then dunk it in a 5 gal bucket of water. it seems like the steam would bust the crud off and not hurt the can no matter its construction.

shoot the can a few more times to warm it back it/dry it out or just take an air compressor to remove excess water.

does this make any sense?? :shock:

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